Job: Senior Wildlife Biologist

Title Senior Wildlife Biologist
Agency, Location National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC
Categories Permanent
Job # 12150

The National Wildlife Federation, one of America's largest conservation organizations, is seeking a senior wildlife biologist to provide organization-wide support and leadership on fish and wildlife conservation and management issues.

The National Wildlife Federation's mission is to "unite all Americans to ensure that wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world," and this position will provide scientific expertise in support of that mission. Established in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has a long history of advocating on behalf of America's fish and wildlife species and the habitats on which they depend, and using science-based approaches to address current and emerging threats to these resources. The senior wildlife biologist will work with national and regional staff and our state affiliates on priority fish and wildlife conservation and management issues. The successful candidate will be: broadly knowledgeable about U.S. fish and wildlife and the challenges of wildlife conservation in an era of rapid climate change; able to apply scientific expertise to the design and execution of the Federation's conservation programs; and able to provide a wildlife biology perspective for our conservation policy work. The position is based at the National Wildlife Federation's National Advocacy Center in Washington, DC and supervised by NWF’s Associate Vice President for Conservation Science.

Additional details about the position and application process can be found at: Interested candidates should submit both a cover letter and resume. The National Wildlife Federation is committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply.