|Advertisement Opens: Nov. 8, 2023|
|Advertisement Closes: Dec. 7, 2023|
|Full Time: Yes|
|Salary: $61,443.00 - $86,609.00 Annually|
|Minimum Education and/or Experience:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in biology, zoology, botany, or a related field; plus two years of experience in wildlife management or a related field. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the Human Resources Chief.
|Preferred Education and/or Experience:
A bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, conservation biology, natural resources, environmental science or a related field plus eight years of experience in a related field plus 6 years of demonstrated leadership of wildlife management activities.
|Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of the principles of biology, ecology, and related environmental sciences.
Knowledge of game and fish management programs including propagation, cultivation, and harvesting techniques.
Knowledge of game and fish management laboratory and field survey equipment, techniques, and procedures.
Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures.
Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates.
Ability to make public presentations.
Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the work of subordinate supervisors.
Ability to conduct scientific game and fish surveys and studies, analyze and evaluate collected data, and prepare written narrative report of findings.
Ability to direct, coordinate, and maintain wildlife management programs.
|Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Preferred skills include leadership training, GIS capabilities, advanced habitat management knowledge and experience in data collection and wildlife research.
Division: Wildlife Management
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) Conservation Program Biologist I is responsible for supervising a wildlife management program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
|Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will serve as Assistant Regional Supervisor.
|Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.
|Special Job Dimensions:
Frequent in-state and out of state travel and field work with exposure to inclement weather is required. Occasional exposure to hunters and dangerous animals may be required.
|Other Specific Information:
Frequent in-state travel and field work is required. Frequent interaction with hunters and other outdoor recreationists and exposure to live animals may be required. Heavy physical demands in inclement weather are required. Regular operation of heavy equipment and handling of chemicals that may be dangerous if handled improperly. Specific physical fitness demands for prescribed burning are required. Some overnight travel may be required.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.