Wildlife Biologist

  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Feb 13, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Energy Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than the top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked number one in the Best Places to work in the federal government rankings.

FERC’s role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid. 

Our employees gain valuable work experience that provides them with the career boost that they are seeking. We need people like you to help us move the industry forward and continue to shape the future of energy policy. Join us and help make a difference!

This position is included in the bargaining unit.
Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement and the office for that selection may vary.

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Responsibilities

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within Office of Energy Projects. The position is located in the Washington Office, and the incumbent will serve as a Wildlife Biologist.

Major Duties of the position:

- Analyze moderately complex data on wildlife, terrestrial biology, federally-listed threatened and endangered species and habitat, and related biology matters as they relate to the construction, modification, operation, and maintenance of hydropower projects.

- Serve on multidisciplinary teams assigned to prepare staff environmental documents. 

- Participate in meetings on complex wildlife, terrestrial biology, federally-listed threatened and endangered species and habitat, and related biology matters with attorneys, engineers, and biologists from licensees, applicants for license, and local, state, and federal agencies. 

Closes 02/27/2018

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$68,036 to $88,450 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 11.