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    Summary

    This vacancy announcement is part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Hiring Initiate. One or more positions may be filled.

    YOU MUST APPLY FOR ALL OF THE DUTY STATIONS FOR WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED.

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    Responsibilities

    • Major duties at the full performance level include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Designs, analyzes, plans, manages and implements biological programs involving natural resources.
    • Plans, organizes and implements biological activities, including habitat manipulation that affect refuge biological resources.
    • Develops and reviews comprehensive wildlife management plans and coordinates with other refuge programs that affect biological resources.
    • Develops biological study proposals, survey designs, and scopes-of-work and conducts complex biological field investigations involving wildlife species and habitats.
    • Provides biological advice and guidance to management in the development of management plans and coordinates activities with involved agencies, researchers, and other stakeholders.
    • Designs and conducts scientific studies testing hypotheses to reach conclusions, reports recommendations to management, and prepares scientific reports of findings.
    • Uses qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze findings, to include biological data in geographic information systems (GIS).
    • Prepares scientifically defensible reports and articles for publication in peer-reviewed scientific literature and for presentation at professional meetings.
    • Reviews scientific proposals and reports to evaluate hypotheses, study objectives, research design, appropriateness of methods, probability of success, and overall importance to management or science.
    • Prepares issue papers, briefing documents, reports, and portions of management plans, and verbal briefings to senior-level management and others regarding issues that could affect the ecological integrity of resources within Service jurisdiction.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • 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/524153900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.