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Wildlife Habitat Manager, Regional

Competition limited to classified employees of:

Department of Fish and Game

Open for Recruitment: November 30, 2017 - December 14, 2017
Announcement # 00932075009
Salary Range: $24.30+ per hour DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Nampa

The Department of Fish and Game is seeking to fill the Regional Wildlife Habitat Manager position at our Southwest Regional office in Nampa. 

General Information:

  • This announcement will be used to fill the current opening in Nampa only.


  • Plans, organizes and evaluates a regional habitat program
  • Supervises and trains staff
  • Assigns work and evaluates performance
  • Develops and monitors program budgets
  • Develops priorities for managing department lands
  • Prepares habitat management plans for state wildlife management areas and private land programs
  • Assigns responsibility for and participates in the review of environmental documents
  • Develops regional land acquisition priorities
  • Provides recommendations on potential habitat acquisitions sales or exchanges

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of: wildlife management practices to include ecology, habitat requirements, and population dynamics of wildlife; agricultural and grazing practices; range and timber management
  • Good knowledge of: plant ecology and physiology and the interaction between plant and animal species
  • Some knowledge of supervisory practices
  • Experience:  evaluating effects of habitat development on wildlife; developing and maintaining wildlife habitat; habitat acquisition methods; working with environmental laws relating to wildlife habitat management; negotiating and writing cooperative habitat development agreements; working with federal and state land management agencies and non-governmental organizations on wildlife habitat issues


There is an examination to determine an applicant's eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A higher rating may be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide a detailed and complete answer to each question.  It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. A minimum rating of 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your examination results will be available online when the review process is complete.

To preview the examination for this position, click on the Preview Exam link below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select the following:

  • Department of Fish and Game under "Agencies"
  • Full Time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Nampa under "Cities"

When completing or updating your online application information, please complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type.) Without this information the hiring agency may not be able to contact you for an interview.

Hiring Lists:

If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed under the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time.  Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the candidates being considered.

Thank you for applying!


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Some jobs may entail working overtime. It is the Department's policy to provide compensatory time off instead of cash for any overtime worked.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.