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    This position is part of R7-ARD-Fisheries and Ecological Services. You will serve as Deputy Assistant Regional Director (Ecological Services) for the Fish and Wildlife Service's Fisheries and Ecological Services Program in Alaska with a range of diverse responsibilities.

    This announcement is also advertised under R7-20-10807691-DS-MP for competitive service status candidates and special authorities. Apply to each announcement separately to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    As Deputy Assistant Regional Director (Ecological Services), you will:

    Supervise senior staff, providing any guidance needed to plan their overall work, establish work schedules or priorities, make assignments, or review work.

    Ensure consistent implementation oversight and policy direction of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Conservation Planning Assistance and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) programs in the Alaska region and ensure that ES field program activities within the assigned geographic area are appropriately tracked, completed and reported.

    Assist the Regional Director in setting priorities, including allocation of office budget and personnel ceilings and formulation of policies, plans, standards, and procedures necessary for efficient and effective direction, quality control, administration, and operation of FES programs.

    Coordinate divisional work with other major activities, including Refuges, Science Applications, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration, Migratory Bird Management, External Affairs, and Law Enforcement.

    Represent an organization in top level communications with officials of Federal and State agencies, Tribal officials, or representatives of local government, to coordinate work, express Service policy, negotiate cooperative agreements and develop mutually beneficial programs to provide increased protection and enhancement of fish, wildlife, and their habitats.

    Provide expert advice in the development of regional and national policies, plans, and programs, particularly those which may affect tribal, State, National, and International environmentally sensitive relationships.

    Take the lead in managing major and/or politically-charged issues and difficult and complex resource issues that often require innovative approaches.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567139200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.