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    This position is part of the Chief-Office of Law Enforcement. As a Wildlife Inspector you will be responsible the nations front-line defense against illegal wildlife trade. Provide day-to-day monitoring of wildlife imports and exports facilitate legal trade and helps detect and deter illegal wildlife trafficking.

    The mission of the Office of Law Enforcement is to protect wildlife resources. Through the effective enforcement of Federal laws, the Office of Law Enforcement contributes to the Fish and Wildlife Service efforts to recover endangered species, conserve migratory birds, preserve wildlife habitat, safeguard fisheries, combat invasive species, and promote global wildlife conservation.

    This position is currently advertised under GS-9/11 merit promotion under announcement number R9-18-10151917-JH. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under announcements.

    Salary Range for Duty Stations:
    Chicago, IL: 45,703 - 59,412
    Memphis, TN: 41,365 - 53,773
    Champlain, NY: 41,365 - 53,773
    Valley Stream, NY: 47,374 - 61,584
    Elizabeth, NJ: 47,374 - 61,584
    Pembina, ND: 41,365 - 53,773

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    • This position is assigned routine aspects of investigation/compliance cases, primarily for developmental purposes. During the incumbent?s initial training, receives detailed instructions with assignments at the beginning of the training period.
    • Receives in-depth training in the application of risk targeting profiles and integrating a variety of data and human intelligence in order to determine the level of scrutiny required in a particular situation.
    • Under close guidance, performs inspection and compliance activities particularly for a wide range of transactions, special and unique conditions, and where there is a high risk of smuggling, fraud, and hostile incidents.
    • Under close guidance, the incumbent examines shipping containers and other transport mechanisms and related documents to ensure compliance with all pertinent laws and regulations
    • Prepares correspondence, documents, and reports related to inspection duties.
    • Consults with other inspectors, other Federal agencies, travelers, and business representatives on procedures and requirements and resolves problems.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493367000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.