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Wildlife Biologist - Position No. 425167

Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife (Tribal Government)

Application Deadline:
12/31/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 7/18/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$53,850 to $56,815 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 2 years
Location:
Window Rock, Arizona
13 hours ago
Wildlife Biologist - Position No. 425167

Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife (Tribal Government)

Application Deadline:
12/31/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 7/18/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$53,850 to $56,815 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 2 years
Location:
Window Rock, Arizona
13 hours ago
Forest Health and Prescribe Fire Special Projects Forester, Natural Resource Specialist 2 (NRS2)

Washington State Department of Natural Resources (State)

Application Deadline:
08/07/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/16/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
$51,588 to $69,396 per year
Education Required:
High School Diploma
Experience Required:
at least 2 years
Location:
Loomis, Washington
Tags:
Graduate Opportunities
Undergraduate Opportunities
13 hours ago
Forest Health and Prescribe Fire Special Projects Forester, Natural Resource Specialist 2 (NRS2)

Washington State Department of Natural Resources (State)

Application Deadline:
08/07/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/16/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
$51,588 to $69,396 per year
Education Required:
High School Diploma
Experience Required:
at least 2 years
Location:
Loomis, Washington
Tags:
Graduate Opportunities
Undergraduate Opportunities
13 hours ago
Budget Analyst 3 - Wildlife Program - Permanent - *08105-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State)

Application Deadline:
07/28/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$4,865 to $6,539 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Olympia, Washington
13 hours ago
Budget Analyst 3 - Wildlife Program - Permanent - *08105-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State)

Application Deadline:
07/28/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$4,865 to $6,539 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Olympia, Washington
13 hours ago
Freshwater Fisheries Biologist

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (State)

Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
between 9/13/2024 and 10/12/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
starting at $40,000 per year
Education Required:
High School Diploma
Experience Required:
at least 1 year
Location:
Gainesville, Florida
13 hours ago
Freshwater Fisheries Biologist

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (State)

Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
between 9/13/2024 and 10/12/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
starting at $40,000 per year
Education Required:
High School Diploma
Experience Required:
at least 1 year
Location:
Gainesville, Florida
13 hours ago
Bookkeeper (Texas Wildlife Association)

Texas Wildlife Association (Private)

Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
Commensurate / Negotiable
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
6644 FM 1102 (New Braunfels, Texas)
13 hours ago
Bookkeeper (Texas Wildlife Association)

Texas Wildlife Association (Private)

Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
Commensurate / Negotiable
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
6644 FM 1102 (New Braunfels, Texas)
13 hours ago
Senior-level Monitoring and Research Fisheries Biologist - F&W Bio 3 - Permanent - *08067-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State)

Application Deadline:
08/18/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 9/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$5,241 to $7,043 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Ridgefield, Washington
13 hours ago
Senior-level Monitoring and Research Fisheries Biologist - F&W Bio 3 - Permanent - *08067-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State)

Application Deadline:
08/18/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 9/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$5,241 to $7,043 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Ridgefield, Washington
13 hours ago
GIS/Cultural Resources Specialist - Guam

Colorado State University (State)

Application Deadline:
07/22/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 9/2/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$62,000 to $85,000 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 5 years
Location:
Guam
13 hours ago
GIS/Cultural Resources Specialist - Guam

Colorado State University (State)

Application Deadline:
07/22/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 9/2/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$62,000 to $85,000 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 5 years
Location:
Guam
13 hours ago
Invasive Herpetofauna Strategist - Fish and Wildlife Biologist 3 - Permanent - *08131-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State)

Application Deadline:
07/31/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/16/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$5,241 to $7,043 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Olympia, Washington
13 hours ago
Invasive Herpetofauna Strategist - Fish and Wildlife Biologist 3 - Permanent - *08131-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State)

Application Deadline:
07/31/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/16/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$5,241 to $7,043 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Olympia, Washington
13 hours ago
Lab Biologist

Cramer Fish Sciences (Private)

Application Deadline:
08/16/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 7/19/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
$67,000 to $80,000 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
West Sacramento, California
13 hours ago
Lab Biologist

Cramer Fish Sciences (Private)

Application Deadline:
08/16/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 7/19/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
$67,000 to $80,000 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
West Sacramento, California
13 hours ago
entry level field bio position at FSU

FL Natural Areas Inventory - Florida State University (State)

Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
before 9/30/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
Commensurate / Negotiable
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 1 year
Location:
1018 Thomasville Rd. (Tallahassee, Florida)
13 hours ago
entry level field bio position at FSU

FL Natural Areas Inventory - Florida State University (State)

Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
before 9/30/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
Commensurate / Negotiable
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 1 year
Location:
1018 Thomasville Rd. (Tallahassee, Florida)
13 hours ago

Wildlife Biologist - Position No. 425167

Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife (Tribal Government) | https://www.nndfw.org

Details
Application Deadline:
12/31/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 7/18/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$53,850 to $56,815 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 2 years
Location:
Window Rock, Arizona
Description
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Wildlife Biologist will be responsible for the research and management of ungulate species within the jurisdiction of the Navajo Nation. This includes field work, office work and occasional travel.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·        Design and conduct annual population surveys for ungulate species including: mule deer, elk and pronghorn; 
·        Conduct field studies to investigate ungulate recruitment and population growth; 
·        Manage the Navajo Mule Deer Project which includes GPS collar deployment and monitoring; 
·        Design and implement feral horse population surveys and studies assessing impacts to rangelands and riparian resources; 
·        Design and coordinate wildlife habitat improvement projects; 
·        Community outreach including presentations and activities at local Chapter Houses, colleges and schools; 
·        Present program findings at Tribal and wildlife-related conferences; 
·        Establish partnerships with universities and other Tribal, State and Federal agencies with emphasis on long-term, regional planning; 
·        Grant writing to secure external funding for wildlife research projects;
·        Develop management plans for ungulate species.  
·        May include supervisory responsibilities for 1-2 Wildlife Technicians. 
 
 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management or related field; AND at least (2) years of appropriate professional experience in wildlife biology.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Master's or equivalent graduate degree in wildlife biology or other directly related field of study. 
  
