This position directs the Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) public engagement processes, designs and implements survey research, assists with strategic and long-range planning services, and facilitates the integration of social and biological information in decision-making processes. This position works in a critical role with high priority, high profile, complex, and challenging wildlife, fish, and outdoor recreation issues in the state.

Major responsibilities include:

  • design and manage the implementation of Department staff, stakeholder, and citizen engagement so meaningful and effective methods of input, participation, decision-making, and wildlife, fisheries and outdoor recreation management are used;
  • design survey methods to collect needed information: document use, harvest, demand, attitudes, values, beliefs and other social-economic data;
  • oversee maintenance and development of databases of information associated with division statistics;
  • design statistically valid and economical methods of collecting data;
  • make recommendations on how to use statistical information;
  • direct the development of and edits technical reports;
  • analyze technical data and write reports;
  • make presentations based on survey findings with a focus on human dimensions;
  • consult on and support statewide integration of wildlife, fish and outdoor recreation strategic planning and decision-making efforts so GFP activities are efficiently and effectively planned, implemented, and evaluated.

The incumbent will work in a typical office environment. Click here for more information.