Butcher Fish Job Description Sample
Performs duties relating to the cutting, preparation, display, and selling of meat products. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and Team Members at all times. All positions must be performed in accordance with team and store Standard Operating Procedures. Further, Team Members must be prepared and able to perform the duties inherent in other Team Member job descriptions. Team Leaders are required to spend significant time on the floor, engaging with customers, and pitching in to help whenever and wherever needed. All positions must strive to support WFM core values and goals, promote national, regional, and store programs and initiatives, and ensure adherence to all applicable health and safety regulations.Job Responsibilities
Cuts, platters, and merchandises products (beef, pork, lamb, veal, poultry).
Prepares specialty meat merchandise (i.e. sausage, oven ready products, and cured meats).
Checks product to make sure it meets WFM quality standards.
Maintains sampling program.
Monitors and assists in preventing spoilage.
Mentors and supports assigned Meat Cutter Trainee(s).
Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.
Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards.
Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership.
Working understanding of Meat team processes and procedures.
Excellent cutting skills with the ability to bread product down into sub-primal and retail cuts.
Extensive knowledge of different cuts and cooking techniques of meat and seafood.
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.
Capable of accessing information about market conditions and communicating this information to customers.
Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals.
- 14+ months retail experience.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
In an 8-hour work day: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling.
Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.
Exposure to FDA approved cleaning chemicals.
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Ability to work in a wet and cold environment.
Ability to handle knives and other cutting equipment.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Ability to use tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery.
Note: The purpose of this document is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. This document does not reflect all job duties or requirements for every position. Requirements build as one progresses through the job levels, so any job duties required at a lower level may be required at the higher level in addition to the duties listed for that higher level. Duties, assignments, and other responsibilities may differ for similar positions based on business conditions, departmental or geographic location, and/or needs for the particular position. An individual must demonstrate successful performance in their current position before being considered for promotion. In addition, in order to promote into a higher-level position, a business need for the promotion must exist and the candidate must be considered the most qualified person for the new position. Completion of certain milestones such as obtaining an advanced degree or certification, time in current position, or developing skills to perform at the higher-level role do not guarantee a promotion.
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.32>
ACE Epic: National Trails Inventory Coordinator, US Fish And Wildlife Program
Summary: American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), is seeking a fellow to lead the complex coordination of field teams collecting a variety of information of existing trails systems on USFWS lands across the U.S., at an estimated 350 stations total.
The 2018-2021 USFWS Trails Inventory Program is part of an ongoing, nationwide effort to compile a comprehensive and accurate trail and trail asset database for all trails and trail assets located on Service lands so that the agency can make informed management and maintenance decisions regarding trail systems in the future. This is required by Title USC 23, which requires the Service and other Federal Land Management Agencies to inventory all public use transportation assets under their purview. Trails are considered part of those transportation assets.
The incumbent will be part of an interdisciplinary team charged with the generation of an estimated 350 trail inventory reports from a geodatabase supplied by the USFWS. The recipient will utilize an existing Service report module to generate the trail inventory reports. The reports will be submitted to the Service for review and acceptance.
This opportunity is intended for committed young professionals with GIS, trails inventory, trail maintenance standards, and management of complex spatial data background/experience. Those with an undergraduate degree, background or experience in these disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Start Date: April 2019 (Tentative)
End Date: Approximately 52 weeks from the start date
Location: This position is an ACE-EPIC Staff Position (temporary) and based primarily out of the ACE's Salt Lake City, Utah Office. Extensive travel may be required.
Project Website: To learn more about ACE EPIC Internship Program, please visit: www.usaconservation.org.
Compensation: This is a full time position (40 hours a week) for one year, with the possibility of extension. The rate of compensation will be $1,538 bi-weekly, which is equivalent to $40,000 annual base salary. Finding housing is the responsibility of the fellow (ACE will assist by providing local knowledge of rental market, where possible).
Position Description and Specific Duties:
Lead the collection of trail inventory data with the USFWS for an estimated 175 stations per year (350 total).
Manage logistically challenging data collection operations involving scheduling and tracking the dispersal of Trails Crew Project Leaders and Trails Data Collection Intern Teams throughout the U.S.(including Alaska) including arranging all forms of transportation, lodging, meals, vehicle rentals, housing, site visits, uniforms, specialized equipment purchases etc., and doing so with minimal oversight while exercising a high degree of adaptive management to rapidly changing circumstances.
