14 de abril de 2005


The Missouri Department of Conservation has two Wildlife Management Biologist positions available; one each located in Perryville and Springfield, Missouri.

SALARY RANGE: Annually $33,024 - $58,764
Beginning salary will be $33,024 to $35,688 depending on qualifications.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Regional Supervisor, serves as the wildlife resources specialist on an assigned District Conservation Team; designs and coordinates management, maintenance and operation of conservation areas; writes wildlife management plans and habitat proposals; provides general guidelines for District staff regarding permittee cropping systems and general area operation and maintenance; prepares annual budget and oversees accounting of expenditures; conducts wildlife inventories and management/evaluation projects; makes recommendations to improve conditions of wildlife populations and habitats by using various tools including GIS applications and various habitat inventory and assessment processes; plans and drafts capital improvement requests; coordinates Farm Service Agency (FSA) programs with permittee farmers; recommends regulations pertaining to public use, coordinates management of wildlife areas and supervises staff to accomplish annual plans; makes recommendations for open land management on Forestry Division administered areas and works closely with Forestry personnel in the Region including assisting with prescribed fire planning and implementation and assisting with wild fire suppression; meets with landowners to improve private lands and waters for wildlife and works with Private Lands Division personnel to assist in District private land activities such as workshops and demonstration areas, provides technical assistance to private landowners in planning and use of various Federal and State cost share programs for resource management; works with personnel of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, University of Missouri Extension Service, FSA, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, U.S. Forest Service, and other agencies and groups related to agriculture to develop wildlife habitat as part of a total farming system; acts as liaison with field trial groups and other public use groups; and performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife, Forestry, Agriculture or closely related subjects and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in Wildlife, Forestry or Fisheries work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Approval as Certified Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society is desired. Experience with GIS preferred.

CLOSING DATE: May 2, 2005

For an application, contact the Missouri Department of Conservation, Human Resources Division, 2901 West Truman Blvd., Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 (573/751 4115). Applications also available on Internet site at www.mdc.mo.gov/about/jobs/ . Equal Opportunity Employer

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