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					                                                                                                                                 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Qualifications for Wildlife                        How To Apply
Management Division's Most                         Applications may be downloaded at


                                                                                                                                               Wildlife
Recruited Positions                                www.agfc.com/employment or apply online
                                                   at www.arstatejobs.com. Call the Human
AGFC Biologist        	        	                   Resources Division, (501) 223-6317, to have


                                                                                                                                 Management
The formal education equivalent of a               an application mailed to you. Applications
bachelor's degree in biology, zoology,             should be returned to:
wildlife ecology, botany or a related field.
                                                     Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
AGFC Biologist Specialist
A master’s degree in biology, zoology,
                                                       ATTN: Human Resources Division
                                                          2 Natural Resources Drive
                                                                                                                                                   Division
wildlife ecology, botany or a related field;                Little Rock, AR 72205
or the formal education equivalent of a
bachelor’s degree in the above mentioned           Applications will be accepted only for
fields plus two years of experience in             currently advertised positions.
wildlife management or a related field.            “As an equal opportunity employer, the
                                                   Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will
Natural Resources Program Technician               make any reasonable accommodation
The formal education equivalent                    necessary to ensure equal employment.”
of a high school diploma; plus two
years of field experience in wildlife or                      Minorities and women
fisheries management, forestry or land                       are encouraged to apply.
management or related area.
                                                   The mission of the Arkansas Game and Fish
                                                   Commission is to wisely manage all the fish and
                                                   wildlife resources of Arkansas while providing
For information about job qualifications,          maximum enjoyment for the people.
please contact the Human Resources Division,
(501) 223-6317. To find a list of jobs currently
advertised, visit www.agfc.com or call our
job line, (501) 223-6303, or toll-free,
(877) 731-JOBS (5627).




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                                               The work done by the Wildlife Management          The Wildlife Diversity Section
                                               Division requires the experience and              Biologists and specialists in the Wildlife
                                               knowledge of many disciplines such as             Diversity section work with species
                                               biology, zoology, ecology, statistics,            groups, such as feral hogs, furbearers,
                                               agriculture and forest management practices.      bats, hawks and owls. Some specialize in
                                                                                                 habitat types, such as wetlands, grasslands
                                               The Management Section                            and agricultural lands. These biologists
                                               The Management Section is composed of             coordinate with the Management Section
                                               biologists and technicians who manage             to improve habitat and provide habitat
                                               and maintain 59 state-owned WMAs to               management instruction to federal
                                               provide public hunting and wildlife-viewing       agencies and private landowners. They
                                               opportunities. In addition to state-owned         also partner with other public and private
                                               areas, the Commission cooperatively               organizations to make long-range habitat
Hunting, bird-watching and other               manages 59 WMAs with state, federal and           plans. Wildlife Diversity biologists
wildlife-related activities are big business   private landowners to provide more wildlife       frequently make presentations to public
in Arkansas. From ducks to deer and            opportunities to the public.                      groups and respond to questions about
bluebirds to bald eagles, The Natural State                                                      Arkansas’s many game and nongame
has no shortage of outdoors opportunities.     Habitat management programs enlist the            species. They also conduct surveys to
                                               skills of trained biologists and foresters who    determine the health of animal populations
More than 37 percent of adult Arkansans        work together to develop habitat plans.           and make management decisions.
go hunting every year, well above the          Improving habitat on these areas requires
national average of 12 percent. Arkansas’s     the skillful application of management
hunting potential also is well known           techniques such as controlled burning, forest     The Operations/Special
to people from other states. Many              thinning, plantings, moist-soil management        Projects Section
nonresidents make annual pilgrimages to        and development of wildlife openings. All         The Operations/Special Projects Section
hunt in Arkansas – to Stuttgart for ducks,     WMAs are managed for a host of game and           is responsible for many programs hunters
to the Ozarks and Ouachitas for turkey         nongame benefits, and serve as demonstration      directly use. This section is responsible for
and to south Arkansas for deer. Arkansas       areas for public use and viewing.                 writing hunting and wildlife regulations,
is blessed with many landscapes – from                                                           as well as organizing the special permit
river bottoms and deltas to mountains          The Wildlife Management Division not only         hunt application process. Biologists and
and plateaus. This diversity of habitat        has active management programs on its             specialists in this section also manage
types sets the stage for managing many         WMAs, but also provides information and           game-checking procedures and data, as
different game and nongame species. The        assistance to private landowners on various       well as geospatial analysis of harvest
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s            state and federal wildlife habitat incentive      and habitat data gathered by the other
Wildlife Management Division is the            programs. Private lands biologists work with      sections. The Wildlife Division’s budget
agency’s second-largest division with          landowners to manage their land and improve       is also coordinated through this
more than 115 employees, largely because       the benefits to wildlife. These biologists help   section.
of this habitat diversity. The Wildlife        landowners find the programs that best meet
Management Division is subdivided              their management objectives.
into Management, Wildlife Diversity and
Operations/Special Projects sections.

				
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