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    Duties

    Summary

    This position serves as a Staff Biologist in the Branch of Conservation Science Policy, providing technical support on biological issues related to at-risk species; and to provide policy interpretation to a variety of sources, both within and outside the Fish and Wildlife Service on matters relating to the conservation of species subject to international trade.

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    Responsibilities

    • Implements programs to protect and enhance the conservation status of species trade in conjunction with Federal or state agencies or private non-profit conservation organizations.
    • Prepares biological findings which reflect the best available information on the biological status of the species and threats to their survival.
    • Writes assessments of species: status and threats to their conservation that address laws, international treaties, and U.S. regulation requirements.
    • Responds to written inquiries from the public.
    • Ensures public involvement in decisions by preparing and publishing notices in the Federal Register.
    • Responds to inquiries about sensitive issues related to international wildlife trade including correspondence, briefing papers, and technical communications regarding U.S. laws and regulations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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