PHEASANTS FOREVER & QUAIL FOREVER
The Habitat Organization
JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist - Senior
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Application Deadline: June 26th
Anticipated Start Date: July 10th
Overview & Job Duties:
This position will be located within the USDA Service Center, and will provide conservation technical assistance and conservation program delivery to private landowners within Pulaski, Faulkner, White, Conway and Van Buren Counties, and support additional conservation delivery and leadership statewide, as appropriate. The incumbent will work in a joint capacity with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), and other partners to promote, accelerate enrollment, coordinate and implement the conservation provisions of the Federal Farm Bill and other related wildlife conservation programs. Activities will include program promotion (workshops and one on one meetings), contract coordination, conservation planning, conservation plan modification, site assessment and reporting. Provide technical biological assistance for wildlife habitat enhancement techniques to private landowners and public organizations. Meet with local chapters of Quail Forever (QF) and other local partners to encourage and increase habitat management efforts and participate in regional and statewide habitat meetings. Assist or coordinate activities and projects with other QF, AGFC and NRCS staff. This position will serve as the QF program lead for the State of Arkansas and will provide oversight and leadership to the Farm Bill Biologist Team within the State of Arkansas. This position will be an employee of, and supervised by Pheasants Forever, Inc. & Quail Forever, with daily instruction and leadership provided by NRCS and AGFC.
Desired Knowledge. Skills and Abilities:
Education and Experience Preferred: A minimum requirement for this position is a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Management or closely related natural resources field. Proven experience working with USDA Farm Bill programs (CRP, CREP, ACEP, EQIP and CSP) is preferred.
Starting Salary: Commensurate with Experience + Health Benefits and Retirement Package
To Apply: Visit our website at: www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs
ONLY ON-LINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please include your cover letter, resume and 3 references as a single Microsoft Word document or PDF file on the Recruitment website.
For questions, contact: Chris McLeland, South Region Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or (573) 355-6530
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