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Statewide Wildlife and Habitat Management Supervisor-Wyoming
Agency Wyoming Game and Fish Department Location Cheyenne Job Category Full time Positions Salary $6,454.00 - $8,067.00 Monthly Last Date to Apply 02/23/2018 Website http://agency.govern...ing/default.cfm Description STATE OF WYOMING invites applications for the position of: FWMG13-07730-Statewide Wildlife and Habitat Management Supervisor-Cheyenne SALARY: $6,454.00 - $8,067.00 Monthly LOCATION: Cheyenne OPENING DATE: 02/01/18 CLOSING DATE: 02/23/18 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION AND FUNCTIONS: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for supervising, leading, directing, planning and organizing the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Statewide Wildlife and Habitat Management Section (SWaHM). The section consists of statewide programs covering Nongame Bird and Mammals, Migratory Game Birds, Sage-grouse, Statewide Terrestrial Habitat, Statewide Harvest Surveys and staff biologists. The position provides oversight and guidance for these work units during data collection, inter and intra-agency coordination, planning, analyses, and public outreach, which contribute directly to the agency's mission of Conserving Wildlife and Serving People. This position supervises these work units and oversees the preparation and administration of the SWaHM budget. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level. •Directs, leads, supervises and delegates supervision to subordinate program supervisors. •Directs and administers the programs, personnel, activities and budgets of SWaHM. •This position directs the management activities for which each program is responsible, as well as the technical support they provide to Wildlife Division administration, other Wildlife Division personnel and other divisions within the agency, including the Director's Office. •This support includes a variety of services such as data collection, coordination, planning, analyzes, technical report writing, review of biological techniques and public outreach. •Serves on various Department and interagency committees. •This position and the programs it directs are instrumental in obtaining, managing, conveying, analyzing, and ensuring the quality of terrestrial wildlife information used for informing, management, decision making and developing agency or state policies. •Seeks internal and external input and recommendations and provides direction and oversight on the nature and content of terrestrial wildlife data databases and spreadsheets, the types of data entered, corrections, and modifications. •Assist field personnel in the collection of hunter harvest data and other wildlife data collection needs. •Evaluates wildlife management programs and makes recommendations regarding monitoring, population modeling and data storage. QUALIFICATIONS: PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to those with a bachelor's degree in wildlife management, range management, biology, zoology PLUS four to six years of professional work experience in wildlife management INCLUDING two years with supervisory or management responsibility. **Must have a valid driver's license. KNOWLEDGE: •Principles, concepts and practices of wildlife management at an advanced level. •Principles, concepts and practices of wildlife natural history and ecology at an advanced level. •Vegetation and habitat identification, ecology and manipulation and species habitat requirements. •State government policies, procedures and processes acquired by advanced on-the-job experience. •Technical writing and editing at an advanced level; ability to convey information via the written word to both technical and nontechnical audiences. •Work unit budget planning, development and management. •Public speaking and ability to effectively convey information verbally to both technical and nontechnical audiences. •Training, supervision and performance evaluation of workers and supervisory personnel, including organization, work planning and worker management to attain goals and objectives of the agency. •Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations pertaining to wildlife. •Knowledge of socio-political aspects of wildlife management. •Knowledge of State of Wyoming and agency fiscal policies and procedures including procedures for contracting work, developing requests for proposals, evaluation and selection of bids, ensuring final products meet specifications and are completed on time. •Advanced knowledge in the use of computer software programs, including Microsoft WORD, PowerPoint, Excel and Access. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Wildlife Management) PLUS Experience: 3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Game and Fish Manager I OR Education & Experience Substitution: 6-8 years of progressive work experience (typically in Wildlife Management) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Game and Fish Manager I Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: •Statewide overnight and one-day travel is required. •Ability to operate a four-wheel drive vehicle, to lift heavy loads exceeding 50 pounds, and work in adverse weather conditions. NOTES: •FLSA: Exempt SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Wildlife Division Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: http://agency.govern...ing/default.cfm The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at http://agency.govern...ng/default.cfm. Dept. of Admin. & Information-Human Resource Div. 2001 Capitol Ave. Emerson Bldg. Rm 127 Cheyenne, WY 82002 307-777-7188 Fax: (307) 777-6562 firstname.lastname@example.org Class Code #FWMG13 Job # 07730 FWMG13-07730-STATEWIDE WILDLIFE AND HABITAT MANAGEMENT SUPERVISOR-CHEYENNE KG The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications. Qualifications Must apply online to be considered Preference will be given to those with a bachelor's degree in wildlife management, range management, biology, zoology PLUS four to six years of professional work experience in wildlife management INCLUDING two years with supervisory or management responsibility. **Must have a valid driver's license. Contact Person Kate Grant Contact eMail email@example.com