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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal>Dear MARMAM,<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>If possible, could you please email the following job announcement out to members?  Thank you.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>-Andy Garrett (FWC)<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>727-638-3295<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:black'>Working Title:</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:black'> OPS FISHERIES & WILDLIFE BIO S<br><b>Broadband/Class Code:</b> 19-1023-02<br><b>Position Number:</b> 77900922-51197272<br><b>Annual Salary Range:</b> $11.00 per hour<br><b>Announcement Type:</b> Open Competitive<br><b>City:</b> SAINT PETERSBURG<br><b>Facility:</b> FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE<br><b>Pay Grade/ Pay Band:</b> BB008<br><b>Closing Date:</b> 7/7/2014</span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Job Description</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>This position will assist in the coordination of salvage and recovery efforts of marine mammal carcasses for the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) Marine Mammal Pathobiology Laboratory (MMPL).  The incumbent will serve as member of FWC’s manatee necropsy team conducting field and laboratory necropsies on manatee and other marine mammal carcasses, record observations and complete associated necropsy reports.  This position will recover marine mammal carcasses for necropsy from the Northwest region (coastal and inland waterways of Manatee County to Escambia County) of Florida and assist in manatee rescue and transport operations in the Northwest region as well as assist with manatee rescue and capture operations away from designated area as needed.  This position will be responsible for </span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>preparation and labeling of sample containers, carcass disposal, and cleaning of equipment and instruments.  This position will be responsible for managing the FWC manatee bone loan program by preparing, cleaning, and shipping manatee full and partial skeletons to permitted recipients and maintaining the associated paperwork.  This position will be responsible for processing and reading manatee earbones for age determination.  This position will be responsible for</span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'> coordinating MMPL volunteers including recruitment, scheduling, and assignment of tasks.  </span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>This position will have an assigned work schedule of Sunday-Thursday (8:00 am-5:00 pm) and will be asked to respond to marine mammal emergencies and carcasses outside of normal work schedule as needed or assigned.  This position will serve in a rotation with other MMPL staff members for the purpose of covering the Northwest Region during state holidays.</span><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Required Education</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the biological sciences.  <o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='line-height:200%'><b><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:</span></b><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Knowledge of the Florida Manatee Recovery Plan and state and federal legislation protecting manatees<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Knowledge of methods of data collection and principles and techniques of research and analysis<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Knowledge of marine mammal anatomy and necropsy techniques<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>Knowledge of digital SLR cameras, filters, and lenses<span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>Knowledge of marine mammal capture, handling, and transport techniques <span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Able to trailer flatbeds/utility trailers and watercraft vessels<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Able to safely operate watercraft vessels 26’ in length and smaller<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>Be capable of daily manual labor requiring handling of heavy and sharp objects and working under unpleasant conditions<span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Must be physically fit, able to vertically lift at least 75 lbs, and be able to swim </span><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'>sufficiently to save oneself<span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Able to conduct fieldwork in all weather conditions<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Be comfortable speaking to the public<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>Possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Florida driver’s license within a month of employment<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-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n></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>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.</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. An Employment Eligibility Verification Check will be conducted in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database that confirms the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black'>If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.</span></b><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'> <o:p></o:p></span></p></div></body></html>