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This is a new position recruitment for an Invasive Species / Small Mammal Control Planner via PCSU, located at the Division of Forestry and Wildlife Admin office in Honolulu. Minimum monthly salary for the pay range is shown, actual salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants may apply at, searching for Job ID: 13331


Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.


DUTIES: Provide professional assistance to the DOFAW Invasive Species Coordinator and partner agencies on specific joint projects related to invasive species, including: (1) development of a programmatic environmental impact statement for rodenticide use in Hawaii; (2) coordination of projects relating to small invasive mammals. Works in conjunction with state and federal agency partners and assists island coordinators and members to implement invasive species prevention and management projects including (but not limited to) feasibility assessments for rodent control actions, and coordination of interagency response and control efforts for rodents and mongoose.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Wildlife Management, or related science, from an accredited four (4) year college or university. EXPERIENCE: Two to four (2-4) years of work experience in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Planning, and/or program management and coordination. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of how to implement a multi-faceted natural resource-related project. Familiarity with small mammal ecology, Hawaiian biota, island ecosystem processes, incipient alien plant and animal invasions. Basic understanding of principles pertinent to personnel safety, fiscal and operational matters. Familiarity with relevant regulations and compliance documentation. Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Basic computer skills in word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months of hire. PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Primary duties will be conducted in an office setting. Ability to visit field sites, including hiking in remote locations, may be required occasionally.

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree from accredited college or university in Natural Resource Management, Planning, and/or Policy. Coursework in Wildlife Management, Toxicology, Natural Resources Management, Planning or related field from an accredited college or university. Experience working with multiple stakeholders, collaborative management, conflict resolution/negotiation, strategic planning, grant writing. Background in mammalian biology and/or ecosystem management/analysis.

INQUIRIES: Josh Atwood 587-4154 (Oahu).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to, click on “Employment”; select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344.

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