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 
·        Must be proficient with the following programs: Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Program R and ArcGIS mapping systems
·        Must have supervisory experience
·        Must have experience working in remote areas with no supervision
·        Must have a State Driver’s License      
Contact
Jessica Fort
jfort@nndfw.org (preferred contact method)

Forest Health and Prescribe Fire Special Projects Forester, Natural Resource Specialist 2 (NRS2)

Washington State Department of Natural Resources (State) | https://www.dnr.wa.gov/

Details
Application Deadline:
08/07/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/16/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
$51,588 to $69,396 per year
Education Required:
High School Diploma
Experience Required:
at least 2 years
Location:
Loomis, Washington
Tags:
Graduate Opportunities
Undergraduate Opportunities
Description
Forest Health and Prescribe Fire Special Projects Forester, Natural Resource Specialist 2 (NRS2)
Recruitment #2024-7-7980
Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
Location: Northeast Region- Loomis, WA
Work Hours flexibility may be available and considered 
Relocation Compensation may be available and considered
Salary: $4,299.00 - $5,783.00 Monthly

Northeast Region is looking for a lead Forest Health and Prescribe Fire Special Projects Forester to join our West Uplands Unit. This position, under the supervision of the Highlands District Silviculture Unit Forester, will have regular interaction with foresters, forest engineers, other natural resource professionals, other agency/organization members, and the general public. Position responsibilities within the Silviculture program will include performing as a lead forester designing and writing burn plans for West Uplands District, and the implementation of prescribed fire on DNR lands. This position may also help with presale setup, planting and site prep compliance, surveys, and Pre-Commercial Thinning delineation. This position may also support the fire suppression program during peak workloads.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a lead for Silviculture/Forest Health activities such as prescribed fire, pre-commercial thinning, shaded fuel breaks, and pruning projects.
  • Silviculture/Forest Health project design that ensures economic and operational viability.
  • Prescribed fire planning, design, writing burn plans, and implementation.
  • Utilize computer programs such as Behave Plus, ArcGIS, Avenza, and Microsoft software.
  • Prescribed fire design that meets DNR policies and procedures while creating fire-resilient stands that provide ecological benefits and improve forest health.
  • Communication and consultation with the public, specialists, external and internal partners, and the Forest Resiliency Division.
  • Silviculture layout, surveying, writing prescriptions, writing contracts, compliance, and closeout.
  • Timber Sale layout including stream type determination, identification of potentially sensitive areas, boundary location and marking, reserve and legacy tree identification and marking, identifying appropriate harvest systems, and locating roads to access landing locations.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Fire Ecology, or Natural Resource related field of study;
    OR an AA degree AND two (2) years of relatable experience;
    OR a combination of education and/or relatable experience equivalent to four (4) years.
  • Experience with prescribed fire, forest management, and Silviculture.
  • Experience complying with forest practices requirements for wetland and stream delineation.
  • Experience using GPS equipment and ESRI GIS program to map unit boundaries and road layouts. Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel or similar software.
  • Red Card Qualification of Firefighter 1 and Incident Commander Type 5 or higher.
  • Experience managing contracts.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team on assigned tasks and adapt to changing needs.
Contact
DNR Recruiting
contact via the web posting is preferred (see Details section)

Budget Analyst 3 - Wildlife Program - Permanent - *08105-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State) | https://wdfw.wa.gov/

Details
Application Deadline:
07/28/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$4,865 to $6,539 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Olympia, Washington
Description
FULL-TIME/PERMANENT
WILDLIFE PROGRAM BUDGET ANALYST 3 (BA3)

Financial Service Program – Budget Office
Olympia, Washington – Thurston County

This position provides technical expertise in accounting and budgeting for contracts, grants, property management, expenditure authority, local accounts, and cash receipts for both capital and operating funds for the Real Estate Services Unit. Key responsibilities include reconciling, preparing, and interpreting monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to inform decision-makers.

Maintaining a broad perspective of the overall budget and operation, this role involves building budgetary projections and making recommendations regarding the adequacy of funds, expenditure appropriation authority, and fiscal controls. 

Additionally, this role includes developing and preparing budget allotments for capital and operating funded projects. The position also provides technical support and training to office and field staff on fiscal, contractual, budget-related activities, and financial systems.


Duties:

Some of the work you will enjoy doing:

Budget Management: 
  • Build spending plans and balance allotments to control numbers. 
  • Prepare and present complex caseload and/or expenditure forecasts for budget and other management purposes.
  • Prepare and analyze reports, provide findings, conclusions, and recommendations for improvement of program and agency operations.
  • Communicate budget decisions and provide follow-up service to ensure accountability for executive decisions.
  • Manage, review, and update the Chart of Accounts as required.
  • Grant and contract management support to include researching government regulations.
  • Capital project expenditure tracking, research, and reporting. 

Program-to-agency Liaison and Budget Development: 
  • Act as a conduit of information between managers and the agency staff.
  • Report status of budget, expenditures, and performance standards as required/requested.
  • Prepare assigned decision package requests, including coordinating and soliciting information across programs, analyzing and reconciling data for presentation, providing narrative, and addressing questions as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work Setting, including hazards:
    • Duties are performed in an office setting. This position requires extensive computer use. 
    • Office hazards include working under fluorescent light, repetitively entering data into computer, looking at computer monitor for long periods of time, sitting or standing for long periods of time.
  • Schedule:
    • Standard 40-hour work week, however, may be required to occasionally work more than 40 hours per week to meet deadlines during peak periods, particularly during budget development.
  • Travel Requirements:
    • This position requires the ability to occasionally travel to work sites or training and may be required to stay overnight. 
  • Tools and Equipment:
    • Computer hardware and software.
  • Customer Interactions:
    • Customers are internal agency staff and OFM and Legislative Budget Analysts.


Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, accounting, economics, statistics, or relevant field; AND three (3) years of professional experience in accounting, budget, finance, or public administration.  
 
OR 
 
Current or recent experience as a Budget Analyst 2. 
 
OR 
 
Equivalent education/experience.
 
Note: Closely related qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-by-year basis. A master’s degree in a related field may replace two years of experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following: 
  • Experience with fixed asset accounting.
  • Experience with property management or real estate contract management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices based on education and practical experience.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the Office of Financial Management (OFM) regulations, and relevant federal regulations.
  • Knowledge of basic government budget development and legislative processes and practices, including the fiscal note process.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and experience communicating with external/internal stakeholders in a regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge of state financial systems including AFRS, ABS, TALS, SPS, Enterprise Reporting, and Web Intelligence.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel including importing data, pivot tables, graphs, IF statements, formulas, and lookup functions.
  • Experience consistently following applicable budget guidelines, policies, state and federal regulations, principles, and standards.
  • Experience conducting sound and detailed analyses from both an operational and a fiscal perspective.
  • Experience communicating complex budget issues to a variety of audiences and provide training and guidance on these issues.


Supplemental Information:

Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.
 
Experience and education selected, listed, and detailed in the Supplemental Questions must be verifiable in the application.
 
