Wildlife Biologist Resume Samples

Wildlife Biologists are dedicated to the study and conservation of wildlife and their ecosystems. Duties and responsibilities often listed on the Wildlife Biologist Resume include – conducting field research to monitor animal behavior, population dynamics, and habitat conditions. They use various techniques such as trapping, tagging, and DNA analysis to collect data and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to assess the impact of human activities, climate change, and habitat loss of wildlife. They also play a pivotal role in developing and implementing conservation strategies, advocating for habitat protection, and educating the public about wildlife conservation.

The most sought-after skills include the following – strong observational and analytical skills, a deep understanding of ecological principles, population dynamics, and conservation biology; physical stamina and outdoor skills; effective communication skills, knowledge of GIS, and statistical analysis, and a passion for wildlife conservation. To pursue a career as a Wildlife Biologist, individuals typically hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Biology, Ecology, or a related field.

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Wildlife Biologist Resume

Summary : As a Wildlife Biologist developed and maintained relationships with NWRS and Migratory Bird Program staff, a diversity of waterfowl managers/scientists representing nationally recognized partnerships (JVs, LCCs, Flyway Councils), nongovernmental organizations, and universities often requiring extensive travel within the Southeast Region.

Skills : Field Research, Ecological Knowledge.

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Description :

  1. Collected biological and environmental data, and entered and reviewed data collected from field projects.
  2. Compiled and analyzed data, and prepared reports of results.
  3. Assisted in the development of aquatic habitat restoration projects.
  4. Identified, measured, and recorded species at various life stages caught in sampling activities.
  5. Operated departmental vehicles and vessels as necessary to accomplish required job duties.
  6. Maintained and calibrated equipment.
  7. Responded to telephone inquiries from the public and news media.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology


Wildlife Biologist Resume

Summary : As a Wildlife Biologist, presented resource management information to commercial, recreational, professional, and conservation groups, schools, and local officials, identified equipment and supply needs, and may be required to purchase supplies, repairs, and/or equipment.

Skills : Data Analysis, GIS and Mapping.

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  1. Inspected facilities and records of permit applicants, and recommend permit issuance or denial.
  2. Utilized the strategic habitat conservation framework to conduct technical assessments and recommends management and conservation actions on Refuges consistent with current understanding of waterfowl population ecology.
  3. Prepared reports, scientific manuscripts, designs large scale research studies and monitoring protocols, briefing materials, news releases, non-technical popular articles, presentations and other forms of internal and external communication to demonstrate the importance of Refuges in supporting waterfowl.
  4. Involved extensive time in small boats (year round and often in inclement weather) setting gill and trammel nets, handling endangered species, taking and analyzing water quality measurements.
  5. Provided guidance for the development of wildlife and/or habitat management plans.
  6. Oversaw logistical arrangements for diadromous fish projects and corresponds and coordinates sampling efforts with other stakeholders. 
  7. Represented the department to a variety of job-related contacts and agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology


Wildlife Biologist Resume

Headline : As a Wildlife Biologist, inspected habitat improvement projects and recommended habitat protection or improvements, prepared project work plans, and coordinated work with other personnel, such as timber, recreation, and minerals management.

Skills : Species Identification, Conservation and Management.

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Description :

  1. Developed the annual work plan.
  2. Participated on interdisciplinary teams and review environmental assessments to determine the adequacy of coordination of wildlife needs.
  3. Prepared or reviewed biological evaluations for threatened, endangered, or sensitive species.
  4. Provided leadership in inventories and evaluation of habitat conditions and needs for upland game, small game, waterfowl, fur-bearers, and non-game species.
  5. Served as principal staff specialist or advisor on wildlife biology issues for the Major Projects Team.
  6. Provided advice and guidance on issues of current research in the field and its application to bureau habitat management, automation of wildlife management programs, and policy determination and interpretation.
  7. Coordinated with local government agencies, other State agencies, federal agencies, tribal councils, other BLM offices, and interest groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology

Wildlife Biologist Resume

Objective : As a Wildlife Biologist, conducted field surveys, analyzed data, and collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to promote environmental stewardship and biodiversity conservation, coordinated with appropriate federal, state, and tribal offices to obtain sensitive species information, habitat delineations, and survey information.

Skills : Communication, Problem-Solving.

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Description :

  1. Developed responses to Congress and other requests for information about the wildlife biology aspects of major projects.
  2. Provided technical guidance and assistance to the major projects team and project proponents on planning documents, use authorizations, feasibility studies and other activities within the wildlife biology program.
  3. Coordinated with stakeholders, non-government organizations.
  4. Conducted field surveys to assess wildlife populations and habitat conditions.
  5. Collected and analyzed data using GIS, statistical software, and field techniques.
  6. Collaborated with stakeholders, including government agencies and non-profit organizations, to develop and implement wildlife conservation strategies.
  7. Wrote reports, scientific papers, and grant proposals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Ecology

Wildlife Biologist Resume

Summary : As a Wildlife Biologist, participated in outreach and education programs to promote wildlife conservation awareness. Responsible for assisting in research projects focused on wildlife behavior, population dynamics, and habitat preferences.

