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Wildlife Refuge Manager

Employer
Department Of The Interior
Location
Green River, Wyoming, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 15, 2024

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Restoration
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
This position is a Wildlife Refuge Manager, GS- 0485-13. One position will be located in Randlett, UT for Lower Green River Complex and one position will be located in Green River, WY for Central Sage/Steppe Conservation Complex.

You must apply to each duty location's you want to be considered for.As a Wildlife Refuge Manager your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

* Oversees and administers the biological program at assigned Refuge/WMD(s), administering land and aquatic conservation activities, habitat development, clean-up, contaminant and restoration projects, research programs, population studies, wildlife inventory, and monitoring activities to include species lifecycle requirements and management.
* Oversees and administers Refuge/WMD interest in land acquisition (including fee title, conservation easements, leases, cooperative agreements, etc.).
* Oversees, administers, and ensures the development of required National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation including Environmental Assessments (EAs), Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSIs), Categorical Exclusions (CEs), Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7 consultations, archeological resource clearances, wilderness minimum requirement decisions, subsistence evaluations, etc.
* Oversees, administers and ensures the development and coordination of Comprehensive Conservation Plans, Habitat Management Plans, Land Acquisition and Protection Plans, Refuge Operational Needs plans, etc.
* Oversees and administers the Refuge/WMD's Visitor Services program with emphasis on the six priority public uses of the National Wildlife Refuge System and Law Enforcement program.
* Formulates, develops and implements long-range plans, strategies, and Refuge/WMD policy associated with all operations, fiscal requirements, personnel and property management, etc.
* Supervises a multifaceted team of professional, technical, analytical and administrative support staff, setting a team attitude of adhering to high professional standards and completion of accurate, high quality work.

Only experience and education obtained by 06/10/2024 will be considered.

In order to qualify for this position you must possess both the Basic Requirement and Minimum Qualification.

Basic Requirement:

* Degree: zoology, wildlife management, or an appropriate field of biology that included at least 9 semester hours in zoology; 6 semester hours in such wildlife courses as mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, or wildlife management; and 3 semester hours in botany, and 3 semester hours in conservation biology. NOTE: Transcripts required. OR
* Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in one of the fields described above that included at least 9 semester hours in zoology; 6 semester hours in such wildlife courses as mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, or wildlife management; and 3 semester hours in botany, and 3 semester hours in conservation biology, plus appropriate experience or additional education. NOTE: Transcripts are required, and your resume must contain sufficient detail at this level of work, e.g., begin/end dates, hours worked per week, duties performed, etc. for each timeframe for consideration. OR
* Previously occupied a position in the GS-0485 series prior to December 3, 2010, and meet the basic education requirement of the previous qualification standard. Previous standard: bachelor or higher degree with major in zoology, wildlife management, or an appropriate field of biology, that includes 9 semester hours in zoology; 6 semester hours in wildlife; and 9 semester hours in botany. NOTE: To qualify under this option, you must submit a copy of your SF-50 (Personnel Action), dated prior to Dec 3, 2010, showing that you held a position in the GS-0485 series.

Minimum Qualification [GS-13]

Possess one (1) year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility equivalent to grade GS-12 in the Federal service that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position and that is typically in or related to the work of this position to be filled. Specialized experience may include: 1) Planning, administering, evaluating, managing, and/or operating programs, activities, and projects associated with conserving and managing fish and/or wildlife resources on public or private lands; 2) Collaborating with internal and/or external groups on natural resource issues, such as Federal and/or State agencies, tribal governments, environmental groups, recreation groups, or the public; 3) Supervising a team to accomplish tasks and projects in a land conservation setting. . NOTE: Your resume must contain sufficient detail of this level of work, i.e., complete begin/end dates, hours worked per week, duties performed, etc. for each timeframe for consideration.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Time In Grade Requirement: Applicants must meet both eligibility and qualification requirements for the position of interest by the closing date of the JOA. Specifically,

i. Area of Consideration.

ii. Time-in-grade (TIG) requirements as specified in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.

iii. Time after competitive appointment as specified in 5 CFR 330.502.

iv. Qualification requirements outlined in OPM's Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions or for Federal Wage System (FWS), wage grade positions, applicants are evaluated using the OPM Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations and the job element examining method

Your SF-50 will be used to confirm you meet all requirements

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