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    Summary

    This position is located with the Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District in Salem, Missouri.

    The incumbent is responsible for providing professional wildlife and fisheries expertise in the protection, management, and improvement of wildlife and fisheries within the framework of multiple-use management of forest and range lands.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Michelle Capp at 573-247-1449 or michelle.capp@usda.gov.

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    Responsibilities

    • This is a career ladder position with the promotion potential to the GS-11. The following responsibilities are listed at the full performance (GS-11) grade level.
    • Provide guidance for the development of wildlife and fisheries management plans, wildlife and fisheries habitat management plans, and protection and management of aquatic resources.
    • Lead the design of fish and wildlife habitat and population monitoring studies and strategies to collect new data required for ensuring habitat and population maintenance.
    • Plan fish and wildlife habitat management programs, with emphasis on maintaining and enhancing biodiversity.
    • Review habitat management and improvement plans for technical soundness and adequacy in meeting overall wildlife and fisheries management objectives.
    • Serve as a member of Unit Interdisciplinary Planning Teams (IDT).
    • Develop plans for information and education activities in wildlife and fisheries conservation.
    • Provide leadership for program planning and budgeting for assigned resources.
    • Coordinate project work with other Unit personnel taking into consideration wildlife and fisheries habitat requirements in relation to other multiple-use management of forest and range activities.
    • Execute administrative studies and surveys to obtain information on the effects of forest management on wildlife populations, harvest, and movements.
    • Plans the work to be accomplished by the unit, assigns work to employees, and establishes production or quality standards for the unit?s work.
    • Establishes and communicates guidelines and performance requirements to employees; conducts formal performance reviews; and identifies and provides for the developmental and training needs of employees.
    • Performs supervisory duties 20% or less of the time.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel for site visits, meetings, and/or training may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    11

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