Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist II - FWC

Requisition No: 15485

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


Position Number: 77072830

Salary:  $1,234.18 bi-weekly + benefits

Posting Closing Date: 08/04/2017

Position Address: 10088 NW 53rd Street, Sunrise, FL 33351

Supervisor: Ms. Ashley Taylor


Description of duties: Incumbent is responsible for day to day operations on the Holey Land and Rotenberger Wildlife Management Areas located in Palm Beach County for the Wildlife and Habitat Management section within the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation. Specific duties include contract oversight and participation in hydrologic and vegetative restoration programs, conducting wildlife surveys, developing and implementing budgets and annual operational plans, developing and promoting both hunting and non-hunting public use programs, and setting management and restoration objectives consistent with agency and division directives.

Broadband code: 19-1023-02

Class code: 5028

Region: South

Title: Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist II

County: Broward

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

List of any subordinates supervised: No full-time employees. May supervise seasonal employees.

Residency requirement: Must live within 25 miles of Sunrise Wildlife Field Office

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

Hire-in Pay:  $32,088.68 (annually) + benefits


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.

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