This position is part of the R9-AD-Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Pgrms. As a Fish and Wildlife Administrator you will be responsible for monitoring grant programs, developing grant award criteria; providing guidance to regions related to grant award and oversight. Also, functions as the senior expert on policies, procedures and activities for Wildlife Restoration, Sport Fish Restoration, and State Wildlife Grant programs.Learn more about this agency
Provides guidance, assistance and direction to specialized technical staff in the Division for efficient and effective program administration. Uses Division staff in a variety of ways and assignments to accomplish the very broad range of duties that characterizes the tasks and assignments of the Division.
Manages and directs the activities of the Division of Policy and Programs of the Wildlife Restoration and Sport Fish Restoration Programs and State Wildlife Grant Program, and is responsible for: 1) central coordination of activities related to the operational direction of Wildlife Restoration and Sport Fish Restoration Grant programs and State Wildlife Grant programs throughout the Service, including the individual grant programs administered by the Division on behalf of the Service; 2) oversight and direction of the Service's activities related to conducting the National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation; and, 3) oversight and direction of the Wildlife Tracking and Reporting on Actions for the Conservation of Species (TRACS) system, a non-major web-based system for accomplishment tracking, reporting, license certification and apportionment, and executive level summary information.
Engages with State Fish and Wildlife Agency officials, including State Directors, to ascertain their interest, goals and achievements with funds and to provide national program coordination. Also maintains regular contact with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), other non-governmental organizations, and appropriate industry associations who provide income to the program; in order to determine the degree of satisfaction with program administration and outputs being produced, and to formulate needed program improvements. Serves on committees of AFWA that interface with Wildlife Restoration, Sport Fish Restoration and State Wildife Grant Programs.
Directs and oversees the development and maintenance of technical guidance that ensures the fish and wildlife restoration activities of these programs are substantial in character (needed and justified) and design (technically sound). Project activities include surveys and inventory, research, land acquisition, fish and wildlife management, operation and maintenance, planning and plan preparation and management, technical assistance, hunter education, aquatic resource education, environmental compliance, threatened and endangered species and projects that address species of greatest conservation need.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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