Regional Wildlife Habitat Manager

Coeur d'Alene
Application Period: 
7/2/2018 to 7/16/2018
Employment Type: 
Permanent - Full Time
$25.03+ per hour DOE, Plus Competitive Benefits!

About the position

The Department of Fish and Game is seeking to fill the Regional Wildlife Habitat Manager position at our Panhandle Regional office in Coeur d'Alene.

General Information:

  • This announcement will be used to fill the current opening in Coeur d'Alene only.


  • Plans, organizes and evaluates a regional habitat program
  • Supervises and trains staff
  • Assigns work and evaluates performance
  • Develops and monitors program budgets
  • Develops priorities for managing department lands
  • Prepares habitat management plans for state wildlife management areas and private land programs
  • Assigns responsibility for and participates in the review of environmental documents
  • Develops regional land acquisition priorities
  • Provides recommendations on potential habitat acquisitions sales or exchanges

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of: wildlife management practices to include ecology, habitat requirements, and population dynamics of wildlife; agricultural and grazing practices; range and timber management
  • Good knowledge of: plant ecology and physiology and the interaction between plant and animal species
  • Some knowledge of supervisory practices
  • Experience: evaluating effects of habitat development on wildlife; developing and maintaining wildlife habitat; habitat acquisition methods; working with environmental laws relating to wildlife habitat management; negotiating and writing cooperative habitat development agreements; working with federal and state land management agencies and non-governmental organizations on wildlife habitat issues


How to Apply


There is an examination to determine an applicant's eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question. It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. A minimum rating of 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your examination results will be available online when the review process is complete.

Please apply and take the qualifying examination at the URL listed below.

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference.
Rachel Byington
(208) 334-3773
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)