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 found at: 1. Merit Promotion – candidates with permanent status or eligibility under special hiring authorities – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/448485400 2. Delegated Examining Unit – open to all US Citizens – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/448540400 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 support. -- Aaron S. Weed, Ph.D. Program Manager Northeast Temperate Network National Park Service 54 Elm Street Woodstock, VT 05091 Office: 802-457-3368 x237 Cell: 802-359-3896 Fax: 802-457-3405 http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/units/netn/