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"Zoologists and Wildlife Biologist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management, including the collection and analysis of biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water areas.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Zoologists and Wildlife Biologist"

1) Study animals in their natural habitats, assessing effects of environment and industry on animals, interpreting findings and recommending alternative operating conditions for industry.

2) Inventory or estimate plant and wildlife populations.

3) Analyze characteristics of animals to identify and classify them.

4) Make recommendations on management systems and planning for wildlife populations and habitat, consulting with stakeholders and the public at large to explore options.

5) Disseminate information by writing reports and scientific papers or journal articles, and by making presentations and giving talks for schools, clubs, interest groups and park interpretive programs.

6) Study characteristics of animals such as origin, interrelationships, classification, life histories and diseases, development, genetics, and distribution.

7) Perform administrative duties such as fundraising, public relations, budgeting, and supervision of zoo staff.

8) Organize and conduct experimental studies with live animals in controlled or natural surroundings.

9) Oversee the care and distribution of zoo animals, working with curators and zoo directors to determine the best way to contain animals, maintain their habitats and manage facilities.

 

 

11) Prepare collections of preserved specimens or microscopic slides for species identification and study of development or disease.

12) Raise specimens for study and observation or for use in experiments.


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  19-1023.00