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    Summary

    This position is in the Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division of the Washington Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate and is duty stationed in Ft. Collins Colorado. The position supervises the Science and Technology Branch and reports to the Division Leader. As Branch Chief, the incumbent independently plans, initiates, directs, and manages a complex, interdisciplinary, scientific program of national scope and significance.

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    Responsibilities

    The major duties of the supervisory Biologist/Physical Scientist include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • The incumbent administers and manages the Branch, including supervision approximately 8-10 professional/technical employees.
    • Plans, assigns, prioritizes, and reviews work; develops budget initiatives; evaluates performance;
      interviews, and selects candidates for positions and initiates personnel actions for promotions and reassignments; effects disciplinary actions; provides education and professional development opportunities; and performs other supervisory functions.
    • Assists the Division Chief in providing strategic direction, technical leadership and accountability/oversight for all stewardship and science activities of the branch.
    • Coordinates with parks and partners to plan acoustic and photometric/astronomy research studies and stewardship projects to inform park management and decision making and similarly supervises branch staff in the same.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/602371000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.