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    Summary

    This position is part of the R6-Assistant Regional Director-Ecological Services. As a Fish and Wildlife Biologist you will be responsible for mapping, locating and/or digitizing species location information to create more accurate depictions of species areas.

    This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which may be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.

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    Responsibilities

    -Representing the Service in carrying out various agency responsibilities under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Migratory Birds Treaty Act, Bald Eagle Protection Act, Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and numerous other federal laws, regulations, and policies for the protection of natural resources.
    -Planning and conducting on-site ecological investigations of complex land and water resource development proposals to determine their effect on fish and wildlife resources, with special emphasis on federally listed species.
    -Conducting informal and formal ESA Section 7 consultations, reviewing biological assessments and NEPA documents, responding to species list requests and preparing biological opinions.
    -Preparing status and listing packages, as appropriate, for Federal candidate species as required under authority of the ESA; assist in the development and implementation of recovery plans for listed species.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

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