Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist III - FWC

Requisition No: 41095 

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


Position Number: 77001102 

Salary:  $1,456.45 bi-weekly + benefits 

Posting Closing Date: 08/16/2018 

Address: 3200 T.M. Goodwin Road Fellsmere, FL  32948

Supervisor: Biological Administrator I


Description of duties:


     Plans, develops and implements wildlife management programs on the T.M. Goodwin Wildlife Management Area (WMA).  Coordinates other resource management programs on this areas and assists with management activities on other WMAs.


A.    Administrative and Management Planning:  Provides assistance in the preparation of long-range plans (conceptual management plans), operational plans (annual work plans), quarterly and annual progress reports and other administrative documents providing guidelines for multiple-use management.


B.    Public Use and Management Regulations:  Provides supervisory personnel with information, recommendations and justification for regulations governing public use.  These recommendations are made using public use, biological and harvest data from check stations and other sources, and input from consensus meetings involving persons or groups with an interest in management of the areas.


C.    Management Practices:  Conducts upland and wetland habitat manipulation through prescribed fire, roller chopping, land clearing, water level manipulation, cultivation of forage crops, chemical and mechanical control of native and/or noxious vegetation, habitat restoration, etc.


D.    Wildlife and Vegetation Surveys:  Conducts population surveys of game, nongame, threatened and endangered wildlife species using scientifically accepted techniques.  Surveys habitat types and monitors changes which take place in these vegetative communities. 



Broadband code:19-1023-03

Class code: 5074

Region: Northeast

Title: Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist III

County: Brevard

Working hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

List of any subordinates supervised: 77072762, 77909059   

Residency requirement: Within a 25 mile radius of the T.M. Goodwin WMA entrance.

Level of Education: Bachelors Degree in a life or physical science

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: Vero Beach

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