Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist III - FWC

Requisition No: 38244 

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


Position Number: 77072773 

Salary:  $1,456.45 bi-weekly + benefits 

Posting Closing Date: 07/13/2018 

Address: 11835 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road West Palm Beach, FL 33412

Supervisor: Dave Sweetay


Description of duties: Incumbent is responsible for day to day operations on J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area located in Palm Beach County for the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, Wildlife and Habitat Management Section.  Specific duties include developing and implementing budgets and annual operational plans, providing direct supervision of 4 full-time employees, providing oversight and participating in hydrologic and vegetative restoration programs, developing and promoting public use programs including both hunting and non-hunting uses, and setting management and restoration objectives consistent with agency and division directives.

Broadband code: 19-1023-3

Class code: 5074

Region: South

Title: Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist III

County: Palm Beach County

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

List of any subordinates supervised: 2 Fish/Wildlife Technicians, 2 Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist IIs, seasonal staff as needed

Residency requirement: Must live within 25 miles of J.W. Corbett WMA. 

Level of Education: Bachelor’s degree with a major in one of the biological sciences

Hire-in Pay:  $1,583.12 bi-weekly


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: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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