Wildlife Biologist (Engineering)
Akima Support Operations (ASO) provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.
Develop, conduct, maintain and advance a comprehensive integrated ecosystem management program for the conservation of fish, plant and wildlife species.
Implement a rare, threatened, and endangered management program for plant and animal species under protected status.
Maintain and execute requirements of the integrated natural resource management plan.
Participate in development of conservation plans and habitat management plans.
Support prescribed burn program.
Engage with federal and state agencies in ecosystem management processes to include issuing biological opinion reports.
Support efforts by public and private entities such as Universities performing natural resource research studies.
This role may require that company vehicles are driven.
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Ecology or related discipline
Possess 5 or more years' experience in biology field.
A strong background in leading/facilitating natural resources conservation planning processes.
Experience in developing Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans (INRMP)
Experience implementing restoration projects.
Experience working with state and federal agencies (e.g., USFWS, FL Division of Natural Resources) and major regulatory frameworks (e.g., NEPA, ESA)
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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