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    This position is part of the Division of Migratory Birds. As a Wildlife Biologist (Ornithology) you will be responsible for facilitating binational biological planning, evaluation, research, and habitat conservation activities for the Sonoran Joint Venture.

    Applicants must have a professional working proficiency in Spanish.

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    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R2-19-10338450-LLP-DE and is open to all qualified individuals. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

    The duties of the position include but are not limited to:

    • Leading the Sonoran Joint Venture (SJV) Science Working Group
    • Maintaining and updating the Bird Conservation and Waterfowl Management appendices of the SJV Conservation implementation Plan
    • Providing leadership to federal, state, and local conservation groups in the interpretation and implementation of the conservation objectives and priorities of the SJV Conservation Implementation Plan
    • Developing, maintaining, and promoting SJV science databases
    • Leading the process of review and ranking of the SJV Awards Program proposals
    • Working with scientists in other agencies and organizations to identify research needs
    • Developing or assisting in the development of grant proposals to obtain funding or other resources needed to advance the SJV's understanding of landscape and bird resources of the SJV Region.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel is required to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and site visits with partners.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0486 Wildlife Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/514601000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.