Tuesday , April 23 2024

Wildlife Department Jobs – Fisheries Branch

Website California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Job Description:

The Chief, Fisheries Branch, CEA A, under the general direction of the Deputy Director, Wildlife and Fisheries Division, develops and implements California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) policies and programs; plans, organizes, and directs a wide variety of complex and sensitive research activities involving statewide habitat monitoring and hatchery operations, data collection, and analysis for inland sport fishing regulations; recommends and/or establishes policy level direction on environmental issues involving California Environmental Quality Act review and the impact on critical fish and habitat, including vernal pools and urban stream protection.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represents the CDFW on committees and task forces related to fisheries issues.
  • Utilizes strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills to ensure continuing team development within the branch, the CDFW and constituency groups and inspires the use of these skills by staff.
  • Manages Branch programs within fiscal resources and develops strategies to improve budget efficiency and alternative funding sources.
  • Achieves the goals and objectives of CDFW’s strategic plan.
  • Participates as an active member of the CDFW executive team.
  • Promotes CDFW’s commitment to and accountability for the preservation and protection of the State’s resources through fair and consistent application of laws and responsiveness to the public.
  • Works with other State, Federal, Tribal, local government agencies, private organizations, and constituent groups to strategically develop and implement CDFW’s policies and programs.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the organization and functions of California State Government including the organization and practices of the Legislature and the Executive Branch; principles, practices, and trends of public administration, organization, and management; techniques of organizing and motivating groups; program development and evaluation; methods of administrative problem solving; principles and practices of policy formulation and development; and personnel management techniques; the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program objectives; and a manager’s role in the Equal Employment Opportunity Program.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of multidisciplinary professional and administrative staff; analyze administrative policies, organization, procedures and practices; integrate the activities of a diverse program to attain common goals; gain the confidence and support of top level administrators and advise them on a wide range of administrative matters; develop cooperative working relationships with representatives of all levels of government, the public, and the Legislature and Executive branches; analyze complex problems and recommend effective courses of action; and prepare and review reports; and effectively contribute to the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity objectives.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Newark, NJ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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