Biólogo de campo para cuidar de un bosque de Louisiana ~

6 de julio de 2018

Biólogo de campo para cuidar de un bosque de Louisiana

DescriptionHancock Forest Management, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hancock Natural Resource Group, is seeking qualified candidates to join the team in Louisiana, based out of the Mansfield, Louisiana office. This position supports all forest management operations on approximately 100,000 acres in beautiful North western Louisiana. Daily assignments are performed in a friendly team environment with other HFM personnel.
This position will report to HFM’s office in DeRidder, Louisiana, or Mansfield, Louisiana.General DirectiveResponsible for managing the recreational lease program on approximately 500,000 acres in southwest Louisiana. In addition, provide guidance to forest operations regarding environmental regulatory compliance, forest policy coordination, implementation of stewardship program and other environmental attributes.
  • The WG Mansfield and DeRidder area encompasses approximately 500,000 acres. Specific area of responsibility is southwest Louisiana.
  • Utilize Quality Deer Management (QDM) to improve deer herd health, quality of recreation and overall outdoor experiences for our recreation customers.
  • Develop and maintain internal relationships.
  • Develop and maintain external relationships with peers, agencies, research organizations, and forest landowner associations.
  • Develop and implement management strategies for wildlife, plant communities, and other environmental attributes to ensure operations are within stewardship policies and procedures and within state, federal, and provincial laws and regulations.
Job Dimensions
  • Manage wildlife, fish, plant community, and landscape level environmental information.
  • Facilitate the collection and synthesis of survey and monitoring data.
  • Ensure compliance with stewardship and environmental regulations.
  • Provide wildlife, plant community, and environmental technical support.
  • Participate in policy development within state trade.
  • Reports to General Manager, Non-Timber Revenue.
Specific Duties
  • Publish safety topics for recreations customers to ensure they safety while on Hancock managed lands.
  • Age harvested animals to ensure recreational users are harvesting older deer.
  • Develop harvest reports for Tier 1 recreational lessors.
  • Technical support for interactions with federal, provincial, and state forest management and wildlife agency staff.
  • Contribution to implementation of forest certification programs by supporting and implementing stewardship policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate and coordinate research projects.
  • Participate in the WG safety program.
  • Participate in the WG Stewardship program.
  • Implement stewardship procedures and policies.
  • Integrate research and monitoring results into forest management activities.
  • Coordinate wildlife, plant, and environmental survey efforts.
  • Coordinate external wildlife, plant, and environmental research on managed properties.
  • Property acquisition and disposition support.
  • Training for field staff.
  • Manage contracts and contractors.
  • Special projects as requested.
  • Accredited MS in Wildlife/Fisheries, Biology, or related field or accredited BS in Wildlife/Fisheries, Biology, or related field with 3+ years of experience.
  • Preferred experience in wildlife, fisheries, and forest management.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Team player with collaborative skills.
  • Highly motivated and entrepreneurial.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to navigate difficult terrain in forest environments.
  • Ability to apply sound judgment in decision making with strong orientation to detailed and high quality work.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, including Access and ability to use or become proficient in GIS and GPS mapping tools, and other specialized software applications.
Hancock Forest Management offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, a team oriented work environment and growth opportunities for its employees.
Hancock Natural Resource Group is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to employ, train, promote and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran or marital status.

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