This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is to perform as a fishery biologist in the administration of the fishery habitat and related coordination with other resources.Learn more about this agency
As part of a team assignment, performs routine work in a fisheries resource-related project. Provides biological input into the fish habitat management program and assists in development of fishery management plans. Ensures compliance with portions of fishery management plans; coordinates limited studies of fishery populations; and prepares a variety of written reports or limited environmental analyses. This includes gathering, compiling, and analyzing data to determine fish habitat needs; determining key spawning, rearing, recommending solutions to special issues or problems involving fishery resources; and determining the need for and designing of fish habitat improvement projects; developing project plans for inclusion in Forest program of work; and studying and recommending solutions to special coordination problems involving fish habitat protection.
Works cooperatively with State, Tribal, and Federal fish and water quality management agencies. This includes gathering information for stream and lake management plans, surveys of fish occurrence, mapping key fish habitat for suitability and determining the need for fish habitat enhancement or restoration.
Participates on interdisciplinary teams and prepares environmental analysis reports in assigned functional area. Develops biological evaluations for threatened, endangered and sensitive species for review by journey level biologists.
Serves as leader of fish habitat improvement projects and habitat inventory and monitoring programs. Participates in fishery monitoring program activities by making observations, gathering data, and reporting findings.
Responsible for assigned areas of public relation activities, such as speaking at meetings and participation in field trips.
Responsible for reporting fish habitat management programs accomplishments.
Participates in studies and plans proposed resource management activities, and coordinates and/or implements approved resource management plans such as habitat restoration or enhancement projects.
Develops standard plans for evaluating fisheries and riparian habitat. Studies and recommends solutions to special coordination problems involving fish habitat protection.
Prepares environmental analysis reports as needed, and develops biological evaluations for threatened, endangered and sensitive species.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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