Supervise 2 field-based Project Leaders managing two separate crews of Data Collection interns (10 interns each) to complete in-person trail data collection. Coordinate inventory crews in conducting site visits to complete Trails Data Collection for all USFWS Units reporting trail use. This includes being available on a non-traditional schedule, including nights and weekends.
Work collaboratively with field-based Project Leaders and Data Collection Interns teams, the Trails Coordinator will facilitate the correct flow of technical data from the field into succinct quantitative data for analysis.
With guidance from experienced USFWS Transportation Staff, assist with extensive data reconciliation of current trail data working directly with the USFWS Asset Maintenance and Management System (SAMMS).
Assist with recruitment and training of field-based Project Leaders and Data Collection Interns, which includes interviewing, discernment of relevant skills, as well as the entire enrollment process.
Coordinate with ACE Leadership Staff, Trails Data Manager, Trails Crew Project Leaders, Service Regional Transportation Coordinators, Facility Management Coordinators, and Refuge Managers to arrange data collection and to ensure data is accurate and delivers in the desired format by previously determined deadlines.
Assist Data Manager in conducting all necessary data compiling, processing, and validation.
Work with the Data Manager to submit the processed, clean trails geodatabase to USFWS no later than 15 business days after each station has collected the required data.
Work with USFWS staff to post clean geodatabase and related data on the USFWS SharePoint site.
Work with Trails Data Manager and USFWS staff to make all necessary revisions to geodatabases and submit all field datasets by September 30, 2021.
Participate in the development of protocols used to conduct Trails Data Collection on USFWS Units.
QA/QC data and enter data into FWS systems to be shared with Federal Highways Administration.
Participate in data wrap up, project finalization and reporting findings as required.
This opportunity is intended for committed young professionals with background/experience in complex logistical coordination, GIS, trails inventory, and management of spatial data. Those with an undergraduate degree, background or experience in these disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Excellent organizational skills and superb attention to detail.
Excellent personnel management and team coordination skills including the complex management of complex logistics for multiple teams at several locations simultaneously.
Available to US Citizens and Permanent Residents only.
A valid driver's license, clean driving record, and ability to provide documentation; a personal vehicle is not required. Must be 21 to operate an ACE vehicle.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to think critically and brainstorm creative solutions under pressure.
Ability and willingness to undergo a Federal criminal background check.
Experience and/or knowledge in the mission of the USFWS and other federal land management agencies.
Strong desire to enter the public service field.
Knowledge of the system of lands and waters managed by the USFWS, including the different regions.
Ability to work effectively either in office or field setting on complex tasks.
Willingness to travel extensively with the potential for long periods of time (weeks) in the USFWS HQ in Falls Church, VA as well as at USFWS Regional Offices throughout the country, including Alaska.
The selectee must be willing to represent ACE and the USFWS in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner. ACE reserves the right to require drug testing.
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here: https://usaconservationstaff.applicantpool.com/jobs/
NOTE: Early consideration will be given as applications are received. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact Kevin Sloan, National Director, USFWS Division at (385) 226-7939 or email@example.com
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American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
Fish Wildlife & Parks Game Warden
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Please remember to attach the required resume and supplemental response listed in this announcement. Applications missing the requested documents will be considered incomplete and may not progress further in the process.
Documents not requested will not be considered in the recruitment process. This position closes at 11:59 PM Mountain Time on May 3, 2019. You must apply through the State of Montana Career site and fill out the State application.
1.Explain your life experiences, training and work experiences and how these will be applicable to the job of a Montana Game Warden.
Must possess, or be able to obtain, a bachelor's degree by the end of spring semester 2019 in order to apply. Preferred degree fields are Biology, Wildlife Management, Parks and Recreation Management or Criminal Justice.
However, applications with any four-year bachelor degree will be accepted. Anticipated hire date for these positions is late 2019. Successful applicant's availability and readiness to enter the field (dependent on previous work experience) may move that time frame up. Should we receive more desired and successfully cleared applicants than we have vacancies for, the remainder will be placed on an eligibility list valid for 12 months.
The application process is the first phase in the recruitment process. Please provide any and all information of past experiences that you feel is relevant. Only the most qualified applicants will move forward.
