This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), West Coast Region (WCR) with seven vacancies in Santa Rosa, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Sacramento, CA; Klamath Falls, OR; Boise, ID; Ellensburg, WA; Arcata, CA; Long Beach, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; or Lacey, WA.Learn more about this agency
As a Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:
• Promote the conservation of protected species and habitat through implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
• Use a comprehensive understanding of the Endangered Species Act and fish biology to perform Section 7 consultations with federal agencies and work with other state and or local agencies.
• Review, edit, and provide technical support to supervisor regarding applicable management and policy documents under the ESA, MSA, FWCA, and NEPA.
• Collaborate via in person, on phone or with email with external Federal, State, and local agencies in the recovery of identified species and participate in briefings of agency officials.
Occasional travel - Up to 20% domestic travel may be required.
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