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    Summary

    A successful candidate in this position will serve as a biologist with portfolio/project manager responsibilities providing professional advice to the Program Manager, Office Director and other senior Departmental officials on environmental, regulatory, and/or permitting issues as they pertain to wind energy technology and project development, demonstration, or deployment.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Biologist, you will:

    • Collaborate with the relevant Program Manager to develop strategic planning and management of a complex portfolio of research projects and serve as a principal Departmental contact with outside individuals, organizations, and other Federal agencies for matters pertaining to these assigned projects. Research the impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy technology on wildlife and develops tools and technology-based solutions to mitigate those impacts.
    • Evaluate program/project needs and prepare solicitations or procurement requests to support those needs. Organize the review of proposals, participates in the selection process, and leads negotiations to establish statements of work for awards.
    • Oversee performance of assigned projects through active project management, regular meetings with scientific researchers, and milestone/progress monitoring.  Modify or terminate programs/projects and updates the supervisor and other senior Departmental officials on unusual, difficult, or controversial technical matters.
    • Prepare, edit, and deliver technical reports and presentations on portfolio/project objectives, progress, and results to a variety of audiences including professional society meetings, trade groups, industry forums, conferences, management reviews, technical meetings, and other public meetings.  Represent the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) in interdepartmental and interagency working groups to exchange information on research & development and consideration of new technologies.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required to attend meetings, training and/or conferences.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588345200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.