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Upland Game Temporary Worker, Iowa DNR (6 month)
Iowa DNR Location: Boone Wildlife Research Station, Boone, IA Begin Date: May 27, 2022 End Date: Oct. 27, 2022 Hours: 32-40 hours per week (779 maximum total hours) Wage: $14.25/hr, $1,140 biweekly
Duties: • Assist Upland Game Research Program with field surveys, data entry, and GIS o Population and Monitoring Surveys for quail and pheasant o Coordination of statewide small game roadside survey o GIS work including ground truth of survey routes and plot locations o Data entry, review, compilation, and reporting o Interact and coordinate directly with landowners and other professionals o Develop and coordinate communication materials in various formats (power point, brochures) • Responsible for data entry and database management (computer skills required). • Assist staff with other projects as need arises o Duck/dove banding, small animal capture, fish netting, public events. • Field work may require some travel and overnight stays within Iowa. Travel expenses incurred outside of local assigned work area are reimbursable.
Deadline for Application: March 25, 2022
To apply: To receive full consideration, you must send cover letter, resume, contact information (name, title, phone, address, and email) of three professional references, and copies of transcripts (may be unofficial copies) to: Todd Bogenschutz at firstname.lastname@example.org / 1436 255th St / Boone, IA 50036
Qualifications for this position: • Graduated from or currently enrolled in or on break between semesters of college with a degree in (or pursuing a degree in) wildlife ecology, biology, or another closely related Natural Resource Field. Preferred qualifications include a BS degree in wildlife ecology, biology or a related field. • Able to withstand physically demanding work, including lifting, bending, or hauling. • Able to travel on overnight duties. • Work with minimal supervision, demonstrate responsible behavior and attention to detail. • Must have a valid motor vehicle operator
Agriculture Policy Program Manager Position - Permanent - Full Time
Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Manages and coordinates the Association’s activities related to the reauthorization and implementation of current and future Farm Bills in accordance with the Association’s strategic plan and member priorities. Manages interactions with state fish and wildlife agencies to maximize the value of Bill Implementation to state fish and wildlife agencies and their conservation objectives. Plans and develops methods and procedures for implementing Farm Bill related activities. Manages the Association’s Agricultural Conservation Committee and its programmatic working groups. Works with federal agencies and conservation partners to develop policy recommendations. Responsible for Farm Bill related communications to members agencies, including explanation of Farm Bill, quantitative value of programs to conservation, opportunities, challenges, and solutions. Reviews and reports on activities, prepares program reports for superiors. Develops strategies to work effectively with Congress, and actively engages with Congressional offices to leverage existing relationships and foster new collaborative relationships to further Association and state fish and wildlife agency priorities, including during the Farm Bill reauthorization process and appropriations cycles to advance the state fish and wildlife agencies’ Farm Bill priorities and other Association strategic priorities.
Project WILD Intern
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Be an integral part of the Project WILD team this summer! From helping us with our annual meeting in North Carolina, to guide revisions, to educator professional development, the Intern will work with staff to make improvements to the program overall.
Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail Coordinator
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission This is an advanced professional position managing and coordinating all activities associated with administering the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (GFBWT) within Habitat and Species Conservation’s Wildlife Viewing Program. The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail is a network of 513 premier wildlife viewing sites across the state. This is a career service position with an annual salary of $44,507.32 Closing Date - March 18, 2022
Wildlife Biologist, Oklahoma Panhandle
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Under supervision of the Regional or Research Supervisor, participates in the development of both short- and long-range wildlife management and research projects. Is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the successful completion of assigned projects within predetermined guidelines. Must be familiar with the principles and procedures of wildlife management and research. Supervise both full time and temporary employees. Accurately observe, record, and analyze scientific data and prepare and submit detailed reports. Serve as advisor or Department representative in areas of special expertise. May have extensive contact with a variety of public and private individuals and groups. May be required to become certified as a Reserve Officer and participate in inter-divisional training program. Conduct audio and visual wildlife surveys, day/night. Plant food plots, mow, build/repair fences, road maintenance, and control or eliminate nuisance species.
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Database Management, GIS Support and Data Analysis, Data Collection, Consultation and Reporting. Full description in the link.
Supervisory Wildland Firefighter/Assistant Module Lead (Prescribed Fire)
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Fire Operations Management, Supervision, Fire Operations, Wildland Fire and Safety Training. Full description in the link.
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Field and office position to assist and support senior wildlife biologists, implementing a variety of projects as part of INRMPs. Click the link for full description and how to apply.
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Project Management, Technical Support, Ecological Support, Environmental Compliance/Permits, Invasive Species Management. Click the link for a full description and how to apply.
Botanical Field Coordinator
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Implement natural resource management actions in the field such as rare plant surveys, monitoring, seed collection, and outplanting of federally listed species, as well as habitat improvement and vegetation monitoring. Click the click for full description and how to apply.
Botanical Monitoring Specialist
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Project Management, Field Activities and Data Collection, Research Analysis and Reporting. Full description and how to apply in the link.
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Conduct compliance inspections at existing storage facilities to evaluate compliance with state and federal laws, develop compliance reports, maintain a federal database of storage tank information, and more. Full description and how to apply in the link.
Wildlife Biologist/Non-Game SME
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) Full job description and how to apply in the link.
Copperhead Environmental Consulting Copperhead Environmental Consulting is expanding our team and actively seeking a Forestry/Habitat Restoration Technician to join our family of professional consultants. We are seeking a candidate who is looking to develop a long-term career in the environmental consulting industry and is open to diversification across the company. See the full job posting at the link posted below.
