JOB FAMILY: LIFE, PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
OCCUPATION: FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS
Position number: 77001111
Position Address: 10088 NW 53
Street, Sunrise, FL 33351
Supervisor: Marsha Ward
Description of duties: Incumbent is responsible for day to day operations on the Holey Land and Rotenberger Wildlife Management Areas located in Palm Beach County for the Wildlife and Habitat Management Section within the Division of Habitat and Species Conservation. Specific duties include developing and implementing budgets and annual operational plans, providing direct supervision for 2 FTE’s, providing contract oversight and participating in hydrologic and vegetative restoration programs, conducting wildlife surveys, developing and promoting public use programs including both hunting and non-hunting uses, and setting management and restoration objectives consistent with agency and division directives.
Broadband code: 19-1023-3
Class code: 5035
Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist III
Working hours: 8-5 M-F, evening and weekends as required
List of any subordinates supervised
1 Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist II and 1 Fish/Wildlife Technician
Residency requirement: Must live within 25 miles of Sunrise Wildlife Field Office
Level of Education
Bachelor’s degree with a major in one of the biological sciences.
FWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
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