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    This position serves a critical supervisory role for field staff with the Lodi Fish and Wildlife Office documenting the relative abundance, distribution and survival of juvenile salmonids and other co-occurring fishes in the Lower Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, Delta and Bay for the protection, recovery and management of naturally produced native fish species in the Central Valley of California.

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    • Supervise project teams of professional and technical personnel, volunteers and cooperating agencies NGOs and tribes in a variety of scientific field studies and programs in fishery biology and fishery management.
    • Develop, coordinate and implement fishery management plans and habitat protection guidelines.
    • Provide leadership and guidance to biological field staff concerning study planning, data analysis, and interpretation of biological data collected by field activities.
    • Prepare scientific reports using computer based graphics and statistics software.
    • Assist program leader in budgeting, planning, and work plan preparation, negotiation, and execution for fishery activities.
    • Recruiting, interviewing, training, and supervising subordinate staff.

    As this is a supervisory position, applicants must have demonstrated in their work experience that they possess, or have the potential to develop, the qualities of successful supervision. An interview may be included in the evaluation process to assess these abilities. Applicants should possess proficiency or the potential to develop proficiency in the following ten competencies: 1) accountability; 2) customer service; 3) decisiveness; 4) flexibility; 5) integrity/honesty; 6) interpersonal skills; 7) oral communication; 8) problem solving; 9) resilience; and 10) written communication.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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