Supervisory Fish and Wildlife Biologist

US Fish and Wildlife Service Baileys Crossroads, Virginia
Deadline Apr 26, 2019
Job Type Paid permanent


  • Develops cooperative activities with organizations, individuals and African governments and those of other regions, either independently or in a supervisory capacity, to meet statutory and treaty provisions.
  • Oversees the formulation and conduct of capacity-building programs for African wildlife conservation professionals and community conservationists.
  • Reviews current federal laws and regulations with Branch staff, plans and initiates programs on matters of importance to the international community, especially those affecting on-the-ground conservation efforts in Africa.
  • Participates in high-level negotiations and conveys status or results to senior level management and staff, as appropriate. Serves as the FWS subject matter expert on complex international conservation issues related to Africa.
  • Performs a full range of supervisory/managerial duties and responsibilities over the assigned Branch staff and evaluates work products for meeting Branch goals and objectives.
  • Represents FWS at conferences, meetings, briefings and ad hoc committees on Branch issues and program initiatives.
  • Oversees planning and organization of international meetings, conferences and workshops, and represents FWS on panels, delegations and committees during these events.
  • Provides leadership, strategic direction, management and supervision for the Branch staff, ensuring the continuity of work functions within the Branch.

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