Game Wardens in Montana are Peace Officers for the State. Game Wardens, upon hire, must successfully complete the Montana law enforcement basic academy or be able to successfully challenge the academy by having received basic law enforcement training that will be accepted by Montana POST.
It is not yet determined where anyone hired from this process will receive their initial duty station. You should be prepared and willing to move anywhere in the state before beginning this process. If you currently live in the state it is incredibly unlikely you will stationed in that same area.
By the nature and complexity of warden duties, the warden is on call seven days a week, 24 hours a day to respond to public and to wildlife concerns. The warden is required to function in all weather extremes, under adverse working conditions and for prolonged patrols and activities.
Handling various wildlife and equipment, traversing rough terrain, and over water, operating vehicles, vessels at high speeds and under unstable conditions can and may result in injury. Wardens work where assigned and work odd hours, generally alone and often under adverse conditions with no backup. Job demands are heaviest during weekends & holidays.
Officers must be in excellent physical health and condition. Working with sick or injured big game animals, removing illegal kills, trapping and relocating animals, back packing, horseback patrols, loading and unloading, operating boats, snowmobiles, and OHV's, physical labor in deep snow, and effecting an arrest may require physical strength, stamina and/or force. Good mental condition is an absolute requirement as a warden must deal with all types of personalities and stress levels.
Please be sure to submit a completed state application, resume, answer to the supplemental question and, if applicable, a DD-214. Veterans will receive preference points where applicable.
Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are strongly encouraged to apply. Identity of applicants who become finalists may be released to the public if the Department deems it necessary.
Employees who exceed 1,040 hours in a calendar year are also provided health, dental and life insurance. Other benefits include retirement, paid vacation, sick and holidays. This position may be covered by a VEBA (Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association).
Successful applicants will be subject to a background investigation.
Enforcement-patrols assigned district to detect, investigate, and apprehend violators of fish, wildlife and parks laws, rules, and regulations; checks licenses, permits and compliance of hunters, park visitors, anglers, and other recreationists in the field; verifies fee and regulation compliance of park and Fishing Access Site (FAS) visitors; investigates suspected violations; issues citations and makes arrests; operates check stations; monitors license-vending activities; assists other law enforcement agencies as requested or needed; testifies in court regarding offenses. Game wardens maintain diary of daily activities, prepares reports and testimony for enforcement activities, verifies fee and regulation compliance of park and FAS visitors, may sell licenses and parks passes as needed or directed; audits records of businesses dealing in wildlife resources including taxidermists, shooting preserves, etc.
Game wardens collect and compile data and perform biological activities for wildlife management strategies. Assists with management and operations of state parks and fishing access sites. Meets with landowners, members of the public and other agencies to explain and/or address concerns relating to department programs.
Wardens attend meetings and conferences regarding fish, wildlife and parks practices and concerns; conducts hunter, archery, water, snowmobile, and OHV safety programs; disseminates Fish, Wildlife, Parks and recreation information; writes news articles and participates in news programs following established department procedures. Wardens may perform other duties including, but are not limited to: assisting in search and rescue operations, maintains equipment; collection and dissemination of public comments, biological information; significant intra-departmental cooperation with all divisions; youth and adult education.
Extensive knowledge of law enforcement principles and procedures concerning fish, wildlife & parks management and regulations; state, tribal and federal laws, rules and regulations; rules of evidence and judicial procedures required to properly and lawfully gather evidence & prosecute violators.
Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wardens must be highly skilled in procedures for mitigating wildlife damage/depredation, infectious wildlife diseases, trapping & transplanting, immobilization & relocation of wildlife.
Excellent oral & written communication skills are required to interact with the media in addition to an extensive understanding of sociology, psychology, conflict management & resolution, and criminal behavior patterns to communicate with and understand the public and those who recreate outdoors and in department owned recreational areas.
Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wardens must be proficient in the use of a variety of firearms and are required to attend firearms training and qualifications.
Extensive knowledge is required in the justifiable use of deadly force, officer survival, tactical training, wildlife identification both native & exotic, forensic investigation, interrogation techniques, investigation, search & seizure, court procedure, skill in the use of all types of motorized vehicles & equipment, complex monitoring devices, simulated wildlife, computers, horses, traps, immobilizing agents & a working knowledge of all equipment used by other department divisions and bureaus.
Education and Experience:
- At least 20 years of age on the date of appointment,
- A United States citizen, and must be or become a Montana resident in conjunction with appointment as a Fish, Wildlife & Parks Warden.
