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    Summary

    This position is assigned to the Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division (NSNSD), a branch of the
    National Park Service Washington Office (WASO) which is housed in the Natural Resource Stewardship
    and Science Directorate.

    Open to the first 100 applicants or until 05/05/2021; whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    Responsibilities

    This positions serves as a member of the national "core team" that provides Service-wide policy, technical, and operational guidance and assistance to park units for protection of acoustic and night sky resources, and other matters related to the overall acoustic environment and photic environment of park units.

    The major duties of the Biologist position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Working with appropriate staff, researchers, and partners, to develop, test, and implement scientific monitoring protocols for long-term monitoring of acoustic and photic resources.
    • Collecting data and preparing management and scientific reports regarding the results of protection, mitigation, reintroduction, inventory, monitoring, and research activities.
    • Working with related groups and individuals, agencies, and the public in order to encourage and facilitate cooperative regional management strategies and coordinate compliance on environmental issues.
    • Contributes to the development of technical guidance documents for lighting and noise mitigation in
      protected natural areas,
    • Utilizes GIS technology, automatic methods of data collection, analysis or
      Illustration, and computer applicants for analysis and presentation.
    Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599024700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.