Key Benefits: Competitive salary Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance 401k, including a company match Paid Time Off Paid Holidays
Responsibilities: •Work as part of a team conducting forest management activities •Work as part of a team using herbicide treatments targeting invasive species •Apply pesticides by direct injection, basal, and foliar methods •Use pesticides according to the manufacturer’s label •Conduct Timber Stand Improvements (TSI) using mechanical methods, to include limited chainsaw use for girdling and felling •Follow detailed instructions to complete required tasks •Maintain tools and equipment
Required Qualifications: •Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in forestry, wildlife management, or related science is preferred •Experience working with or knowledge of natural systems •Knowledge of forest and wildlife management techniques preferred •Ability to identify trees and plants by species is required •Must pass the state certified pesticide applicator in Kentucky license test in the first 90 days of employment •Must be able to operate various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g., manual and powered sprayers, chainsaws, GPS units, all-terrain vehicles, and 4-wheel drive vehicles) •Must hold a valid driver’s license
The Wildlife Society Application Period: Open until filled with application review to begin 6 May 2022 Start Date: 1 July 2022 Term: 3-year term with option to renew for a second 3-year term Honorarium: $8,000/year, moderate travel expenses, and Lifetime Membership to TWS
The Wildlife Society is currently soliciting applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief for its highly regarded, peer-reviewed publication, Wildlife Monographs. The EIC serves at the pleasure TWS Council and may engage with TWS Council’s Publications Committee, but is responsible for the day-to-day editorial decisions made for the Wildlife Monographs.
Issues of Wildlife Monographs are produced at irregular intervals. The number and types of Wildlife Monographs are expected to diversify over the tenure of the next EIC with corresponding editorial support provided. The EIC is expected to help with soliciting topical special issues or reviews and promoting overall submissions to Wildlife Monographs. The EIC is responsible for overseeing the peer review of monographs and coordinating production with TWS’ editorial staff and to ensure efficient handling of the manuscripts and frequent communication with the production team once the papers are approved for publication. The EIC is expected to ensure the high quality, integrity, and ethical standards of Wildlife Monographs and to maintain high scientific rigor in the peer-review process of articles produced in the Wildlife Monographs series. Twice a year, the EIC prepares a report on the status of Wildlife Monographs for Council.
The Wildlife Society seeks a highly qualified and motivated individual with a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology or management or a closely related field, strong leadership, organizational and communication skills, and with high professional and ethical standards to fill this position. Desired qualifications include broad experience in the wildlife field, an extensive publication record in peer-reviewed journals, experience in editorial dut
SENIOR FOREST CARBON ANALYST
Spatial Informatics Group Familiarity with a wide range of forest types in the US, work with forest inventory data, and develop complex FVS key files for silvicultural practices in the US and Canada. This role includes long-term timber management plan development, carbon quantification, cash flow estimation, and communication of results with forest carbon project participants and regulatory agencies.
Spatial Informatics Group SIG is searching for a Program Manager for the software team who develop a variety of products relating to our Natural Hazards, Environmental Mapping and Forest Carbon domains. The successful candidate will have product and/or project management experience or have been trained in either discipline. Certified SCRUM masters who would like to move to a program management role are encouraged to apply.
REMOTE SENSING AND GEOSPATIAL DATA ANALYST
Spatial Informatics Group The successful candidate will have the expertise and experience to work closely with a small geospatial programmer team and project managers in developing geospatial tools, leading capacity building activities for client groups, and completing other tasks related to GIS and remote sensing. Proficiency with Google Earth Engine is highly preferred and experience with environmentally focused mapping and forest management projects is beneficial. The position may involve occasional travel to engage with clients for workshops, when conditions permit.
Meadowlark Initiative Coordinator
North Dakota Natural Resources Trust This position will act as the chair of the interdisciplinary project management team for the statewide Meadowlark Initiative. The successful applicant will work to carry out the Meadowlark Initiative’s overall approach of tapping into the collective insights, resources and efforts of conservation, agriculture and industry partners to enhance, restore and sustain native grasslands in North Dakota. The vision of the Meadowlark Initiative is to promote and create healthy, thriving grasslands that provide biodiversity and prosperity for wildlife, pollinators, ranching operations and communities by supporting ranching, establishing grasslands, offsetting developmental impacts, promoting societal benefits, and advancing science and education.
This position requires good communication and organizational skills as well as a knowledge of a broad range of natural resource conservation topics, principles and methods. Candidates must have experience with habitat conservation programs and the ability to work closely with state, federal and NGO agencies and private landowners. Candidates must also have a genuine interest in natural resource management and a commitment to caring for North Dakota’s land, air and water in a manner that enhances our quality of life and land stewardship legacy going forward.
The applicant must have a four year degree in a relevant field of study and at least five years of professional experience.
The salary range is $73,188 to $110,821 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Other benefits include paid holidays, annual & sick leave, health, dental & vision insurance and employer retirement contribution.
Dual Conservation Law Enforcement Officer/Biologist, GS-0401-11
USAF, 502 CEG, 802 CES/CEIEA 51%+ Conservation Law Enforcement. Aids biologist in surveys and data collection. May participate in wildland fire fuels control and prescribed burns. Enforces laws and regulations on Joint Base San Antonio, which covers 11 geographically separated sub-location on 45,000 acres across 3 counties. Works in conjunction with AFOSI, USAF Security Forces, Army CID, Texas Parks and Wildlife, USFWS, and other internal and external organizations. Must qualify under OPM series 0401 using education or education/experience. Must pass pre-employment psychological and physical screening to include drug test. Must pass random drug tests. Position requires ability to earn law enforcement credentials and willingness to carry and use a gun. Required to attend and pass Land Management Police Training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA within a year of being hired. Must complete at least 40-hours of CLEO specific continuous education annually.
Please connect with Dayna Cramer 210-426-7131 if you have questions. Here until Saturday morning.