Job Posting – FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissiion

Subject: Job Posting – FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissiion

Agency:  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Location:  Fellsmere, FL
Job Category: Full time Positions
Salary:  $37,867.70/year + benefits
Start Date: 09/15/2018
Last Date to Apply: 08/16/2018

The person in this position is responsible for all aspects of management of the T. M. Goodwin Waterfowl Management Area.  Land management responsibilities include conducting moist-soil and impoundment management through water level manipulation, prescribed fire, roller chopping, cultivation of waterfowl forage crops, chemical and mechanical control of native and/or noxious vegetation, etc.

The person also administers waterfowl hunts on the WMA and may assist with white-tailed deer hunts on nearby WMAs; assists with waterfowl surveys and white-tailed deer spotlight surveys when needed; supports public use by other users, such as hikers, bikers, equestrians, etc.
through reviewing and recommending changes to area regulations; administers the annual budget; supervises staff and volunteers; provides assistance in long range planning for the Area; works with contractors to complete road improvements, ditch cleaning, aerial herbicide treatments and other projects; and submits reports and other paperwork.

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a life or physical science; must be able to work a flexible schedule, though most work will be completed between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday; and must be willing to live within 25 miles of the entrance to the T. M. Goodwin Waterfowl Management Area entrance.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in moist-soil management, waterfowl identification, and supervisory experience.

In order to be considered for this position, applications must be submitted through the Florida hiring online system

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Contact Person: Steve Glass
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