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    This position is located in Region 6, on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Vancouver, Washington.

    The incumbent serves as a Forest fisheries biologist with responsibility for forest-wide fisheries program direction and interagency coordination.

    For additional information about the duties of the position located in Vancouver, please contact Dave Olson at 360-891-5154 or email at dave.olson@usda.gov

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    • Provides program leadership for all fisheries (including threatened, endangered, and sensitive species) resources and management activities on the Forest including planning and budgeting for assigned resource management.
    • Oversees budgets for current fiscal year and plans for out-year funding needs within assigned area of responsibility.
    • Coordinates input from field units to identify attainment targets; to recommend funds for subunits; and to monitor, evaluate, and report on program accomplishments.
    • Provides training of Districts specialists to assure the most current information is used in management of the programs.
    • Reviews District work for technical accuracy and evaluates the effectiveness of habitat improvement projects.
    • Provides advice to the Forest Supervisor, District Rangers, and their staffs on controversial issues and difficult problems involving fisheries management (including threatened, endangered, and sensitive species).
    • Translates National and Regional policies and direction into Forest level programs and guidance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Travel will be for out of area meetings and or training.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545458600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.