Fish and Wildlife Administrator
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Open & closing dates: 08/27/2021 to 09/13/2021
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
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.
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