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Open to the first 50 applicants or until 09/16/2021 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
As directed, develops and prepares portions of the park's resources management plan primarily dealing with biotic resources. Prepares specific action plans pertaining to the management and protection of natural resources. Unusual or difficult problems are discussed with the supervisor before carrying out the assignments.
Develops and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, agencies, and the public in order to encourage and facility cooperative regional management strategies. Attends management and professional conferences and other events for the purpose of exchanging information and advancing advocacy for park stewardship.
Following established protocols, coordinates park's natural resources strategies and programs with those on adjacent lands for the purpose of achieving broad ecosystem protection strategies and preventing human impacts. Assists in negotiating cooperative and interagency agreements and other cooperative instruments needed to effectively carry out resource stewardship goals.
In cooperation with appropriate staff, researchers, and partners, the incumbent tests and implements scientific monitoring protocols to identify, evaluate, and do long-term monitoring of natural resources. The includes conducting inventories to determine statistically valid plot
distributions and design. Works with higher supervisor or higher graded specialist in writing new monitoring documents that define monitoring techniques and develops methods for future refinements of protocols.
Follow established procedures and within a defined scope, the incumbent conducts scientifically credible protection, mitigation, and restoration projects to prevent resource damage, to restore and/or maintain the integrity of critical habitats, native plant and animal communities, managed landscapes, and physical resources, and the minimize human activities that impact resources.
Carries out statistically valid data collection protocols for the monitoring of plant and animal communities and the results of protection, mitigation, and restoration projects. Performs data collection using technology such as electronic data collectors when appropriate. Performs data entry. Conducts analysis of standard data. Makes recommendations to higher graded staff.
Prepares management and scientific reports regarding the results of protection, mitigation, restoration, inventory, monitoring, and research activities.
Incorporates appropriate GIS technology into job to provide comprehensive and scientifically sound answers to inquiries from managers and others. Uses automated methods of data collection, analysis or illustration. Inputs data into digital form and uses computer applications for data analysis, manipulation, and presentation.
May prepare environmental assessments (EAs) for projects in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. Evaluates EA and environmental impact statements prepared by other federal agencies or groups for impacts on resources.
Works closely with park education staff to incorporate new information into park and partner education programs.
Under the direction of higher graded staff, prepares and maintains specimens in park's collection.
May represent park on NPS regional task groups or similar organizations. Makes presentations in parks, public gatherings, and professional meetings.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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