In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:
  • A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted).
  • A current resume. 
  • Three professional references. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: 
All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work. If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link:  https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents

JOIN THE WDFW TEAM:
Learn about our agency and the perks of working for WDFW!

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field.  We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency’s mission. We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).

WDFW employees may be eligible for the following: Benefits

Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave types. 

Eleven (11) Paid Holidays per year and one (1) personal holiday if the employee is scheduled to be, or has been, continuously employed by the State of Washington for at least four (4) months. 

Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA),  and an Employee Assistance Program.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

VETERAN PREFERENCE NOTICE:
To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following:
  • Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter to diana.humes@dfw.wa.gov 
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – Veteran)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.
 
MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE NOTICE: 
To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following:
  • Notify us of your military spouse status by email at diana.humes@dfw.wa.gov 
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – MS)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.

Note: Please blackout any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers. 

As part of WDFW’s efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications.  Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully.  All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington.
 
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.  Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.  

Request an accommodation: Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format please contact Jayme Chase by phone 360-902-2278 or email Jayme.Chase@dfw.wa.gov, or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at 800-833-6388.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or support@neogov.com.

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Contact
Recruitment Team
contact via the web posting is preferred (see Details section)

Freshwater Fisheries Biologist

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (State)

Details
Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
between 9/13/2024 and 10/12/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
starting at $40,000 per year
Education Required:
High School Diploma
Experience Required:
at least 1 year
Location:
Gainesville, Florida
Description
ANTICIPATED VACANCY
 
FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute – Freshwater Fisheries Research
Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist II – Career Service Position with Benefits
$1,538.46 Biweekly, $40,000 Annually
7386 NW 71st Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
 
FWRI Freshwater Fisheries Research
Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist II - CS 77000150
Gainesville, Florida - $40,000 Annually
 
Our organization:
The FWC envisions a Florida where fish and wildlife are abundant and thriving in healthy and connected natural landscapes with vital working lands and waterways; where natural resources are valued and safely enjoyed by all; and wherein natural systems support vibrant human communities and a strong economy.

Our Mission: Managing fish and wildlife resources for their long-term well-being and the benefit of people.

Every organization has an identity that is forged not only by what it does, but by how it conducts itself.  The values embedded in our mission and expressed in the vision of the FWC are to make quality decisions by being dynamic, science-informed, efficient, ethical, collaborative and committed to the vitality of the state and its environment.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
5 years professional experience in a closely-related biological field or laboratory program; OR

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the biological sciences and one year of professional biological experience in a field or laboratory program; OR

A master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the biological sciences can substitute for the required experience.
 
Preferred Qualifications: 
Preference may be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
 
  • Master of Science degree from an accredited college or university in Fisheries/Aquatic Sciences.
  • Experience sampling fish, habitat and water quality in freshwater ecosystems
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, R and R Studio, and ArcGIS
  • Experience extracting, processing and aging otoliths 
 
Requirements:
Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory Level 1 background check at no cost to the candidate.  

Office hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Not eligible for Telework.
 
Responses to qualifying questions should be verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the profile application/resume.  Information should be provided regarding any gaps in employment.
 
Position Overview and Responsibilities:
Independently and cooperatively plan, direct, and participate in all aspects pertaining to freshwater fish population and community monitoring in the Orange Creek Basin and Suwannee River Basin.  Duties include but are not limited to sportfish monitoring, fish community monitoring, and seasonal creel surveys.  Specific responsibilities associated with these duties include but are not limited to data collection for fish length frequency, age and growth, and/or other population parameters deemed necessary (e.g., fish condition, fishing mortality), data analysis, model development, description of findings in annual reports and oral presentations, publication of significant findings, and recommendations of management strategies.

Assist the research leader in developing, planning and executing field activities of lacustrine and riverine research studies and resource monitoring throughout the State of Florida.  Studies may include specific hypothesis testing of questions associated with fish populations, fish communities, or fish biology relating to stream ecology, resource assessment, invasion ecology and/or instream flows and levels.  Responsibilities include measurement of physical and chemical water parameters, freshwater fish collections, and aquatic habitat assessment and measurement.  Assist with project data analysis, model development, description of findings in annual reports and oral presentations, publication of significant findings, and recommendations of management strategies.

Supervise OPS personnel as assigned and direct their efforts toward accomplishment of field and laboratory studies. Duties include but are not limited to recruitment, training, planning and directing work, reviewing performance with employee, and ensuring compliance with Commission and FWRI rules, policies, and procedures.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:  The biological sciences, including terminology, principles and techniques used in research and monitoring of freshwater fishes.  Data collection and analytical procedures for field and laboratory work and supervisory practices, principles and procedures. 

Skill in:  The use of scientific laboratory and field equipment, and writing (both technical and popular articles and publications).

Ability to:  Conduct scientific research using scientific methods and techniques; perform quantitative analysis of scientific data; prepare written reports; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, principles and procedures used in personnel and budget administration; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; effectively supervise others, establish and maintain effective working relationships; safely operate vehicles, trailers and boats up to 22'; swim with sufficient skill to save oneself in the event of an emergency, work outdoors in adverse conditions and maintain a valid driver’s license.
 
Why should I apply?
The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
State of Florida employees enjoy top-tier benefits offerings including comprehensive health coverage to meet the needs of you and your family while maintaining low deductibles and low monthly out-of-pocket contributions. State employees also enjoy the option of selecting between the FRS Pension Plan and the FRS Investment Plan for retirement.  As an additional benefit, state employment affords you the opportunity to take part in the tuition waiver program within the state university and community college systems.
Health Premiums $25.00- Single / $90.00- Family Biweekly
No Cost $25,000 Life Insurance
Nine Paid State Holidays, One Personal Holiday per year
4 hours Annual Leave and 4 hours Sick Leave accrued Biweekly
Retirement Plan Options
State University and College Tuition Waiver Program
On the Job Trainings
Support for family planning, including paid maternity leave, adoption benefits, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Family Supportive Work Program (FSWP), and paid leave for family and medical responsibilities for eligible employees.
Paid administrative leave for mentoring, volunteering, voting, and other reasons because we understand the importance of giving back to the community.
 
For a more complete list of benefits, visit https://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/.
 
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
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Recruitment Team
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Bookkeeper (Texas Wildlife Association)

Texas Wildlife Association (Private) | https://www.texas-wildlife.org/

Details
Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
Commensurate / Negotiable
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
6644 FM 1102 (New Braunfels, Texas)
Description
POSITION TITLE: Bookkeeper
POSITION LOCATION: TWA HQ – New Braunfels, TX     
SALARY:  Competitive compensation commensurate with experience (plus benefits)                                                       
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Bookkeeper to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day financial transactions of the organization, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards and regulations. This role requires a strong understanding of non-profit accounting, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with other team members.
 
