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    Summary

    As a Natural Resource Specialist you will apply your knowledge of integrated pest management, including approaches to prevent, control, and eradicate pest and high priority invasive species.

    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R10-20-10909897-CL-DE and is open to all qualified individuals. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    Responsibilities

    Salary will be based upon duty station and locality pay once selected. Locality tables may be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2020/general-schedule/.

    4 vacancies will be filled among the listed locations. Please Note: If selected you may be placed at a regional office, field office, or current duty station at the discretion of management. Additional questions regarding placement should be reserved for the interview process.


    The Natural Resources Specialist stationed in either Sacramento, CA; Fremont, CA; Chula Vista, CA; or Las Vegas, NV, will serve as the Invasive Species Coordinator for national wildlife refuges in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin in Oregon. The incumbent will work closely with refuge staff and a variety of partners to promote a strategic and adaptive approach to invasive species management on national wildlife refuge lands and waters.


    The Natural Resources Specialist stationed in Portland, OR will serve as the Invasive Species Coordinator and Integrated Pest Management Coordinator for the Columbia-Pacific Northwest and Pacific Islands Regions which includes Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and U.S. Minor Outlying Islands. The incumbent will work closely with regional and refuge staff and a variety of partners to promote a strategic and adaptive approach to invasive species management on national wildlife refuge lands and waters.


    The Natural Resource Specialist stationed at Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Tulelake, CA will serve as the Integrated Pest Management Specialist and Farming Program Manager for the Complex. The incumbent will oversee the Complex IPM program, coordinate farming on Refuge lands with local producers, and serve the Regional Pesticide Use Proposal Coordinator. The Klamath Basin is situated between the Cascade Range and Great Basin sage steppe, offering abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation and an affordable cost of living.


    The Natural Resources Specialist stationed in one of the following locations - Great Falls, MT; Lewistown, MT; Pingree, ND; or Coleharbor, ND, will serve as the Invasive Species Coordinator for the Interior Regions 5 & 7 which includes Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. The incumbent will work closely with refuge staff and a variety of partners to promote a strategic and adaptive approach to invasive species management on national wildlife refuge lands and waters.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578413700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.