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Wildlife Biologist 2

Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Social Circle
Job Description:

These two Wildlife Biologist 2 positions will work on a team that provides data and comments on projects that may impact rare species and habitats in Georgia. A primary responsibility will involve management of environmental review data requests from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). The Wildlife Biologists will utilize GIS-based tools to review projects and communicate with personnel from GDOT, DNR and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding potential impacts to high priority species and habitats. Other responsiblities include developing and implementing training programs on rare species for consultants working on transportation projects and entering and editing rare species records in the Biotics database. One position will also be responsible for administering the Georgia Conservation Tax Credit Program, which involves evaluating the conservation benefits of donated conservation easements. The Wildlife Biologists write plans and reports, keep accurate records, comply with administrative policies and participate in other related activities as needed.



Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Biology or a related field from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor's degree in Biology or a related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience OR One year of experience required at the lower level Wildlife Biologist 1, (NRP060) or position equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications:

1. An advanced degree in a natural resources related field.

2. Experience with ArcGIS, ArcPro, ArcOnline and other environmental review applications.

3. Experience with project review related to the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA), the Georgia Endangered Wildlife and Wildflower Preservation Acts and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

4. Experience with and knowledge of the Biotics rare species database & NatureServe Core Methodology.

5. Familiarity with the conservation and survey needs for rare species and habitats in the southeastern United States.

6. Familiarity and/or experience with conservation easements and their value for protecting rare species and habitats.

7. Experience developing training materials, training manuals and training programs. 

$48,063.23/year plus benefits

Benefits are included. Information about benefits for full-time employees can be found here:



How to Apply:

Application: Download an application for employment at and submit the completed application to the e-mail address highlighted below. Alternatively, a completed paper copy can be mailed to the following address:


Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Office of Human Resources

ATTN: Recruitment and Selection

2067 US Hwy 278, SE

Social Circle, GA 30025


Contact Trina Morris ( with questions about the positions.

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