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    This position is located in the Department Of Commerce, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, West Coast Region, with two vacancies in Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Long Beach, CA, Sacramento, CA, Roseburg, OR, and Santa Rosa, CA.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-WCR-2019-0013, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As an Interdisciplinary Supervisory Fish Biologist OR Supervisory Natural Resource Management Specialist (Official Title will be determined based on the qualifications of the selectee), you will perform the following duties:

    • Provide oversight and policy guidance for the implementation of the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Magnuson-Stevens Act programs and provide counsel to management and outside entities.
    • Investigate and evaluate the environmental impacts of human activities on marine, estuarine, and anadromous fish habitats and conservation of protected species.
    • Implement strategic priorities, such as catch limits, to prevent overfishing and rebuild depleted stocks.
    • Write concise documents such as briefs, biological opinions, plans and technical correspondence that clearly present scientific and technical information and data to promote understanding and cooperation.
    • Exercise full supervisory authority including: evaluating work performance; developing performance standards; advising employees; reviewing and approving disciplinary actions; approving expenses, overtime, and employee travel.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Domestic and foreign may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - This position is not eligible for a promotion potential.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544308500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.