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Warm Water Supervisor – New Mexico
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Las Cruces, NM
Full time Positions
Pay band 70, $18.05 to $31.40 hourly
Last Date to Apply
Supervises the warm water sportfish management team (2 biologist and 1 technician). Team manages recreational warm water species with focus on black bass, walleye, temperate bass, and channel catfish statewide. This position will coordinate annual work plans, design/review research projects, conducts fish population assessments, makes stocking and regulation recommendations, develops habitat projects, composes project reports, hosts public meetings, coordinates with agency partners, and conducts employee evaluations and disciplinary actions
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in fisheries, wildlife, biology, or similar disciplines and two (2) years direct experience. Ideal candidate has an advanced degree (MS), 5 years direct experience, and 2 years supervisory experience or a 4 year degree (BS), 10 years direct experience, and 2 years supervisory experience. Candidate should have good communication skills (spoken and written), dispute resolution experience, ability to communicate with a diversity of publics, and ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues and partners. A strong back ground in experimental design, familiarity with multiple fish capture techniques (electrofishing, trap netting, gill netting, etc), and extensive boating experience is required.