Natural Resources Biologist

Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a job vacancy for a Natural Resource Biologist, within the Wildlife Bureau in the Private Lands Program located in Atlantic, IA.

Job duties include:

Works with NRCS technical staff located in SW Area to provide assistance to private landowners to voluntarily plan and implement conservation practices. Provides biological training to 24 NRCS/SWCD field offices as well as local conservation partners on current wildlife research, principals, and practices of fish, forest, and wildlife management.

Provides technical support to 24 NRCS/SWCD field offices. Assist in designing prairie, wetland, and forest restoration projects and management plans.

Works with private landowners to provide consultation on specific wildlife species habitat requirements and the establishment and management of habitat practices in accordance with available USDA conservation programs and established best management practices and scientific principles.

Reviews practice standards and specifications in the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide, and provide biological input to state personnel.

Develop informational handouts marketing wildlife habitat conservation opportunities for landowners, NRCS/SWCD staff and DNR staff.

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Company

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Location

Cass County, IA

Salary

$49,462.40 - $74,984.00 per year

Date Posted

May 19, 2020

Job Type

Full Time