NATURAL RESOURCES BIOLOGIST III
|Department||DNR - Resource Assessment - Tidewater|
|Date Opened||2/16/2022 12:07:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/2/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$48,360.00 - $78,741.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Crystal Wilson|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Department of Natural Resources, Tidewater Ecosystem Assessment Division (TEA), is currently accepting applications for a full time, contractual Natural Resources Biologist III position. This position will be responsible to provide support for managing projects relating to the State Lakes Protection and Restoration funds. Duties may include occasional field work and site visits. Collaboration and coordination within DNR and potentially with other Maryland State agencies, federal and local government agencies, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations may also be necessary. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours occasionally. Candidate must be comfortable working aboard boats under various weather conditions. Candidate must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs.
Experience: Four years of professional experience conducting research and analysis in the fields of biology, biochemistry, environmental science, natural science, natural resources management, botany, marine biology, marine ecology, physical oceanography, ichthyology, fisheries management, wildlife management or zoology and four years of experience in performing professional biological work in the field of natural resources management.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience tracking environmental projects.
- Experience with any type of field sampling.
- Ability to work independently and with others to efficiently complete assigned tasks.
- Familiarity with relevant software.
- Boating experience preferred but not required.
- A Bachelor’s degree in biology, biochemistry, environmental science, aquaculture, natural science, natural resources management, botany, marine biology, marine ecology or physical oceanography, ichthyology, fisheries management, wildlife management, zoology, or a natural resources management related field of study from an accredited college or university.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
The online application is preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.
Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Crystal Wilson at email@example.com.
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Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.