[Coral-List] Habitat Research Administration Opening - FL Fish & Wildlife Research Institute
Rob.Ruzicka at MyFWC.com
Tue Mar 9 09:28:14 EST 2010
The Florida Fish & Wildlife Research Institute is looking to fill the following position:
Research Administrator II - SES
NATURAL SCIENCES MANAGERS - Level 2
Pay Grade/Pay Band:
Annual Salary Range:
$56,147 - $60,000
FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
THIS IS AN EXTENSION OF THE ADVERTISEMENT PERIOD. PRIOR APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED.
RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR II-SES, #77070356
(pending approval of reclassification to the above class title)
The successful candidate will direct and lead the statewide Habitat Research subsection; ensure that programs within the section meet priorities, goals and objectives of the Commission and Institute; direct planning of research and restoration projects on upland, freshwater and marine habitats, including sea grass and coral reef research and restoration, fresh water plant monitoring, and upland plant surveys and monitoring; develop long-term plans and budgets for subsection. He/she will be responsible for developing and monitoring annual working budgets and ensuring that expenditures do not exceed spending authority; lead and supervise assigned personnel; supervisory duties include but are not limited to: recruitment, training, planning and directing work, review of employee performance, and ensuring compliance with FWC/FWRI rules, policies and procedures and assure all program reports and manuscripts have been reviewed for content and scientific merit and approve for submission. He/she will ensure coordination of scientific activities across sections, work units and Divisions within FWC and establish cooperative working relationships with state, federal, private, and non-profit partners, collaborators and managers to ensure that habitat research and restoration activities meet priority management needs. Publishing independent research will be on time available basis.
A master's degree in one of the physical or natural sciences from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in one of the physical or natural sciences, of which two years must have been in a supervisory capacity. Applicants having experience in habitat monitoring and research are encouraged to apply. Experience in a leadership role or coordinating collaborative research on a number of diverse habitat types is preferred.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: management and supervisory principles, practices and procedures; the terminology, principles, and techniques used in scientific research and analysis, particularly related to habitat research and restoration. Ability to: prepare written reports, publish scientific papers, administer grants and to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; plan and manage scientific research programs and effectively coordinate efforts with partners; effectively supervise people; and establish and maintain effective working relationships, assess budgetary needs and remain within spending authority, maintain a valid driver's license and work in excess of 40 hours per week.
The state of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. If a conditional offer of employment is made, you will be required to provide identification and proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States for the hiring authority to which application is made.
Please apply electronically in People First. If you experience technical difficulties in applying, please call People First at 1-877-562-7287.
This position is located in St. Petersburg, FL.
Interested parties must apply through People First:
Fish & Wildlife Research Institute
100 8th Ave SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: 727-896-8626 x 1134
Email: rob.ruzicka at myfwc.com<mailto:rob.ruzicka at myfwc.com>
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