Job: Environmental Staff Biologist

Title Environmental Staff Biologist
Agency, Location Idaho Department of Fish and Game / Jerome, Idaho
Categories Permanent
Job # 13441
Salary $25.78 – $34.37 per hour DOE, Plus Competitive Benefits!
Responsibilities

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) is seeking an Environmental Staff Biologist to fill our current opening at our Magic Valley Regional office in Jerome. If you enjoy working outdoors with people with diverse interests, have an analytical mind, good knowledge of fish and wildlife management practices, strong team and problem solving skills; the Environmental Staff Biologist is the job for you! This position’s responsibilities include assessing proposed management actions on fish and wildlife and their habitats. The successful applicants will have the responsibility for being familiar with site-specific fish and wildlife conditions and proposals, understanding the ecological and biological ramifications of management actions on fish and wildlife and their habitats, and effectively communicating both orally and in writing the management effects, alternatives, and proposed mitigation to agencies, professionals, and the public. Management actions most commonly evaluated include land use plans, housing development impacts, stream alterations, industrial and commercial developments, water rights, vegetation management including timber harvest, road construction, livestock grazing, and prescribed fire, hydro licensing, and transportation developments. The Environmental Staff Biologist position is responsible for coordinating with other IDFG regional fish and wildlife staff, is the point of contact for IDFG at the regional level, and is the primary resource person for the Regional Supervisor on all issues concerned with land use, state and federal land management, water rights, and compliance with environmental laws and regulations.For further information please see the announcement at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2493299/environmental-staff-biologist.

Qualifications

Please see the announcement at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2493299/environmental-staff-biologist.

Closing Date: 07/24/2019

Contact

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2493299/environmental-staff-biologist. EEO/Vets Pref.