Bonneville Power Administration seeks Fish and Wildlife Administrator (Portland, OR)

Job Close Date: 
February 7, 2018 - 11:59pm

This position is located in the Policy and Planning (EWP). EWP develops plans by participating in BPA’s ESA consultations with NOAA Fisheries and USFWS, providing critical BPA policy positions that integrate biological needs of listed species with the needs of PS and TS, and developing Biological Opinion (Bi-Op)-related annual and five-year implementation plans that are coordinated with the Council’s F&W Program, and other legislative and legal mandates. This function develops and maintains relationships with the Council, federal and state fish and wildlife agencies, Corps, BOR, Indian tribes, utilities, Columbia River hydroelectric system operators and regulators, special and private interest groups, and other interested parties. This function monitors and participates in the multiple sub-regional, ecosystem and watershed planning efforts in the Columbia River Basin. They represent BPA in various regional forums, such as NOAA Fisheries Regional Forum (System Configuration Team and Implementation Team, Technical Management Team). This function provides the planning for habitat, hatchery, harvest, fish and wildlife aspects of hydropower mitigation, and research, monitoring, and evaluation components of the annual and five-year implementation plans.

A successful candidate in this position will serve as the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (RME) H-Lead (Program Administrator) within EWP. This is a leadership position responsible for planning, development, and administration of the RME program. The position leads the development of a program to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of work processes necessary to perform the BPA mission and to support activities required by the organization. The position also serves as the technical authority over research activities funded by the program to reduce program uncertainties.

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