TWA MISSION:
Serving Texas wildlife and its habitat, while protecting property rights, hunting heritage, and the conservation efforts of those who value and steward wildlife resources.
 
TWAF MISSION:
Texas Wildlife Association Foundation, Inc. increases natural resource literacy by promoting conservation and educational programs that connect Texans to the land.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain and update financial records, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger entries.
  • Reconcile bank statements and financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for internal use and for submission to the Board of Directors and grant funders.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and monitor budgetary compliance throughout the fiscal year.
  • Process payroll and ensure timely and accurate payment of salaries and benefits.
  • Track and report on grant expenditures, ensuring compliance with grant agreements and restrictions.
  • Assist with annual audits and prepare necessary documentation and schedules.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial regulations and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to develop and implement financial policies and procedures.
  • Provide support to other departments on financial matters and assist with special projects as needed.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
·       Minimum of 3-5 years of bookkeeping experience, preferably in a non-profit organization.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
·       Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Sage) and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
·       Strong understanding of non-profit accounting principles and regulations.
·       Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
·       Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
·       Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
·       Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
·       Commitment to the mission and values of TWA and TWAF.
·       HR experience preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS
Full Time.
·       Variable working hours, some weekends, minimum 40 hr. work week.

 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Resumes and list of references must be submitted and will be verified by TWA.
  • Must have professional, cooperative, and family-oriented office and public demeanor.
  • At will employment letter must be signed.
 
FORWARD RESUME TO
Texas Wildlife Association 
Attn: Justin Dreibelbis, CEO
6644 FM 1102
New Braunfels, Texas 78132
210.826.2904
 
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Contact
Justin Dreibelbis
jdreibelbis@texas-wildlife.org (preferred contact method)

Senior-level Monitoring and Research Fisheries Biologist - F&W Bio 3 - Permanent - *08067-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State) | https://wdfw.wa.gov/

Details
Application Deadline:
08/18/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 9/1/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$5,241 to $7,043 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Ridgefield, Washington
Description
FULL-TIME/PERMANENT
SENIOR LEVEL MONITORING AND RESEARCH FISHERIES BIOLOGIST
FISH & WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST 3

Fish Program – Lower Columbia Science Unit
Ridgefield, Washington – Clark County

Join our team as the Senior-level Monitoring and Research Biologist focused primarily on the North Fork (NF) Lewis River Basin. This position plays a pivotal role in advancing the recovery of key salmonid populations and offers an opportunity to contribute significantly to the science and management of salmon, steelhead, and trout populations in a collaborative environment.

About the Lower Columbia Science Unit: This position is located within the Lower Columbia Science Unit of the Fish Science Division, which utilizes a life cycle monitoring framework to assess the status and identify limiting factors of wild salmon and steelhead populations with respect to management and recovery goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership in Life Cycle Monitoring: Oversee and lead the annual life cycle monitoring activities for Chinook salmon within the lower NF Lewis River Basin. Your work will be instrumental in generating estimates of Viable Salmonid Population (VSP) parameters, including abundance, productivity, diversity, and spatial structure.
  • Inter-agency Collaboration: Serve as the Agency representative on several technical committees focused on the re-establishment and recovery of anadromous salmonid populations in the upper Lewis River Basin. Your expertise and insights will contribute to shaping the future of these critical populations.
  • Data Analysis and Reporting: Plan, coordinate, and support field activities related to NF Lewis Chinook. Analyze and interpret data, and produce annual reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and oral presentations to communicate project outcomes. Extend your analytical oversight to coho salmon and winter steelhead in the lower Cowlitz Basin.

You will work alongside a dedicated team of field technicians, biologists, hatchery staff, IT professionals, program managers, and collaborators from state and federal agencies. Together, our combined efforts will provide the critical information needed to assess stock status and support sustainable recreational opportunities, fulfilling federal monitoring requirements.

Overall, the purpose of this position is to support WDFW’s Vision, Mission, and 25-year Strategic Plan while simultaneously creating an inclusive and professional work environment that values a diversity of backgrounds and experiences and demonstrates WDFW Values daily.


Duties:

Some of the specific work you will enjoy doing:

Lead life cycle monitoring of Chinook salmon populations in the NF Lewis River and its tributaries with limited supervisory oversight: 
  • Oversee, supervise, and participate in the spawning ground surveys and implementation of mark-recapture sampling of adult Chinook salmon in the NF Lewis River.
  • Coordinate and supervise staff responsible for sampling of juvenile fall Chinook salmon in the NF Lewis River.
  • Coordinate and supervise staff responsible for weir and ladder trap operations in Cedar Creek, a tributary of the NF Lewis. 
  • Review and adaptively update the adult and juvenile Chinook study design protocols for annual monitoring activities. 

Analyze data, prepare written reports and manuscripts, and develop and deliver oral presentations: 
  • Generate estimate of abundance and other VSP metrics for NF Lewis River adult Chinook salmon with general direction from supervisor. 
  • Generate estimates of abundance and VSP estimates for lower Cowlitz Basin coho salmon and winter steelhead with general direction from Cowlitz Science Lead (RS2).
  • Assist with the development of an analytical approach for estimating the abundance of outmigrating NF Lewis River juvenile Chinook salmon and implement annually.
  • Develop and propose innovative research initiatives aimed at enhancing our understanding of the long-term resiliency and adaptability of salmonids in the NF Lewis River Basin.

Serve as an Agency representative and technical lead on Lewis and Cowlitz Basin Subcommittees:
  • Attend and participate in three Lewis Basin technical sub-committees focused on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Fish Passage and Re-introduction, and Bull Trout Recovery and one Cowlitz River M&E sub-committee. 
  • Assess study designs and results associated with annual monitoring and research activities in the NF Lewis Basin completed by outside agencies.
  • Assist with the development and review of upstream and downstream passage facility designs and transport plans as well as the development of contractual agreements for salmonid research and monitoring as part of anadromous salmonid reintroduction into Merwin and Yale Reservoirs. 

