Biologists conduct fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects and research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; develop and implement project proposals and work plans; prepare recommendations; and participate in public relations activities.
The Panaca Game Division Biologist position has responsibilities for population management, habitat management and other duties associated with big game and upland game within Lincoln County Nevada. This includes but is not limited to Management Areas 23, 24, and certain species associated with Areas 22, 27.
Major duties consist of survey and inventory which include aerial and ground surveys, data management, and data analysis including population modeling, report writing and public presentations. The position will deal extensively with land management agencies, sportsmen and the general public. The ability to organize, conduct, and participate in aerial helicopter population surveys is crucial to success in this position. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, wildlife management or closely related field and one year of professional wildlife management experience such as conducting research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; development and implementation of project proposals for fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects; OR one year of experience as a Biologist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Notes Work may be performed under adverse weather conditions and include extensive walking under difficult conditions in remote and/or primitive locations.
Working on occasional nights and/or weekends may be required. Specialized experience may be required and will be identified at the time of recruitment. Special Requirements Statewide travel and outdoor work is required.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Additional Position Criteria Experience with technical writing is required. Experience and ability to conduct extensive aerial surveys in both the front seat and back seat of a helicopter is required.
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