[MARMAM] Corrected Job Opportunity Announcement - Biological Scientist II / FWRI-Marine Mammals/St. Petersburg, FL

Hines, Ellen Ellen.Hines at MyFWC.com
Tue Aug 14 10:29:53 PDT 2007


Here is the corrected info, sorry about the link that didn't' work.

 

Ellen Hines, PhD 

Associate Research Scientist 

Marine Mammal Section 

Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute 

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission 

100 Eighth Ave SE 

St. Petersburg, FL 33701 

1-727 896-8626 x1926

Fax: 1-727 893-0176 

Ellen.Hines at myfwc.com 

http://research.myfwc.com/ 

________________________________

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Job Announcement 
Applicants must apply electronically through People First by the closing
date at: http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com or use link provided in the
ad. For assistance please call People First at 1-877-562-7287. 

________________________________





 

FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS 

  

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Req No:  77072847-51298923-20070807115824 

  Agency Name:  FWC - Fish&Wildlife Cons Comm 

Description: 

OCCUPATION PROFILE

Working Title:

FISHERIES & WILDLIFE BIO SCIENTIST II

 

 

Broadband/Class Level:

FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS - Level 2

 

 

Broadband/Class Code:

19-1023-02

Pay Grade/Pay Band:

BB008

Position Number:

77072847

Closing Date:

9/7/2007

Location:

SAINT PETERSBURG

County:

Pinellas County

Annual Salary Range:

$1267.14 Biweekly

Announcement Type:

Open Competitive

Facility:

FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

  OCCUPATION PROFILE 

 

This position is time-limited in accordance with Specific Appropriation
1879A, FY 03-04. Hiring is contingent upon continued funding.  Grant
award is pending. 



Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist II
Starting Salary:  $1,267.14 bi-weekly


JOB DESCRIPTION 
The Fish & Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) is seeking candidates for
the position of Biological Scientist II. Job duties include: integrates
GIS methods and analytical techniques with spatial databases resulting
in applications and spatially explicit models of marine mammals to
provide information to natural resource managers. Assists the FWC/FWRI
Marine Mammal Program by developing, organizing, and maintaining GIS
data that will contribute to biological and environmental investigations
on marine mammal distributions and habitat use. Apply analytical GIS
procedures to data relative to marine mammal distributions,
environmental information, and marine vessel traffic. Develops vessel
traffic GIS files, including quality control. Assists to acquire,
manage, and analyze appropriate environmental data including sea surface
temperature derived from AVHRR imagery. Maintains metadata
documentation. Provides technical and analytical support to FWC staff in
their use of GIS and technical tools for natural resource
decision-making. Works closely with scientific and technical staff to
assist in the maintenance and continued development and deployment of
GIS databases and metadata related to our marine mammal program.
Maintains a professional working environment that promotes teamwork.

Minimum Required Education: A bachelor's degree and 2 yr. of
professional experience as described above; or a Masters with 1 year of
experience. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of marine mammal
ecology, GIS methods and programs, spatial analysis techniques, data
management principles. Ability to: maintain, manipulate, analyze, and
interpret spatial data using GIS technology, including relational
databases. Ability to maintain effective working relationships, plan and
organize work assignments with minimal supervision, and communicate
effectively with staff. Ability to effectively supervise others. Skill
in the use of personal computers, GIS technology and databases.

Desired Qualifications: Knowledge and skills using ArcGIS 9x and ArcView
3x and understanding of GIS theory. Experience using Spatial Analyst
(experience working with raster data), model builder, and statistical
software. Understanding of Quality Assurance / Quality Control concepts
as they relate to databases and GIS. Ability to create, manage and
perform analysis on spatial GIS data. Ability to manage extensive sets
of GIS data.

Understanding of relational database management system (RDBMS) concepts
and experience working with an RDBMS. Ability to collect, manage and
process large amounts of data in Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft
Access. Ability to write SQL queries. Ability to create and edit Access
Queries, Forms and Macros. Familiarity with scripting languages and
willingness to learn Python in order to apply and edit Python scripts
used to handle operating system and GIS processes. Familiarity and
experience working with the ESRI Geoprocessing framework.

Knowledge of wildlife ecology concepts and marine mammals. Knowledge of
the methods of data collection and ability to analyze scientific data
relating to the biological sciences. Ability to organize and coordinate
work assignments, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing,
and to work in excess of 40 hours per week if needed.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action
Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the
workplace. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined
by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring
authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow
sufficient time to provide the accommodation. Veterans' preference will
be given to eligible veterans and their spouses in accordance with
Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes.

Requirements: 

Closest Major City 

Saint Petersburg 

Salary Range 

30000 - 45000 

Occupation 

BIOLOGICAL SCIENTISTS, ALL OTHER 

Education 

Bachelors (or equivalent work experience) 

Job Type 

Full Time 

Region/County 

Pinellas County 

Years of Experience 

1-3 years 


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