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This position will be used to manage the nongame, threatened, and endangered program
within the Division of Fish and Wildlife. The position will be responsible for statistically
sound research, surveys and monitoring of health and abundance on nongame,
threatened and endangered wildlife in the state, including migratory birds; regional
assessments surveys (land, water, aerial); developing and participating in programs to
engage in citizen science and outreach; developing program components designed to
engage sportsmen and the general public with wildlife functions and values; development
of policy and regulations; performance of administrative tasks, such as record keeping
and reporting submissions to Federal Aid, for qualifying Federal match. Additionally, this
position will be responsible for representation on the Atlantic Flyway Council Nongame
Technical Section, Atlantic Coast Joint Venture Technical Section, and the Association of
Fish and Wildlife Agencies Wildlife Diversity Technical Committee; for related work in the
areas of wildlife management and outreach as assigned.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: In the area of specialization, Wildlife, to plan,
supervise, review and evaluate the work of a staff engaged in carrying out a
comprehensive environmental program; to perform administrative and advanced technical
work, and participating the training of subordinates; and to do related work s required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under administrative direction of the Division Chief and
Deputy Chief(s) with considerable latitude for the exercise of technical and administrative
judgement; work is reviewed through conferences and submitted reports.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Plans, assigns, supervises and reviews the work of
professional, sub-professional, labor and clerical employees engaged in the program.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
In the area of specialization indicated in the title of the class of position:
To plan, supervise, review and evaluate the work of professional personnel engaged in
carrying out a comprehensive environmental program.
To perform administrative and advanced technical work in the assigned program.
To plan and supervise difficult scientific research on various species and their habitat,
including collecting of statistical analysis of biological data.
To be responsible for the research activities of assigned professional employees.
To coordinate research and management programs with personnel in other divisional
sections and programs.
To assist the Deputy(s) in planning programs, preparing budgets, writing contracts,
purchasing, personnel management, records maintenance and inventory control.
To be responsible for developing work procedures in the use and care of scientific
To provide technical assistance to resource user groups relative to the conservation and
management of the state's fish and wildlife resources.
To conduct special resource planning studies as assigned.
Periodically, to reinvestigate assignments reported by subordinates to determine the
effectiveness of work methods, techniques and recommendations.
To participate in in-service training programs for subordinates.
To prepare correspondence and reports concerning program activities.
To submit recommendations to the Divisions Chief relative to research and management
programs, including proposals for changes in laws and regulations.
To serve as liaison for the division with various federal, state and local agencies relative to
To prepare comprehensive analysis of development proposals relative to their
To give testimony in court as an expert witness for the state.
To assist in planning for the acquisition and development of new management areas.
To do related work as required.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A thorough knowledge of the principles,
practices, methods and techniques of the biological sciences as indicated in the title of the
class and the ability to apply such; the ability to plan, supervise and review the work of
subordinates engaged in the program; the ability to train such personnel to perform
assigned duties effectively; the ability to prepare scientific reports relating to the program
containing findings, analyses, conclusions and corrective recommendations; the ability to
establish and maintain good working relationships with superiors, subordinates, and the
general public; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with
federal and state officials; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a college of
recognized standing with a Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife; or one of the biological sciences;
and supplemented by successful completion of courses at the graduate level in the area of
Experience: Such as may have been gained through: employment in a responsible
supervisory capacity involving the performance of advanced professional biological work.
Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to
the above education and experience.
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