This position is part of the Reno Fish and Wildlife Office, with duty location either in Elko, NV or Winnemucca, NV. The duty location will be determined by management at the time of selection. As a Fish and Wildlife Biologist (Private Lands) you will be responsible for independently carrying out technical assistance and habitat restoration aspects of the Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) program. You will actively involved with PFW on the ground habitat restoration and enhancement projects for the assigned geographic region and is responsible for delivery of technical assistance related to program activities benefiting federal trust resources and implementation of the 1985 Food Security Act, as amended (Farm Bill).Learn more about this agency
This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R8-18-10194511-KL-MP for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.
Actively participates in all aspects of habitat restoration projects including conducting landowner contacts and feasibility determinations, planning and design, securing permits and funding, developing and submitting Wildlife Extension Agreements (WEAs), interacting with contractors, and providing construction oversight.
Develops, field tests, analyzes, and evaluates methods to restore and enhance habitats on private lands for fish, wildlife and plant resources and prepares reports and recommendations on habitat restoration techniques and accomplishments.
Proposes, designs, and conducts habitat improvement projects on privately owned lands with emphasis on stream, wetland, riparian and upland restoration and enhancement.
Provides technical and habitat restoration assistance to local, state and Federal cooperators in the restoration and protection of habitats.
Delivers presentations to other agencies, organizations, conservation districts, wildlife clubs, and community groups; works with print, radio, and television media to promote local PFW initiatives.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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