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    Summary

    This is a TERM position and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition. TERM positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service.

    Open to the first 50 applicants or until 10/14/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    Responsibilities

    Gulf Islands is the largest of the national seashores, stretching 160 miles from Cat Island, Mississippi to the eastern tip of Santa Rosa Island, Florida. Its sparkling waters and beautiful sugar white beaches make it the crown jewel of the Gulf's Emerald Coast. The Seashore encompasses historic forts, coastal forests and marshes, and wilderness islands. Gulf Islands is home to four species of sea turtles, over 300 species of birds, and you can spot pods of bottlenose dolphins from the beaches. The climate is sunny and warm most of the year.

    Park headquarters is located in Gulf Breeze, Florida, across the bay from Pensacola (pop. 60,000). The community boasts excellent shopping, medical facilities, cultural and sporting events, and is home to the University of West Florida and Pensacola State College. Gulf Breeze and surrounding Santa Rosa County schools are among the best in the state. The cost of living is moderate, and a wide range of housing is available.

    You will serve as the Project Manager for several projects which are Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Early Restoration projects. Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Engaging in the study, inventory, monitoring, restoration, and management of a broad range of natural resources including but not limited to, vegetation, wildlife, fisheries, exotic and pest species, sensitive species, and associated ecological components such as air, water, and soil;
    • Developing and preparing major portions of the resources management plan primarily dealing with biotic resources;
    • Preparing specific action plans pertaining to the management and protection of natural resources;
    • Representing the superintendent when working with others to maintain liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, agencies and the public;
    • Negotiating cooperative and interagency agreements and other cooperative instruments needed to effectively carry out resource stewardship goals;
    • Developing request for proposals or statements of work and provides oversight for research projects;
    • Serving as a Contracting Officer's Technical Representative;
    • Developing statistically valid data collection protocols for the monitoring of plant and animal communities and the results of protection, mitigation, and restoration projects;
    • Preparing environmental assessments for projects in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA);

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547709600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.