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  • Chief Biologist

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
      Location: Virginia
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 12/13/2018
      Open Until Filled: No

    Chief Biologist - Virginia Division of Natural Heritage, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.


    Application deadline: December 13, 2018.  

    Applications must be submitted at: 



    The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is the state’s lead conservation agency and it takes a diverse agency to work for a diverse commonwealth. DCR protects what people care about – access to the outdoors, natural habitats, open spaces, clean water and safe infrastructure. We manage 37 Virginia State Parks, which has thousands of campsites, hundreds of cabins, beaches, festivals, educational programs, more than 500 miles of trails… the list goes on. If you’re someone who wants to love what you do, and make a difference, DCR is the place for you!

    DCR’s Division of Natural Heritage, seeks applicants to fill the full-time, classified position of Chief Biologist. This position supervises all biological inventories and preliminary conservation planning conducted by the Division of Natural Heritage through 1) the determination of the biological status of Virginia’s biota, 2) the development of a comprehensive vegetation classification for Virginia, 3) the documentation of all locations for Virginia’s rare species and significant natural communities, 4) the provision of preliminary conservation plans and technical assistance to internal and external natural resource personnel, 5) obtaining grants and contracts to enable this inventory, and 6) supervising a team of inventory biologists.

    Additional DCR's job announcements can be viewed at:  http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/jobs

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