- The applicant must possess a Bachelor's degree preferably in Fish and Wildlife Biology, Park Management, Outdoor Recreation, Criminal Justice or a closely related field from an accredited university at the time of application.
- In excellent physical and mental health and must be able to pass a medical examination and a strength and agility test according to standards set forth by the Montana Board of Crime Control and prescribed by the department (minimum visual acuity is 20/100 corrected to 20/20 in both eyes).
- Must possess a valid driver's license.
- Have a basic knowledge of major fish and wildlife species and outdoor recreation in Montana
Fish Technologist-Part-Time 20 Hours/Week
Location Shelton, Connecticut Job ID 19-78043
Performs laboratory tests and analyses according to established procedures in designated technical department. Evaluates procedures and methods under direct supervision of more senior technologist, department supervisor, or group leader. Assists in training and orientation of trainees as required.
License/Certification/Education: Normally a B.A./B.S. in Biology and meet all licensing requirements w/1-3 years of experience.
ScheduleSaturday & Sunday 9am-5:30pm Monday 5:00 -9:00 pm.
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Help Duties Summary
This position is part of the Southwestern Native Aquatic Resources and Recovery Center, located in Dexter, New Mexico. As a Fish Biologist, you will perform a variety duties in support of Center programs.
This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.
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Develop and conduct fishery investigations to acquire information necessary for the effective management of fish populations
Operate and maintain specialized molecular populations genetics laboratory equipment such as thermal cyclers, DNA sequencers, gel electrophoresis cells, automated pipettors, and centrifuges
Ability to write and successfully compete for private, Tribal, State, and Federal funding for applied research investigations.
Coordinate efforts on fishery projects involving other government agencies, international cooperators, Tribal organizations, and the public
Present complex information, data, and/or findings in an effective manner that is tailored to audiences ranging from the public, professionals in the field with limited technical knowledge, to other technical peers and experts
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0482 Fish Biology
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
Suitability for employment, as determined by background investigation
Wear the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uniform as prescribed
May be required to successfully complete a trial period
Possess and maintain a valid State driver's license
Only experience and education obtained by March 25, 2019 will be considered.
Possess a Bachelor's Degree with a major in a biological science that includes the following course work: 1) at least 6 semester hours in aquatic subjects such as limnology, ichthyology, fishery biology, aquatic botany, aquatic fauna, oceanography, fish culture, or related courses in the field of fishery biology; AND 2) at least 12 semester hours in the animal sciences subjects such as general zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology, genetics, ecology, cellular biology, parasitology, entomology, or research courses in such subjects, OR
Possess a combination of education and experience that is equivalent to a major in a biological science (i.e., at least 30 semester hours) of which a minimum of 6 semester hours were in aquatic subjects and 12 semester hours were in the animal sciences as described above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Additional Qualification for GS-11:
Possess at least one year of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level (comparable to GS-09) in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience may include: performing cell culture assays, parasitology screening procedures, bacteria identification, serological testing, or PCR confirmatory assays to detect pathogens in multiple fish and other aquatic animals; conducting laboratory examinations to determine causes of fish and other aquatic animal health problems; gathering, evaluating and applying biological and analytical data to make recommendations and present findings to others, OR
Completion of three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree in a field directly related to fishery biology such as limnology, ichthyology, fishery biology, aquatic botany, aquatic fauna, oceanography, fish culture, fish and wildlife management, marine science, or other fields directly related to fishery biology, OR
Possess an equivalent combination of professional experience and graduate level education beyond the second year which together equals 100% of the requirements.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
PROOF OF EDUCATION: All applicants who are using education or a combination of education and experience to qualify must submit copies of official or unofficial transcripts which include grades, credit hours earned, major(s), grade point average or class ranking, institution name, and student name. If any required coursework is not easily recognizable on transcripts, or if you believe a portion of a particular course can be credited toward meeting an educational requirement, you must also provide a memorandum on letterhead from the institution's registrar, dean, or other appropriate official stating the percentage of the course that should be considered to meet the requirement and the equivalent number of units. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, if you are selected for the position, you will be required to produce the original official transcripts.
PASS/FAIL COURSES: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.
GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Big Fish Commissary- A.M. Baker
Industry: Bakery, Kitchen, Restaurant, Service
The A.M. Baker (5 a.m.-12 p.m.) is responsible for proofing and baking all breads and pastries prepared the previous evening. This includes rolls, pies, cakes, muffins, and other pastries, ensuring everything is of the highest quality and meets all health and sanitation guidelines. In addition, the A.M. Baker maintains and stocks all designated department areas and ensures proper inventory and stock are maintained.
The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to learn, a great work ethic and excellent communication and organizational skills. No experience necessary but must be able to follow a prep list and complete tasks in a timely manner. He or she must have a pleasant and courteous personality and be a TEAM player!
Prepares baked goods following established recipes and procedures and maintains a high quality and consistent product
Follows safety and sanitation rules and practices
Properly stocks and rotates products and pulls any poor product
Cleans work areas and all equipment used in food preparation
Understands and communicates all store promotions to customers
Performs other duties as assigned
High school diploma or GED preferred
Formal culinary training a plus
Knowledge of general sanitary and safety practices
Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Highly professional and dependable
Quality conscious and detail-oriented
Basic math skills, including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Very Supportive Team Environment
Fish And Wildlife Biologist 4
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency's mission.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations. Each day, WDFW employees facilitate fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors.
WDFW's employees–field and laboratory biologists, geneticists, research scientists, hatchery professionals, policy experts, fully commissioned law enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, property acquisition specialists, customer service representatives and others work throughout the state. WDFW employees protect and restore critical habitat, strive to facilitate species recovery when necessary, and manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species. WDFW employees maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands.
They interpret, apply and enforce state and federal laws and collaborate with stakeholders to protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of at www.wdfw.wa.gov.
Fish & Wildlife Biologist 4
The Capital and Asset Management Program (CAMP) mission is to serve the Department by delivering technical and professional engineering, construction and maintenance services to sustain facilities, infrastructure and ecosystems under the Department's care. Performance of the job duties and responsibilities result in assisting the customer programs in their efforts to accomplish the Department's goals.
Environmental Permit Staff Specialist for WDFW construction activities within the Capital and Asset Management Program, Permitting and Inspection. This position manages the permitting of construction projects funded by the Capital Budget and other funding sources, supporting WDFW activities statewide. Prepares all documents necessary to obtain needed permits to support WDFW construction activities statewide, including biological evaluations and assessments and wetland delineations prepared by other in-house biologists, architect/engineering firms, and/or personal services contract contractors.
Prepare and submit permit application packages. Prepare supporting permit documents and secure final permits in a timely manner.
Contact federal, state, and local regulatory agencies to determine permitting requirements. Communicate project needs to regulators. Communicate regulator's requirements to project managers.
Keep a permitting log of activities for each project. Maintains an accurate and organized project permitting file.
Supervision and Mentoring
Supervises and mentors technical and professional level staff in order to support an effective, motivated team.
Sets goals and objectives, develops strategies to implement, and develops performance measurements and standards for the purpose of ensuring individual and program performance objectives are met.
Manages a wide array of personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, and performance issues in a positive manner for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Develops and implements staff training and development plans to provide cross training of employees, specific job related training and other approaches to provide opportunities for staff flexibility and development.
Review projects for environmental and ESA impacts. Provide project manager with options to meet environmental requirements.
- Coordinate with project manager, reviewing project design, determining and designing mitigation needs, and designing mitigation.
Write Biological Assessments, Habitat Management Plans, Wetland reviews and other biological documents required for permitting.
- Review research, contract technical experts, perform site visits, analyze data and write reports. Keep a permitting log of activities for each project. Maintain an accurate and organized project permitting file.
Determine permit requirements for CAMP projects. Provide estimates of staff time and permitting schedule.
- Coordinate with project managers and federal, state, and county officials. Maintain knowledge of current environmental regulations and shoreline plans.
A Bachelor's degree in fisheries, wildlife management, natural resource science, or environmental science, and five (5) years of professional experience in fish, wildlife, or habitat management or research.
Possession of a Driver's License valid in Washington State and acceptable driving record.
- Master's degree in the applicable science may substitute one year of the required experience.
- A Ph.D. in the applicable science may be substituted for two years of the required experience or four years as a Fish and Wildlife Biologist 3
On the job training beyond education requirements in a diverse work setting for at least five (5) years.
