OPS - Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist II - FWC

Requisition No: 47788 

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Working Title: OPS-F & W BS II - 77902453

Position Number: 77902453 

Salary:  $18.77 an hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/09/2018 

Address:1231 Prairie Lakes Road Kenansville, FL  34739

Supervisor: Shayna Jacques


Description of duties:

Conducts planning, developing, and implementing of wildlife management programs on Three Lakes WMA, in addition to assisting other area biologists on WMAs within the Northeast Region. 

  • Responsible for recommending and implementing habitat management practices.

  • Assists with prescribed burning, ground cover restoration, mechanical and chemical vegetation treatments, wildlife plantings,  and other projects.

  • Conducts population surveys of game, non-game, and threatened and endangered wildlife species using scientifically accepted techniques.

  • Surveys habitat types and monitors changes that take place in these vegetative communities.

  • Coordinates public hunting and other recreational activities on assigned areas.

  • Plans, develops and maintains projects to facilitate public use including road and trail construction and maintenance, establishment of parking areas, culvert installation, and construction and maintenance of boundary and interior fences and gates.

  • Assists with the development of bid specifications, contract development and oversight, and monitoring vendor compliance.

  • Assists with annual work plans, budget proposals, accomplishment reports and other administrative tasks.

  • Provides supervisor with information, recommendations and justification for regulations governing public use on the WMA.

  • Provides technical assistance to individuals, organizations and other agencies regarding wildlife biology and wildlife habitat management.

  • Participates in seminars, workshops and public outreach relating to wildlife resource management.

  • Supervises volunteers and check station operators.

Broadband code:19-1023-02

Class code:5028

Region: Northeast

Title: Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist II  OPS

County: Osceola

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

List of any subordinates supervised:       None

Residency requirement: Must live within a 25 mile radius of the Prairie Lakes entrance.

Level of Education: Bachelors degree with a major in one of the biological sciences.

Hire-in Pay: $18.77/hour

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.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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