|Job Title:||FISH AND WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST 3 *09157W|
|Opening Date/Time:||Thu. 10/05/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time|
|Closing Date/Time:||Sun. 10/22/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time|
|Salary:||$4,292.00 – $5,632.00 Monthly|
|Job Type:||Full Time – Permanent|
|Location:||Okanogan County – Omak, Washington|
|Department:||Dept. of Fish and Wildlife|
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency’s mission.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations. Each day, WDFW employees facilitate fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. WDFW’s employees–field and laboratory biologists, geneticists, research scientists, hatchery professionals, policy experts, fully commissioned law enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, property acquisition specialists, customer service representatives and others work throughout the state. WDFW employees protect and restore critical habitat, strive to facilitate species recovery when necessary, and manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species. WDFW employees maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands. They interpret, apply and enforce state and federal laws and collaborate with stakeholders to protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of at www.wdfw.wa.gov.
FISH & WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST 3
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill one full-time, Wildlife Area Manager / Fish and Wildlife Biologist to work in the department’s Wildlife Program. The duty station is in the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area, 1680 Sinlahekin Road, Loomis, WA, Okanogan County.
This position implements the Lands Division’s goals, objectives and assignments on the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area (SWA) in Okanogan County. The position assesses, designs, and implements habitat management / maintenance, and recreation projects on the wildlife areas and is the primary internal and external liaison for SWA issues. The incumbent develops and implements Wildlife Area management plans, manages facilities and real estate properties, manages budgets and contracts. Supervises and recommends hiring of staff. May conduct biological surveys on wildlife area or provide other technical assistance to program staff.
Experience is based on full time equivalency (i.e., 40 or more hours/week). Part time work is prorated (e.g., 20 hours/week for 6 years = 3 years of experience). Do not count experience that was a part of your educational requirements.
How to Apply:
Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will lead to disqualification. Please do not include any attachments other than the ones requested above. E-mailed documents will not be accepted after the closing of the recruitment or in lieu of attaching your documents to the online profile.
Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirming e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process. In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we ask your understanding and encourage you to use the online process and avoid calling for information.
Please note that initial screening will be solely based on the completeness of application materials submitted and the contents and completeness of the “work experience” section of your application in NeoGov. A resume will not substitute for the “work experience” section of the application. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. Responses not supported in your application may disqualify you from consideration for employment in this position. All information will be verified and documentation may be required.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.