Skills : Collaboration, Project Management.

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  1. Contributed to policy development and advocacy efforts related to wildlife conservation. 
  2. Provided scientific input and recommendations to inform wildlife management policies and regulations.
  3. Stayed updated with the latest research, technologies, and best practices in wildlife biology. 
  4. Continued education, attending conferences, and networking with other professionals in the field.
  5. Observed behavior patterns, collecting data, studying the effects of pollution, completing studies, formulating conclusions, and publishing results.
  6. Conducted field surveys to assess wildlife populations, behavior, and habitat conditions. 
  7. Collected and analyzed data related to wildlife populations, habitat characteristics, and environmental factors. 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Ecology

Entry-level Wildlife Biologist Resume

Objective : As an Entry-level Wildlife Biologist, responsible for conducting literature reviews, data collection, and analysis, responsible for preparing research materials, maintained equipment, and managed research databases.

Skills : Field survey techniques, Data analysis (GIS, statistical software).

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Description :

  1. Conducted environmental impact assessments and designed conservation initiatives.
  2. Conducted scientific research on wildlife species, ecosystems, and conservation issues. 
  3. Studied wildlife behavior, population dynamics, genetic diversity, and the effects of human activities on wildlife.
  4. Wrote reports, scientific papers, and technical documents to communicate research findings, conservation plans, and management recommendations. 
  5. Presented research findings at conferences and meetings.
  6. Participated in outreach and education programs to raise awareness about wildlife conservation. 
  7. Engaged with the public, schools, and community groups to promote environmental stewardship and sustainable practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology

Wildlife Biologist Resume

Headline : As a Wildlife Biologist, led contacts regarding conserving, developing, and managing public rangelands in preparation of the necessary NEPA analysis (Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement), and FLPMA documents, worked under the direction of project managers and other task leaders in the performance of required field biological surveys and studies, and in-office reporting.

Skills : Wildlife monitoring and management, Environmental impact assessment.

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Description :

  1. Led overall fieldwork activities during projects that required specialized species surveys.
  2. Conducted biological monitoring and environmental inspection of construction projects.
  3. Led and/or assisted in field assessments, preparing technical reports, and technical studies.
  4. Coordinated activities and work products with other staff resources and offices, as needed.
  5. Abided by Company policies and procedures.
  6. Experienced with the flora and fauna of the eastern U.S. as necessary.
  7. Traveled and sometimes worked for extended periods away from home, and sometimes through the weekend.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology

Wildlife Biologist Resume

Headline : As a Wildlife Biologist, conducted specialized terrestrial and/or aquatic species surveys (gopher tortoise, indigo snake, red-cockaded woodpecker, and/or migratory bird/raptor surveys) as well as can complete diverse biological fieldwork with minimal supervision.

Skills : Habitat restoration and conservation, Report writing and scientific communication.

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Description :

  1. Collaborated on research projects, conservation initiatives, and policy development efforts.
  2. Experienced in environmental education and outreach programs to engage the public, schools, and communities in wildlife conservation efforts. 
  3. Developed educational materials and delivering presentations.
  4. Contributed to policy development, provide scientific input, and advocate for wildlife conservation initiatives.
  5. Possessed a valid driver's license and driving record acceptable to TRC's insurance carrier.
  6. Sent and received email correspondence.
  7. Coordinated with multidisciplinary teams and regulatory agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology

Wildlife Biologist Resume

Summary : As a Wildlife Biologist, experienced with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), statistical software, and data management techniques, experienced in monitoring wildlife populations, tracking trends, and assessing population dynamics.

Skills : Project management and coordination, Collaboration and teamwork.

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Description :

  1. Developed and implemented wildlife management plans, including habitat restoration and conservation measures.
  2. Understood environmental impact assessment processes and techniques to evaluate the effects of human activities on wildlife and ecosystems. 
  3. Conducted impact assessments.
  4. Recommended mitigation measures.
  5. Experienced in designing and implementing conservation projects.
  6. Conducted literature reviews, analyzed research findings, and contributed to scientific publications.
  7. Worked collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams, stakeholders, and partners. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology

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Headline : As a Wildlife Biologist, responsible for contributing to research publications and presentations.

Skills : Critical thinking, Problem-solving.

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Description :

  1. Involved using various techniques such as camera trapping, GPS tracking, and direct observation.
  2. Collected data on wildlife species, their habitats, and environmental factors. 
  3. Analyzed this data using tools like Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and statistical software to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
  4. Monitored wildlife populations over time to track changes in abundance, distribution, and health. 
  5. Set up monitoring programs, analyze trends, and report findings.
  6. Developed and implemented habitat management plans to conserve and enhance wildlife habitats. 
  7. Collaborated with stakeholders such as government agencies, non-profit organizations, and local communities to develop wildlife conservation strategies. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Biology