Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is charged with the responsibility of managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Aug 14, 2018
Full time
This position may be filled as either Probational or Promotional is open to all qualified applicants.     DOMICILE: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish  RESPONSIBILITIES :   This position coordinates the implementation of the Wildlife Action Plan (WAP) and administers the State Wildlife Grants (SWG) Program.  The WAP uses SWG funding to address strategies to conserve Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN), which are primarily non-game species at risk.  The SWG program administers federal funds to complete projects identified as priorities in the WAP.  This involves compiling and analyzing data, developing strategies, and planning management to conserve wildlife at risk.  This position involves monitoring and managing project budgets, contractor performance, and federal programmatic requirements.  The Incumbent must be familiar with federal legislation and anticipate how legislative changes may impact WAP implementation. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : A baccalaureate degree in a biological science, marine science, environmental science, wildlife or fisheries management, animal science, or forestry followed by four years of professional experience in wildlife or fisheries research, management or conservation; forestry; or in environmental science.  SUBSTITUTIONS : Graduate training in qualifying fields may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience. A non-thesis master's degree in qualifying fields will substitute for one year of the required experience. A master's degree with completed thesis in qualifying fields will substitute for two years of the required experience. A Ph.D. in qualifying fields will substitute for two years of the required experience.  NOTE : Examples of non-qualifying degrees are science education (of any discipline), geology, geography, nuclear science and agribusiness. NOTE:Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:  the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS :  Four years of professional experience in any of the following:  federally funded wildlife grants management; wetlands delineation and habitat conservation; wildlife population surveys; terrestrial-wildlife habitat management; management of research projects or wildlife and fisheries regulations development. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Grand Isle, LA, USA
Aug 11, 2018
Responsibilities and/or Preferences :  This Biologist 1-3 position independently collects, maintains, compiles and analyzes biological and environmental data for the Office of Fisheries Michael C. Voisin Oyster Hatchery on Grand Isle, LA.  The incumbent is responsible for maintaining hatchery facilities and equipment, as well as maintaining tank water quality and assists in oyster larvae production.  Works in support of programs to conserve, preserve, manage, and enhance renewable aquatic species and habitats. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com