Job: Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist - Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever - Columbus, NJ

Description

In partnership with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (NJDFW), this Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist will coordinate and implement wildlife-related conservation programs and provide technical assistance within the Northern bobwhite quail (NBWQ) focal landscape of New Jersey. The position location will be based in a USDA Service Center and provide service to multiple counties and Service Centers in southern New Jersey. Staff will work in joint capacity with partner agencies to promote, coordinate and implement conservation provisions of the Federal Farm Bill, with primary focus on the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) Bobwhite Quail Pine Savanna Project. Conservation delivery may also involve other relevant Farm Bill programs such as the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), general EQIP, and the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), as well as state level habitat programs and initiatives. General duties will include all aspects of wildlife habitat planning, contract coordination, conservation plan writing, site assessment/eligibility determination, program promotion/outreach, landowner technical assistance, and reporting. Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities include knowledge of, and/or practical experience with silviculture and prescribed fire as it relates to forest management and timber production.

Post Date

Jan 11, 2022

Deadline

Jan 31, 2022