The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is seeking to fill two Wildlife Biologist vacancies in its Gray Regional Headquarters. Both positions will be filled through this advertisement if successful candidates are identified.
The IFW Resource Biologist assists in the implementation of the regional wildlife management program. Work includes, but is not limited to; providing technical support to the Department, other agencies, organizations, and the public; providing technical support and recommendations to the regulatory process; assisting in operational plans for the management of wildlife resources; represents the Department at public meetings; assists with identifying, evaluating, and mapping of important wildlife habitats; implements habitat programs on private and state-owned lands; assists with the direction of the regional nuisance wildlife program; determines the impact of development proposals on wildlife species and their habitats; and assists the Wildlife Resource Assessment Section with research and survey needs identified in the Department’s species planning process.
Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted by May 25th, 2021 through the following url:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Fisheries/Wildlife Management, or related field -AND- two (2) years of progressively responsible related laboratory or field research and/or management experience. Equivalent experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
Preference will be given to those that have strong interpersonal and organizational skills as well as hands on experience directly related to development and implementation of wildlife habitat management or restoration.