Washington Natural Resource Stewardship and Science

Location: Fort Collins, CO

Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division

Overview

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Open & closing dates
05/21/2021 to 05/31/2021

This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

Service
Competitive
Pay scale & grade
GS 14
Salary
$119,384 to $155,196 per year
Appointment type
Permanent
Work schedule
Full-time

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Location
1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Collins, CO1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Telework eligible
No

Duties Summary
This position is in the Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division of the Washington Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate and is duty stationed in Ft. Collins Colorado. The position supervises the Science and Technology Branch and reports to the Division Leader. As Branch Chief, the incumbent independently plans, initiates, directs, and manages a complex, interdisciplinary, scientific program of national scope and significance.

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Responsibilities
The major duties of the supervisory Biologist/Physical Scientist include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The incumbent administers and manages the Branch, including supervision approximately 8-10 professional/technical employees.
  • Plans, assigns, prioritizes, and reviews work; develops budget initiatives; evaluates performance;
    interviews, and selects candidates for positions and initiates personnel actions for promotions and reassignments; effects disciplinary actions; provides education and professional development opportunities; and performs other supervisory functions.
  • Assists the Division Chief in providing strategic direction, technical leadership and accountability/oversight for all stewardship and science activities of the branch.
  • Coordinates with parks and partners to plan acoustic and photometric/astronomy research studies and stewardship projects to inform park management and decision making and similarly supervises branch staff in the same.

Travel Required
25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

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