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    This position is the Complex Manager for the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Leavenworth Fisheries Complex (Complex) in Leavenworth, Washington. The Complex consists of the Leavenworth, Entiat and Winthrop National Fish Hatcheries and the Mid-Columbia River Fisheries Resource Office.

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    • Supervises a complex with a combination of National Fish Hatcheries, Fishery Resource Office, and/or Fish Health Center in which the scope and impact of work throughout the Complex has a direct affect on the FAC Program, the Region, and further implications for the Program on a national scale.
    • Oversees the Complex programs' activities. Formulates short and long term project policies, guidelines, and strategies necessary for the efficient and effective administration of the Complex.Evaluates Complex programs and institutes changes to increase effectiveness of operations.Establishes work assignments and maintains quality control of products (timeliness and quality). Works with Complex Project Leaders to plan and administer a multi-million dollar annual budget.
    • Ensures that the Complex's programs and activities are based on an integrated approach to fisheries and aquatic conservation that appropriately balances elements of habitat protection and restoration, fish production, and harvest management to meet prescribed management goals. Implements fishery activities relative to watershed and ecosystem management throughout the assigned area and is a primary point of contact and coordinator with tribal, federal and state agencies on landscape level initiatives.
    • Oversees significant fish production programs producing Chinook, chum, steelhead, and coho to meet mitigation, conservation, and/or Tribal Trust obligations. The incumbent is involved in extensive negotiations with tribes, states, federal agencies, and others to address reforms and make modifications to programs to address hatchery reform recommendations.
    • Serves as the principal USFWS liaison and policy contact with Tribal groups, NOAA Fisheries, State Fish and Wildlife Agencies, State Departments of Ecology, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), the Bureau of Reclamation, and/or the local community.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be required to do overnight travel up to one week per month.

    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/552072200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.