Biologist (Endangered Species), ZP-0401-4 (Direct Hire)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Silver Spring, Maryland
Deadline May 24, 2019
Job Type Paid permanent


As a Biologist, (Endangered Species), you will perform the following duties:

  • Manage and administer the ESA Cooperation with States program utilizing knowledge of the Endangered Species Act.
  • Lead the Species Recovery Grant program, including developing cooperative agreements with States, and undertaking and overseeing activities and programs with the States to facilitate recovery of threatened and endangered species.
  • Negotiate agreements with the states to collaboratively design recovery programs and activities with States for threatened and endangered species.
  • Oversee the federal grant program by evaluating States grant proposals to ensure all requirements for eligibility are met and the highest priority recovery actions are funded.
  • Conduct scientific assessments of species status and their habitats; assess threats to those species and determine risk of extinction; and write regulations to provide those species the regulatory protections of the ESA.

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Category Wildlife