Job Overview


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PCS/moving benefits are authorized (discretionary benefits may apply, e.g., house-hunting trip and/or temporary quarters and/or contract for home sale).

This is a permanent, full-time position and serves as the Assistant Regional Director - Fisheries in the Regional Office, Atlanta, GA.

All application materials and supporting documentation must be received by the closing date of this announcement (including Veterans Preference documentation). 

You must submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) showing your position, title, series, grade and status as a current Fish & Wildlife Service employee.


  • Develops short- and long-range plans, objectives, and priorities for ensuring adherence to the laws and policies which govern the management of the Service.

  • Estimates and justifies resources such as funding, space, supplies, equipment and personnel needs. Manages multimillion dollar budgets for assigned programs which are subject to rapidly changing initiatives and shifting priorities.

  • Monitors progress, evaluates effectiveness, and recommends program changes and modifications of specific goals and objectives.

  • Performs a full range of supervisory/managerial duties and responsibilities over the assigned staff and organizational elements.

  • Represents the Regional Director and the Service on national and international committees and at conferences during which controversial issues may be discussed.

  • Serves as an expert consultant and provides advice to the Regional Director and other Service officials and managers concerning controversial and complex scientific, political, and economic issues; prepares position papers; reviews documents and plans; and makes implementation decisions.