Job Overview

Summary

A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.

It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.

This position is located on the Sierra National Forest, Clovis Ca.

For additional information about he duties of this position, please contact Cindy Whelan (559) 297-0706 Ext. 4931

This is a Fish Biologist on the on the Sierra National Forest. This position is responsible for a Forest riparian/aquatic habitat management, protection, rehabilitation, and enhancement program.

This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 13-05150053-04891G-VR.  Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement.  Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.

Duties

Provides technical and staff leadership on issues arising from land use as it related to riparian/aquatic habitat management. Recommends priorities for allocation of final dollars and targets, and tracks expenditures through the year

Provides technical and staff leadership on issues arising from land use as it related to riparian/aquatic habitat management.

Determines initiates and formulates practices, procedures, and methods in the riparian/aquatic habitat management program.

Prepares environmental assessments, biological evaluations, management indicator species reports, riparian consistency objective evaluations, and environmental impact statements.

Nurtures and creates relationships with Federal, state, local and tribal governments or agencies while developing internal relationships with the agency to foster a positive work environment. Maintains a collaborative approach with external and internal partners while managing conflicting interest or diverse views within riparian/aquatic habitat management.