Regional Wildlife Biologist/Habitat - Idaho Department of Game and Fish

Status: Full-time position

Location: Mud Lake, ID; Salmon, ID

Deadline Date: 7/23/14

Date Available:

Job Summary: The Department of Fish and Game is seeking to fill two Regional Wildlife Biologist openings in the Habitat Program.

Qualifications: To minimally qualify for these positions, a candidate must have completed a master degree in wildlife management or closely related field or completion of upper division coursework that resulted in a bachelor degree in wildlife management or a closely related field that includes courses in zoology, wildlife management techniques, wildlife habitat relationships, population dynamics and wildlife behavior and professional field work equivalent to that received in a master degree program in wildlife management.
Incumbents must be willing to participate and to instruct in hunting activities.
Experience demonstrating good knowledge of the ecology, habitat requirements, taxonomy, and population dynamics of wildlife.
Some knowledge of: forest, range management or agricultural wildlife habitat.
Experience: developing, evaluating or implementing management plans or development plans, hunting regulations or species management plans; conducting wildlife field research to include the design, collection and analysis of wildlife data, writing reports, and giving an oral presentation of project results.
A valid driver's license.

Duties: Designs, implements, and monitors wildlife habitat projects on department and/or private lands.
Designs and implements wildlife data collection programs.
Monitors wildlife movements and activities.
Prepares management work plans and annual reports for projects within assigned habitat district.
Evaluates and reports on land and water acquisitions for use as wildlife habitat or public access areas.
Reviews environmental assessment reports and impact statements affecting area wildlife populations.
Supervises and trains employees involved in habitat management activities; such as, operation and maintenance of department facilities, vegetation restoration, weed control, water level control, prescribed burning, and habitat inventory.
Participates in conducting public meetings and hearings on habitat projects and wildlife regulations.
Develops and maintains cooperative and successful relationships to effect habitat management within your region/district.
Participates in other regional wildlife management activities as requested.

To Apply: Follow the link provided to apply online:
https://labor.idaho.gov/DHR/ATS/StateJobs/jobannouncement.aspx?announcement_no=00835049971

 

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