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    At the GS-09/11 Level:

    The incumbent works closely with senior specialists in coordinating and consulting with local Tribal, State, special interest groups and other federal agencies concerned with the proper protection and conservation of aquatic and fish habitats. The incumbent participates in monitoring on-going aquatic habitat development projects and the implementation of new projects within the Field Office. The incumbent assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of resource management plans for the Field Office. The employee serves on interdisciplinary teams, where he/she is responsible for writing and reviewing the aquatic biological input to Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, Section 7 Biological Assessments, development of protective stipulations, and Resource Management Plans.

    Physical Demands: The individual works in an office setting at this level, however, in order to gather samples and complete monitoring activities, the individual may be frequently required to walk or ride vehicles over rough terrain, perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such equipment and samples.

    Work Environment:  The work is performed in an office setting. However, when necessary to complete the work, there is outdoor exposure. Outdoor exposure requires some discomfort in extremes of temperature or inclement weather. The incumbent may subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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