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    Summary

    This position is located on the Klamath National Forest in Macdoel, CA.

    The incumbent serves as a Wildlife Biologist/Rangeland Management Specialist responsible for managing, planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing, and reporting on ecosystem-based wildlife and rangeland management programs on the unit.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Drew Stroberg at drew.stroberg@usda.gov or 530-925-2665.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides overall leadership and direction for the District?s wildlife biology, range and stock management programs.
    • Develops long range program goals, establishes program direction and develops budgets, conducts program and field reviews, and monitors and reports District accomplishments according to Regional and Washington Office protocols.
    • Completes Biological Assessments and Biological Evaluations for projects and leads or participates in the NEPA process.
    • Manages/administers the range program including monitoring, inspections, permits, annual operating Instructions and range NEPA.
    • Coordinates program activities with other Forest Service staffs and a wide range of local, State and Federal governments, universities, private and public cooperators, and interested individuals.
    • The District administers significant portions of approximately 600,000 acres of wilderness and works with other District staff to administer their programs as applicable under the Wilderness Act.
    • The District has significant Threatened and Endangered Species (TES) and the individual will be collaborating with US Fish and Wildlife Service on the management of a number of these species.
    • Provides advice and develops plans related to the protection and management of aquatic, terrestrial, and range resources, endangered and/or sensitive species, and habitat improvements or rehabilitation programs.
    • Maintains existing partnerships and fosters new partnerships to accomplish important management activities.
    • Either individually or as a member on interdisciplinary teams, the incumbent plans proposed management activities and coordinates and/or implements approved resource management plans.
    • Coordinates and works with Forest Service staff and project managers in monitoring wildlife populations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel for training and/or meetings. Also, for project related work.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/598865600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.