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    Classified Staff Job Description

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 030405
    Title: Wildlife Biologist, Assistant
    Pay Grade: 15
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Performs data collection and assists in analysis and interpretation of data on wildlife, habitats and vegetation. May be required to hike and work in inclement weather, rough terrain and remote locations.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is first in a series of three classifications and is distinguished from the Wildlife Biologist in that the Wildlife Biologist, Assistant assists with the analysis and interpretative programs relative to wildlife and their habitats.

    Example of Duties:
    • Learns and utilizes techniques for studying wild organisms.
    • Assists in collecting data on wildlife habitats and vegetation in field and/or laboratory and assists with the analysis of the data.
    • Assists in writing reports and/or scientific papers.
    • Uses computer programs to assist in the collection and analysis of data.
    • Assists with basic statistical procedures.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of principles of population and community ecology.
    • Knowledge of field and data collection techniques.
    • Knowledge of mathematics, basic statistical procedures and computer operation.
    • Skill in collecting and analyzing statistical data.
    • Skill in operating motor vehicles.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Wildlife Management or related field; OR,
      • Four years related research experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 06/08/2002

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