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DWFP - Consv Assoc Biologist (Statewide)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday December 19, 2014

This is entry-level, professional biological management work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for investigation, collection and evaluation of field or laboratory data; and, conservation development, management and restoration activities related to state-owned and leased lands, wildlife management areas, and waterfowl areas or state parks/lakes, ponds, reservoirs and other public waters. Work is planned or outlined and performed under the close supervision of a higher-level biologist or an administrative or technical superior. Incumbents at the entry level may act as project assistants in the performance of related duties, and supervision may be exercised over subordinate workers.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, Environmental Science, or General Biology;
 
OR
 
Education:
A directly related Bachelor's Degree field with thirty (30) semester hours in the wildlife/fisheries emphasis.
 
Required Document(s):
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 
 


DWFP - Consv Res Biologist
Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday December 19, 2014

This is professional and scientific biological research, management and administrative work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for management and research work at an advanced level; and, coordinating multiple conservation development, management and restoration projects or directing a major research/program area. The work includes planning, coordinating and supervising research and management projects within a specialized field or geographic region within a district. Incumbents may work independently on research projects or conservation management programs of considerable scope and difficulty which require application of advanced assessment and analytical methodologies and technical skills. Work is performed under minimal supervision of an administrative or technical supervisors; work is planned and reviewed and progress evaluated in planning sessions and conferences with supervisors. Supervision may be exercised over subordinates.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree;
 
AND
 
Experience:
One (1) year of work experience directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
 
Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Required Document(s)
:
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 
 
Note:  This is a time limited position.  Applicant(s) may apply online through the Mississippi State Personnel Board website or mail the State of Mississippi Application to: Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Attn: Human Resources, 1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS 39211.
 



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