Biologist II

Arkansas Fish & Game Commission

Monticello, AR Southeast


$54,860 Salary

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) Biologist II is responsible for supervising a wildlife management program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


  • Develops, implements, directs, supervises and monitors forested-habitat management plans and habitat-related activities on state-owned Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). 
  • Provides professional and technical advice and direction to agency staff regarding manipulation and management of forested habitats. 
  • Directs and conducts WMA silvicultural activities, including comprehensive resource inventories, timber marking, timber sale administration and audit, chemical injection and other services carried out by contractors. 
  • Implements contract auditing procedures for such projects. 
  • Uses relevant forestry equipment and software to complete job duties. 
  • Develops detailed maps and maintains land information databases for resource planning, management and agency accomplishment tracking. 
  • Coordinates and participates in conducting biological surveys and studies of wildlife to determine population growth, propagation rates, and the effect of environmental and human conditions on particular species. 
  • Summarizes data and prepares reports. 
  • Participates in developing wildlife management area recommendations and the development of short- and long-term plans for future agency conservation activities. 
  • Conducts public relations work with various agencies, private industry, professional and civic organizations and outdoor recreational groups.
  • Projects project expenditures and assists supervisor in preparing program budget.
  • Submits written and oral reports regarding current activities.
  • Must understand and be willing to function in a multi-faceted, team-oriented work environment.
  • Must maintain close individual contact with and develop solid working relationships with all Wildlife Management Division, agency and partner organization personnel.