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    Summary

    This position is located on the Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Restoration Division (GOMERD) staff in Madison, Mississippi, under the Associate Chief for Natural Resources, Natural Resources Conservation Service, in Washington DC.


    The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the GOMERD Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Biologist on natural resources issues and concerns in the Gulf of Mexico Region (i.e., States of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas).

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a biologist providing technical information on natural resource issues likely to be encountered in the Gulf of Mexico Region with a focus on biological systems.
    • Provide technical and scientific review of watershed management strategies to deal with wetlands and water issues; and encourages incorporation of watershed-based approach in resource planning in the Gulf of Mexico Region.
    • Identifies natural resources issues and concerns in the Gulf of Mexico Region, develops or reviews potential solutions and alternative natural resource strategies.
    • Works with NRCS staff in the 5 Gulf States and potential partners, as directed, to encourage collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility in locally-driven efforts to strengthen biological diversity and ecosystem health in the Gulf of Mexico Region.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568010500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.