ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGIST SPECIALIST (GFTL)

Commonwealth of Kentucky - Franklin County, KY (30+ days ago)3.3


Franklin County

ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGIST SPECIALIST (GFTL)
61205BR

50 - Tourism, Arts, & Heritage Cabinet

Pay Grade 14 (MIN-MID) $35,246.40 - $46,690.80 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $37,596.00 - $49,803.60 yearly at 40 hour work week

Characteristics of the Job :
Performs and aids in the coordination of assessment of environmental quality, determines impacts or potential impacts from point and non point sources and from other natural or man induced conditions; and performs other duties as required.

Minimum Requirement - Education :
Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in a biological, environmental or natural science, which includes at least thirty credit hours in the biological sciences.

Minimum Requirement - Experience :
Must have one year of professional experience in research, environmental impact assessment or related environmental program areas.

Substitute Education for Experience :
Graduate work in the biological, environmental or natural sciences will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Substitute Experience for Education :
None

Special Requirements :
NONE.

Department/Division/Branch/Address :
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
1632 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

Agency Contact email and/or telephone number :Tom C. Van Arsdall at tom.vanarsdall@ky.gov

# of Vacancies :
1

Position Type :Grant Funded Time Limited

Work Schedule :
1st Shift

Vacancy Type :N/A
FLSA Designation

NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week.

Work Week :37.5 hr/wk

Pay Grade :
14

Special Entrance Rate :No

Probationary Period :
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/101/001/325.htm.

Description of Job Duties

This is a grant funded time-limited (GFTL) position. This means it is a position that is paid entirely as the result of a grant. The duration of employment shall not exceed the life of the grant that funds the position. An employee appointed to a GFTL position is required to meet the minimum requirements for the classification. Further, an employee appointed to a GFTL position is designated as an unclassified (non-merit) employee. A GFTL employee is eligible to receive benefits at the same level as a classified (merit) employee in a permanent position.

Investigates potential sites and prepares preliminary plans for wetlands and stream mitigation projects. Training and experience with stream and wetland mitigation or restoration projects and other habitat restoration projects considered a plus.

Job Group :AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL

Typical Working Conditions :
Work is typically performed in an office setting, laboratory setting and in the field. An incumbent to this job title may be subject to changes in temperature and terrain. There is the possibility of exposure to snake and insect bites and the possibility of minor cuts and abrasions due to broken glass and pieces of rusted metal in streams. Hypothermia, electrocution from electro-fishing and exposure to water borne pathogens is possible.

Additional Requirements :
Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.

Post Date :04/27/2018

Post Ending Date :
05/06/2018