The incumbent will work in a joint capacity with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), and other State and Federal partners to promote, accelerate enrollment, coordinate, and implement the conservation provisions of the Federal Farm Bill and other wildlife related conservation programs such as the Texas Playa Conservation Initiative. Activities will include program promotion (workshops and one-on-one meetings), contract coordination, conservation planning, conservation plan modification, site assessment, and reporting. In addition, the incumbent will provide conservation technical guidance, including wildlife habitat enhancement techniques, and conservation program delivery, to private landowners and public organizations within partner identified priority areas, as appropriate. Initiative to meet with landowners/managers and other stakeholders is critical.
Desired Knowledge. Skills and Abilities include knowledge of wildlife ecology, prescribed fire, and grassland, wetland, and early succession habitat management.
Open until filled, anticipated Start Date: December 2022 – January 2023.