Michigan statewide wildlife biologist for conservation partnership programs

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Friday, 7 August 2015

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently recruiting for a Wildlife Biology Specialist 13 position within the Wildlife Division.  This position is permanent and is located Lansing, MI.


Serves as statewide specialist for conservation partnership programs designed to conduct habitat management on ownerships other than Department of Natural Resources (DNR) administered lands.  Ensures effective partnerships among agencies, non-governmental organizations, and landowners are fostered and maintained, and habitat management support to landowners is coordinated to complement habitat management conducted on DNR lands.  In collaboration with other staff in the Habitat Unit and the Field Regions, provides programmatic direction on delivering habitat management support to private landowners.  Collaborates with funding partners to provide direction to Wildlife Cooperatives Coordinator Position.  Serves as Department’s technical wildlife advisor for conservation partnership programs such as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Bill Conservation Programs, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Partners Program, and others as identified.



Possession of a bachelor’s degree in natural resource science or biological science with at least 8 semester credits in wildlife biology and 16 semester credits in any combination of course work in the areas of botany, ecology, ecosystem management, entomology, natural resources GIS applications, mammalogy, ornithology, wildlife management, zoology, conservation biology, human dimensions of fish and wildlife management, evolutionary biology, forest resources, environmental science, or natural resources law and policy.



Four years of professional experience as a Wildlife Biologist, including two years equivalent to a Wildlife Biologist P11 or Research Biologist P11 in wildlife research, or one year equivalent to a Wildlife Biologist 12 or Research Biologist 12 in wildlife research.


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View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/WildlifeBiologySpecialist_12987_7.pdf



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