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JOB TITLE:

Wildlife Division Director

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Henrico Vas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Title: Wildlife Division Director

State Role Title: Scientist Manager II

Hiring Range: Starting at $100,000 (salary to commensurate with experience)

Pay Band: 6

Agency: Dept of Wildlife Resources

Location: Dept of Wildlife Resources

Agency Website: www.
dwr.
virginia.
gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Wildlife Division Director serves as the senior terrestrial wildlife leader for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and its supervisory Board of Wildlife Resources.
The employee plans and directs a statewide program of terrestrial wildlife and habitat management and research, through a team of The Wildlife Division Director serves as the senior terrestrial wildlife leader for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and its supervisory Board of Wildlife Resources.
The employee plans and directs a statewide program of terrestrial wildlife and habitat management and research, through a team of approximately 75 operational and technical managers, biologists, and technical staff, to ensure sustained and diverse terrestrial wildlife populations and habitats, improved wildlife-related recreational opportunities, and promotion of the management of wildlife and habitats on public and private lands.
This position is responsible for agency-wide terrestrial-related science, policy, regulatory, and management related issues, excluding nongame and endangered species, and the management of agency lands (250,000+ acres) and associated infrastructure, 235+ boating access sites, and other infrastructure at DWR-owned or -managed sites.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of wildlife management, including life history and habitat requirements of terrestrial wildlife species, terrestrial research and statistical methods, and terrestrial wildlife habitat and populations management, equivalent to 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in wildlife conservation and management.
  • Extensive knowledge of public input processes and the development of related terrestrial wildlife regulations and policies, equivalent to 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in public policy and regulatory processes.
  • Knowledge of the public, private, and non-profit entities and stakeholders whose mandates or interests impact terrestrial wildlife management, with demonstrated ability to recognize and respond appropriately to partnership opportunities, equivalent to 8 years of demonstrated professional partnership development and enhancement.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, lead, and direct others, with well-developed interpersonal skills to accomplish work with and through interactions with others, equivalent to 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in personnel management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead geographically diverse, complex, interrelated terrestrial wildlife management and conservation programs; manage multiple assignments with critical deadlines based on predetermined program goals, objectives, priorities, and budgets; prioritize programmatic work to ensure effective use of resources; and work successfully in a collaborative, team-oriented environment, equivalent to a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in broad programmatic leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective educational and technical presentations to government officials and the public and to communicate orally and in writing with staff, the public, news media, co-workers and cooperators in a manner that builds confidence in agency operations and advances the agency mission, equivalent to 8 years of demonstrated professional communications experiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex terrestrial wildlife management issues and achieve effective solutions, equivalent to a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated professional conflict resolution.
  • Ability to think critically in stressful situations.
  • Exhibit a customer service-oriented approach when working with constituents and partners.
  • Skilled in use of PC and the MS Office suite of programs.

MUST have the following to be considered qualified for this position:
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, a valid VA driver's license and ability to travel throughout the state and to regional and national meetings on a regular basis.
  • 10+ years of professional experience directing terrestrial wildlife research and management programs, implementing and managing wildlife-related recreational programs, and managing and improving lands and infrastructure.
  • 10+ years of professional experience partnering with state, federal, and private organizations to implement a robust wildlife program.
  • 10+ years of professional experience working in legislative and regulatory environments, developing regulations and public policies and implementing public input processes.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in wildlife-related conflict resolution.


Additional Considerations

  • 10+ years of related experience in conducting research and managing geographically or technically diverse terrestrial wildlife programs .
  • Meet the requirements for designation as a \"Certified Wildlife Biologist\" by The Wildlife Society.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or rsum is submitted successfully.
Please refer to Your Application in your account to check the status of your application for this position.


