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    Western Area Power Administration
    Desert Southwest Region, Environment (G0400)
    615 S. 43rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85009

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    The position serves as the Environmental group’s lead biologist establishing schedules and implementing biological programs. Prepares, evaluates, and conducts assessment such as biological analyses of Western projects to ensure compliance with Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, and other natural resource protection legislation. Prepares or reviews NEPA-related documents, such as environmental impact statements (EIS) and environmental assessments (EA), biological and threatened and endangered species sections of NEPA documents, and biological assessments (BA). Establishes and maintains liaison, to coordinate and participate in public agency workshops, meetings, and negotiations to communicate, clarify or present Western’s environmental policies regarding biological issues. Serves as project manager and Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative. Work requires extensive field work and exposure to: hot, cold, and/or we weather conditions; rough, hilly and uneven terrain, and such hazards as snakes and insects.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Overnight travel required 5 to 6 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All U.S. Citizens
    This position is also advertised to status candidates as a Merit Promotion announcement, vacancy # PMA-18-WG-88-MP.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492498400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.