Position Title: Natural Resources Specialist I-III / (Urban Wildlife Biologist – north Texas
Agency: Wildlife Division, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD)
Job Location: Cedar Hill, TX. Please see http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/wildlife_diversity/urban_program/ for information on TPWD’s Urban Wildlife Program. NOTE: 20% Travel required.
: Under the direction of the Conservation Outreach Program Coordinator, the Urban Wildlife Biologist provides technical guidance and performs professional planning, management, research and outreach duties associated with wildlife, habitat and natural resource management specific to the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area. Provides technical assistance to the public, local governments, corporations, private landowners and conservation organizations about issues pertaining to urban and small acreage natural resource management, site assessment, and sensitive wildlife populations. Performs complex work in the area of wildlife and resource conservation and management involving biological and environmental surveys, regional planning, investigative research, studies, and inspections; conducts field or laboratory tests; and analyzes and evaluates the results with regard to environmental impact. Increases public awareness of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department by coordinating and conducting high visibility projects involving community partners and promoting wildlife and habitat activities via workshops, outdoor events, presentations and media outreach. Actively seeks grants, partnerships and opportunities for increased funding. Assists in training interns and Texas Master Naturalist volunteers. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Ecology, or related field.
NRS I: No experience required.
NRS II: Two years relevant experience.
NRS III: Six years relevant experience
Acceptable Substitution: (1) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree may substitute for one year of the required experience; (2) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D. may substitute for two years of the required experience.
Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid Class "C" Texas driver's license.
Working Conditions, Salary, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, How to Apply, Additional Requirements and full details on this position may be found at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tpwd/default.cfm and click on “Job # 13-00108; Location Cedar Hill”
: 11:59PM CDT October 30, 2012. State of Texas Application for Employment + required forms to apply at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/jobs/
Please note: Skills demonstration may be requested at time of interview. For complete list of additional requirements, please click on url listed above under “Working Conditions, Salary…Requirements”
TPWD is EOE