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DWFP-Consv Res Biologist - (Deer Management)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Wednesday March 04, 2015

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.

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Accountant/Auditor II
Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday March 06, 2015

This is primarily administrative work characterized by directing or assisting in the direction of accounting and/or auditing activities through all the various operating divisions of the agency or department; by obtaining fiscal information in the correct form; by directing or assisting in directing the disbursement of agency funds in accordance with approved policies and procedures; by acting as fiscal advisor to agency administrators; by representing the agency at various fiscal meetings with considerable authority to act for the agency carrying out important personnel responsibilities involved in directing small accounting divisions; or by combination of the aforementioned activities. Supervision is exercised over subordinate accountants or auditors, accounting clerks, and other clerical personnel. Work of incumbents is reviewed through reports to and conferences with administrative officials. Incumbents may function as the administrative head of fiscal activities within a small accounting division or as the assistant to the administrative head of a moderate-sized accounting division.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

A Master's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration.

OR

Education:

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration;

AND

Experience:

One (1) Year of experience in accounting or auditing.

Substitution Statement:

Graduation from a standard four-Year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), directly related education or directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis

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DWFP - Consv Assoc Biologist (Statewide)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Monday March 09, 2015

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 or in 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):

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:

Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.



Note:  The incumbent will be required to work in Bolivar, Coahoma, Holmes, Humphreys, Leflore, Issaquena, Sharkey, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Sunflower, or Washington County.

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Projects Officer III, Special - Museum
Deadline to apply for this postion - Wednesday March 11, 2015

This is professional, administrative work with responsibility for planning and directing specific programs of an agency. The work includes developing, planning, and directing projects of special significance to the state; preparing, negotiating, and administering contracts including grants and interagency agreements associated with such projects; contacting other agencies, outside organizations, and the general public associated with such projects; informing and educating the public about project goals and activities; and supervising the collection, maintenance, and publication of data regarding research or project activities. Incumbents work under the general supervision of an administrative superior or agency head. The work is subject to general review through conference, personal inspection, and written reports for conformity with established policies, rules and regulations.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;

AND

Experience:
Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

OR

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;

AND

Experience:
Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

OR

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

AND

Experience:
Eight (8) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

Substitution Statement:

Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis, except there shall be no substitution for the two (2) years of line or functional supervision.

Note:  Incumbent may be required to have Scuba Certification.

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DWFP - Consv Assoc Biologist (Museum)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Wednesday March 11, 2015

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 or in 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):

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:

Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License

Note:  This is a time limited position. Applicants may apply online through the Mississippi State Personnel Board website or mail State of Mississippi Applications to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, 1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS 39211

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MDWFP - Wildlife/Fisheries MGR I (Kemper County)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Monday March 16, 2015

This is entry-level technical 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 routine investigation, collection, preparation, and maintenance of field and laboratory biological and aquatic data and reference collections; implementation of development, management, and restoration projects related to resource conservation, hatchery, or aquaria programs. Work is performed under the close supervision of a biologist or an administrative or technical superior and is subject to frequent inspection. Incumbents at the entry level receive specific instructions and assignments and may act as project technical assistants or lead workers in the performance of related duties.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college;
 
AND
 
Experience:
One (1) year of work experience related to the described duties.
 
OR
 
Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);
 
AND 
 
Experience:
Three (3) years of work experience related to the described duties.
 

Substitution Statement:

 
Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
Required Document:
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 



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