Employment Opportunities

Wildlife Management Cooperative Specialist

Position Location:  This is a full-time, home-based position. Must reside in southern Missouri.

Position Description: The QDMA is seeking a qualified, self-motivated, and outgoing individual to serve as a Wildlife Management Cooperative specialist to:

  • Work with private landowners to establish and support wildlife management cooperatives in the southern Missouri.
  • Conduct habitat management trainings for private landowners and help coordinate private land assistance programs with Missouri Department of Conservation (DOC) staff.
  • Participate in projects to promote wildlife conservation, conservation education and Missouri’s hunting heritage.
  • Increase awareness of QDMA by recruiting new members and sponsors.
  • Promote both QDMA’s national programs and conservation partner programs.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in wildlife or related natural resource field
  • Experience and working knowledge of deer hunting and management
  • Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to organize and coordinate educational events
  • Well-developed written and verbal communications skills
  • Sound computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Willingness to travel frequently and work outside normal business hours
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Develop landowner cooperative newsletter for distribution at least twice per year.
  • Conduct an annual statewide email survey, as well as organize an in-person meeting for wildlife management cooperative leaders.
  • Maintain close working relationship with other state and national QDMA employees.
  • Maintain close working relationship with MDC Private Land Conservationists.  Provide monthly updates on current activities and attend regional staff meetings whenever possible.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Benefits include competitive health insurance, vacation, retirement, paid holidays, and flexible working arrangements.

Application Process: Interested persons should forward a resume, cover letter, and three references to: WMC Specialist Search Committee, QDMA, P.O. Box 160, Bogart, GA 30622.

Application Deadline: Sept 2, 2019.

The QDMA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, race, or religion.