<span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:11pt">The National Marine Fisheries Service’s Alaska and West Coast Region’s Protected Resources Divisions are seeking candidates for Marine Mammal Biologist positions in Long Beach, CA, Seattle, WA, and </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:tahoma,sans-serif">Anchorage or </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap">Juneau, AK.</span><br><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif"><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="font-size:11pt"><br></span>An announcement for full-time permanent Marine Mammal Specialist
positions</span><span style="color:rgb(32,33,36)"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap">, ZP-401-2/3, opens </span></span><span style="white-space:pre-wrap">on USA Jobs on 08/25/2020, and will close on 08/31/2020 (SEVEN DAYS).  The positions are open to both internal and
external candidates. </span></font></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:11pt"><br></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:11pt">The successful applicants will</span><span style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;font-size:11pt"> perform the following duties:</span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">Assist with the conservation or recovery of protected marine mammals under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).</font></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">-Conduct formal and informal consultations with federal action agencies under section 7 of the ESA.</font></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">-Work independently and in teams to complete projects related to the sustainable management of marine mammals.</font></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">-Contribute to written products as assigned, such as Biological Opinions, Letters of Concurrence, Federal Register notices, other documents or correspondence.</font></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">-Provide advice to internal and external stakeholders regarding the ESA, MMPA, and protected species conservation and recovery.</font></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">* These duties are described at the Full Performance Level ZP-3, the ZP-2 is developmental leading to such performance.</font></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"> </font></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-repeat:initial">Of note,
although these positions are titled as Marine Mammal specialists, the West
Coast Region Protected Resources Division works on a variety of protected species,
including turtles, fish, invertebrates, and mammals</span><span style="font-size:11pt">.</span></span><span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-repeat:initial">  </span></font></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"> </font></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">Below are the links to the full text of the MAP and DE vacancy announcements.</font></span></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"><br></font></span></span></p><p style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap"><span style="font-size:small;white-space:normal">NMFS-2020-0034</span><span class="gmail_default" style="font-size:small;white-space:normal;color:rgb(0,0,0)">: <a href="https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/576870000" target="_blank">https://www.<wbr>usajobs.gov/GetJob/<wbr>ViewDetails/576870000</a></span>

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