Contact Information

Name: Marlo Gibson

Phone: (804) 367-0243

Email: HumanResource@dwr.
virginia.
gov


In support of the Commonwealths commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process.
To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI).
Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability.
If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

100000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707241006-2f6df216c47c61f95fdb8b52be2bb6ba

LOCATION:

Vas United States

CITY:

Henrico

Job Origin:

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Title: Wildlife Division Director

State Role Title: Scientist Manager II

Hiring Range: Starting at $100,000 (salary to commensurate with experience)

Pay Band: 6

Agency: Dept of Wildlife Resources

Location: Dept of Wildlife Resources

Agency Website: www.dwr.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Wildlife Division Director serves as the senior terrestrial wildlife leader for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and its supervisory Board of Wildlife Resources. The employee plans and directs a statewide program of terrestrial wildlife and habitat management and research, through a team of The Wildlife Division Director serves as the senior terrestrial wildlife leader for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and its supervisory Board of Wildlife Resources. The employee plans and directs a statewide program of terrestrial wildlife and habitat management and research, through a team of approximately 75 operational and technical managers, biologists, and technical staff, to ensure sustained and diverse terrestrial wildlife populations and habitats, improved wildlife-related recreational opportunities, and promotion of the management of wildlife and habitats on public and private lands. This position is responsible for agency-wide terrestrial-related science, policy, regulatory, and management related issues, excluding nongame and endangered species, and the management of agency lands (250,000+ acres) and associated infrastructure, 235+ boating access sites, and other infrastructure at DWR-owned or -managed sites.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of wildlife management, including life history and habitat requirements of terrestrial wildlife species, terrestrial research and statistical methods, and terrestrial wildlife habitat and populations management, equivalent to 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in wildlife conservation and management.
  • Extensive knowledge of public input processes and the development of related terrestrial wildlife regulations and policies, equivalent to 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in public policy and regulatory processes.
  • Knowledge of the public, private, and non-profit entities and stakeholders whose mandates or interests impact terrestrial wildlife management, with demonstrated ability to recognize and respond appropriately to partnership opportunities, equivalent to 8 years of demonstrated professional partnership development and enhancement.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, lead, and direct others, with well-developed interpersonal skills to accomplish work with and through interactions with others, equivalent to 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in personnel management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead geographically diverse, complex, interrelated terrestrial wildlife management and conservation programs; manage multiple assignments with critical deadlines based on predetermined program goals, objectives, priorities, and budgets; prioritize programmatic work to ensure effective use of resources; and work successfully in a collaborative, team-oriented environment, equivalent to a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated professional experience in broad programmatic leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective educational and technical presentations to government officials and the public and to communicate orally and in writing with staff, the public, news media, co-workers and cooperators in a manner that builds confidence in agency operations and advances the agency mission, equivalent to 8 years of demonstrated professional communications experiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex terrestrial wildlife management issues and achieve effective solutions, equivalent to a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated professional conflict resolution.
  • Ability to think critically in stressful situations.
  • Exhibit a customer service-oriented approach when working with constituents and partners.
  • Skilled in use of PC and the MS Office suite of programs.

MUST have the following to be considered qualified for this position:
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, a valid VA driver's license and ability to travel throughout the state and to regional and national meetings on a regular basis.
  • 10+ years of professional experience directing terrestrial wildlife research and management programs, implementing and managing wildlife-related recreational programs, and managing and improving lands and infrastructure.
  • 10+ years of professional experience partnering with state, federal, and private organizations to implement a robust wildlife program.
  • 10+ years of professional experience working in legislative and regulatory environments, developing regulations and public policies and implementing public input processes.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in wildlife-related conflict resolution.


Additional Considerations

  • 10+ years of related experience in conducting research and managing geographically or technically diverse terrestrial wildlife programs .
  • Meet the requirements for designation as a \"Certified Wildlife Biologist\" by The Wildlife Society.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or rsum is submitted successfully. Please refer to Your Application in your account to check the status of your application for this position.


Contact Information

Name: Marlo Gibson

Phone: (804) 367-0243

Email: HumanResource@dwr.virginia.gov


In support of the Commonwealths commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer


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