The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We help protect a healthy environment for people, fish and wildlife, and helps Americans conserve and enjoy the outdoors and our living treasures. Our major responsibilities are for migratory birds, endangered species, certain marine mammals, and freshwater and anadromous fish. Most of our employees work in one of our 560 National Wildlife Refuges, 70 National Fish Hatcheries, 86 Ecological Service Field Stations, 8 Regional Office or our Headquarters in Falls Church, VA. There are over 9,000 people who work in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in over 700 duty stations around the world, in a variety of career fields.
This position is being advertised on https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484703100 and is part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific West Regions, Regional Hiring Initiative to fill professional biological science/natural resource management positions at the GS-07 grade level.
As a Fish and Wildlife Biologist you will be responsible for providing expertise in the field of fish and wildlife biology to coordinate and conduct a wide range of biological investigations involving complex natural resources. At the developmental level (GS-7), you will be provided a period of growth that involves both on-and-off the job training in overall objectives to be accomplished for progression towards the full performance level (GS-11).