Wildlife Program State Supervisor, Chief of Nongame Conservation: Georgia
Agency: Wildlife Resources Division, GaDNRLocation: Social Circle, GeorgiaJob Category: Full time Positionswebsite: http://georgiawildlife.comSalary: $62,923.28 minimum, PayGrade 21Start Date: 07/01/2014Last Date to Apply: 06/13/2014Description:The Chief of Nongame Conservation is the primary decision maker on nongame wildlife management projects and activities statewide; including management of the state’s Heritage Trust program; management of certain properties (formerly Natural Areas) for sensitive species, habitats and/or plant communities; technical assistance programs and activities; rare, threatened and endangered species programs; and, wildlife research and survey activities. Responsibilities include preparation of Georgia’s Statewide Action Plan, approval of federal aid projects and applications, direct supervision of Nongame Conservation program managers and Assistant Chief. Preparation and management of the Section’s budget, coordination of activities and plans with other WRD Sections and the Director’s Office, guidance to Nongame Conservation Section biologists, technicians, natural resources workers and other staff, and communications with the public. The Nongame Conservation Chief must take direct responsibility for certain high profile or highly sensitive wildlife management projects and issues.