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    Summary

    This position is part of the R9-Assistant Director-NWRS. As a Biologist you will be responsible for identify and document priority Resources of Concern; develop SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, results- oriented, and time-relevant) resource management objectives; and develop inventory and monitoring plans (IMPs) that inform both management and decision makers.

    This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.

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    Responsibilities

    Collaborates with and provides technical assistance to planning teams including refuge field station and natural resources program staff, in the identification and prioritization of refuge Resources Concern (ROC), development of wildlife and habitat management objectives, and development and documentation of inventory and monitoring plans.

    Identifies priority refuge plant and animal species, species groups, and communities such as those identified in refuge purpose(s).

    Drafts summaries of the existing elements of biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health and the processes that contribute to their maintenance on the refuge and surrounding landscape.

    Leads refuge planning teams to develop and document outcome-oriented management objectives that specify the desired state of a priority resource of concern in terms of its ecological attributes at a particular location(s) and within a specified time period.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You will be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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