Oversee administration of team activities, including supervision of technical staff to achieve project objectives:
  • Monitor and inspect work in progress to ensure continuity and timely completion of work. 
  • Develop the Performance Development Plan (PDP) for each assigned employee within the unit; create or update position descriptions; monitor and document employee performance; provide ongoing feedback regarding levels of performance and conduct timely and meaningful employee performance evaluations.
  • Manage personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc. in a positive manner to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Oversees and directs staff/team in the completion of required safety and job-related training.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work Setting, including hazards:
    • This position splits their time between a field and office-based setting at approximately a 1:3 or 1:4 rate, respectively.  
    • Field work occurs year-round though the majority will occur from September through mid-January. Fieldwork is performed under a wide array of weather conditions. Hazards include working around streams/rivers in inclement weather & varying flow conditions. 
    • The incumbent will be expected, with training, to transport, trailer, and operate a jet boat in the NF Lewis River to accomplish adult survey and juvenile seining tasks. 
    • Incumbent will lift 70 lbs. (e.g., pontoon rafts, seine nets, buckets, electrofishing equipment), climb in and out of boats, and walk streams and associated rough terrain (>5 miles per day) under varying environmental conditions (e.g., cold, hot, wet, and slippery). 
    • Much of the field work includes sampling spawned-out salmon carcasses with very strong odors.  
    • As needed, field work may occur at night and alone under the guidelines of the WDFW Working Alone in Remote Locations Policy (Policy# 2001). 
    • Occasionally, the incumbent may be requested to snorkel rivers in cold, fast flowing/whitewater conditions.         
  • Schedule:
    • As a standard, this position follows a 40-hour, Monday – Friday, work week with core hours generally from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. However, this position does allow for a flexible schedule, particularly when completing office-based tasks, subject to individual performance as needed to complete field work.         Occasionally, the incumbent is expected to work more than 40 hours per work to complete necessary field and office duties that can include nights, weekends, and holidays. 
    • Excess hours (>40/week) may be eligible for exchange time.
    • Telework and remote work options will be available during field and office seasons respectively, decisions on these options will be based on business needs.
  • Travel Requirements:
    • The position is expected to periodically travel throughout Washington and to other states for meetings and special projects.  
  • Tools and Equipment:
    • Vehicles, boats (jet and prop driven), pontoon rafts, basic hand tools, knives, CWT wands, electrofisher, CB radios, GPS units & iPads.
  • Customer Interactions:
    • Interactions with the public while working in the field and landowner contacts and with partners while participating in technical forums and meetings.


Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor's degree in fisheries, wildlife management, natural resource science, or environmental science and three (3) years of professional experience in fish management or fish research, wildlife management or wildlife research, or habitat management or habitat research.

Or

A bachelor's degree in fisheries, wildlife management, natural resource science, or environmental science and two (2) years as a Fish & Wildlife Biologist 2.

Note: A master’s degree in the applicable science will substitute one year of the required experience. A Ph.D. in the applicable science may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

Certifications/Licenses: 
Valid driver’s license

Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
  • Acquire and maintain a valid first-aid and CPR training card within 6 months of the hire date.
  • Complete a boating safety class (MOCC or equivalent) within 12 months of the hire date or availability.
  • WDFW snorkel training and certification, with completion within?6 months of hire date and renewal expected annually.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following: 

EXPERIENCE
  • Experience transporting, trailering, and operating motor-powered boats (preferably on rivers)
  • Experience conducting statistical analysis and familiarity with associated computer programs/languages (e.g., R) 
  • Experience with relational databases, including use of Microsoft Access and/or PostgreSQL.

KNOWLEDGE
  • Working knowledge of fish biology and fish management principles
  • Working knowledge of adult and juvenile population assessment methods
  • Working knowledge of fish collection, handling, sampling, and tagging techniques and procedures 
  • Familiarity with salmon and steelhead ecology
  • Knowledge of salmon and steelhead populations within the lower Columbia River basin
  • Ability to identify common native and non-native species of the lower Columbia River basin.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Demonstrated skill for planning and managing projects and programs, including the ability to lead teams and facilitate others in researching and gathering information.
  • Demonstrated skill for effective verbal and written communication to facilitate the decision processes of technical workgroups.


Supplemental Information:

Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.
 
Experience and education selected, listed, and detailed in the Supplemental Questions must be verifiable in the application.
 
In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:
  • A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted).
  • A current resume. 
  • Three professional references. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: 
All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work. If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link:  https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents

JOIN THE WDFW TEAM:
Learn about our agency and the perks of working for WDFW!

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field.  We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency’s mission. We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).

WDFW employees may be eligible for the following: Benefits

Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave types. 

Eleven (11) Paid Holidays per year and one (1) personal holiday if the employee is scheduled to be, or has been, continuously employed by the State of Washington for at least four (4) months. 

Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA),  and an Employee Assistance Program.

UNION - WAFWP:
This position is in the bargaining unit represented by the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals and is subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish & Wildlife, and the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

VETERAN PREFERENCE NOTICE:
To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following:
  • Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter to diana.humes@dfw.wa.gov 
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – Veteran)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.
 
MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE NOTICE: 
To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following:
  • Notify us of your military spouse status by email at diana.humes@dfw.wa.gov 
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – MS)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.

Note: Please blackout any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers. 

As part of WDFW’s efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications.  Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully.  All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington.
 
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.  Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.  

Request an accommodation: Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format please contact Jayme Chase by phone 360-902-2278 or email Jayme.Chase@dfw.wa.gov, or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at 800-833-6388.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing, or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or support@neogov.com.

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GIS/Cultural Resources Specialist - Guam

Colorado State University (State)

Details
Application Deadline:
07/22/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 9/2/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$62,000 to $85,000 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 5 years
Location:
Guam
Description
CEMML is a research, education, and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues.
 
To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.
 
A GIS/Cultural Resources Specialist position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) to support Joint Region Marianas (JRM) on the Island of Guam. This position will provide on-site technical support and assistance to the JRM Cultural Resources Manager (CRM) concerning activities related to the Programmatic Agreement between the Commander, Joint Region Marianas, and the Guam State Historic Preservation Officer regarding military training and testing on and within the surrounding waters of the Island of Guam. This includes researching and assessing potential impacts to cultural resources from military training and testing within the JRM Area of Responsibility (AOR).
 
To fulfill these objectives, the Cultural Resources/GIS Specialist will create, maintain, and provide GIS data and maps, as well as conduct quarterly impact assessments. This position involves a combination of office and field activities to collect, verify, maintain, and update cultural resource-related geospatial data in compliance with NAVFAC data standards and security requirements. The specialist will also provide technical support and training to other CEMML staff GIS users by offering guidance on geospatial issues and tools and assist in developing and implementing GIS standards and best practices.
 
