AZGFD Wildlife Specialist Regional Supervisor
CLOSING DATE: 6/23/2017
DEPARTMENT: Arizona Game and Fish Dept.
JOB TYPE: Full Time/Permanent
SALARY: $43,239 – $77,468
- The candidate will have knowledge in the following areas: fish and wildlife management and techniques, wildlife biology, wildlife habitat requirements, wildlife survey and monitoring techniques, analysis of survey and monitoring data, GPS devices and technology, and effective training and leadership techniques.
The candidate will have skill in: program administration, demonstrated ability to communicate complex statistical, mathematical, and modeling concepts clearly and effectively to technical and lay audiences in both oral and written format, think critically and creatively to apply the appropriate statistical, mathematical, and modeling approaches to specific wildlife management questions, ability to manage multiple projects and to develop effective and positive working relationships with the public, tribes, various governmental agencies, special interest groups and the media, supervision, mentoring, delegation. Must be able to work as part of a team with diverse members.
The preferred candidate must have skill in writing grant proposals, managing grants, and administering and managing multiple budgets. The preferred candidate will have the ability to identify native and nonnative fishes found in Arizona and be able to fly in small aircraft and have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing, work irregular hours including weekends, holidays and at night and work outdoors in extreme and isolated conditions, identify wildlife in less than optimal conditions, and operate boats, four wheel drive vehicle and ATV’s.
The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in a wildlife science or closely related field from an accredited college or university. The preferred candidate will have at least three years of professional experience in fisheries and/or wildlife research/management. An advanced degree in fisheries and/or wildlife sciences may substitute for one year of required experience.
Employment may be contingent upon completion of a post-offer physical examination and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions. Position requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification program. Our work environment offers training opportunities and encourages career development.
To apply visit: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/