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Open & closing dates
01/28/2020 to 02/11/2020
Pay scale & grade
$142,701 to $170,800 per year
This position is located within the Division of International Conservation (DIC), Assistant Director of International Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Incumbent serves as Chief, DIC and is responsible for the leadership, implementation and monitoring of technical and policy guidance that affects domestically and internationally, the planning and implementation of international conservation actions on the ground to support imperiled species of high importance to the American people.
Exercises leadership and direction to the Service's management and administration of programs and activities for international conservation pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973; the Multinational Species Conservation Acts for African and Asian elephants, tigers and rhinos, great apes, and marine turtles; the Wild Bird Conservation Act; the Convention on Nature Protection and Wild Life Preservation in the Western Hemisphere; the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trilateral Committee Agreement; the U.S.-Russia Environmental Agreement; the U.S.-China Nature Conservation Protocol; and other laws, treaties, conventions, and international agreements for which the Service has specific responsibilities related to international conservation.
Provides recommendations to the Assistant Director and Deputy Assistant Director, International Affairs regarding allocation of funding and annual spending plans.
Performs a full range of supervisory/managerial duties and responsibilities over the assigned staff and evaluates work products for meeting Division goals and objectives. Monitors progress, evaluates effectiveness, and recommends program changes and modifications to specific goals and objectives.
Leads policy reviews and identifies areas requiring new or revised policy and/or guidance statements or
Develops short and long term goals and strategic plans to effectively implement all programs and
activities for all four branches of the Division.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.