The Program Leader is expected to:
-Be a subject matter expert on Wild Turkey Management
-Be well versed in research techniques and coordinate research with universities
-Coordinate the development of program strategic plan
-Inform agency executive staff and commission on program status to facilitate wise decision- making
- Create data collection protocols and direct implementation thereof
- Direct program activities through field requests (i.e., Standard Operation Procedures)
- Analyze data and compose annual reports
- Represent the agency to the commission and other stakeholders
-Serve on the SEAFWA Southeast Wild Turkey Working Group and NWTF Technical Committee
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in wildlife or fish management or closely related field and experience equivalent to two years of full-time professional wildlife resources work.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in wildlife or fish management or closely related field and experience equivalent to four years of full-time professional wildlife, fisheries or related experience.
Necessary Special Qualifications: Applicants for this class may be required to have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license for some positions.