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    RELOCATION EXPENSES: Relocation expenses will be authorized consistent with the Federal Travel Regulations and Departmental policy.  The use of a relocation service company will not be offered.

                               

    The employee in this position serves as the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative Science Coordinator, for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southwest Region, Division of Science Applications, Tucson, AZ.

    The position is co-located with the Department of the Interior's Southwest Climate Science Center, on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.


    The Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative Science Coordinator is a biologist and/or physical scientist, who wears multiple hats, representing the Desert LCC as well as the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

    Your primary role will be to collaboratively develop, maintain and advance a strategic, landscape-scale partnership-driven approach to integrate fish, wildlife and natural resource conservation. 

    NOTE: This position is also being advertised under Delegated Examining Procedures and is open to all qualified U. S. citizens. To be considered under delegated examining procedures, you must submit a separate application and supplemental documentation to vacancy announcement number R2-16-1697339-CL-DEU.

    If you are a current or former federal employee with reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action (SF50) showing your position, title, series, grade and eligibility.

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

     

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    Responsibilities

    • Help identify and resolve natural resource management issues by applying and integrating natural and cultural resources sciences, including geospatial information, with knowledge of climate change
    • Provide scientific and technical expertise and coordination support in refining the scientific and technical underpinning of fish and wildlife conservation strategies and plans for species of priority for the Desert LCC area
    • Coordinate an adaptive management approach, which the Service calls Strategic Habitat Conservation, and includes biological planning, conservation design, assumption-driven research, and monitoring/evaluation
    • Collaborate and explore innovative means to leverage human and financial assets among agencies, organizations, and partnerships to help implement the functional elements of the Strategic Habitat Conservation framework, in pursuit of sustainable landscapes.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - On-site field reviews, inspections, meetings

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to all current career or career-conditional federal employees, former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, and persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities. Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 or more years of continuous active service may apply.

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/438065200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.