- Posted by: Guy B Kyser
A good opportunity for someone with weed & pesticide experience...
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST (SPECIALIST)
$6,182.00 - $7,690.00
Job Description and Duties
Under the general supervision of the Environmental Program Manager, Lands Program, the Senior Environmental Scientist is the lead scientist responsible for coordination of the DFW's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. The Senior ES Specialist works independently, conducts complex, environmental assessments of fish and wildlife pest management problems, conducts extremely complex and difficult scientific investigations on pest management options and provides IPM recommendations for DFW-managed lands. The assessments and investigations require an understanding of the highly complex interactions of fish and wildlife ecology, pest biology, toxicology, and environmental chemistry. The assessments conducted by the incumbent determine the most effective pest management strategies that are consistent with fish and wildlife conservation goals for the particular site and overall DFW policy. IPM recommendations may include physical, cultural, biological and chemical control methods.
Ability to direct and conduct biological resource work in the field; travel throughout the state; and work at odd hours. Ability to develop and make effective oral presentations before the public. Performs duties in office environment and at various meetings and venues. Possession of CA driver's license. Ability to drive for up to 8 hours. Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and walk over uneven outdoor terrain carrying a 30 lb. backpack for up to 6 hours. CDFW fosters a team spirited work environment that focuses on mutual support in order for the Department to succeed. Applicants must have a valid Pest Control Adviser's license issued by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation or the ability to obtain one.
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Environmental Program Manager
Lands Program, Wildlife Branch