Biological Assessment Writer Editor

Forest Service/ ACES Program
Monday - Friday, Days
Biological Assessment Writer Editor
Wage/Hr:$65.00Hours/Week:20Minimum Age:55

The applicant is expected to work remotely as long as they can be contacted during their working hours through the internet.


Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience OR BA/BS Degree in Agriculture, natural resources, agronomy or related field of study.

  • Previous ESA consultation work.
  • Experience required with Windows

Consolidates information on ESA listed species, they uses this information into a Biological Assessment. Will work with the regulatory agencies to provide information needed within a Biological Opinion.

  • Write biological assessments for a number of species.   55%
  • Review work done by specialist to be included within Biological Assessments.   25%
  • Work with the rest of the team (on-line meetings) to describe strength and weaknesses of existing ESA as it related to their taxonomic specialty.   15%
  • Work with Forest Service leadership and Regulatory Agencies to address concerns related to failure to consult on legacy forest plans.   5%

  • Physical requirements: Ability to work at desk for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

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