Wildlife Biologist

  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Kaplan, LA, USA
  • Dec 07, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Environmental Planning - NEPA Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

If selected, you will be responsible for wildlife damage management operations relating to assessment, reduction, and/or elimination of problems associated with birds, mammals, and other types of wildlife in urban, suburban and rural environments. You will be involved with program delivery, management and administration with minimal supervision.

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Responsibilities

The duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts wildlife damage management activities where there is a demonstrated need to prevent or reduce loss to property, agriculture, and natural resources, or to protect human health and safety.
  • Supports and conducts negotiation, development and monitoring of agreement instruments, such as cooperative service field agreements with work/financial plans.
  • Modifies or adapts established damage control techniques as necessary to meet local conditions.
  • Communicates safe and effective damage control techniques through extension and other channels to the general public.
  • Assists supervisor in the development and conduct of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes and documents. 
    Recommends, through supervisor, areas for potential research or developmental study.
  • Prepares required scientific and administrative program reports.

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Job Level

Mid-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 09 Salary $50,598 to $65,778 per year