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    Summary


    This position is located on the Mark Twain National Forest, Potosi Ranger District in Potosi, MO. The position may be filled at the GS-11 level or at the GS-9 level with a target of GS-11.

    The primary purpose of this position is to provide expertise in protection, management, and improvement of wildlife and fisheries within a multiple-use resource management framework for the district.

    For more information please contact Rebecca Ewing email: rebecca.ewing@usda.gov phone: 573-438-5427.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsibilities are at the full performance level.
    • Provide guidance for the development of management plans to protect wildlife and fisheries, their habitat, and resources.
    • Fish management work will include fish passage, stream inventory stream productivity and utilization as well as other factors.
    • Review and recommend habitat management and improvement plans for technical soundness and adequacy in meeting overall wildlife and fisheries management objectives.
    • Inspect habitat improvement projects for compliance with approved plans and recommend changes to increase protection or improvements.
    • Administer wildlife and fisheries program by determining staffing and budgeting needs and developing the annual program of work.
    • Lead budget development and management, including soliciting grant and partnership opportunities to achieve wildlife and fisheries management objectives.
    • Ensure National, Regional, and Forest priorities are incorporated into project development.
    • Integrate program goals with other resources and report on program accomplishments for annual reports.
    • Prepare project work plans and coordinate project work with other multiple use management of forest and range activities.
    • Plan and execute administrative studies and surveys to obtain information on the effects of forest management on wildlife and fisheries populations, harvest and movements.
    • Correlates wildlife management with other resource uses such as timber, recreation, and minerals management.
    • Plan, organize and implement wildlife habitat management programs with an emphasis on maintaining and enhancing biodiversity.
    • Recognize possible impacts of other resource uses and recommend preventive or mitigative actions.
    • Lead the design of fish and amphibian habitat and population monitoring studies and strategies to collect required data for ensuring habitat and population maintenance.
    • Keep abreast of ongoing fish and amphibian habitat projects, population studies, and monitoring.
    • Analyze and interpret project, and study data and results to provide information for use in fish habitat management and project proposal reviews and decisions.
    • Lead or participate on interdisciplinary teams to study and plan proposed management activities, and coordinate and/or implement approved resource management plans.
    • Provide input pertaining to wildlife, fisheries management, and terrestrial and aquatic wildlife resource protection and enhancement.
    • Perform limited supervisory duties.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for meetings and/or training may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    11

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