San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity - Fish and Wildlife Biologist (Private Lands, Elko, NV - USFWS)

April 04, 2022 0:00am to April 14, 2022 0:00am

As a Fish and Wildlife Biologist (Private Lands), you will be responsible for independently carrying out technical assistance and habitat restoration aspects of the Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) program. You will be actively involved with PFW on habitat restoration and enhancement projects for the assigned geographic region and responsible for delivery of technical assistance related to program activities. Major duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Actively participates in all aspects of habitat restoration projects including conducting landowner contacts and feasibility determinations, planning and design, securing permits and funding, developing and submitting Wildlife Extension Agreements (WEAs), interacting with contractors, and providing construction oversight.

  • Develops, field tests, analyzes, and evaluates methods to restore and enhance habitats on private lands for fish, wildlife and plant resources and prepares reports and recommendations on habitat restoration techniques and accomplishments.

  • Proposes, designs, and conducts habitat improvement projects on privately owned lands for the benefit of federal trust resources, with emphasis on stream, wetland, riparian and upland restoration and enhancement.

  • Provides technical and habitat restoration assistance to local, state and Federal cooperators in the restoration and protection of habitats for federal trust resources, with an emphasis on state and federal agencies that administer Farm Bill and related agricultural programs.

  • Enlists conservation partners in support of habitat restoration efforts and coordinates and integrates the PFW program with other Service programs and offices within the assigned geographic region. Adapts new restoration techniques and activities to specific resource challenges.

  • Delivers presentations to other agencies, organizations, conservation districts, wildlife clubs, and community groups; works with print, radio, and television media to promote local PFW initiatives.

For more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/646278600