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    Summary

    This position is part of the R5-Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. As a Wildlife Biologist you will be responsible for planning, executing, and overseeing piping plover and least tern management projects.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Wildlife Biologist your duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Coordinate species management actions for trust species on refuge and partner lands including threatened, endangered and candidate species
    • Write annual piping plover and least tern reports and present data results at technical meetings
    • Maintain working relationships with landowners, local communities, and recreational beach visitors to support the goals of the piping plover recovery plan
    • Write and administer memorandums of understanding (MOU) that provide for protection of federally and state listed species, including piping plover and least tern
    • Develop, manage and execute reimbursable agreements
    • Train and oversee seasonal employees and volunteers engaged in technical work
    • Assist with performing biological studies for determining the manner and extent to which wildlife populations are affected by management activities
    • Perform data entry which may involve automated wildlife databases and/or geographic information systems (GIS), work processing, or other computer database program
    • Assist in public outreach activities
    • Operate passenger vehicles, light trucks, and motorboats 18-20 feet in length
    Physical Demands:
    Work may be strenuous at times and require exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven surfaces; wading through fresh and saltwater marshes, climbing ladders into 60' observation towers and nesting trees, or similar activities; exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position to attend training, meetings, or to perform field work.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • 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/529951900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.