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  • Program Coordinator – Threatened, Endangered, and Diversity Program


    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
      Location: Anchorage or Juneau, Alaska
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 10/04/2018
      Open Until Filled: No

    Program Coordinator – Threatened, Endangered, and Diversity Program-

    Agency Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game

    Location Anchorage or Juneau, Alaska

    Job Category Full time Positions

    Salary $6,942 - 7,289 Monthly

    Last Date to Apply 10/04/2018

    Website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/2208755/fish-and-game-coordinator-pcn-11-2268?keywords=fish and game coordinator&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    Description

    Fish and Game Coordinator Vacancy- Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game is looking for a highly motivated leader of the State’s Threatened, Endangered, and Diversity (TED) Program and is re-opening the previous Juneau-only recruitment to include Anchorage as a duty station. The statewide TED Program consists of 10 professional staff and works proactively with state, federal, NGO, and private partners to conserve wildlife species (especially nongame species) before they become threatened or endangered, to recover species already imperiled, and to "keep common species common." The incumbent oversees coordination of the State of Alaska's work under the Endangered Species Act, and has primary oversight over the Division's portion of the State Wildlife Grants program. This includes administering complex budgets that require matching funds from multiple, divergent sources. The incumbent will directly supervise 6 professional staff located in Juneau, Anchorage, and Fairbanks. Deadline to apply is October 4, 2018. To learn more and apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/2208755/fish-and-game-coordinator-pcn-11-2268?keywords=program coordinator&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs or contact Chris Krenz : (907)465-5157 or chris.krenz@alaska.gov.

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have some or all of the following desired strengths (To be considered for an interview, you must submit a cover letter that describes your work experience pertaining to each of the following numbered topics below. If you do not have experience with one or more of the traits listed below, simply say so): 1.Experience as a wildlife biologist, including designing and performing field work studies and population monitoring with a diversity of birds and mammals. Specifically identify work experience with non-hunted species, endangered species, hunted/game species, and wildlife research. 2.Experience with the Endangered Species Act, especially research and management of species listed or being considered for listing. 3.Experience with day-to-day professional staff supervision, establishing performance standards, preparing performance evaluations, job mentoring, and hiring processes for vacant positions. 4.Experience making decisions on complex and, at times, controversial issues. 5.Experience with grant funding and budgets. Desired experience includes work with Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) grants and federal funding; defining project objectives; research planning and review; grant obligation compliance; managing complex budgets; and obtaining and tracking various types of matching funds. 6.Experience with interagency coordination, including building and maintaining effective partnerships with universities, agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and industry, especially in the conservation arena. 7.Experience publishing research results; reviewing and editing scientific documents prepared by others; and presenting scientific findings and briefings, including instances when the study was conducted by others. Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree from an accredited college in biology, a branch of biology, limnology, biometrics, oceanography, forestry, or natural resource management; AND Seven years of professional experience as a fisheries, wildlife, or habitat biologist that includes at least one year as a program manager or technical expert or two years at an advanced professional level. The program manager or technical expert experience is met by service as a Fisheries Biologist IV, Wildlife Biologist IV, or Habitat Biologist IV and the advanced professional biologist experience is met by service as a Fisheries Biologist III, Wildlife Biologist III, or Habitat Biologist III with the State of Alaska or the equivalent elsewhere. Apply Online. Full application details available at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/2208755/fish-and-game-coordinator-pcn-11-2268?keywords=fish and game coordinator&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    Contact Person Chris Krenz

    Contact Phone (907)465-5157

    Contact eMail chris.krenz@alaska.gov



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