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    Summary

    This position is part of the R5-Division of Natural Resources. As a Fish and Wildlife Biologist you will serve as a Natural Resource Planner providing staff direction on biological issues affecting management and operation of the refuge system within the region.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Fish and Wildlife Biologist (Natural Resources Planner) your duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Identify Refuge resources of concern and develop population and habitat objectives for those resources
    • Develop and review Comprehensive Conservation Plans, Habitat Management Plans, Inventory and Monitoring Plans, NEPA documents, and other agency compliance and planning documents
    • Work with Refuge staff and outside experts to develop Refuge planning documents
    • Provide technical support to the Refuge Planning team in the areas of GIS applications, mapping, and other databases
    • Work with GIS specialists and managers to develop databases and apply data analysis as a decision-making tool in the planning process
    • Advise on proper collection, input, retrieval, manipulation, analysis, and output of geo-referenced data
    • Develop clear and complete written documents understandable by the general public and effective for refuge manager and staff implementation

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545666300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.