Knowledge of fish hatchery operations, fish behavior, fish passage and screening regulations, Public Works contracting laws and regulations.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Association of Fish and Wildlife Professions (WAFWP), and is subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Association of Fish and Wildlife Professions (WAFWP).
Duties are performed in an office setting. This position requires extensive computer use and sitting.
Work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, rain, or snow. Work in rough terrain, riverbanks, slippery slopes, and other surfaces in all types of weather conditions. This position typically works between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday 40 hours per week. However, a varied schedule may be required including working Saturday or Sundays and accruing exchange time on occasion.
To Be Considered For This Opportunity
Please attach to your application:
Letter of interest addressing how you meet the qualifications and can perform the job duties. Additionally, please indicate why you are interested in the position.
3 Professional References
Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will lead to disqualification. Emailed documents will not be accepted in lieu of attaching your documents to the on line profile.
Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirmation e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process.
In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we ask your understanding and encourage you to use the online process and avoid calling for information.
Please note that initial screening will be solely based on the completeness of application materials submitted and the contents and completeness of the "work experience" section of your application in NEOGOV. A resume will not substitute for the "work experience" section of the application.
The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. Responses not supported in your application may disqualify you from consideration for employment in this position. All information will be verified and documentation may be required.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity.
Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.
Supervisory Fish And Wildlife Administrator, Zp-0480-5 (De/Cr)
Help Duties Summary
This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Auke Bay Laboratory (ABL) with one vacancy in Juneau, Alaska.
This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-AKC-2019-0015, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.
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As a Supervisory Fish and Wildlife Administrator, you will perform the following duties:
Leads professionals in researching fish and other aquatic species populations and their habitats to inform management and to benefit the public.
Formulates and carries out research promoting application of program results through publications, presentations, or authoritative reports or analyses.
Provides leadership in planning and executing a multi-million dollar annual budget, including developing strategies to support priority research facilities in Alaska, and seeks temporary or external funding to support special projects.
Supervises staff, including conducting personnel management, mentoring and developing staff, promoting diversity and inclusion, addressing morale issues, and following merit principles in hiring and training.
Represents ABL in external events and activities, including with the Alaska Regional Office, North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC), City and Borough of Juneau, with NMFS Headquarters Offices, with academic institutions, with the State of Alaska, fishing industries, and with other regional, national and international bodies as assigned.
Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic or foreign travel may be required.
Job family (Series)
0480 Fish And Wildlife Administration
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply.
Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
Must be suitable for Federal employment.
Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov)
Qualifications requirements must be met by closing date of announcement.
If selected, required to complete OGE Form 450 financial disclosure.
This position requires a Public Trust Security Clearance.
This position will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay plan, and pay band.
The ZP-5 is equivalent to the GS-15.
A one year supervisory period may be required.
Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
Payment of recruitment incentives is authorized.
This position is not in the bargaining unit.
College Transcript:If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution is equivalent to U.S. education standards with your resume. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process. If course content cannot be easily identified from the title of the course as listed on your transcript, you must submit an official course description from the college/university that reflects the content at the time the course was taken.
Note: Your college transcript is used to verify successful completion of degree, or college course work. An official college transcript will be required before you can report to duty.
Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.
Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
To qualify for the 0480 series:
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: This position requires applicants to meet a Basic Education Requirement in addition to at least one year of specialized experience in order to be found minimally qualified. You MUST meet one of the following basic education requirements:
A. Degree: Biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
B. Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, or at least 30 semester hours in courses, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. Experience: Four years of experience that demonstrated that the applicant acquired knowledge and understanding of one or more of the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, or related disciplines equivalent to that which would have been acquired through completion of a 4-year course of study as described above.
- AND -
Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies; knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify at the ZP-5 or GS-15 level:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements above, applicants must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the ZP-4 or GS-14 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:
Overseeing research on living marine resources in order to manage and preserve aquatic species populations or their habitats; and
Communicating research findings through scientific publications and presentations.
Substitution of education for specialized experience is not applicable to this vacancy.
Fish And Wildlife Biologist 2 *02641W
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agency's mission.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish, wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations. Each day, WDFW employees facilitate fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. WDFW's employees–field and laboratory biologists, geneticists, research scientists, hatchery professionals, policy experts, fully commissioned law enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, property acquisition specialists, customer service representatives and others work throughout the state. WDFW employees protect and restore critical habitat, strive to facilitate species recovery when necessary, and manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species. WDFW employees maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands. They interpret, apply and enforce state and federal laws and collaborate with stakeholders to protect fish and wildlife resources. Find out more about us and the important work we are a part of at www.wdfw.wa.gov.
