Vacancy Announcement – Interdisciplinary Ecologist/Fish Biologist (Aquatics) – Moab, UT

Announcement #PH-17-RH-1835998

Interdisciplinary Ecologist/Fish Biologist (Aquatics), GS-0482/0408-11

Full-time, Permanent position located in Moab, UT

Open to All US Citizens

Open: 11/21/2016 Close: 11/28/2016

This announcement can be viewed on the following USAJOBS website:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/454661900

The BLM UT will be filling one position in the Canyon Country District, Moab, UT.

The Canyon Country District Office encompasses two Field Offices: the Moab Field Office and the Monticello Field Office. For more information regarding the BLM Canyon Country District and BLM UT aquatics programs, please see links below.

https://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/fo/moab.html

https://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/fo/monticello.html

https://www.blm.gov/programs/fish-and-wildlife/fisheries-and-aquatics/about-the-program/utah

https://www.blm.gov/programs/natural-resources/wetlands-and-riparian/riparian-health/utah

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a growing aquatics program with the BLM in Utah! This position will provide professional expertise for the BLM Canyon Country District regarding aquatics, fisheries, riparian, and wetlands ecosystem management; sampling procedures and data collection; analysis and interpretation of inventory and monitoring data; and other expertise relative to aquatic ecology.

The Interdisciplinary Ecologist/Fish Biologist will serve as the lead for the aquatics program and as the subject matter expert regarding aquatic, fisheries, riparian, and wetland resources for the District. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and working with a wide variety of partners and key stakeholders to develop fisheries, aquatic, riparian, and wetland projects to better manage these
resources. The incumbent will also ensure that these resources are considered in the development and review of other projects that occur throughout the District. The incumbent will determine effects of land management activities on components of aquatic and riparian resources over time. Based on an understanding of the relationship between biological and physical processes, the successful incumbent will develop conservation measures to avoid, minimize and mitigate any adverse affects to aquatic and riparian resources.

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