Status: Full-time position
Location: Jerome, Nampa, and Pocatello, ID
Deadline Date: 2/01/13
Job Summary: The Department of Fish and Game is seeking to fill three Regional Wildlife Biologist openings in the Wildlife Diversity (Nongame) Program in Nampa, Jerome, and Pocatello.
Qualifications: Incumbents must be willing to participate and to instruct in hunting activities.
Experience demonstrating good knowledge of the ecology, habitat requirements, taxonomy, and population dynamics of wildlife.
Some knowledge of forest management, range management, or agricultural wildlife habitat.
Experience developing, evaluating or implementing management plans or development plans, hunting regulations or species management plans.
Experience conducting wildlife field research to include the design, collection and analysis of wildlife data, writing a report of findings, and giving an oral presentation of project results.
A valid driver's license.
You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A minimum rating of 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.
Duties: Implement Idaho's State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP) at a regional (local) level.
Coordinate, design, and conduct wildlife surveys with an emphasis on nongame species classified as Species of Greatest Conservation Need in Idaho's SWAP.
Generally maintain a broad-based, multi-species inventory, survey, conservation and management program.
Provide leadership to local conservation partners for on-the-ground delivery of SWAP objectives.
Submit data on nongame species to the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System database.
Provide technical assistance and environmental document review on nongame, at risk, and threatened and endangered species.
Identify wildlife habitat needs/opportunities and help implement appropriate management projects with an emphasis on high priority habitats in Idaho's SWAP.
Participate on interagency committees and local working groups involving nongame and watchable wildlife issues.
Plan and implement regional wildlife viewing opportunities, backyard wildlife habitat programs, and nongame wildlife recreation programs.
Develop interagency Challenge Cost Share projects for SWAP species and their habitats.
Participate in planning and policy development for nongame species.
Supervise and train temporary employees in collecting wildlife data.
Participate in other regional wildlife management activities as requested.
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