USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is a multi-faceted Agency with a broad mission area that includes protecting and promoting U.S. agricultural health, regulating genetically engineered organisms, administering the Animal Welfare Act and carrying out wildlife damage management activities. These efforts support the overall mission of USDA, which is to protect and promote food, agriculture, natural resources and related issues.

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Point Mugu, California, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Summary If selected, you will be developing and implementing a Wildlife Management Program to minimize wildlife hazards to air operations and enhance human safety. You will coordinate project activities and perform assignments involving project management and administration. Much of your time will be spent working independently and with airport and other state/federal wildlife personnel. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity. The duties may include, but are not limited to: Assists civil and military airports in reducing wildlife hazards to aircraft. Monitors wildlife behavior and abundance and evaluates hazards posed by various species of wildlife on airports and surrounding properties. Collects, summarizes, analyzes, and presents ecological data on wildlife hazards to airport staff and appropriate regulatory agencies through regular program reports. Conducts wildlife damage management activities in an integrated pest management (IPM) approach to prevent or reduce economic loss to property and agriculture or to protect human health and safety. Monitors and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations; assists airports with compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Endangered Species Act, Federal Air Regulations. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with other agencies, organizations, institutions, industry groups and individuals in meeting program needs and goals. Complies with program directives, local, state and federal laws in wildlife damage management activities. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com