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DWFP-Consv Res Coord - (Museum)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Wednesday August 17, 2016

This is professional administrative and managerial work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for administering, directing and coordinating statewide specialized conservation research, management and environmental projects/programs. The work requires a high level of technical and administrative skill to manage diverse and complex conservation projects/programs. Incumbents act as the principal program advisors to the director of a section and perform within the scope of broad statutory and departmental guidelines, with considerable latitude in the formulation of scientific/technical applications and recommendations of substantial resource-related and socioeconomic impact. Work is performed under the general direction of an administrative or technical supervisor; work is planned and reviewed with progress evaluated in conferences with supervisors. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate professional and technical staff.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree;
 
AND
 
Experience:
Four (4) years of work experience directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
Required Document(s):
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 


DWFP-Consv Res Biologist - (Museum)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday August 19, 2016

This is professional and scientific biological research, management and administrative work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for management and research work at an advanced level; and, coordinating multiple conservation development, management and restoration projects or directing a major research/program area. The work includes planning, coordinating and supervising research and management projects within a specialized field or geographic region within a district. Incumbents may work independently on research projects or conservation management programs of considerable scope and difficulty which require application of advanced assessment and analytical methodologies and technical skills. Work is performed under minimal supervision of an administrative or technical supervisors; work is planned and reviewed and progress evaluated in planning sessions and conferences with supervisors. Supervision may be exercised over subordinates.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree;
 
AND
 
Experience:
One (1) year of work experience directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
 
Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Required Document(s):
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 


Senior Programmer Analyst - (Hinds County)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Wednesday August 31, 2016

Incumbents in the programming/analysis field are involved in researching, analyzing, and evaluating existing applications systems and designing and developing new or enhanced systems to support the user needs. Incumbents provide acceptable automated systems using a variety of platforms and technologies through the development of logic, coding, and testing of applications/programs. Individuals in this family work directly with users to define systems requirements and provide training and assistance in supporting applications. Incumbents may also install, configure, and maintain servers.

The Senior Programmer Analyst is the specialist level where incumbents are able to complete the most complex assignments. Incumbents typically work with multiple platforms and complex conversion of new development projects requiring a high degree of technical expertise and leadership. They are often a Subject Matter Expert for one or more systems or for the function supported and apply extensive knowledge of the client area supported through their project work. A significant amount of their time is spent with clients or providing technical leadership to other project members. They work independently on multi-phased projects or are members of teams working on major projects including new applications, conversions and/or significant enhancements. They may have informal supervisory responsibility for a few, less senior, technical staff.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Business Information systems, or a related field;

AND

Experience:
Four (4) years of directly related experience.

OR

Education:
An Associate's Degree in Applied Science in a Technical Program in an area of Information Technology approved by the IT Professional Development Committee;

AND

Experience:
Four (4) years of directly related experience.

OR

Education:
An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college in Computer Science, Business Information systems, or a related field;

AND

Experience:
Six (6) years of directly related experience.

OR

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

AND

Experience:
Eight (8) years of directly related experience.

Substitution Statement:

Related education and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Possession of an Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP) certificate based on successful completion of an examination may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Certificate must be attached.

 

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