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Assistant Data Manager | Albuquerque, NM

Assistant Data Manager

Agency: UofNM
Location: Albuquerque, NM

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Coordinate/supervise data entry, updates, and data accuracy. Work with Information Manager to determine and update priorities. Work with NHNM scientists and staff to ensure accurate entry of data into systems. Track and respond to information requests. Assist with updating ranks for tracked species. Help develop data-related funding proposals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Biology or Environmental Science degree
  2. Master’s level degree
  3. Demonstrated experience and interest in conservation biology
  4. Understanding of New Mexico sensitive species biology
  5. Knowledge of Heritage data systems and methodology
  6. Knowledge of GIS software and ability to map biological information using GIS software
  7. Ability to supervise data entry students and communicate w/ biologists to correctly interpret biological data
  8. Ability to document procedures and contribute to funding proposals.

 

See https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=5964 for more details and to apply.

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Wildlife Biologist | Ajo, AZ | Closes 7/23/2018

Wildlife Biologist

Agency: National Park Service
Location: Ajo, AZ
Closes: 7/23/2018
Salary: $61,642 – $80,138
JOB TYPE: Full time

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Serves as a program manager in wildlife ecology. Responsible for program development and implementation for wildlife resources and their habitat requirements with emphasis on endangered species (including Quitobaquito pupfish, Sonoran pronghorn, and Sonoyta mud turtle), sensitive species such as the lesser-long nosed bat, non-native and pest animals. Coordinates with other resource program managers in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Develops and conducts scientifically credible inventory, research, monitoring, protection, mitigation, and restoration projects related to wildlife resources in a Sonoran Desert setting. Develops work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates to support funding requests and accomplish goals. Prepares annual report to Arizona Ecological Services and other scientific reports, makes presentations at professional conferences, and provides training to monument staff and partners. Develops and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, partners, agencies, and the public and participates in the Interagency Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery Team. Serves as a member of ORPI’s interdisciplinary team; completes wildlife-related National Environmental Policy Act, Wilderness Act, and Endangered Species Act documentation and review for park operations and projects. May supervise permanent or term employees, seasonal employees, interns or volunteers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Serves as a program manager in wildlife ecology. Responsible for program development and implementation for wildlife resources and their habitat requirements with emphasis on endangered species (including Quitobaquito pupfish, Sonoran pronghorn, and Sonoyta mud turtle), sensitive species such as the lesser-long nosed bat, non-native and pest animals. Coordinates with other resource program managers in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Develops and conducts scientifically credible inventory, research, monitoring, protection, mitigation, and restoration projects related to wildlife resources in a Sonoran Desert setting. Develops work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates to support funding requests and accomplish goals. Prepares annual report to Arizona Ecological Services and other scientific reports, makes presentations at professional conferences, and provides training to monument staff and partners. Develops and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, partners, agencies, and the public and participates in the Interagency Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery Team. Serves as a member of ORPI’s interdisciplinary team; completes wildlife-related National Environmental Policy Act, Wilderness Act, and Endangered Species Act documentation and review for park operations and projects. May supervise permanent or term employees, seasonal employees, interns or volunteers. At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: providing technical support to wildlife, vegetation and biological resource programs and projects; planning and executing wildlife surveys to collect and portray a variety of information; research and review State and Federal regulations governing natural resource management; participate in the conduct of scientific studies and projects in natural resource management investigations. You must include hours per week worked.

 

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Parks Natural Resources Specialist | Phoenix, AZ | Closes 7/17/2018

Parks Natural Resources Specialist

Agency: Maricopa County
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Closes: 7/17/2018
Salary: $50,024 – $82,888
JOB TYPE: Full time

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Natural Resources Specialist develops, guides and directs natural resource stewardship management programs including, but not limited to, habitat, watershed and vegetation, carrying capacity, cultural resource protection, and recreation/natural resource interface.

The position will report to Park Administrative Headquarters at Lake Pleasant Regional Park,41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd, Morristown, AZ 85342.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum education and/or experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Biology or related field and two (2) years of work experience working in Natural Resources Biology and/or with environmental regulations and policies, and directing or conducting environmental studies and preparing environmental documents. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of the work experience requirement.

Specialized training, certifications, and/or other special requirements:
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona Driver’s License. Position may require technical certifications or training for some work.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • State and Federal environmental regulations (Native Plant Law, National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, etc.), guidelines, policies, legislation, trends and standards.
  • Environmental methods, theories, concepts, methodology, and techniques.
  • Environmental survey (plant, animal, habitat, etc.) procedures.
  • Park, open space or natural area planning, management and construction practices and procedures.

    Skilled in:

  • Conducting natural resources survey work (bird nest surveys, habitat assessments, native plant surveys, etc.).
  • Identifying, evaluating, and mitigating effects of impacts on environmental/natural resources.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective/collaborative working relations with co-workers and other Divisions within the Maricopa County.
  • Planning, organizing, and coordinating natural resources/environmental surveys.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective/collaborative working relations with other governments and non-profit organizations.
  • Preparing various permits (Native Plant Law, Section 404 & 401, etc.).
  • Conducting environmental assessments and biological reviews.
  • Preparing/writing various levels of environmental documentation (Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Determination Reports, Biological Assessments, Biological Reviews, etc.).
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software and GIS.

Ability to:

  • Work collaboratively to develop sound natural resource stewardship measures to improve the immediate and long-term ecological health of County park lands.
  • Effectively communicate, with various Federal, State, County and Local government agencies, internal staff and the public.
  • Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands
  • Analyzing environmental conflict issues and preparing recommendations/mitigation based on findings.

Preferred education and/or experience:
One (1) or more years’ related work experience in a natural resource position. One (1) or more years public or non-profit sector related experience. Experience working with government agencies.

Preferred training, certifications and/or other special requirements: Experience with GIS, ArcMap.

Working conditions:
Must be able to work in a normal, indoor office environment. Must be able to work outdoors in a park environment or in an isolated desert environment, in varied/extreme weather conditions (100+ degree Fahrenheit, dusty/windy, rain, etc.). Must have manual dexterity of hands and body to operate: office equipment; motor vehicles, hiking/walking in varied terrain outdoors. Must be able to manage frequent interruptions, time pressures, high work volumes, multiple and complicated tasks, unscheduled tasks, team-oriented activities, prompt decision-making and interaction with government officials and the public. Must constantly maintain concentration, accuracy, ethical behavior and a professional demeanor. Must be able to file and lift/carry/push and/or pull 25 lbs.

 

To apply, visit https://jobs.maricopa.gov ; Job #600PNRS071018

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