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    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

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    This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS), Southeast Regional Office (SERO) with one vacancy in St. Petersburg, FL.

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    As a Natural Resource Management Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Analyze and interpret Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other agency mandates, policies and guidance and anticipate future trends to formulate strategies and policy guidance.
    • Make recommendations to resolve a variety of complex problems and issues related to the conservation and management of fisheries, protected resources, habitat conservation, and aquaculture in the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and U.S. Caribbean.
    • Coordinate development of, draft, and review background materials and other informational documents to support briefings and respond to other inquiries from senior officials and Congress.
    • Serve as SERO’s Disaster Response Coordinator, supporting cross-divisional communication and engagement in disaster planning and response activities, preparedness drills, and training.
    • Oversee and manage implementation and tracking of SERO-wide strategic planning activities, including advising and assisting with developing organizational and science priorities.
    • Manage assigned projects using planning techniques, effective communication, information management, computer tools, and other methods to produce quality products within assigned time frames.
    • Represent SERO on complex and controversial policy issues at a variety of public forums, including meetings, workshops, and conferences, and present complex technical and procedural information in written and oral format to a wide range of audiences.

    These duties are described at the full performance level of the GS-12; the GS-11 is developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    12 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528669400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.