ODFW seeks new fish and wildlife director

ODFW recruiting for new director

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission is conducting a national search for an exceptional leader for the Department of Fish and Wildlife. The department has broad and diverse responsibilities, therefore, the new director will need:

Experience directing and executing policy for fish, wildlife and/or natural resources management
Strategic and visionary leadership in the areas of fish and wildlife or natural resources management
A strong conservation mindset and a commitment to using scientific basis for resources management
Experience in leading a diverse workforce and fostering an environment of inclusion and respect for all employees
An ability to make progress in resolving long standing and emerging problems
The Oregon Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is coordinating the recruitment process. Applications will be accepted through December 5, 2014. The application, a complete job description, and additional information are available below.

Finalists for the position will be interviewed by the Commission at its February 13, 2015 meeting. The public will have the opportunity to meet finalists for the position at a public meeting in Salem on February 12, 2015. The recruitment plan, outlining the process and timeline, was approved by the Commission at its October 10, 2014 meeting.

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