Ecologist - Regional Landscape Ecologist

National Park Service

Seattle, Washington

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $81,283 to $117,669 per year
Deadline Dec 13, 2019

Responsibilities

Serves as a senior principal advisor in landscape ecology for the Pacific West Region to apply a scientifically credible approach to the stewardship, study, and analysis of organisms and ecological relationships, especially at broad ecosystem scales. The landscape ecologist will craft the vision, development and implementation of this new program in Interior Region 8, 9,10, 12 (formerly known as the Pacific West Region) in collaboration with Regional Natural Resources, Inventory and Monitoring, Fire, Cultural Resources, and Interpretation and Education Teams.

Develops guidance to deal with more complex or novel problems, or with undeveloped or controversial aspects of ecology and other natural resources and their management. Identifies research needs, prepares grant proposals and statements of work. Negotiates cooperative and interagency agreements and other instruments. Coordinates regional land/seascape ecological strategies and programs with adjacent landowners, agencies, academia, communities and Native Peoples in an atmosphere of mutual respect for the purposes of achieving common resource conservation goals.

Works closely with the region and park interpretation and education staff to further scientific knowledge and relevancy to diverse audiences.

Leads and works effectively in interdisciplinary teams to facilitate integration of cross-functional services and products, and to identify, create, and maintain productive internal and external collaborative partnerships.

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