Fish & Wildlife Biologist 2
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is recruiting to fill one full time, permanent, Fish & Wildlife Biologist 2 position located in the Habitat Program, Region 4, King County. The duty station is the Issaquah Field office with travel throughout the region.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Regional Habitat Program Manager (FWBiologist 4) and following the agency's strategic plan and Habitat Program business plan, this position serves as a journey-level Fish and Wildlife Biologist that provides support, technical assistance and is responsible for monitoring, restoration, management or research of fish, wildlife, lands or habitat.
Using predefined methodologies and/or predetermined criteria, biologists in this class also interpret data in relation to laws, rules, and regulations to make decisions in response to emerging situations in the field. Using established procedures, collects, organizes, provides analysis and assessment of fish, wildlife, lands or habitat management data. The incumbent will work with a Habitat Department expert regarding fish & wildlife habitat conservation and environmental permitting requirements within their assigned area of coverage and within the specific objectives listed below.
The incumbent will assist with the work capacity in the Region. This will require relief in the aspects of the Bio 3 workload that will allow focus on higher priority issues (PHS, High Risk HPA's, etc.).
HPA Review and Issuance: Due to a high population density located in and around extensive water bodies, District 12 experiences high volumes of relatively low risk HPA's. Start with low and medium risk HPA's and increase responsibility for higher risk HPA's over time. Addition of Bio 2 will increase our ability to focus on GMA, SMA, CAO, and PHS comments and concerns in District 12.
Initial SEPA Review, Organization, Sort and Distribute; Assistance with Comments. SEPA review has been very minimal over the past several years, but attention devoted to review of SEPA requests will also give Bio 3's the information and opportunity to engage local governments regarding overall application of land use ordinances.
Water Typing; modification review and typing of streams. Heavily urbanized streams present unique challenges for determining fish use and the Bio 2 should be able to take on all aspects of water typing with some oversight.
Assist with the responsibility of assigned Hydraulic Project Approval review and assist in processing in accordance with Chapter 77.55.RCW, 77.57.RCW, and Chapter 220-660-WAC (Hydraulic Code Rules).
Assist with the responsibility of assigned SEPA/NEPA documents to review for variance requests, zoning change requests, shoreline substantial development permit documents, U.S. Corps of Engineers 401 & 404 permit applications, critical area ordinances, shoreline management plans, and other land use permit applications, documents, and proposals. Priority Habitats and Species/Growth Management.
Complete administrative duties including reporting duties as assigned by the Regional Habitat Program Manager or Assistant Regional Habitat Program Manager.
Data entry and management, some data analysis.
A Bachelor's degree in fisheries, wildlife management, natural resource science, or environmental science AND two years of professional experience in fish management or fish research, wildlife management or wildlife research, or habitat management or habitat research. OR One year as a Fish & Wildlife Biologist 1.
Note: A Master's degree in the applicable science will substitute one year of the required experience. A Ph.D. in the applicable science may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Valid state-issued driver's license.
Facilitation and negotiation skills – The ability to serve as both as a regulator and as a non-regulatory technical expert on regional fish and wildlife issues is required. Being tactful and sensitive when dealing with people with strongly held opposing viewpoints and when addressing "politically sensitive" matters are very important qualities for this position. Exemplary social and verbal communication skills are needed to ensure requests and actions are professional, objective, and not perceived by others as adversarial or unprofessional.
Written Communication – Exceptional writing skills are a requirement. Writing (letters, memos and email) should be organized, clear and concise, use principles of "plain talk", and be effective, yet tactful. Writing should be professionally written with the understanding that they are public records and as such may be read by others than the intended recipient(s).
Working with WDFW Management – This position must ensure to keep management timely apprised of controversial issues in the region, especially politically sensitive matters, and consult with supervisor and management prior to acting on particularly sensitive or controversial matters or representing the Department on such matters so that WDFW management can participate in deciding positions or actions to be taken.
Appearance and Attire - While an agency dress code is not currently required, Area Habitat Biologists are expected to dress appropriately for the type of work they are conducting. A professional appearance including grooming and attire is expected when working with local, state, and federal agencies, tribes, permit applicants and the public. Footwear used during field work should be appropriate so as to minimize risk of injury.
