This vacancy announcement is part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Hiring Initiate for Pathways Recent Graduates. Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. Students who will complete the requirements for their degree by June 30, 2019 may apply to the national recruitment vacancy announcements.Learn more about this agency
The Recent Graduates Program lasts for one year. During the first year the selectee will perform developmental activities designed to help him/her acquire the competencies of the target position in which the he/she may be placed upon completion of the program. Participants who successfully complete the Recent Graduates Program may be eligible for conversion to the target position on a permanent basis without further competition.
- This position is developmental and the incumbent will receive training, closer supervision and developmental assignments that may include the following duties:
- Plans and executes wildlife surveys to determine population trends, patterns in reproductive success, timing of nesting events, and other demographic parameters of a suite of indicator species.
- Assists with the development of biological study proposals, survey designs, and scopes-of work and conduction of biological field investigations involving wildlife species and habitats.
- Assists with the design and conduction of scientific studies testing hypotheses to reach conclusions, reports recommendations to management, and prepares scientific reports of findings.
- Studies identify important habitats to recommend strategies to conserve and protect habitats and populations.
- Discusses potential impacts of proposed development affecting populations with supervisor or senior biologists and identifies proposes potential areas for mitigation.
- Develops plans to study and monitor wildlife populations and habitats. Assists in the design, analysis, planning, management and implementation of biological programs involving natural resources for the assigned location.
- Assists in public outreach activities by preparing materials and/or formally or informally responding to requests for information. Researches and reviews natural resource Federal and state laws, regulations, and international treaties and agreements.
- Follows standard procedures, instruction, or precedence actions to analyze findings, to include biological data in geographic information systems (GIS).
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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