Status: Full-time position
Location: Idaho Falls, ID
Deadline Date: 3/12/14
Job Summary: The Department of Fish and Game has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Wildlife Population Biologist to join our wildlife team at the Upper Snake Regional office in Idaho Falls. This position is a full-time, limited service. The appointment is anticipated to last two (2) years with the possibility of an extension.
Qualifications: Incumbents must be willing to participate and to instruct in hunting activities.
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.
Knowledge of the ecology, habitat requirements, taxonomy, and population dynamics of wildlife.
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
Duties: Designs and implements wildlife data collection programs.
Monitors wildlife movements and activities.
Prepares management plans for wildlife programs in an assigned region.
Reviews environmental assessment reports and impact statements affecting area wildlife populations.
Analyzes wildlife population data and writes reports.
Supervises and trains employees in collecting wildlife population and habitat data.
Participates in conducting public meetings and hearings on wildlife regulations.
Responds to complaints concerning wildlife depredations.
Conducts public outreach activities.
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