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.Learn more about this agency
- 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.
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