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    Summary

    These positions are Fish and Wildlife Biologist, GS- 0401-7/9.

    These positions are also open to status candidates under announcement R1-21-11162167-LP-MP. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

    Salary will be based upon duty station and locality pay once selected. Locality tables may be found here.

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    Responsibilities

    These are developmental Fish and Wildlife Biologist positions designed to prepare employees for the full performance level work (GS-11). The primary purpose of these positions is to provide biological support on a variety of issues relating to restoration and conservation of fish and wildlife and their habitats. Responsibilities may include:

    • Conducting a wide variety of complex biological and ecological surveys, investigations or inspections involving complex land and water resource development actions to determine the effects on threatened, endangered, candidate or species of concern.
    • Review projects to assess restoration and project impacts for the involved area.
    • Assisting or developing fish and/or wildlife recovery or management plans to insure conservation and enhancement of fish and/or wildlife and their habitat for a geographic area having a variety of habitat conditions.

    Description of each vacancy:

    Positions in Boise, Chubbuck, and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho will work as part of the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (IFWO) with varying duties related to the Endangered Species Act (including section 7 consultation and listing and recovery actions), hydropower relicensing, and working with the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program. Working collaboratively across all IFWO offices, as well as with our Federal, State, and Tribal partners will be a key component for identifying and implementing conservation opportunities. Core skills/specialized experience important in this position include: oral and written communication, interpersonal skills, problem solving, creativity/innovation, partnering, and influencing/negotiating.

    Position in Portland, Oregon, is for an Urban Conservation Coordinator within the Conservation Partnerships Division of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Office. This position coordinates with local governmental, Tribal, conservation, education, land management, industry and/or community organizations, in addition to other USFWS programs, to further the mission of the USFWS in the greater Portland metropolitan area. Potential opportunities may include participating in collaborative workgroups, conservation and management efforts, educational engagement, restoration partnerships, mentoring, and coordinating financial assistance with partner organizations.

    Positions in Lacey, Spokane, and Wenatchee, Washington will serve as a fish and wildlife biologist in the Washington Ecological Services office. Duties include coordination and implementation of activities pursuant to the Endangered Species Act, including wide ranging initiatives involving other Federal and state agencies, organizations, and the public. Participates in diverse, complex, and multi-disciplinary planning efforts to achieve Service policies, objectives, and goals. Prepares objective and complete written reports and other documents and delivers oral presentations to Service, other agency and organization professional, and public groups.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/607237200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.