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77072748-51171481-20100114124002 -- BIOLOGICAL
Agency: FWC - Fish&Wildlife Cons Comm
BIOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS - Level 1
Pay Grade/Pay Band:
M! OORE HAVEN
Palm Beach County
Annual Salary Range:
$18,259.02 - $47,450.26
JOB FAMILY: LIFE, PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: SCIENCE TECHNICIANS
OCCUPATION: BIOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS
ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED
Position number: 77072748
Address: 11835 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33412
Supervisor & Position number: Pending supervisor change to Linda King,
Broadband code: 19-4021-01
Class code: 5031
Title: Fish and Wildlife Technician
County: Pending location change to Palm Beach
Working hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
List of any subordinates supervised: May assist in supervising seasonal
Residency requirement: Employee must reside within a 25 mile radius of JW
Level of Education: n/a
Minimum Pay: $26,540.54
Description of Duties:
This position requires proficient operation, maintenance and repair of
equipment for resource management purposes. The type of equipment includes:
swamp buggies, ATVs, tractors, and mowers. Other responsibilities include
maintenance of roads, trails, fences, gates and signs, operation of a hunter
check station, collection of biological samples (jawbones, tissue samples,
etc.) from harvested animals, chemical treatment of exotic plants, and
custodial functions such as trash pickup and camping area maintenance. The
person will also assist the biologist in activities such as prescribed
burning and wildlife surveys and may assist in training and supervising
seasonal personnel and volunteers.
Below is a breakdown of estimated time the incumbent will spend performing
50% = Equipment - Operation, routine maintenance and minor repairs of heavy
equipment, including tractors, swamp buggies, ATV's, 4x4 trucks, mowers,
trailers, chainsaws and other miscellaneous equipment.
20% = Land Management - Participate in conducting prescribed burns,
mechanically and chemically controlling native and exotic vegetation
(requires some math skills to correctly mix chemicals), plowing fire breaks,
and collecting trash.
15% -- Facility Maintenance - Install and maintain signs, fences,
campgrounds, parking areas, levees, and check stations, including carpentry
5% = Biology - Operate hunter check station, including collecting biological
data from harvested animals and communicating with the general public.
Requires weekend and evening work during hunts. Also assists with periodic
wildlife surveys that may require occasional night work.
10% = Administrative - Submit bi-weekly time sheets, monthly vehicle
operational reports and other reports as required. Prepare purchase orders
and code expenditures into proper accounts. Attend various meetings and
training programs as appropriate. Requires some knowledge of computers and
ability to accurately complete paperwork.
This job involves strenuous work in extreme weather conditions typical of
south Florida and requires the incumbent to be in good physical condition.
Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by
the state as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, and are encouraged
FWC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer. If you require
an accommodation to participate in the application / selection process,
please contact the hiring authority n advance.
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