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Utilizes working knowledge of WDM methods and strategies to independently recommend appropriate WDM strategies which alleviate wildlife damage for cooperators and the general public through technical assistance.

Uses WDM tools/devices which may include some or all of the following depending on need in assigned area: firearms; foothold, body-grip, cage traps; foot snares; neck snares; chemical control methods; pyrotechnics; noise cannons/exploders; drop nets; rocket/cannon nets; various other scaring devices.

Provides extensive and appropriate technical assistance recommendations on a variety of wildlife and WDM issues.

Appropriate recommendations require an expansive knowledge of Federal, State and local wildlife and WDM specific regulations and policies.

Assists Wildlife Biologists by correctly identifying current, and forecasting future damage, problems and relating them to the damage-causing species.

Carries out duties in accordance with program decisions made in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA) under guidance and oversight by supervisor.

Complies with restrictions and mitigation measures established through consultation with relevant Federal and State agencies.

Supports the WS safety program and procedures through participation in meetings, inspections, and implementation of safety requirements and protocols.

May author formal reports or other documents that summarize and analyze both work accomplished and benefits to cooperators/stakeholders.

These reports are most often presented internally to WS staff/supervisors.

Maintains inventories and compiles reports of government-provided equipment and supplies including locations, acquisitions, returns, losses, and reason therefore.

Enters data into established WDM database/system of record.

Uses data to prepare and submit routine reports regarding daily, weekly or monthly activities, observations, and events.

Conducts all operations using approved safety procedures and in accordance with local, State and Federal laws and regulations, and USDA, APHIS, and WS policies. 



  • Additional materials not listed above (i.e. position descriptions, training certificates, etc.) may not be considered.
  • Applicants who do not submit the required items listed above may not be considered.
  • Applications with all supporting documents must be submitted to the contact office and must be RECEIVED by the CLOSING DATE of this announcement.
  • Reference the job announcement number noted above in the resume or the email.

Please send all resumes directly to Charis Santos at charis.n.santos@usda.govDo not submit through Hawaii Jobs on Demand.


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