The essential functions of this role are as follows:
Plan and conduct flora and fauna surveys necessary to maintain or achieve goals and objectives identified in the Camp Atterbury Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan (INRMP).
Develop and implement annual work plan strategies based on available budgets.
Monitor and maintain the CAJMTC Indiana Bat Management Zones.
Manage the game species programs to include population surveys, develop harvest quotas, assess impacts of harvest, and produce educational material for hunters and INARNG leaders.
Provide wildlife outreach and threatened and endangered species awareness to INARNG soldiers, civilian employees, tenants, contractors, and guests.
Conduct habitat assessments used to support decision making on proposed actions.
Write technical documentation required by Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act in support of National Environmental Policy Act compliance.
Assist with writing Biological Impact Statements, Environmental Assessments, and Environmental Impact Statements.
• Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Management/Biology, Ecology, Forestry, Environmental Science or closely related discipline is required.
• Writing ability, including technical reports, interagency correspondence, and interagency agreements.
• Knowledge of and experience with GIS software and management of natural resources.
• Be able obtain certification as an applicator through the OISC for pesticide application, may be obtained after hire.
• Be able to obtain Incident Qualification Card (Red Card) certification.
• Four (4) years of work experience in an environmental or environmental public health field or accredited training in a related field.
• Capable of performing physical tasks outside in inclement weather, especially full summer heat and humidity, at night, and under extreme cold conditions.
• Working knowledge of Federal, State, DoD, Army and National Guard Natural Resource regulations, instructions and technical letters and knowledge of the Federal and DoD Natural Resource programs
• Ability to perform public speaking, training, and dialog with non-environmental, military personnel.
• Thorough knowledge of military land use requirements and impacts on training.
• Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
• Ability to lift, and carry over rough terrain, up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to develop, track and maintain project budgets.
• Must have and maintain a valid Indiana driver’s license.