Job Overview

Summary

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This positions is temporary in nature (not-to-exceed six months) and will work out of the Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office. This position will provide programmatic support to biologists working on several concurrent, large-scale Endangered Species Act Section 7 consultations in the Northern Mariana Islands.

If selected, there are three possible duty locations that this position will be located, which are Honolulu, Hawaii, Guam, or Saipan. Location will be negotiated and agreed upon after selection. Please see below for pay information specific to each locality.

Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Salary Range: $48,425 - $62,948 per annum.
  • Entitled to a 12.25% Cost of Living Adjustment, in addition to basic pay.

Guam/Saipan

  • Salary Range: $47,448 - $61,678 per annum.
  • Entitled to a 13.84% Cost of Living Adjustment. In addition, these locations are subject to a non-foreign post differential of 11.16%.

Please note that employees new to the federal government will have their pay set at the GS-9 step 1 ($48,435 or $47,448, depending on location). Highest previous rate may apply for previous or current federal employees. 

Duties

  1. Conduct ecological investigations to predict and identify the effects of land and water use and land management activities on the environment.
  2. Conduct Section 7 consultations pursuant to the Endangered Species Act.
  3. Assist in the development Habitat Conservation Plans pursuant to the Endangered Species Act.
  4. Assist with the implementation of management plans, studies, and investigations required for species conservation, reintroduction, propagation, habitat restoration, resource protection, and other aspects of natural resource management actions.
  5. Conduct investigations on the taxonomy, status, life requirements, threats, recovery, and conservation needs for various flora and fauna including listed threatened or endangered species, candidate species for listing, and other species of special concern in the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands.