Conservation Rangeland Management Specialist

US Fish and Wildlife Service
Woodworth, ND
Job Category
Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
The mission of the Chase Lake Wetland Management District (WMD) is to protect wetlands and surrounding grasslands for waterfowl production and other wildlife. The Chase Lake WMD is part of the Eastern North Dakota Complex and is located in the Drift Prairie and Missouri Coteau regions of Central North Dakota. The WMD is comprised of two National Wildlife Refuges, Waterfowl Production Areas (WPA), and Conservation Easement lands. The Chase Lake WMD covers four counties and contains 169 WPA properties (over 49,485 acres) and over 1,550 Conservation Easements. Arrowood NWR is 15,973 acres and cradles the James River. Chase Lake NWR is 4,449 acres, contains a National Wilderness Area and is home to one of North America’s largest nesting colonies of American White Pelicans. U.S Fish and Wildlife Service interests managed from the Chase Lake WMD provide extensive breeding and migration habitat for grassland and wetland dependent birds. The Range Management Specialist will serve in an integral role evaluating, recommending, and implementing grassland management techniques to improve ecological function and migratory bird production on FWS lands. This position will serve a vital role guiding the use of livestock, prescribed fire, invasive species control, and prairie reconstruction to enhance grassland productivity. The position will serve within a team of managers and maintenance staff directly managing waterfowl production area, refuge, and easement interests. This position will serve as a subject matter expert to guide grassland management throughout the END Complex. The position will regularly work with the farming and ranching community to plan and implement cooperative land management activities.
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