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[New Job Vacancy] Regional Wildlife Manager job in Virginia Dept of Wildlife Resources, (Virginia) – Jobs in Virginia

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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
Virginia Dept of Wildlife Resources
Position Name :-
Regional Wildlife Manager
Company Location :-
Virginia
Job Category :
 Management jobs

Full Job Description :-
The incumbent of this position must reside in one of the following Virginia counties: Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Craig, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise or Wythe.

Position supervises 3 District Wildlife Biologists to administer a comprehensive wildlife program including management of wildlife populations, wildlife habitats, and human-wildlife conflicts as well as outreach and research within one of the Department’s operational regions.
Additionally, position supervises a statewide species conservation specialists and programs, ensuring viability and sustainability of these species within the Commonwealth.
Position supports additional statewide wildlife conservation programs by providing regional expertise to Department colleagues in the development of species management plans and wildlife regulations.

Incumbent will be required to travel to the
DWR
Regional Office located in Marion, Virginia, on a weekly basis, as well as travel to one or more of the Virginia counties listed above approximately 40% of their scheduled time.

Incumbent will be required to travel to
DWR
Headquarters located in Henrico, Virginia, approximately4 – 6 times per year, which may require some overnight travel.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and understanding of the management principles and practices for terrestrial wildlife species and habitats.
Demonstrated experience and technical expertise in managing populations and habitats for a diverse suite of wildlife species.
Exhibited skills in leadership and personnel management displaying an ability to supervise others is required.
Experience in constructively interacting with various state and federal fish and wildlife agencies and the public to achieve shared conservation goals.
Demonstrated experience in solving and/or recommending solutions to difficult or unusual problems is required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
The ability to use personal computers and Microsoft Office are required.
High school diploma or GED along with considerable experience in wildlife conservation and management required.
Possession of, or eligibility for, a valid VA driver’s license required

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced college degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Natural Resources or related field.
Experience in constructively interacting with various state and federal fish and wildlife agencies and the public to achieve shared conservation goals.
Demonstrated natural resource conservation or wildlife management experience with solving and/or recommending solutions to difficult or unusual problems.
Conflict resolution and management skills are preferred.
Certification by The Wildlife Society or other related professional organization is desirable.

Special Requirements

The incumbent of this position must reside in one of the following Virginia counties: Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Craig, Dickenson, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise or Wythe.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Cover Letters will not be accepted.
Applicants who submit an incomplete application or an application without an attached resume will not be considered eligible for an interview.
For consideration, a completed application or an application with an attached resume must be received online by 11:59PM on the “Job Close Date”.
Faxed, Emailed, and Mailed applications will not be accepted for consideration.
If you have been affected by DHRM Policy 1.30 Layoff as a state employee and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Card (Blue Card), you must submit this document through the “Virginia Jobs” (RMS) employment site when you apply.
The Commonwealth of Virginia offers a competitive benefit package to include various health plan options, paid life insurance, Virginia Retirement System retirement plan, paid holidays, and a comprehensive leave plan.
The Department of Wildlife Resources is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workforce.
All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard for race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.
Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities; if requested, during the application and/or interview process. If accommodations are needed with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office at
804-367-0243.
This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.
Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application.
The Department of Wildlife Resources is a proud member of the Virginia Values Veterans program.

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