Well qualified applicants will demonstrate knowledge and competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of stream ecology and restoration techniques, fish passage barrier assessments, fish passage requirements for road crossing structures, logging processes, heavy equipment operation and limitations, environmental review processes, and similarly applicable fields of study or training.
Experience in working through difficult or complex situations involving multiple parties with differing opinions and expectations. Experience providing superior customer service.
Familiarity with the Growth Management Act, Shoreline Management Act and the WDFW Priority Habitat and Species.
Experience in developing and presenting biological information to diverse groups of people.
Demonstrated ability to work within the regulatory environment including reviewing, issuing, monitoring or complying with federal, state or local environmental permits.
Demonstrated functional knowledge of the biology, life histories, and habitat requirements of fish and wildlife species of Washington.
Experience collecting and identifying data.
Excellent organizational and planning skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong relationship building and conflict resolution skills.
Working knowledge of MS Office package including Word, Excel and Access, and familiarity with ArcMap.
Ability to closely follow standard protocols and perform work under moderate to low supervision.
Must be able to work for extended periods in an office setting
Must be able to adapt to a flexible work schedule and travel on fairly short notice
This job is physically demanding and the incumbent must be able to work year round in varying weather conditions, hike streams and in rugged, steep terrain carrying moderately heavy loads.
Must be able to work comfortably, and safely along busy roadways, overwater structures, and boats
This position demands a mix of office and field work. Duties require periodic fieldwork, sometimes in remote locations and during inclement weather. 8 hour/day, 40 hours per week. Employee may be called out on weekends, holidays, or after hours for emergency permitting of flood related, or other emergency projects. Office and fieldwork percentages vary throughout the year. The summer construction season generally requires greater fieldwork that can exceed 50 percent
Physical, environmental, or mental demands of key work: Must be able to drive a vehicle to conduct field review of project sites. Physical capacity to work in remote forested and aquatic environments, conducting fish surveys and other related tasks. These activities can consist of 8 to 10 hour days, for several days in a row.
Health, Safety or Administrative
Capable of walking over rough terrain for short distances (? 1 mile) regularly or occasionally over long distances (several miles).
Willingness and ability to work extended hours as necessary to complete assignments. May include extended travel and evening or overnight trips.
Interests: An interest in fish and wildlife resource management and working with others in a collaborative and regulatory environment to influence sound resource management.
This position is in the bargaining unit represented by the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals and is subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish & Wildlife, and the Washington Association of Fish & Wildlife Professionals.
How to Apply
To apply for this position you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov.
If you do not fill out the application profile employment history section and provide references in the application profile, then please attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:
A current resume (please make it succinct)
Three professional references (personal references do not count as professional).
A Cover Letter describing how you meet the qualifications.
Please ATTACH a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (generic cover letter will not be accepted). Failure to attach a cover letter will eliminate you from continuing to compete for the position.
Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will lead to disqualification. Please do not include any attachments other than the ones requested above. E-mailed documents will not be accepted after the closing of the recruitment or in lieu of attaching your documents to the online profile.
Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirming e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process. In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we ask your understanding and encourage you to use the online process and avoid calling for information.
Please note that initial screening will be solely based on the completeness of application materials submitted and the contents and completeness of the "work experience" section of your application in NeoGov. A resume will not substitute for the "work experience" section of the application. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. Responses not supported in your application may disqualify you from consideration for employment in this position. All information will be verified and documentation may be required.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.
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MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Dumping small glass and acrylic tans that range from 2.5 gallons to 10 gallons.
Washing, labeling, and filling of tanks which will require lifting.
Dipping of breeder fish and placing them in designated tanks.
Checking of African Cichlid breeders.
Manager fish health, including feeding of fish, syphoning vats, scoping fish for diseases or parasites, then treating the fish accordingly.
Processing orders each morning for delivery.
Preparing fish for future sales by separating and grading them.
IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES
Ability to bend at the waist.
Ability to kneel often.
Ability to scoop fish with a small net.
Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Ability to lift.
Able to work 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Work is performed in a warehouse environment.
There may be some variation in work hours due to overtime, special projects, deadlines, and other concerns.
Some weekend and evening hours may be required due to deadlines.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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