Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist III - FWC

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Working Title: Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Sci. III - 77072906

Position Number: 77072906 

Salary:  $1,234/18 bi-weekly + benefits 

Posting Closing Date: 06/15/2017 

Position Address:298 Sabal Palm Road, Naples, FL 34114

Supervisor: Daniel Mitchell

Supervises position number 00671, Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist II


Description of duties:   Plan, develop and implement wildlife management programs on the Big Cypress Wildlife Management Area in coordination with the National Park Service. Prepare annual work plans, quarterly and annual progress reports. Manage and monitor public use on the area. Conduct population surveys of game, non-game, threatened and endangered wildlife species. Maintain equipment in a safe and usable condition. Conduct various habitat management practices including prescribed burning. Manages human-bear conflicts.  Regularly works independently in the field.

 Broadband code: 19-1023-3

Class code: 5074

Region: South

Title: Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist III

County: Collier

 Working hours: 8-5 M-F, evening and weekends as required

List of any subordinates supervised:  Supervises position number 00671, Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist II

Residency requirement: Must live within 25 mile radius of Naples Field Office.

Level of Education- A.A.; A.S.; B.A.: Bachelors degree with a major in one of the biological sciences.

Hire-in Pay:  $37,867.70 (annually)

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.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Naples