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    These five positions are located in the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, West Coast Region, and will be filled in Boise, ID; Portland, Roseburg, OR; Ellensburg, Lacey, Seattle, WA; Arcata, Long Beach, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and Yreka, CA.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-WCR-2019-0015, 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 a Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Promote the conservation of marine resources including fisheries, protected species, and habitat, through implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other applicable law.
    • Analyze effects of actions on marine species to ensure compliance with appropriate statutes (ESA, MSA, MMPA, NEPA).
    • Utilize ESA, fish and/or marine mammal biology, and aquatic habitat requirements when working with federal, state and/or local agencies. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    2 - Promotion potential is not applicable for this position.

  • 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/546235000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.