Endangered Species Review Biologist (Conservation Biologist III) – Westborough, MA

Endangered Species Review Biologist (Conservation Biologist III)
Massachusetts Department of Fish & Game
Westborough, MA

Brief Job Description: Provide guidance to project proponents and their consultants on the legal requirements of the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA) and on requirements for obtaining a Conservation & Management Permit to authorize take of state-listed rare species, and negotiate permit terms to avoid, minimize and mitigate impacts. Follow-up on issued permits and ensure compliance with permit conditions.

Required Qualifications:
Knowledge of the principles of ecology and population biology.
Knowledge of research methods and techniques followed in conservation biology.
Knowledge of the characteristics and habitats of endangered and threatened species.
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of endangered and threatened species habitat management.
Knowledge of agricultural and forestry practices.
Bachelor’s degree with a major in zoology, botany, ornithology or herpetology, conservation biology, or related field.
Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain the policies, procedures, guidelines, laws, rules and regulations governing agency operations and assigned unit activities.
Ability to analyze, draw conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations from applicable rare species information.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written expression.
Ability to prepare general and technical reports.

Additional Information: https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000AWP

Contact Name: Natural Heritage
Contact Email: natural.heritage@mass.gov

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