The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) Program is excited to share our vacancy announcement for two permanent staff! It is part of a general biologist announcement in USAJOBS (see below). The announcement opened on April 27, and will close on May 11. In it, there are general biologist requirements, as well as additional information/duties in a separate spreadsheet listing all 99 biologist positions being advertised across the country. To find information on the NWI positions, search for “ES Headquarters” under the Program column and “Hadley, MA: Fort Collins, CO” under the Duty Station column.
Additional information/duties for the Assistant Wetlands Coordinator are listed. Briefly, staff will be hired at the GS‐7, 9 or 11 pay scale, and will serve as Assistant Wetlands Coordinators for the NWI Program. The incumbents will primarily manage, coordinate and provide quality control for multiple NWI wetland mapping projects in support of the NWI Geospatial Dataset, which is served on the Wetlands Mapper (https://www.fws.gov/wetlands/Data/Mapper.html). The incumbents will also serve as technical experts on wetland identification and mapping, and support
production of Wetlands Status and Trends reports as needed.
Applicants will be assessed based on demonstration of knowledge, skills and abilities related to wetland mapping and analysis listed in the additional information spreadsheet in USAJOBS and described in more detail in the posting.