Wildlife Biologist -- Tulelake, CA

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Aug 14 2007

Wildlife Biologist

Salary Range: 43,731.00 - 56,849.00 USD per year Open Period: Tuesday, July 31, 2007
to Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Series & Grade: GS-0486-9/09 Position Information: Full-Time Term position not to exceed 13 months and may be extended up to 4 years.
Promotion Potential: None Duty Locations: 1 vacancy - Tulelake, CA
Who May Be Considered:
Applications will be accepted from United States citizens.
Job Summary:

The USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is known worldwide for its accomplishments and innovations in conservation. The people of NRCS are recognized for their talent, dedication and ingenuity in making the agency's programs work. Participation in NRCS' programs is voluntary-the people we serve want us with them as they take necessary steps to reduce erosion, protect wildlife, promote good land use, and other measures to preserve the Nation's natural resources for future generations.

Join us in protecting and conserving natural resources on America's private lands!

This is a TERM appointment - not to exceed 13 months and be extended up to 4 years.

Key Requirements:

* Education
* Background and/or Security Investigation required.


Major Duties:

Provide technical assistance and guidance to landowners, local work groups, government agencies and other special interest groups for USDA wetland and wildlife conservation programs and projects.

Develop and implement wildlife habitat restoration and management plans and practices.

Write and process contract support documents, contract modifications, applications for payments and federal program related documents.

Provide guidance to landowners on issues relating to programmatic and regulatory compliance.

Provide programmatic and technical training relating to wetland restoration and enhancement activities.

The work requires some physical exertion such as walking on rough terrain, jumping ditches or climbing steep banks. Exposure to heat, cold, wind and moderate exposure to other environmental factors. The work may also require long periods of data entry in the computer

Travel 1-5 nights per month. A valid state driver's license is required.