Endangered Species Act Consulting Wildlife Biologist

Forest Service/ ACES Program
Monday - Friday, Days
Endangered Species Act Consulting Wildlife Biologist
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 20 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

Review Forest plans and the Endangered Species Act (ESA) consulting efforts that were involved with these decisions. Provide feedback, both written and formal, relative to the strengths and weaknesses of these documents relative to terrestrial species that are protected under ESA. Identify and collate existing information that can be used in the completion of Biological Assessments.

  • Review and summarize existing Endangered Species Act consultation documents related to Forest Plans and identify missing information.   60%
  • Organize existing information from the reviewed documents in a manner that it can eventually be crafted into a Biological Assessment.   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.   10%
  • 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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