Regional Wildlife Manager

Location: 
Coeur d'Alene
Application Period: 
9/27/2018 to 10/15/2018
Employment Type: 
Permanent - Full Time
Salary: 
$25.03+ per hour DOE, Plus Competitive Benefits!

About the position

The Department of Fish and Game is seeking a Regional Wildlife Manager for our Panhandle Regional office in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

General Information:

  • This announcement will be used to fill the current opening in Coeur d'Alene only. If you recently applied for Regional Wildlife Manager under job announcement #00834086948 and wish to be considered for the current opening, you do not need to reapply as previous exam scores will be used/merged.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, implements, and evaluates management plans for wildlife programs in an assigned region.
  • Reviews and develops assessment reports and impact statements affecting area wildlife populations and habitat.
  • Hires and trains staff.
  • Assigns work, supervises staff, and evaluates performance.
  • Designs, implements, and supervises data collection for wildlife survey and monitoring programs.
  • Facilitates public involvement activities and outreach efforts.
  • Formulates hunting seasons and rule recommendations.
  • Plans and administers wildlife depredation hunts and emergency winter feeding operations.
  • Develops and monitors program budget.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of: wildlife management practices to include ecology, habitat requirements and population dynamics of wildlife; federal and state law and regulations governing the taking, possessing, and controlling of wildlife; assessing wildlife populations.
  • Good knowledge of the interaction between plant and animal species.
  • Some knowledge of: partnering with outside agencies, departments or organizations to facilitate wildlife projects; supervisory practices.
  • Experience: developing and evaluating impact of wildlife and land management programs; conducting wildlife research and writing report of findings.
How to Apply

There is an exam 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 test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

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

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