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    Summary

    The wildlife biologist is responsible for program development and implementation for wildlife resources and their habitat requirements, sensitive species, and non-native and pest animals.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is with the National Park Service, Voyageurs National Park, located in International Falls, Minnesota. The incumbent serves as project manager for a wetland restoration project for Voyageurs National Park. Major duties include:
    --Design and implement a large-scale project to restore degraded wetlands within selected areas of the large lakes of Voyageurs National Park. The incumbent will also be responsible for raising external funds to support restoration efforts. We envision the project being completed within an adaptive management framework (i.e., learning by doing) to improve future restoration results.
    -- The incumbent will participate on a planning team that will identify restoration sites and design restoration and monitoring strategies, coordinate on-site restoration activities with contractors or VNP staff (perm and temp), and coordinate monitoring efforts to measure efficacy of restoration techniques and project success.
    --Develop and implement science-based programs related to wildlife resources and their associated habitat requirements, sensitive species, and non-native and pest animals in relation to the wetland restoration project.
    --Develop and carry out data collection protocols, conduct analysis of complex data, and disseminate research results via management and peer-reviewed scientific reports. Present scientific information to the public through diverse media.
    --Operate government-owned vehicles including boats up to 26 feet.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to 2 nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • 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/526095400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.