14 de noviembre de 2004


The Missouri Department of Conservation has two Wildlife Biologist positions available; one each located in Lamar and Greenfield, Missouri.

SALARY RANGE: Annually $28,824 - $52,248
Beginning salary will be $28,824 to $31,140 depending on qualifications.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of a Wildlife Management Biologist, plans, implements and supervises wildlife management programs on state-owned conservation areas, including upland, forest and wetland management areas, leased or licensed lands, and private lands in assigned counties; plans and supervises an agricultural crop program; establishes and maintains native warm-season and cool-season grasses, food plots, green browse plots, lespedeza/clover plots and sunflowers; supervises salaried personnel and hourly employees; assists with inter-agency coordination to implement the conservation features of the Federal Farm Program; assists in providing technical advice and training to landowners on wildlife management practices through tours, workshops, farm visits and other extension type initiatives; prepares annual and long-term management plans; monitors plant and animal communities and management activities; assists with managed hunts, check stations, and public-use management; assists with district reports; prepares and coordinates budget and purchasing needs; represents the Department and Wildlife Division at fairs, exhibits and local public meetings; participates in Department promotional events, i.e., Prairie, Eagle and Duck Days; prepares articles for the Conservationist magazine, local newspaper and other publications; conducts radio or TV programs upon request; attends Department-sponsored seminars, workshops and safety meetings; and performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Management or closely-related subjects and one (1) year of professional experience in wildlife work. A Master's Degree in the above area will substitute for the one (1) year of experience. Approval as Certified Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society is desired.

CLOSING DATE: November 24, 2004

For an application and complete job description, contact the Missouri Department of Conservation, Human Resources Division, 2901 West Truman Blvd., Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 (573/751 4115) or visit our web-site at www.mdc.mo.gov/about/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer

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