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Wildlife Biologist

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 25, 2023

Job Description

The Wildlife Biologist will work cooperatively with natural resource staff at Marine Corps Base-Quantico and researchers at the Virginia Tech Conservation Management Institute to perform applied wildlife research and management to support the implementation of the installation natural resources management plan

Required Qualifications

1. M.S. in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife Sciences, Forestry, Environmental Science or related field.
2. Demonstrated expertise in basic ecological and wildlife survey protocols.
3. Demonstrated ability to perform basic statistical analysis of field data and report findings of research through written and oral communication.
4. Experience using geographic information systems to present data in a spatial context.
5. Experience navigating over rough terrain using topographic maps, GPS and compass and must be willing to work in adverse weather and field conditions.
6. Experience and knowledge in developing and implementing wildlife population and/or habitat management prescriptions from the results of wildlife surveys and research.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience working on DoD installations.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date


Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Jennifer Phillips at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: September 25, 2023
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