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    As a FISH BIOLOGIST you will provide fisheries management technical expertise and assistance to local communities and programs administered by the Office of Subsistence Management (OSM).

    This announcement is also being advertised under R7-20-10787278-TD-MP for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement if you wish to be considered under both.

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    • Prepare preliminary plans and technical specifications for projects designed to collect and analyze data related to fishery resources including habitat quality, species identification, sport, commercial, and subsistence fishing areas.
    • Analyze proposed fishery resources project plans; determine financial needs of the project and prepare recommendations for budgetary requirements of equipment, material and personnel.
    • Direct the collection and analysis of fish inventory and other fishery resource data, gather and analyze data, assess current state of the fishery resource and determine potential impacts.
    • Conduct limnological and fishery surveys and/or investigations that require measurement of physical and chemical characteristics of streams, lakes and estuaries.
    • Maintain professional relationships with State and Federal agency personnel as well as local officials, private organizations and individuals who are affected by, or otherwise have a shared interest in fishery management practices.
    • Provide advice, technical support and evaluation of proposed development or other activities to prevent fishery resources loss or damage to fish habitat.
    • Provide day to day task supervision and train seasonal employees in performance of necessary duties associated with field, office and laboratory projects.

    Travel Required

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

    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/564782600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.