The Wildlife Resources Division, Nongame Conservation Section announces a vacancy for one Data Management Associate. The position will be located at the Wildlife Resources Conservation Center in Social Circle, roughly 45 minutes from Athens and from Atlanta. Carpooling opportunities may be available.
The person filling this position will be primarily responsible for entry and quality control of rare species, natural community, and other biological data. Natural Resources Data is managed through Biotics, an advanced geographic information systems-based software tool for managing biodiversity information. There will also be seasonal field work as needed including work with Monarch butterflies. This work will include environmental education, coordination of volunteers, planting and tending pollinator gardens and rearing Monarch butterflies.
Preference will be given to individuals with experience in wildlife biology, ecology, zoology, forestry, botany, or a related field. Other desired qualifications include:
1) Experience with data entry
2) Experience using ArcView or related GIS software
3) Some familiarity with Natural Heritage and NatureServe Biotics methodology 4) Willingness to clean enclosures and handle insects
5) Interest in Environmental Education
For more information on the GA DNR Nongame Conservation Section please visit our website:
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is an equal-opportunity employer
Application (Position will remain open until filled)
Email or mail: Cover letter, Resume, and Contact information for 3 references to:
Anna Yellin, Environmental Review Coordinator
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Wildlife Resources Division, Nongame Conservation Section 2065 U.S. Highway 278 SE
Social Circle, GA 30025-4743
Questions: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 770-557-3283