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    At the GS-07: At this level, the duties of this position are developmental in nature. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Evaluates and conducts biological analyses of wildlife ecology and behavior as it relates to land and water resource projects; identifies the impacts to wildlife habitat and threatened and endangered species; evaluates inventory and monitoring data to determine population trends and impacts; serves on interdisciplinary teams addressing wildlife and other natural resource issues and problems; and responsible for writing and reviewing the biological input to a variety of documents.

    At the GS-09: Assisting in preparing, evaluating and conducting biological analysis of land and water resource projects; working closely with and assisting senior specialist with coordinating and consulting with Tribal, State, special interest groups and other federal agencies; serving on interdisciplinary teams where in collaboration with other specialists writes and reviews biological input to environmental assessments, biological assessments, and development of protective stipulations, and resource management plans; and participating in monitoring wildlife development projects by providing input to interdisciplinary reports, environmental assessments and protective stipulations for threatened and endangered species.

    At the GS-11: Reviews the recommendations and data input from the Field/District offices on wildlife issues;  works closely with the Lead Wildlife Biologist in the District/State Office on coordination issues with local interest groups, Tribal Councils, and other Federal agencies on matters pertaining to the impact of the application of biological decisions, habitat conservation, and laws and regulations;  serves on district level/field level interdisciplinary teams responsible for writing and reviewing multi-field office required biological input to environmental assessments, biological assessments, development of protective stipulations, and resource management plans; and is responsible for identification of impacts to wildlife habitat and Threatened and Endangered species by other resource activities.

    Physical Demands:  The individual works in an office setting, however, in order to gather samples and complete monitoring activities, the individual frequently may be required to walk or ride vehicles over rough terrain, perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such as equipment and samples.

    Work Environment:  Much of the work is performed in an office setting, however, frequent field work is necessary to complete the work involving outdoor exposure. Outdoor exposure involves some discomfort in extremes of temperature or inclement weather. The incumbent may be subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - To attend training, conferences, field visits

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0486 Wildlife Biology

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