|Job Description (brief)
||This is one of several new positions in the agency associated with the inception of a statewide Shorebird Program. This individual will have the opportunity to shape and influence shorebird conservation in this large, biologically rich state. The agency is seeking candidates with a strong science background working with seabirds/shorebirds and professional experience designing and managing projects. Candidates with at least a Masterís degree will be given preference. The position requires someone who has strong people skills and an innate sense of diplomacy, but who is also intrepid and skilled in the field and in working with data. The position is grant funded, with current funding committed through 2020. However, we fully anticipate funding to continue beyond that timeframe. The position is OPS, meaning employees will have access to healthcare under the state system but there are no retirement benefits or paid leave. However, the work schedule and pay rate has been structured to account for holidays and some additional leave time. The rate of pay is $22/hour. The position is located in the Lakeland Regional Office. the position is listed as a Bio. Sci. III pending reclassification to a IV.) Questions may be directed to Nancy.Douglass@myfwc.com.