Bonneville Power Administration seeks Fish & Wildlife Administrator (Recent Graduate) (Portland, OR)

Job Close Date: 
January 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

Positions are open to:

-Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. Students may apply within nine months of meeting their education requirements.

-Students who within nine months of the closing date of this announcement will meet the education requirements and will graduate with a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. A student may not be appointed to a position until they have graduated.

-Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their two-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion.

This position is located in the Fish and Wildlife Implementation (EWU/EWM/EWL) organization of the Fish & Wildlife Program (EW), Environment, Fish & Wildlife (E), Chief Operating Officer (K), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

Fish and Wildlife (F&W) implements and participates in actions to meet BPA’s fish and wildlife mitigation responsibilities under the Northwest Power Act and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). BPA is required by law to mitigate the impacts to fish and wildlife to the extent affected by the construction and operation of the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS). Fish and Wildlife, together with the other Action Agencies, the US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), implements ESA Biological Opinions on the impacts of the FCRPS on unlisted and ESA-listed fish and wildlife. This function includes developing, reviewing, and commenting on mitigation activities in the Columbia River Basin proposed for BPA funding under the Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s (Council) Fish and Wildlife Program and NOAA Fisheries/USFWS Biological Opinions. It includes project implementation, contract, and project management activities.

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