[MARMAM] Florida FWC Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist II Position

Johnson, Jennifer Jennifer.Johnson at MyFWC.com
Mon Aug 20 07:45:08 PDT 2007


Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fish and Wildlife
Research Institute		
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:
77072725
Closing Date:
9/3/2007

Location:
SAINT PETERSBURG
County:
Pinellas County

Annual Salary Range:
$32,945.64 annually



Announcement Type:
Open Competitive



Facility:




 

DESCRIPTION:


  
EDUCATION
A Bachelors degree in a biological science and two years experience in a
related field or a Masters degree in a biological science and one year
experience in a related field.

JOB DESCRIPTION 
Serves as the FWRI manatee mortality database curator. Collects, enters,
manages and maintains and assures quality control, of official
documentation of manatee mortality and morphometrics. Conducts analyses
in response to external requests for information and in alignment with
strategic research plans. Work includes preparing final necropsy reports
for each necropsied carcass case, timely updates including verification
and editing of the manatee mortality database and preparing monthly and
weekly mortality reports for their timely distribution. Reports and data
submitted via internet will be downloaded, reviewed and appended as
appropriate to the FWC mortality database. Secures and manages reliable
mortality data archives. Maintains metadata documentation. Works closely
with scientific and technical staff to assist in the maintenance and
continued development of key databases. Answer inquiries about manatee
mortality data from agencies, public, and media. Maintains a
professional working environment that promotes teamwork.

Recovery and necropsy of manatees and other marine mammals. Duties to
include recovery of carcasses, cross-state transportation, complete
carcass measurements, photo documentation of carcass and special
lesions, preparation and labeling of sample containers, carcass
disposal, and cleansing of equipment and instruments. Participate in
manatee rescue operations including capture and transportation of
injured manatees, coordination of communications, and vessel operation.
Serves in on-call status between 8am and 5pm on weekends and holidays in
rotation with other MMPL staff members for the purpose of responding to
manatee emergencies as needed or assigned.

Participate in outreach efforts where appropriate.
 
Required entry level knowledge, skills and abilities, including
utilization of equipment, required for the position:  Knowledge and
skills using Microsoft Office, ArcGIS and database software.
Understanding of marine mammal biology and pathology; anatomical and
medical language; methods of data collection. 
Ability to conduct marine mammal necropsies and generate necropsy
reports. Ability to collect, manage and process large amounts of data in
Microsoft Access. Ability to create and edit Access Queries, Forms and
Macros. Ability to prepare written technical reports. Ability to utilize
problem-solving techniques and analyze scientific data relating to the
biological sciences. Understand and apply applicable rules, regulations,
policies and procedures.
Skills in planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively with experts, agencies, public and
media, verbally and in writing. Ability to supervise people, and
establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to swim with sufficient skill to save oneself in the event of an
emergency; safely operate vehicles, trailers and boats up to 24'; obtain
small boater safety certification. 


	
Requirements: 	
Closest Major City 
Saint Petersburg 

Occupation 
BIOLOGICAL SCIENTISTS, ALL OTHER 

Education 
Bachelors (or equivalent work experience) 

Job Type 
Full Time 

Region/County 
Pinellas County 

	


To Apply: 
		Go to People First
https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm. Use the position code as
the keyword (77072725). Please do not respond to the sender.
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