[MARMAM] Job Opportunity - Leadership Position for State of Florida Marine Mammal Research Program - Extended to May 12.

Huff, Alan Alan.Huff at MyFWC.com
Wed May 3 07:15:37 PDT 2006


Agency Name:  FWC - Fish and Wildlife Cons Comm 	
Description: 	
OCCUPATION PROFILE	
Working Title:	Program Administrator
		
FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION - FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Closing Date:	May 12, 2006
Location:		SAINT PETERSBURG, FL
County:		Pinellas County
POSITION #:       071320
HIRING RATE:     $55,046 -  $60,000 annually, depending on qualifications
DIVISION:         Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
SECTION:          Wildlife Research
SUBSECTION:    	Marine Mammal Research

 TO APPLY
State of Florida Application forms are being accepted through the closing date at the People First web site:  
https://jobs.myflorida.com/index.html

JOB DESCRIPTION 
Direct and supervise the scientific activities of the state-wide marine mammal research program and supervise assigned staff.  Participate in the development of long-term goals and strategies for the program in conjunction with state and federal managers. Recommend cooperative research programs with other governmental agencies and private labs. Oversee program research and design and ensure timely and quality publications.  Develop and monitor the program budget ensuring expenditures do not exceed the spending authority.  Assist in the preparation of legislative budget requests and budget amendments.  Represent Florida and the FWC at conferences and serve on related committees at the state, federal and regional level, as assigned.  

REQUIRED, ENTRY LEVEL, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: the terminology, principles, procedures and techniques used in scientific research, analysis or testing, program management, budgeting, supervision, and in wildlife research and management.  Skill in:  written and verbal communications and in the use of personal computers and associated software.  Ability to: manage research programs effectively, establish and maintain effective professional relationships, assess budgetary needs, resolve problems and travel.  
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in one of the physical or natural sciences plus 5 years of professional experience in one of the physical or natural sciences, two years which must have been supervisory; OR a master's degree as described above plus fours years of professional experience, two years of which must have been supervisory; or a doctorate from an accredited college or university as described above plus two years professional supervisory experience as described above.  Experience with state and federal agencies (preferably in environmental matters) and demonstrable leadership experience required.  


Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state as provided by Chapter 295, F.S. and are encourage to apply. 

FWC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer.  If you require an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please contact the hiring authority in advance.

Alan Huff, Program Administrator
FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 8th Avenue SE
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 896-8626
SC 523-20126
www.floridamarine.org





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