U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

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U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Shasta Lake, CA, United States
Jul 19, 2017
Full time
Want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public's investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Fish Biologist. The position is assigned to the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Northern California Area Office, duty station Redding, CA. Position will be physically located at Shasta Lake, CA, which is approximately 13 miles north of Redding, California. For information on the Northern California Area Office visit:   http://www.usbr.gov/mp/ncao   For information about Shasta Lake City visit:   http://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index.aspx Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement. Duties Position may be filled at the GS-09 or GS-11 level. At the GS-09 level, the duties are developmental in nature, leading to the full performance level of the GS-11. The incumbent may be non-competitively promoted to the GS-11 upon meeting all regulatory requirements; certification by the supervisor of successful performance; completion of all training requirements; and the availability of work at the next higher grade level. Note: Promotion is not automatic At the full performance level, the incumbent: -Provides technical advice on environmental activities related to CVP endangered species issues, environmental compliance, reservoir management, in-stream flows, water quality, fish passage, fish screen effectiveness, fish hatchery operations and fish and wildlife habitat restoration and enhancement. -Plans, develops and executes field investigations of fish and other aquatic species population responses to complex water operations in the CVP and associated riverine systems. -Reviews reports to assure technical adequacy in the compilation and presentation of fishery and wildlife data, assumptions, and conclusions.   -Prepares work plans, budget documents, permit applications, develops schedules, and salmonid restoration program activities.   -Prepares scopes of work for contract services and oversees contract work. May serve as a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).   -Provides training and direction to a small staff of biologists and technicians involved in data collection, sampling and monitoring fish and related resources.   -Provides reviews, consultation, membership, and advice to committees and technical work groups regarding collection of fishery data on ongoing projects. Provides advice on fishery study design, collection of data, and analyses, important to the evaluation of the fishery resource and related habitat. Closes 08-04-2017. Checkout this Lake Shasta trout and salmon fishing video Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com