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    This position serves as a Wildlife Biologist for the Glennallen Field Office located in Glennallen, Alaska.

    The salary range given above includes base pay and locality pay, you will also receive a 7.18% cost of living allowance for Glennallen. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment and gradual decrease.  For additional information about the BLM please visit BLM. Information about locations within Alaska can be found at: Alaska.

    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under BLMAK-15-1425351-ES for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible.   This is also being announced at the GS-07 and GS-09 levels under Delegated Examining (BLMAK-15-1425347-ES) and Merit Promotion (BLMAK-15-1425349-ES).  You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under multiple grades.

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    As a Wildlife Biologist, you will:

    • Develop and review biological study proposals, survey designs, and scopes-of-work and conducts complex biological field investigations that may include: population and harvest surveys, live-capture, biological sampling, population health studies, food habit studies, and population modeling and risk assessment.  Use qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze findings with statistical validity and rigor.
    • Prepare issue papers; briefing documents; Federal Register notices, rules, and regulations, letters; and other written materials and provides verbal briefings to supervisor, management, and others regarding species issues.
    • Interact with the appropriate Federal Agencies, State agencies, Native commissions, villages, councils, and tribes to coordinate aspects of a biological program; management and co-management activities; harvest and harvest reporting; and Marine Mammal Protection Act and Endangered Species Act activities.
    • Identify important species habitat and recommend strategies to conserve and protect habitats and populations.  Comment on potential impacts of proposed development affecting species and recommends appropriate mitigation when requested.  Communicate and coordinates management strategies, decisions and programs with stakeholders.
    • Draft, review and comment on permits and authorizations required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act, Endangered Species Act, CTIES, and other Federal laws regarding species.

    For more information on the duties of this position contact the supervisor, Dennis Teitzel at (907) 882-7318.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position requires travel to various destinations by vehicle, boat, or plane.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    0486 Wildlife Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/406102100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.