Landscape Ecologist position with National Park Service I&M

The NPS Inventory & Monitoring Division ( is

hiring a GS-11/12 landscape ecologist to serve as the lead scientist

integrating landscape-scale monitoring data into park-based resource

management. The incumbent will be responsible for developing and

implementing the national landscape dynamics and/or climate monitoring

protocols on National Park Service administered lands included within the 32

Inventory & Monitoring Networks ( In

accomplishing this task, the incumbent will work with an interdisciplinary

team of scientists, data management staff, and park managers to identify

high priority resource issues, develop integrated and comprehensive

approaches to monitoring and reporting the status and trends of resources

for the purpose of establishing baseline reference conditions of park

ecosystems. The position will be duty-stationed in Fort Collins, CO. The

announcement ( will

remain open until October 23 2019.

Specific duties include:

   – Developing and carrying out statistically valid data collection

   methods, conducting analysis of complex data, and determining and

   documenting the significance of findings.

   – Preparing scientific reports regarding the results of inventory and

   monitoring efforts, and summarizing new information for use by the

   scientific community, park staff, cooperators, and partners.

   – Coordinating park-based ecological monitoring strategies and programs

   with those on adjacent lands for the purposes of achieving broad ecosystem

   protection and conservation strategies.

   – Assisting natural resources management staff in parks, centers, and

   support offices by providing direct professional and programmatic advice

   and support.

Questions about this vacancy can be directed to Joe DeVivo, Deputy Chief

for Science, Inventory & Monitoring Division (