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Habitat Biologist-Casper

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Casper
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Job Description:

FWWB10-10655-Aquatic Habitat Biologist-Casper Print Apply FWWB10-10655-Aquatic Habitat Biologist-Casper Salary $4,506.00 - $5,632.00 Monthly Location Casper, WY Job Type Full Time Department 040-Game & Fish Job Number 10655 - Description - Benefits - Questions Description and Functions Open Until Filled GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position works to conserve and enhance the aquatic resources of central Wyoming. The position plans, designs, conducts, implements, and directs activities which maintain or enhance habitat for all aquatic wildlife on a watershed basis. Human Resource Contact: Kate ************ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level. - Designs and develops project plans, obtains funding and permits, supervises, coordinates, or physically completes habitat restoration or enhancement activities to restore or improve aquatic habitat or minimize loss of habitat. - Collects, analyzes and evaluates habitat and biological data, prepares reports and makes recommendations for management actions on a watershed basis. - Provides habitat extension services to landowners, conservation organizations and the general public. - Implements the Wyoming Game & Fish Department's Strategic Habitat Plan, including reviewing and ranking regional projects. - Provides expert evaluation of environmental impacts associated with various proposed developments suggesting remedial or mitigating actions when appropriate. - Provides public awareness and knowledge of the value of healthy habitats and the desirability of maintaining diverse, productive and sustainable watersheds. - Coordinates and communicates with federal land management agencies, as well as other federal, state, and local agencies on habitat-based projects and efforts. - Participates in federal land management planning efforts. - Attends department, state and professional society-sponsored meetings and training to improve knowledge and skills in watershed and stream habitat management and restoration. - Provides presentations on aquatic habitat-related topics to public and professional groups. - Keeps updated on new aquatic habitat, stream restoration and watershed management practices and skills through reading literature and interacting with other professionals. Qualifications PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those with a master's degree in natural resource/fisheries management, biology, hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, zoology, or a closely related field PLUS two years of professional work experience in wildlife or fish resource management, research or habitat development. Preference will be given to applicants who submit a cover letter and resume to Lara Gertsch, Assistant Aquatic Habitat Manager, (********************), in addition to submitting the state application. **Agency Requires a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: - Knowledge of river mechanics, stream restoration principles and hydraulic relationships. - Knowledge of habitat quality and condition, habitat management, and habitat manipulation as well as habitat requirements of fish and wildlife species. - Knowledge of environmental permitting regulations and processes for aquatic habitat restoration projects. - Ability to communicate (orally and written) clearly and effectively with technical people, private landowners, the general public, supervisory staff, and decision-making staff. - Skilled in Word, Excel and GIS technologies (ArcView, All-Topo, GPS). - Ability to effectively work in team settings and listen to partners and cooperators. - Ability to apply diverse technical information for planning, designing, directing and monitoring activities relative to habitat management and watershed restoration. - Ability to track and manage budgets. - Ability to prepare and complete work plans. - Skill in designing and implementing scientifically valid research and monitoring investigations. - Knowledge of State and Department policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations. - Ability to write clear and succinct project proposals and technical reports in a timely manner. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Wildlife Management) Experience: 1-2 years progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Wildlife Biologist II Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Commercial Driver's License OR Education & Experience Substitution: 4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Wildlife Biologist II Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Commercial Driver's License Necessary Special Requirements PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: - Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work long hours and different times and days (including weekends and nights, as needed). - Ability to work in inclement weather. - Will work and camp in the field for up to 8 days at a time. - Moderate amounts of travel across the state is required. - Requires operation of 4wd vehicles and towing trailers. - Must be physically able to do strenuous physical labor for prolonged periods. - Be able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs. NOTES: - FLSA: Exempt - CDL is NOT required for this position. - Travel is required. Supplemental Information 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Fish Division Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: **************************************************** The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefit package. Please click here for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*. 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