Responsibilities include creating, managing, and maintaining geospatial databases to store and manage spatial data efficiently and securely in one or more data systems. Ensuring data accuracy, completeness, and consistency with data standards through a rigorous quality control process is essential. The specialist will also create, update, and maintain metadata for all spatial datasets. Familiarity with installation plans, undertakings, pedestrian surveys, and cultural resources inventories is required to perform spatial analysis and generate reports, maps, and other visual representations to support decision-making. The specialist will respond to data requests to support program requirements and manage defined project scope deliverables and timelines.
 
The GIS/Cultural Resources Specialist will work as part of a team to support JRM’s cultural resources program objectives and will also be responsible for logistical planning, collaboration, communications, and coordination with Navy personnel and CEMML colleagues in Guam. Additionally, this position will support NAVFAC in preparing reports and documents.
 
All work must be done in accordance with applicable U.S. Navy, federal, and state regulations and laws, especially regarding geospatial data management, data integrity and security, historic/cultural preservation, endangered species, safety, and health. The GIS/Cultural Resources Specialist works in small teams and independently to fulfill all tasks and assignments. Must be able to communicate and interact with internal/external staff, officials, and the public in a professional manner. The work will be primarily conducted in an office setting on Guam involving operation of computers, printers, other peripherals, and standard office equipment. However the incumbent must be willing and able to conduct fieldwork under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions at times.
 
This position is duty stationed at NAVFAC Marianas, Joint Region Marianas headquarters on the island of Guam, a self-governing territory of the United States located 3,300 miles west of Hawaii and 1,500 miles east of the Philippines. Guam averages 86 degrees (F) year-round with a multitude of activities, including diving and snorkeling at Tumon Bay Marine Park, sky diving, beautiful hiking trails; as well as three shopping malls and four movie theaters. Joint Region Marianas (JRM) was established in 2009 as the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force on Guam combined headquarters. The Department of the Navy manages thousands of known terrestrial (and submerged) cultural resources on Guam and within the JRM Area of Responsibility (AOR), including Chamorro (prehistoric), Spanish-era, and World War II era historic properties retaining a high degree of integrity and historical significance.
 
Work location is dependent on the needs of the partner/project/role. In some instances, positions may require staff to be fully in-person. In other instances, hybrid or remote arrangements may be possible.
 
Required Qualifications:           
• BS/BA degree in Geography, Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field.
 • Five (5) years of post-graduate professional work experience applying spatial data standards and maintaining metadata.
 • Proficiency in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software including ArcGIS 10.X, ArcGIS Pro, and Survey123 for data development, spatial analysis, and geodatabase management.
 • Excellent working knowledge of mapping cultural resources using of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) technology
 • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
 • Ability to use compass, maps, and GPS devices.
 • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills.
 • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and maintain an organized approach to work, with limited supervision.
 • Experience working in a highly structured work environment with established lines of authority, procedures and protocols.
 • Must be physically able to carry and handle equipment up to 25 pounds. Long periods of standing, walking over rough uneven surfaces in remote areas, recurring bending, stooping, lifting, reaching, or similar activities are expected.
 • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
 • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
 
Employee Benefits: 
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ & https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/.
 
Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
 
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Contact
Jessica Horvath
contact via the web posting is preferred (see Details section)

Invasive Herpetofauna Strategist - Fish and Wildlife Biologist 3 - Permanent - *08131-24

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (State) | https://wdfw.wa.gov/

Details
Application Deadline:
07/31/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 8/16/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
$5,241 to $7,043 per month
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
Olympia, Washington
Description
FULL-TIME/PERMANENT
INVASIVE HERPETOFAUNA STRATEGIST
FISH AND WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST 3 (BIO 3)

Wildlife Program
Olympia, Washington – Thurston County

As a senior-level biologist, lead efforts in natural resource assessment, conservation, and management by developing and implementing invasive herpetofauna management projects, focusing on assessments to control invasive herpetofauna species for the benefit of Washington’s Species of Greatest Conservation Need.  

Key responsibilities include coordinating invasive bullfrog control, interpreting and applying best scientific practices, staying current on research, and contributing to strategic planning and policy formulation. 


Picture yourself, 

Demonstrating specialist expertise in applied conservation biology,  laws/regulations, and permitting related to invasive reptile and amphibian management.

With your experience, 

Develop invasive herpetofauna assessment, suppression, monitoring protocols, and control techniques/strategies.

The optimal applicants, 

Will have the ability to lead and coordinate team efforts in planning and implementing projects.

We are seeking a candidate, 

Who models WDFW values: Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).


Duties:

Here is what you will be doing, 

Facilitate, coordinate, plan, and implement invasive herpetofauna species suppression projects to benefit Washington state listed species and species of greatest conservation need (SGCN):  
  • Develop invasive herpetofauna assessments, suppression, monitoring protocols, and control techniques/strategies.
  • Supervise, train, and outfit a team and/or manage contractors conducting invasive species control efforts (may also assist with implementation).
  • Collaborates with the WDFW veterinarian, species leads, and regional staff to develop and implement procedures and protocols for euthanasia and control of invasive herpetofauna.
  • Seek funding and manage grants and contracts for project implementation with other staff, facilitate and participate in on the ground conservation and recovery actions.
  • Develop near term action plans and prioritize, communicate, and track implementation.
 
Produce and curate agency documents in agency systems: 
  • Develop whitepapers, including data and information syntheses, that can guide future efforts, document lessons learned, and inform best practices.

Provide technical guidance and participate in invasive herpetofauna rule assessment and implementation, including outreach to and with staff and the public:
  • Maintain familiarity with emerging research, data, products, and information for invasive herpetofauna management with emphasis on bullfrogs.
  • Champion and disseminate best available science as an active and collaborative information conduit.
  • Provide technical expertise for policy and management decisions.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work Setting, including hazards:
    • Work is primarily performed in an office environment. 
    • Regular outdoor/field work during species and habitat specific field seasons. 
    • Navigate on foot to, from and within remote environments, over rough terrain, for long days (8 - 12 hours) and several days in a row, in highly variable weather conditions, conducting surveys and other related tasks. 
    • Occasionally move, carry, or unload up to 50 pounds of field equipment.
    • This work involves killing large numbers of non-native amphibians (and potentially reptiles). Euthanasia/humane killing methods will be used when possible.
    • Office hazards include working under fluorescent light, repetitively entering data into computer, and looking at computer monitor for long periods of time.
  • Schedule:
    • Will schedule their time within a typical 40-hour work week. Typically, Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 
    • Incumbent is expected to adjust schedule and work additional hours as needed to meet business demands and deadlines, in partnership with supervisor for support, prioritization and reasonable adjustments.
  • Travel Requirements:
    • Periodic statewide or regional travel and occasional attendance at evening meetings is required. 
    • Extended travel or overnight travel may occur.
  • Tools and Equipment:
    • Standard office equipment, field equipment, vehicles, computers, tablets, and GPS.
  • Customer Interactions:
    • Frequent effective information delivery for and negotiation with the public, local landowners, project partners, local government officials, and special interest groups (conservation, agriculture, land use, forestry).


Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in wildlife management, natural resources science such as wildlife biology, zoology, wildlife ecology, landscape ecology.

     AND

  • Three (3) years of professional experience in wildlife conservation, management, or research related to species expertise OR habitat conservation, management, or research related to species expertise

OR 

  • Two (2) years as a Fish & Wildlife Biologist 2 related to species expertise.  

Please Note: 
  • Closely related qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-by-year basis.
  • Master's degree in the applicable science will substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
  • Ph.D. in the applicable science will substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.

Certifications/Licenses: 
  • Valid Driver’s License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience: 
  • Safely operating motor vehicles
  • Effectively organizing multiple assignments, sometimes of a complex nature or involving competing priorities, to produce work products that are accurate, thorough, and on time.

Knowledge of:
  • Ecology and biology, species distributions, habitat associations, and methods for control of invasive herpetofauna of Washington with a special emphasis on bullfrogs.
  • Ecology and biology, species distributions, and habitat associations of rare vertebrate species of Washington. 
  • Population biology, wildlife habitat and ecological systems associations, conservation biology.
  • Wildlife survey, monitoring, and research techniques.
  • Grant, contract, and project management.
  • Data management, statistical analysis, spatial data analysis, information synthesis and delivery.
  • Resource management agencies missions, approaches, and means of cooperating/collaborating.
  • Conservation planning, endangered species recovery and management, game species management.
 
Ability to:
  • Effectively communicate with agency representatives, colleagues, and the public to gain assistance and cooperation with Department conservation planning and species recovery programs.
  • Conduct effective oral presentations at agency meetings and public meetings.
  • Write, edit, and publish professional documents and reports.
  • Cooperate and participate with conservation planning teams.
  • Lead and coordinate efforts of teams in conservation and management projects.
  • Prepare and oversee implementation of invasive herpetofauna species control projects.
  • Produce basic GIS products.
  • Manage grants, contracts, budgets, and projects.


Supplemental Information:

Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.
 
Experience and education selected, listed, and detailed in the Supplemental Questions must be verifiable in the application.
 
In order to successfully apply for this position, you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:
  • A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (Generic cover letter will not be accepted).
  • A current resume. 
  • Three professional references. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: 
All new employees must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form) on their first day of work. If hired for this or any position at WDFW, you will be required to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the United States. For a list of acceptable documents, please use the following link:  https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/form-i-9-acceptable-documents

JOIN THE WDFW TEAM:
Learn about our agency and the perks of working for WDFW!

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field.  We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency’s mission. We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of Accountability, Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, and Empathy (ASPIRE).

WDFW employees may be eligible for the following: Benefits

Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave types. 

Eleven (11) Paid Holidays per year and one (1) personal holiday if the employee is scheduled to be, or has been, continuously employed by the State of Washington for at least four (4) months. 

Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), and an Employee Assistance Program.

UNION - WAFWP:

This position is in the bargaining unit represented by the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals and is subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish & Wildlife, and the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

VETERAN PREFERENCE NOTICE:
To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following:
  • Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter to Elizabeth.Bullard@dfw.wa.gov.
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – Veteran)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.
 
MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE NOTICE: 
To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following:
  • Notify us of your military spouse status by email at Elizabeth.Bullard@dfw.wa.gov.  
  • Subject line must include recruitment number, position, and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 – MS)
  • Include your name as it appears on your application in careers.wa.gov.

Note: Please blackout any PII (personally identifiable information) data such as social security numbers. 

As part of WDFW’s efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications.  Therefore, we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully.  All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.  Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.

Should you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the assigned recruiter at Elizabeth.Bullard@dfw.wa.gov

Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format please contact Jayme Chase by phone 360-902-2278 or email Jayme.Chase@dfw.wa.gov, or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at 800-833-6388.

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Contact
Recruitment Team
contact via the web posting is preferred (see Details section)

Lab Biologist

Cramer Fish Sciences (Private) | https://www.fishsciences.net/job-opportunities/

Details
Application Deadline:
08/16/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
after 7/19/2024
Hours per Week:
40
Salary:
$67,000 to $80,000 per year
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 3 years
Location:
West Sacramento, California
Description
A great opportunity for a Lab Biologist to contribute to salmonid habitat restoration and fisheries research in our River Sciences and Restoration Lab. This full-time position will provide critical support to Cramer Fish Sciences (CFS) to study California fish migratory patterns, population age and growth, community assemblages, diet and macroinvertebrate prey in a laboratory setting to address a range of river ecology and restoration questions. Our team implements an array of specialized techniques, including macroinvertebrate identification from benthic and drift samples and fish stomachs, fish identification from video, and analyzing fish hard structures (otoliths, fin rays, and scales) for age, growth, and migration studies. The Lab Biologist primary role is to oversee laboratory operations including training, safety, quality control, sample tracking, and collaborating with science staff to establish priorities and ensure that data is available for analysis. The Lab Biologist is expected to be familiar with all of the techniques performed in the laboratory and an expert in at least one of them. This position is based out of West Sacramento, California. 

APPLY NOW: Upload a Cover Letter with your Resume in one file. https://fishsciences.isolvedhire.com/jobs/

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support science staff by providing management and coordination to ensure that lab work progresses smoothly and that deliverables are completed on time.
  • Train staff and conduct quality control checks to ensure laboratory procedures are performed correctly, efficiently and safely. 
  • Provide practical technical support to research, operations, or program administration.
  • Provide mentorship, facilitate teamwork, develop collaborative relationships with staff.
  • Participate in research planning, including budgeting and methods development. 
  • Perform laboratory work including processing fish hard structures, identifying macroinvertebrates to family, conducting diet analysis and/or video review of fish communities.
  • Write basic project reports and memorandums including data summaries and analysis.
  • Configure lab workstations, restock lab supplies as needed and order equipment. 
  • Infrequent data collection in the field. 
  • Conduct literature reviews and data gathering for a variety of projects.
  • Ability to complete and/or delegate work assigned by senior staff.

CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Laboratory experience and/or Fisheries expertise: Practical understanding of river ecology, including fish and/or invertebrate taxonomy. Knowledge of laboratory safety and techniques. Knowledge of compound and stereoscopic microscopes. 
  • Lab Management Skills: Ability to manage a team in a laboratory setting. Serve as task Lead on several lab-based projects and delegate and train technicians as necessary to complete tasks. Produce accurate high-quality work products and deliverables on time and within budget. Resourceful, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively to find creative solutions to problems.
  • Team Leadership Skills: Contribute to the team and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) culture, view all team members as important and treat them with respect and professionalism. Hold high personal performance and quality standards to enable the team to be successful. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and to express and exchange ideas and to communicate with CFS team members and landowners, stakeholders, and clients.
  • Science-Business balance: This individual should demonstrate expertise in and be passionate about science, natural resources, and resolving complex fishery problems. In addition, the individual should have an understanding of consulting work and billable targets to support CFS as a profitable business.

EDUCATION / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Fisheries, Biology or an equivalent science field and three years of related experience or Master's degree in Fisheries, Biology, or an equivalent science field and one year of related experience performing fisheries or wildlife studies
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word
  • Expertise in laboratory data collection, entry, and analysis; graphical representation and communicating project methods and findings in presentations and reports

DESIRED EXPERIENCE
  • Knowledge and experience in the identification of California freshwater fishes. 
  • Experience with using Image-Pro Premier or similar image analysis software.
  • Knowledge of salmonid scales analysis to determine age and growth.
  • Experience identifying benthic macroinvertebrates. 
  • Experience in data management, summary, and analysis.
  • Experience using Access or SQL databases. 
  • Experience with the R programing language.

ABOUT CRAMER FISH SCIENCES: We are a fisheries research consulting firm serving throughout the Pacific States and Idaho. We are a growing, employee-owned company whose mission is to rigorously apply the scientific method to afford our clients innovative, scientifically robust solutions to address a variety of fisheries and environmental challenges. Our team achieves this through effective and unbiased data collection, insightful analysis and interpretation, and clear communications and publication of results in scientific journals.

COMPENSATION: $67,000 - $80,000/year (depending upon experience). 401 (k) has a 3% match and full vesting after one year. The annual cash bonus has a 3% target. Benefit package includes: medical, dental, vision, basic life, long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance programs, PTO, paid company holidays, and other various voluntary benefits.

ESOP: CFS is a 100% employee-owned company. Our employee stock option plan (ESOP) is a qualified defined contribution plan. Our target ESOP contribution is 5%. Eligibility is after one year of service with an entry date of Jan 1 or July 1.

DEI: Diversifying our profession is a vital and on-going journey and we are committed to fostering a culture that embraces and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: Cramer Fish Sciences is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

Contact
Isaiah Ritchie
isaiah.ritchie@fishsciences.net (preferred contact method)

entry level field bio position at FSU

FL Natural Areas Inventory - Florida State University (State) | https://www.fnai.org/

Details
Application Deadline:
08/01/2024
Published:
07/18/2024
Starting Date:
before 9/30/2024
Hours per Week:
at least 40
Salary:
Commensurate / Negotiable
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
at least 1 year
Location:
1018 Thomasville Rd. (Tallahassee, Florida)
Description
FNAI has yet another opening in Tallahassee, FL, this time for an entry level field biologist who would like to learn and grow with us as our program continues to expand. This is a full-time position with university benefits. The ad closes 1 Aug so apply soon for full consideration! A start date in early to mid-September is preferred.

Department
The Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) is Florida's Natural Heritage Program and a state member of the NatureServe network. We are housed within the Florida Resources and Environmental Analysis Center at Florida State University. FNAI maintains a spatial database of information on Florida's rarest species and conservation lands and works on an array of applied research projects to inform conservation and land management decisions. Our funding is provided by contracts and grants with state and federal agency partners. Our office is off campus in Midtown, which is centrally located near shops, restaurants, and historic neighborhoods. The larger Tallahassee region offers many outdoor recreation opportunities in the nearby Apalachicola National Forest and a number of coastal parks and refuges within a short drive from town.
Responsibilities
  • Complete surveys for invasive plant species to assist in the delineation of treatment projects and the development of management plans.
  • Occasionally assist with monitoring conservation easements and a variety of conservation-focused botanical, zoological, and ecological projects depending on capabilities.
  • Gather and process field data, prepare reports, attend meetings, and perform other duties necessary to complete projects under the direction of the Senior Botanist and other project leads.
  • Travel extensively (up to 90%) to conduct fieldwork in remote locations across Florida throughout the year.
  • Prepare maps using ArcGIS, process field data, analyze spatial and tabular data, and prepare written documents on findings suitable for agency reports or publications.
  • Assist in the completion of the contract and grant proposals and technical reports upon project completion.
  • Attend meetings and workshops relevant to the performance of the position.

Qualifications
  • Degree in Biological Sciences
  • Minimum of one year experience collecting biological field data.
  • Ability to safely conduct rigorous fieldwork using standard field equipment including 4x4 vehicles and sometimes boats.
  • Working knowledge of common native and invasive plants of Florida or the southeast.
  • Experience/interest in primitive camping during fieldwork (camping on-site during the cooler months allows FNAI staff to make good use of daylight in areas where hotels are far away). 
  • A commitment to FNAI’s conservation goals.
  • Knowledge of conservation easements – establishment, associated land use restrictions, monitoring procedures, etc.
  • Familiarity with conservation land management practices
  • Experience with personal computers, databases, GPS, and GIS.
  • Experience with natural community and habitat interpretation from aerial photographs, satellite imagery, and soil surveys.
  • Experience using dichotomous keys.
  • Ability to communicate well in person and in writing.
  • Ability to work well with FNAI staff scientists.
  • Good organizational skills; meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team and meet deadlines.

Contact Info

Frank Price, FNAI Director - fprice@fnai.fsu.edu

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

Low $40,000s, commensurate with education and experience.

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FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package. Visit our website to learn more about our Compensation, Benefits, Wellness, Recognition, and Employee Development programs.

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at:

https://jobs.omni.fsu.edu/psc/sprdhr_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=58185&PostingSeq=1

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for post secondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. Veterans' Preference applies to University Support Personnel System (USPS) positions only.


IMPORTANT: To claim Veterans' Preference, select “yes” to the question on the application questionnaire and upload a DD-214 (or equivalent), the Veterans' Preference Certification form, and other documentation if applicable with your online application before midnight of the position closing date.


Click the links for eligibility information and required documentation,  or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

Considerations

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.


This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.


This position requires frequent travel during the workweek (potentially as much as 90% for some periods), driving long distances, and working long days (averaging 10 hrs.). 

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. 

Contact
Frank Price
fprice@fnai.fsu.edu (preferred contact method)