The NPS Inventory and Monitoring Division is hiring two permanent GS-11/12
Landscape Ecologists with strong quantitative skills to lead efforts in the
development and implementation of long-term national landscape dynamics and
climate monitoring protocols, assist with the integration landscape-scale
monitoring data into park-based resource management, and work with an
interdisciplinary team of scientists, data management staff, and managers
to further the Service’s goals of supporting conservation efforts at the
landscape scale. The positions will be duty-stationed in Fort Collins, CO.
Vacancy announcements are open until Friday October 28, 2016 and can be
1. Merit Promotion – candidates with permanent status or eligibility
under special hiring authorities –
2. Delegated Examining Unit – open to all US Citizens –
Questions about this vacancy can be directed to Joe DeVivo, Deputy Chief
for Science, Inventory & Monitoring Division (joe_dev...@nps.gov).
Specific duties include:
Developing and carrying out statistically valid data collection methods,
conducting analysis of complex data, and determining and documenting the
significance of findings.
Preparing scientific reports regarding the results of inventory and
monitoring efforts, and summarizing new information for use by the
scientific community, park staff, cooperators, and partners.
Coordinating park-based ecological monitoring strategies and programs with
those on adjacent lands for the purposes of achieving broad ecosystem
protection and conservation strategies.
Assisting natural resources management staff in parks, centers, and support
offices by providing direct professional and programmatic advice and
Aaron S. Weed, Ph.D.
Northeast Temperate Network
National Park Service
54 Elm Street
Woodstock, VT 05091
Office: 802-457-3368 x237