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    Summary

    This position is a Supervisory Fish Biologist, GS- 0482-13.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Fish Biologist your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

    • Supervise and manage staff
    • Cooperatively work with Service programs and partners including other Federal agencies, state and local governments, regional partnerships, non-government organizations, tribes, and Friends groups.
    • Oversee and manage the operations and budget at a National Fish Hatchery.
    • Support and provide leadership for priority cooperative fish and aquatic species propagation, a conservation and restoration efforts for a variety of species with unique life history characteristics.
    • Develop and oversee public outreach and educational programs.
    North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery (NFH) - The incumbent serves as the Project Leader (Hatchery Manager) for two fish hatcheries, North Attleboro NFH and Berkshire NFH, located about two and a half hours apart in southeastern and western Massachusetts. North Attleboro NFH produces fish to promote the restoration of imperiled native fish populations, currently focused on producing American shad for restoration efforts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island experimental grow-out of freshwater mussels, and native brook trout to supply on-site and local fishing derbies, and educational outreach events. Berkshire NFH supports restoration of lake trout populations in the Lower Great Lakes by supplying multiple strains of lake trout eggs to other Federal hatcheries. These eggs are hatched, grown and stocked in Lakes Ontario and Erie as part of restoration efforts supported by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Native brook trout are raised for stocking in local waterways to support recreational fishing, public youth fishing events and educational programs with assistance from the Friends of the Berkshire NFH. The position supervises staff, fish hatchery operations and administration at both hatcheries, and leads cooperative efforts with partners. The position works closely with the other Project Leaders in the network of 11 National Fish Hatcheries, 9 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Offices and 1 National Fish Health and Technology Center in the Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program in the North Atlantic Appalachian Region.

    Alchesay/Williams Creek National Fish Hatchery (NFH) - The incumbent serves as a Project Leader who develops annual program objectives and plans for propagation, production and distribution of fish to meet short and long-term goals. Performs a broad range of supervisory and managerial duties including providing leadership, direction, and guidance to a diverse workforce. Collaborates with engineering and contracting specialists to plan and design equipment, facilities, and systems to meet changing needs, conditions and requirements. Builds and maintains partnerships with state, tribal and federal agencies to accomplish mutually beneficial conservation goals. Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the facility including all structures, housing, and grounds.

    Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery (NFH) - The serves as the Project Leader who develops annual program objectives and plans for propagation, production and distribution of aquatic species to meet short and long-term goals. Performs a broad range of supervisory and managerial duties including providing leadership, direction, and guidance to a diverse workforce. Collaborates with engineering and contracting specialists to plan and design equipment, facilities, and systems to meet changing needs, conditions and requirements. Builds and maintains partnerships with state, tribal and federal agencies to accomplish mutually beneficial conservation goals. Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the facility including all structures, housing, and grounds.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

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