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Subject: [AFS] Position/FISHERIES BIOLOGIST II-Kentucky
Auto req ID 11849BR
Job Title : 7703 FISHERIES BIOLOGIST II
Title Code : 7162
Minimum Requirement - Primary Education : Graduate of a college or
university with a bachelor's degree. Transcript review must indicate that
the following course work has been earned at the undergraduate or graduate
1. Biological Sciences: 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) in biological
sciences. Four courses (12 semester or 18 quarter hours) must be in
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences; 6 of the 12 required semester hours must be
directly related to fisheries science and at least one course (3 semester
hours) must cover the principles of fisheries science and management. These
courses may include fish management, ichthyology, aquaculture, fish ecology,
principles of fisheries science, limnology, and stream ecology. The
remaining hours can include other biological science courses such as
biology, botany, and ecology. Examples of courses include biology, botany,
ecology, cellular biology, fish management, ichthyology and limnology.
2. Physical Sciences: 15 semester hours (45 quarter hours) in physical
sciences. Examples of courses are chemistry, physics, hydrology, astronomy,
earth science and meteorology.
3. Mathematics and Statistics: 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in
mathematics and statistics. Must include one calculus and one statistics OR
two statistics courses.
4. Communications/Human Dimensions: 9 semester hours (13quarter hours) in
communications/human dimensions. Courses include verbal and writing courses
that include public speaking, discussion, composition and technical writing.
Up to 3 semester hours related to Master's thesis or PhD dissertation course
work will count towards the 9 semester hour requirement. Human dimensions
can include courses in areas of human personnel management, conflict
resolution, socioeconomic and survey techniques.
Minimum Requirement - Primary Experience : Must have one year of
professional experience in fishery research, fishery management and/or a
Education Substitution : Certification by The American Fisheries
Society at the Associate Fisheries Professional or Certified Fisheries
Professional level will substitute for the education requirements. For
additional information on The American Fisheries Society refer to
A master's degree in fishery management, fishery biology or a related field
will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Experience Substitution : None
Special Requirements : Must possess a valid driver's license.
Post Employment Requirements : Must maintain a valid driver's license for
the length of employment in this classification.
Agency : 50 - Tourism, Arts, & Heritage Cabinet
Department/Division/Branch/Address : KY Dept of Fish and Wildlife
1 Sportsman's Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601
Location : Franklin
Agency Contact : email only, please, to
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# of Vacancies : 1
Position Type : Grant Funded Time Limited
Selective Type : 1st Shift
Vacancy Type : N/A
Work Week : 37.5 hr/wk
Pay Grade : 14
Salary Range: Pay Grade 14 (MIN-MID) $35,246.40 - $46,690.80 yearly at
37.5 hour work week
Special Entrance Rate : No
Description of Vacancy's Duties : This is a grant funded time-limited
(GFTL) position. This means it is a position that is paid entirely as the
result of a federal grant. The duration of employment shall not exceed the
life of the federal grant that funds the position. An employee appointed to
an GFTL position is required to meet the minimum requirements for the
classification, but is not required to take an examination or be graded
through the testing and evaluation process. Further, an employee appointed
to an GFTL position is designated as an unclassified (non-merit) employee.
An GFTL employee is eligible to receive benefits at the same level as a
classified (merit) employee in a permanent position.
All candidates must submit education transcripts to
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applies for this position.
Prefer candidates familiar with culture and propagation of mussels; culture
of algae and other diets of freshwater mussels; handling and captive care of
non-game fishes; handling and captive care of freshwater mussels; knowledge
of recirculating systems; knowledge of water filtration equipment and tank
systems. Prefer candidates with general knowledge of basic laboratory
skills/techniques and basic identification skills for fishes, mussels and
Selection Method : Qualifying
Group : AGRICULTURAL AND WILDLIFE SCIENCES
Characteristics of the Class : Performs professional biological work in
connection with the research, management, or protection of fish populations
and their habitats; and performs other duties as required.
Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements : Spends
majority of time outdoors. Must be able to swim and traverse rough terrain
to access streams and other fisheries. Must be able to place boat on and off
trailer. Must be able to carry 25 lbs. of equipment several hundred yards.
Additional Requirements : Applicants and employees in this
classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and
Post Date : 01/27/2010
Post Ending Date : 02/15/2010
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