Forest Ecologist - US Fish and Wildlife NWRS

This position is located on the Great River, Clarence Cannon, and Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge Complex. As a Forest Ecologist, you will be a member of the Region 3 Division of Natural Resources and Conservation Planning's Inventory and Monitoring Branch and responsible for providing consultation and guidance to refuge managers, developing forest management plans for National Wildlife Refuges with an emphasis on bottomland hardwood and floodplain forest habitats. You will recommend ecological forest management practices that promote biological diversity while providing habitat for endangered, rare, or species of conservation concern as well as conservation-oriented public uses. You will assist with the review of new or proposed policies, providing comments on their impact to the refuge biological program. You will maintain a high level of technical skill and knowledge necessary to ensure that recommendations for the biological program are consistent with current published literature, and you will attend public hearings and/or meetings to discuss proposed or existing practices that affect refuge biological resources.

Full job description and application instructions
Application deadline: April 24, 2018

Employer: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: Great River/Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Annada, Missouri