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    Summary

    As the Science Coordinator for the Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative, you will perform in a key role as a senior scientist collaboratively developing, maintaining, and advancing a strategic, landscape-oriented, partnership-driven approach to integrated fish and wildlife conservation throughout the Region.

    Because the Science Coordinator works closely with the Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative Coordinator, a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) employee, this position will be located in the Reno BLM office.

    Salary ranges for each grade level.

    • GS-13: $84,443-$109,781
    • GS-14: $99,785-$129,723

    Employees new to the federal government are placed at step 1.

    NOTE: This position is also being announced under merit promotion procedures, open to current and former federal employees. See vacancy R8-16-1813036-DS if you want to be considered under merit promotion procedures.

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    Responsibilities

    •  Address Great Basin conservation challenges that cross jurisdictional boundaries, such as habitat fragmentation and climate change, which require conservation planning at an ecologically appropriate scale (e.g., watershed, ecoregions).
    • Develop and coordinate landscape scale partnerships among a wide variety of national and international groups (State conservation agencies, Federal agencies, private organizations, universities, etc.) representing numerous conservation programs that work together on common goals and objectives leading that will lead to a mutual, large-scale conservation strategy under the Strategic Habitat Conservation (SHC)  framework. 
    • Provide Science and Technology support in developing and refining the biological foundation underlying fish and wildlife conservation strategies and plans including conservation design, conservation delivery, decision-based monitoring and assumption-driven research. 
    • Advise agency officials on complex scientific and resource issues, and interpreting and implementing legislation and legal decisions affecting natural resources programs.

    If selected at the GS-13 grade level, you will perform the same kind of duties as described above, but under closer supervision and training will be provided for progression towards the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights of travel per month may be required to conduct assignments, attend trainings, meetings, etc.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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