Employment Opportunity - Regional Biologist and Grant Writer Opening


08/12/16

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Regional Wildlife Biologist and Grant Coordinator for Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society

Region: Lower Peninsula and eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Indiana and Ohio

Summary: The Regional Wildlife Biologist and Grant Coordinator position provides leadership to RGS and AWS efforts to enhance early successional forest habitat on public and private forest lands and to provide for thriving ruffed grouse and American woodcock populations within the assigned region. This position is also responsible for leading the organization’s grant solicitation efforts by identifying appropriate grant opportunities, researching and preparing grant applications, and assisting other staff members in grant-writing. This individual will work effectively with RGS chapters, members, volunteers, governmental agency personnel and the general public to implement a wide range of programs and projects to develop critical habitat utilizing sound scientific management principles. This position is also responsible for broadening public understanding of the role of forest management in forest wildlife conservation.

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Mission Statement

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

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