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Wildlife Biologists study plants and animals from a specific habitat to determine various population or environmental dynamics. Usual work activities listed on a Wildlife Biologist resume include observing behavior patterns, collecting data, studying the effects of pollution, completing studies, formulating conclusions, and publishing results. Based on our collection of resume samples, the most sought-after qualifications in a Wildlife Biologist are biology and ecology knowledge, effective communication, analytical thinking, good writing skills, and laboratory work experience. Educational requirements include at least a Master's Degree in wildlife biology.

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Wildlife Biologist

Developed annual wildland fire plan including tracts to burn, prescriptions, staffing fire operations, and evaluating results.

  • Participated in update to the Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan
  • Developed and implemented Openfields/Native Barren Habitat Management Plan.
  • Coordinated with MWR Outdoor Recreation to oversee hunting and fishing programs.
  • Prescribed, implemented and evaluated prescribed fires on over 6000 acres of native barrens for wildlife habitat improvement operations.
  • Developed, implemented and analyzed wildlife surveys.
  • Evaluated various Army projects for NEPA, state (KY and TN) and Federal regulation compliance.
  • Implemented nuisance animal control measures.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Fisheries And Wildlife Sciences
2

Wildlife Biologist

Aided in the rehabilitation and care of over 200 animals including big game animals such as Elk, Musk Oxen, Moose, Bear, Sitka Deer and Caribou along side a team of 12 interns

  • Led private and public tours of the largest conservation center in Alaska
  • Gave conservation lectures to local/visiting youth with the help of a resident porcupine
  • Studied and trained captive bears and participated in the reintroduction of endangered Wood Bison to Alaska
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Marine Biology
Marine Technology Society
Spanish
3

Wildlife Biologist - Shasta-trinity National Forest

Collected, entered, and analyzed data on a long-term study of bald eagle demographics and wildlife populations on Shasta Lake, CA.

  • Monitored lake use by resident and migratory waterfowl, passerines, and raptors, as well as fish populations.
  • Conducted surveys of the lake for fish carcasses during a food habits study, and monitored the effects of recreational fishing on eagle foraging behavior.
  • Hired, coordinated, and supervised a field crew of four.
  • Affixed radio transmitters to adult bald eagles in order to track and map their movements and foraging locations. Also affixed satellite transmitters to juvenile bald eagles to monitor their movements post-fledging.
  • Interacted with the public regarding reservoir management and area closures.
  • Collected data on nest attendance by bald eagles for Masters thesis research. Developed a baseline reference for future habitat monitoring using current mapping and survey techniques.
  • Produced year-end report presented to Bureau of Reclamation, [company name], and Predatory Bird Research Group.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
MS
Natural Resources
4

Wildlife Biologist Intern

Implemented nest searches and checks to ensure a stable population of endangered bird species of piping plovers, American oystercatchers and roseate terns.

  • Collected and maintained data on egg counts and live chicks hatched.
  • Monitored chicks until they fledged.
  • Conducted night stints to protect tern colony from predatory coyotes and night herons.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Environmental Science
MA
Environmental Studies
5

Wildlife Biologist

  • Established efficient and effective strategies for trapping and transporting wildlife.
  • Performed in the Top 5% in district sales and closing percentage monthly.
  • Improved customer satisfaction ratings by developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse group of clients and partners.
  • Maintained detailed records recapping client interactions, work performed, and expenses.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Animal Science
6

Wildlife Biologist

Inspected homes and businesses to identify the presence of wildlife and evaluate any damage they may have caused.

  • Performed exclusions to prevent any wildlife from reentering unsafe locations.
  • Communicated with clients on a daily basis to initiate services and resolve existing problems. Recognized by company president and upper management for outstanding customer service on multiple occasions.
  • Surfaced health concerns regarding unhygienic living areas as a result of wildlife activity and worked through appropriate decontamination strategies with customers.
  • Issued depredation permits when appropriate in order to remove wildlife.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
7

Wildlife Biologist

Completed a one hour hike before sunrise daily, to conduct a two hour survey beginning at dawn for the endangered Marbled Murrelet

  • Recorded sighting data and mapped flight patterns of birds observed
  • Used topographic maps as well as GPS to find and set survey points
  • Worked both independently and with a team to compile and tabulate data
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Zoology
8

Wildlife Biologist

  • Supervised 6 full-time and 4 seasonal employees.
  • Lead, trained, and supervised employees in survey methods, habitat assessment procedures, predator monitoring, and GPS equipment use.
  • Lead the successful conservation of the black-tailed prairie dog and re-establishment of a wild population of the federally listed endangered black-footed ferret on a 2 million acre Reservation.
  • Conducted extensive field work including habitat assessment, population surveys, species inventory, in-situ anesthesia, predator assessment and control, telemetry monitoring, disease monitoring and control, and ground truthing habitat data.
  • Developed experimental designs, analyzed scientific data, analyzed spatial data using ArcView.
  • Integrated multiple cultures and land uses, and coordinated with representatives from congress, solicitors, county commissioners, Tribal Council, BIA, FWS, and Dept. of Interior.
  • Conducted numerous presentations to various entities and hosted public meetings for outreach efforts and NEPA scoping.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BS
Wildlife And Fisheries Ecology
9

Senior Wildlife Biologist

Senior staff biologist responsible for complex projects involving wildlife surveys, habitat evaluations for special status
species, ecological assessments, and reporting the findings and determinations according to NEPA and ESA
requirements.

  • Prepared biological assessments and evaluations according to ESA and NEPA standards.
  • Planned, coordinated, and conducted wildlife surveys including, but not limited to, Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-owl,
  • Prepared cost estimates for all biology-related projects.
  • Supervised daily activities/schedules of assistant biologists.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Education
10

Fish & Wildlife Biologist

Encouraged public interest through educational programs, presentations, and tours.

  • Conducted field work, collecting numerous amounts of data.
  • Set up tanks for collected fish & assisted with the movement of fish from tank to tank.
  • Maintained tools & equipment in good repair & working order.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Aquatic Ecology
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts

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