Wildlife Biologist

  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Cleveland National Forest Office, Rancho Bernardo Road, San Diego, CA, United States
  • Oct 13, 2016
Full time Biology/Ecology Environmental Impact Assessment Natural Resources Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description


This is a term, time-limited appointment with an initial duration no less than 13 months and can be extended up to a total of 4 years.

The position is located on a Forest Service Unit and is responsible for providing professional wildlife expertise in the protection, management, and improvement of wildlife within the framework of multiple-use management of forest and range lands.

Duties
Participates on Forest interdisciplinary team for developing integrated land and resource management plan for National Forest Lands.
Reviews Out-Service reports and requests pertinent to the wildlife resource and prepares recommendations or reports.
Prepares environmental analysis Reports and other NEPA required document pertaining to wildlife resources to meet the legal requirements for forest plan revision or amendments.
Participates in the formulation and evaluation of alternatives and in the development of final recommendations.
Provides the analysis needed to assess the effects of management activities on Wildlife Resources and documents this analysis in environmental analysis documents.
Prepares or reviews biological evaluations and biological assessments for threatened, endangered or sensitive species with oversight of the Forest Wildlife Program Manager.
Correlates wildlife management with other resource uses such as timber, recreation, and watershed management.
Provides input in wildlife coordination in road and trail location and improvement, rangeland and forest vegetation management and improvement projects, watershed rehabilitation, recreation development, minerals exploration and development activities, and special uses.
Coordinates with private organizations, universities, Fish and Game Departments, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for wildlife data and information for revision or amendment of the forest plan.
Participates with the interdisciplinary team in developing a strategic, integrated monitoring plan to determine the status of endangered, threatened and species of conservation concern.
Identifies and recommends research needs in wildlife habitat management and recommends assignment of Forest priorities for research needs.

Closes Monday 10/17/2016

Job Level

Mid-level, Senior-level

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$64,624/yr. Series & Grade GS-0486-11.

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