Fish Biologist/Wildlife Biologist

Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities are at the full performance level.
  • Provide guidance for the development of management plans to protect wildlife and fisheries, their habitat, and resources.
  • Fish management work will include fish passage, stream inventory stream productivity and utilization as well as other factors.
  • Review and recommend habitat management and improvement plans for technical soundness and adequacy in meeting overall wildlife and fisheries management objectives.
  • Inspect habitat improvement projects for compliance with approved plans and recommend changes to increase protection or improvements.
  • Administer wildlife and fisheries program by determining staffing and budgeting needs and developing the annual program of work.
  • Lead budget development and management, including soliciting grant and partnership opportunities to achieve wildlife and fisheries management objectives.
  • Ensure National, Regional, and Forest priorities are incorporated into project development.
  • Integrate program goals with other resources and report on program accomplishments for annual reports.
  • Prepare project work plans and coordinate project work with other multiple use management of forest and range activities.
  • Plan and execute administrative studies and surveys to obtain information on the effects of forest management on wildlife and fisheries populations, harvest and movements.
  • Correlates wildlife management with other resource uses such as timber, recreation, and minerals management.

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Company

US Forest Service

Location

Potosi, MO

Salary

$52,905 to $83,210 per year

Date Posted

May 19, 2020

Job Type

Full Time