Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
07/13/2018 to 07/26/2018
$75,321 to $97,918 per year
Pay scale & grade
2 vacancies in the following location:
This job is open to
Clarification from the agency
Federal Employee, Merit Promotion, Status Candidate, Land Management, Military Spouse, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Vista, VEOA, ICTAP, Schedule A, Individuals with disabilities, Former Overseas Employees, OPM Interchange Agreement
These positions are part of the Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office.
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This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R1-18-10258995-RR-DE is open to all qualified individuals. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.
An additional Cost of Living Allowance of 10.99% for 2018 applies in Honolulu, Hawaii.
There are two positions:
- One position is part of an inter-disciplinary team of biologists specializing in Ecological Services actions and authorities throughout the islands of Oahu, Kauai, the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa. Primary duties of this position include: (I) coordinate and facilitate activities pursuant to sections 4,6, 7,8 and 10 of the Endangered Species Act; (2) act as a technical advisor to other Field Office staff on the habitat needs of listed species for the purpose of Section 7 consultations with other Federal agencies and Recovery Planning; 3) prepares written correspondence, reports, and papers for publication, based on the literature, observations made, and investigations conducted. Reports and papers are used to analyze current conditions and assess implications of future actions on rare, candidate, proposed, threatened and endangered species and their habitats; and 4) delivers presentations on the Service's policies and positions to other agencies and the public
- The other position is part of a team of biologists specializing in invasive species priorities throughout Hawaii. American Samoa, Guam. and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. This position serves as the office's senior-level technical coordinator on invasive species prioritization and implementation. This work is critical to species conservation and recovery actions in the Pacific Islands, as well as important for Federal action agency planning purposes. In particular, the primary duties of this position include: (1) review existing, new, and proposed regulations, legislation and statures pertaining to fish and wildlife resources; (2) recommend appropriate procedures for implementing provisions of these mandates and establishes key contacts with other agencies, organizations and the public; (3) prepare responses to inquiries from Congressional staff, the public, and the news media, obtaining and providing requested information within established office guidelines and in conformance with agency and departmental policy, and
- Both positions lead diverse, complex, and multi-disciplinary planning efforts with public and private groups and state, local, and Federal agencies to achieve Service and Department policies, objectives, and goals; and provide guidance to, and evaluate the work of, lower-graded biologists in matters pertaining to areas of special expertise.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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