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    Summary

    About the Position: Serves as the professional wildlife biologist for the Fish and Wildlife and Hunt Control Programs at Fort Knox, KY, a 109,000 acre reservation which includes 28 lakes, 8 intensively managed, and 55 miles of streams.

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    Responsibilities

    • Professional knowledge of established scientific methods and techniques of wildlife management.
    • Corresponds with a variety of personnel and organizations on matters relating to endangered species, wetlands, hunting and fishing related issues and must be knowledgeable of relative laws and regulations.
    • Applying knowledge and/or understanding of the applications of related disciplines such as forestry, limnology, and ecology.
    • Apply wildlife management techniques to properly manage a diverse ecosystem.
    • Collects data and samples for analysis. Conducts statistical analysis and evaluation of data and prepares reports.
    • Reviews projects for environmental impact and makes suggestions to reduce or mitigate negative effects to endangered species and wetlands resources.
    • Conducts special studies, census sampling, investigations and inspections to determine fish and wildlife health, population and reproduction rate.
    • Based on a knowledge of ecological burning techniques and fire behavior, develops burn prescriptions for specific areas.
    • Operates one or more types of field tractors with attached or towed equipment.
    • Develops planning and fertilizing prescriptions for various plantings of native grasses, trees annual and perennial crops that will improve wildlife habitat.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

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