Position: Division of Recreation and Parks
Class title: Senior Management Analyst Supervisor-SES (Natural Resource Management Program Coordinator)
Position number: 37002181
Salary: $46,381.14 to $50,000.00
Location: Bureau of Natural & Cultural Resources
3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 530
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Contact Person: Wes Howell (Wes.Howell@dep.state.fl.us)
Closing date: August 17, 2017
Duties & responsibilities: Develops and administers a statewide natural resource management plan which identifies and prioritizes goals, objectives and budgetary needs. Position will coordinate work projects associated with the Natural Resources Section within the Bureau of Natural and Cultural Resources. Prepares, solicits and manages contracts related to management of natural resources. Recommends Division staff proposals for resource management activities including prescribed burning, exotic species control, natural community management/restoration, hydrological restoration, rare species management/recovery, and pest species/nuisance animal control. Assists in the formulation of rules, policies, and guidelines to protect, manage, and restore natural resources and their management/restoration. Performs technical analysis of environmental issues needed to develop planning and policy documents for agency resource management goals and programs. Prepares and presents formal reports on environmental issues, land management methods, special projects, and agency goals, policies and planning activities. Coordinates and/or participates in: Park Planning process, including onsite park planning discussions to insure resource-sensitive park development; natural resources review of park unit management plan revisions; and assessment of land acquisition proposals. Preparation of Division responses to recommendations/findings of Land Management Reviews of state parks by the Division of State Lands. Development of natural resource interpretive and training materials/efforts. Establishment of guidelines for the use and selection of pesticides used in parks, especially in natural areas. Conducts system-wide and park-specific resource management evaluations of state park lands to assess effectiveness of management actions and makes recommendations (incorporated into unit management plan goals/objectives) to ensure long-term viability of natural systems and rare species, effective restoration of degraded resources, and integrity of cultural resources. Identifies needs for natural resource restoration/management actions and develops associated guidelines and procedures for state park lands. Efforts include reviews of scientific literature, conduct of technical field work, publication of technical documents, and onsite support to field staff in actions taken to implement identified restoration/management objectives. May participate in field work in support of the above-mentioned duties and must comply with all existing Division requirements and standards for any field activities. This position supervises four staff (3 FTE and 1 OPS).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
- Knowledge of: terminology, principles and techniques used in biological research, analysis, or testing and methods of data collection and management; natural communities of Florida, their primary species components and their ecology, rare species of the state and their ecology; up-to-date resource management techniques, equipment, and issues, particularly relating to managed area design and boundary protection natural communities, restoration, prescribed burning, hydrological restoration, rare species management and removal of invasive exotic species; state contract management.
- Skill in: technical writing and use of word processing software.
- Ability to: compile, organize, and analyze scientific data relating to biological sciences and develop appropriate reports; recognize human-induced alteration to natural communities; maintain a valid driver’s license; supervise subordinates; and communicate effectively.
OTHER JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION: A bachelor’s degree from a college or university in one of the physical or natural sciences and a minimum of 7 years of related experience.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
A master’s degree from a college or university in one of the physical or natural sciences and a minimum 4 years of related experience; previous supervisory experience;
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