Ecologist, GS-0408-11/12 (BB-DE)
Saint Paul, MN
The Northeast CASC is responsible for conducting research on the characteristics of future climate changes in the Northeast U.S., the uncertainties associated with these projections, and the impacts of climate and land use changes on Northeastern ecosystems. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support and research on the impacts of climate on eastern U.S. ecosystems and species of conservation interest. Applications are due by November 27.
As an Ecologist within the Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:
- Perform quantitative analysis of climate effects on population and distribution of aquatic and terrestrial species and assesses impacts of climate on key focal ecosystems.
- Analyze and synthesize large volumes of ecological, climatological, and landscape data sets, including point, polygon, time series, and gridded data.
- Prepare and deliver oral and written summaries syntheses, reports, documents, briefing materials, fact sheets, handouts, and summaries of climate science relevant to fish and wildlife management partners.
- Work with interdisciplinary team to understand impacts of climate to species and habitat and coordinate outreach to partners, including universities, relevant non-governmental groups, and other Federal and state agencies.
- Assist with development and execution of research plans to address climate impacts to priority species and habitats.
- Operate a government owned motor vehicle as an incidental driver.