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    Summary

    This position is part of the R4-Panama City Ecological Services Field Office.

    NOTE: This is a TERM position NTE 13 months. At management's discretion, this appointment may be extended up to the 4-year limit. This TERM position provides eligibility for the incumbent to earn leave and to receive Federal retirement coverage, health insurance, and life insurance. However, TERM appointments do not confer competitive status and do not lead to permanent employment.

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    Responsibilities

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) provides conservation efforts to support the Eglin Air Force (AF) Base installation. FWS support of the AF allows them to achieve and exceed their species management and recovery requirements for Threatened and Endangered species, National Environmental Policy Act, Sikes Act, and other Federal laws and regulations. This position creates a stewardship legacy by facilitating the ability of the AF to focus on FWS priorities, maintain and enhance conservation management of their lands, while maintaining the high operational tempo needed to train the current war fighter. This position facilitates utilization of our natural resources and lands and our capacity to manage and consult for conservation of Threatened and Endangered Species and recovery efforts on DoD lands through sharing AF conservation from the inside.

    Duties of the position include but are not limited to the following:

    • Assist in planning and conducting biological surveys for the conservation and recovery of listed and at-risk species and their habitats.
    • Assist in studying and preparing reports on monitoring and research projects for fish and/or other wildlife with emphasis on Federally listed species.
    • Develop and use automated databases to enter, organize, and perform preliminary analysis of collected field data.
    • Provide work direction and guidance to lower graded technicians and volunteers.
    • Conduct outreach and provide information on fish and wildlife resources.
    • Operate a variety of field equipment commonly used in research studies.
    • Locate, capture, census, mark, and tag terrestrial and aquatic species of fish, wildlife, and plants.
    • Provide work direction and guidance to volunteers and coworkers when in a team lead position.
    • Conduct outreach and provide information on fish and wildlife resources.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/538068000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.