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    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

    This position is located in Bakersfield Field Office. Information about Bakersfield, CA and the surrounding area can be found at https://www.visitbakersfield.com/

    We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.

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    • Administer the botany program for the Bakersfield Field Office area.
    • Prepare, evaluate, and conduct progressively more complex analysis of botanical and plant responses as the relate to land and water resource projects.
    • Complete botanical surveys and clearances to assist with the processing of permit applications to ensure compliance with appropriate federal law.
    • Implement the habitat improvement and restoration projects for the field office.
    • Monitors and surveys sensitive species and their habitats.
    • Document, evaluate, and report changes in habitat status.
    • Utilize GIS and GPS technology to complete plant surveys, identify impacts to Threatened and Endangered Species, and evaluate inventory and monitoring data to determine plant population trends and impacts.
    • Serves on an interdisciplinary team to address botanical and natural resources issues and problems.
    • Collaborate with supervisor and other specialists to write and review botanical input for environmental assessments, biological assessments, protective stipulations, and resource management plans.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0430 Botany

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/587731900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.