Fish and Wildlife Administrator


Posted on Jul 31, 2020

Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior

Albuquerque, NM

The Administrator in this position serves in the National Wildlife Refuge System office, in the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service's Regional Office in Albuquerque, NM.

As a Refuge Supervisor, you will serve as an expert consultant and provide advice to Refuges; collaborate with Federal agencies, States, FWS partners, and interagency organizations to identify, research, and develop solutions to long-range natural resource issues.

Only experience and education obtained by 08/14/2020 will be considered.

Basic Education Requirement A.

Degree: Biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position, OR B.

Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, or at least 30 semester hours in courses, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education, OR C.

Experience: Four years of experience that demonstrated that the applicant acquired knowledge and understanding of one or more of the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resourced management, or related disciplines equivalent to that which would have been acquired through completion of a 4- year course of study as described in A above.

Minimum Experience Possess one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the next lower grade level (equivalent to at least grade GS-13) in the Federal service; for example, supervising or leading a team, branch, office or field station; solving highly unique controversial issues related to conservation lands management, visitor services, outreach programs, or communications; serving as the Service's representative in negotiating with diverse individuals and groups; exercising direct responsibility for implementing policies, plans, standards or procedures to carry out fish and wildlife conservation; managing a variety of issues and conflicts that affect a diverse group of customers; planning, directing, and executing both short- and long-term activities in fish and wildlife conservation to accomplish the goals and mission of an organization.

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.

The Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA),P.L.

114-47, allows certain individuals who currently or formerly were under time-limited competitive appointments at certain land management agencies to compete under merit promotion procedures:nCurrent appointees:nNote: You must submit ALL SF-50s and performance information for each period of temporary/term employment that qualifies for LMWFA.n·Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency.n·Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years; ANDn·Must have performed at an acceptable level.nFormer appointees:n·Must have been hired under competitive examining procedures to a time limited appointment with a land management agency,n·Must have served under 1 or more time limited appointments by a land management agency for a period totaling more than 24 months without a break in service of 2 or more years;n·Must apply for position within 2 years after separation,n·Must have been separated for reasons other than misconduct or performance; ANDn·Must have performed at an acceptable level

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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