Thursday, April 27, 2017

OPS position with FWC-Orlando

Title: OPS Fish and Wildlife Biologist II


Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)


Pay: $16.50/hour


Job Description:

This full-time position will manage invasive exotic plant treatments for the Invasive Plant Management Section (IPMS). Work involves the inspection/monitoring of contractors treating invasive exotic plant species on public lands.


The position will be located in an Orlando office.  Considerable travel to project sites throughout Florida will be required utilizing an FWC work vehicle.  Work involves walking up to 4 miles a day through swamps, cypress sloughs, and pine flat woods to ensure proper treatment of invasive exotic plants.



Employee must live or be willing to relocate to within a 25 mile radius of Orlando, have a general knowledge of native/exotic plants in Florida, have good communication skills, be able to work with public land managers and private landowners, be able to create maps in ArcMap and use Microsoft Office programs, and be able to navigate utilizing GPS units and aerial maps. Employee must possess the motivation, self-direction, organizational skills, and communication skills necessary to function during periods of remote supervision and must be capable of working productively alone and as a member of a team.


Level of Education: BS in environmental ecology or associated field.


*Please email resume to contact listed below* 



John Kunzer



Linda King: Subsection Leader

FWC/Habitat & Species Conservation

Invasive Plant Management

3800 Commonwealth Blvd. M.S. 705

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000

Ph: 850/617-9425

Cell: 850/508-0333

Fax: 850/922-1249



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