GS-15 Science Program Manager / Biological Scientist - USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
The Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) anticipates hiring a key leadership position addressing dryland ecosystems of the Interior West. This position is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and serves as the Program Manager of the Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems Science Program (GSD), a multi-disciplinary unit with staff located in seven cities of the Interior West. The position supervises 15 scientists, reports to the RMRS Director in Fort Collins, CO and is a member of the RMRS Leadership Team. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing dryland ecosystems research by working with program scientists and staff and collaborating with federal and State agency managers, universities and other organizations.
Regional Collaboration Coordinator at CISA - Terra Corps/ CISA
Terra Corps position: Regional Collaboration Coordinator (RCC) with Community Involved In Sustaining Agriculture (CISA), a nonprofit focused on supporting local farms. RCCs build the long-term capacity of their Service Sites by assessing and organizing to meet community needs related to land conservation and access. At CISA, this will include working with farmers’ market managers and vendors to help make markets more welcoming to a diverse group of shoppers, and working to build strong relationships with partner organizations serving low-income residents. Find more information about this Terra Corp opportunity here.
Forestry Technician (Fire) (Multiple Locations) (GS-8/9) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Responsibilities Participates in planning, implementing and coordinating all aspects of the prescribed fire and fuels management program. Provides technical assistance in program direction, short- and long-range planning; budgeting; and, managing wildfire suppression, fuels management, and prescribed fire programs. Researches the effects and behavior of prescribed fire to assist in the development of short-term fire management objectives and strategies. Evaluates prescription treatments, monitoring methods, and new technologies and, as appropriate, makes refinements to improve the organization's effectiveness. See full position description in link.
Fire Management Specialist (Prescribed Fire and Fuels) (Many Locations) (GS7/9) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Responsibilities Program Management Manages a unit fuels management program. Assists the fire management officer or supervisor in the development of mid and long-term programs of work which support the units land and resource management plan alternatives. Develops and analyzes fuels treatment alternatives to support management decisions while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines. Evaluates individual fuels treatments as well as the effectiveness of the assigned program and makes recommendations for improvement. See link for full position description and quals.
Fish & Wildlife Administrator (GS-14) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Responsibilities As Deputy Assistant Regional Director (Ecological Services), you will: Supervise senior staff, providing any guidance needed to plan their overall work, establish work schedules or priorities, make assignments, or review work. Ensure consistent implementation oversight and policy direction of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Conservation Planning Assistance and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) programs in the Alaska region and ensure that ES field program activities within the assigned geographic area are appropriately tracked, completed and reported. Assist the Regional Director in setting priorities, including allocation of office budget and personnel ceilings and formulation of policies, plans, standards...
Fish & Wildlife Biologist (GS-7/9) (Multiple Locations) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Responsibilities These are developmental 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 Assessing 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
Wildlife Biologist (GS-14) (Multiple Locations) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Responsibilities Serves as principal liaison between the Service and the assigned Flyway Council and other agencies and organizations within the assigned Flyway for cooperative migratory bird management activities by coordinating Federal and State actions to achieve mutual objectives. Provides policy advice to the Service Directorate through the Chief, DMBM, regarding migratory bird management issues within the assigned Flyway. Communicates Service policies, objectives, and plans to the assigned Flyway Council and its member States, Territories, and Provinces. Provides technical guidance and support to the Service and assigned Flyway Council for migratory bird management in the assigned Flyway, including: (1) population objectives..
Biological Science Technician (GS-5/6) (Maricao, PR) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Assists Wildlife Biologists and Senior Technician in the routine maintenance of the captive Puerto Rican Parrot flock, participates in the preparation of food for captive birds and daily cleaning of bird cages, collects information on behavior, breeding activity and safety and flock health problems. Observes birds on a daily basis and assists implement management actions. Assists in the captive population studies related to the management of the Puerto Rican Parrot flock including accurate record keeping and management of computerized database. Carries out wildlife studies by following research methods and established procedures for accomplishing and reporting the work and captures, applies visual and radio tags, and gathers
Environmental Contaminants Biologist (GS-12/13) - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Serving as the North Atlantic-Appalachian Regional Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR) Coordinator, being the authority and principle source for technical, financial, and administrative guidance in developing and implementing Regional NRDAR activities related to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Oil Pollution Act (OPA), ensuring regionwide and nationwide consistency in Regional conduct of damage assessments and resource restoration. Coordinating with designated Regional Field Spill Response Coordinators regarding participation on planning teams; identifying the need for and developing best management practices; spill response trainings; responding to spill events
Environmental Scientist - Ocean Protection Council
The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring two Environmental Scientists to help advance priorities in the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Ocean. One position will help lead efforts related to coastal wetlands, watersheds, coastal and marine water quality, and equity. The other position will support California’s MPA management efforts related to outreach and education, research and monitoring, compliance and enforcement, and policy and permitting.