The incumbent serves as a natural resource media and technical expert within the United States Army Environmental Command. Responsibilities include carrying out planning, advisory review and procedural development duties associated with all aspects of natural resources, and contributing wholly or in part to the development of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliant analyses.
•Review required installation natural resource plans and NEPA documents, providing technical comments and justification to ensure adequacy and compliance.
•Assist installations with content and technical assistance to negotiate with regulators.
•Serve as assessor for environmental compliance audits for installations with natural resources and NEPA requirements.
•Work with various elements of the Army to coordinate, integrate and oversee the command's efforts on natural resource management, ecosystem management, wildlife management, and threatened and endangered species planning with the military mission.
•Analyze and evaluate field data needed to prepare reports concerning the Sikes Act, Endangered Species Act, and other related land use laws.
•Communicate with conservation groups and others to help develop environmentally sound solutions to complex and difficult questions involving conflicting interests affected by existing or planned projects.
•Conduct Community of Practice activities including quarterly meetings, review of new regulations and designations, development of plans and standard operating procedures; and provides updates to the information repository.
•Review reports submitted by Federal fish and wildlife agencies and environmental protection agencies covering the effects of proposed projects on the environment and biota of the project area for adequacy and accuracy of report and recommendations.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% of the time for this position.
Supervisory status : No
Promotion Potential GS-13
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