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    Summary

    This position is part of the Sonny Bono Salton Sea NWR Complex. As a Wildlife Refuge Specialist you will be responsible for assisting the Wildlife Refuge Manager in the management of wildlife habitat and wildlife populations as well as varied administrative and related programs, such as the maintenance and construction of facilities, invasive plant control and public use.

    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R8-18-10191420-SG-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.

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    Responsibilities

    • Plan and implement technical biological and habitat restoration and wildlife habitat development projects.
    • Analyze existing programs and activities, ensure wildlife interests are protected, activities conform to policy, and public use program meets the needs of the intended audiences.
    • Participate in the planning, direction, and implementation of biological studies, farming, grazing, hunting, fishing, invasive plant control and other management activities.
    • Assist with developing Comprehensive Conservation Plans, Habitat Management Plans, and/or land acquisition plans.
    • Manage the public use program; oversee the volunteer program, and and the Youth Conservation Corps program.
    • Participate in the development of short- and long-range plans, annual work plans, and budgets; plan and schedule refuge operations and maintenance projects.
    • Explain and disseminate natural resource information to internal and external individuals and groups, provide work direction to volunteers, provide briefings to management.
    • Participate in the development of outreach materials; prepare natural resource management plans, technical reports, memorandums, letters, and briefing statements.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position for training and/or field visits, as needed.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498130900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.