USFWS seeks Fish and Wildlife Administrator in CA

Fish and Wildlife Administrator
US Fish and Wildlife Service

Open & closing dates: 08/27/2021 to 09/13/2021
Service: Competitive
Pay scale & grade: GS 13 – 14
Salary: $100,424 to $154,269 per year
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-time
1 vacancy in the following location: Sacramento, CA
Relocation expenses reimbursed: No
Telework eligible: Yes as determined by agency policy

Summary:
This position is a Fish and Wildlife Administrator, GS- 0480-13/14 working in Sacramento, California for the R8-ARD-Science Application.
This position is also open to status candidates under announcement R8-21-11217690-CAA-MP. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.
Responsibilities:
This position is located within the Science Applications Program and is based in the California-Great Basin Regional Office in Sacramento, California. The incumbent will be a key member of the Science Applications Program in our Region and will also supervise a growing number of staff. Together, the coordinator and other team members will: identify and focus capacity on shared conservation-science priorities; lead, coordinate, and support integration of cross-programmatic and cross-organization landscape conservation efforts; and develop and support implementation of spatial and decision-support tools to inform conservation actions. The Coordinator will interact regularly with each of the other Service natural resources programs in our Region; with Science Applications staff and managers in our Service Headquarters; with leadership, managers, and staff from other Federal and State agencies; and with a number of other key partners (e.g. in Industry and Non-Governmental Organizations).
As a Fish and Wildlife Administrator your duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  •  Address conservation challenges that cross jurisdictional boundaries, such as habitat fragmentation and climate change, which require conservation planning at an ecologically appropriate scale (e.g., watersheds, landscapes, ecoregions).
  •  Develop and coordinate landscape scale partnerships among a wide variety of groups (State conservation agencies, Federal agencies, private organizations, universities, non-governmental organizations, etc.) representing numerous conservation programs that work together on common goals and objectives that will lead to development and implementation of mutual, large-scale conservation strategies.
  •  Provide Science and Technology support in developing and refining the biological foundation underlying fish and wildlife conservation strategies and plans including conservation design, conservation delivery, decision-based monitoring and assumption-driven research.
  •  Advise agency officials on complex scientific and resource issues, and interpret and implement legislation and legal decisions affecting natural resources programs.
  •  Supervise a small staff of scientists, planners, and other professionals assigned to or working for the assigned issue or area.
Travel Required: 25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status: Yes
Promotion Potential: 14
For more information, or to apply, visit the official job post on USAJOBS.