Fish & Wildlife is recruiting 4 environmental social scientists

06 May 2021 2:13 PM | Robert Winthrop

The Fish & Wildlife Service is filling four permanent environmental social science positions. This is a good opportunity. A BA is required, but this type of position usually goes to candidates with an MA or PhD. Deadline May 21.

Rob Winthrop


Hello Colleagues! 

It is with great enthusiasm that I share this job announcement with you! Please share widely, including through any listservs you are a part of.  

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is hiring FOUR GS 12/13 social scientists at multiple locations across the country. This is an unprecedented hiring action that reflects our agency’s commitment to mainstreaming social science to improve our conservation outcomes. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about the social sciences and looking for an opportunity to translate their knowledge into applied practices that will inform and guide the Service's regional and national conservation work. 

Announcement for any American Citizen 


Announcement for Current or Former Federal Employees 


The announcement is open until May 21, 2021. 

**NOTE: As of December 2020, a new assessment called USA Hire has been incorporated into the Federal job announcement process for this and other job series. After completing their application through the links below, applicants are directed to take a USA Hire assessment, covering competencies such as reasoning skills, interpersonal skills, and writing skills. This assessment is required and may take up to four hours to complete. Applicants must fill out the assessment in its entirety to be considered.  

Natalie Sexton
Human Dimensions Branch
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- National Wildlife Refuge System
Natural Resource Program Center
1201 Oakridge Drive, Suite 320
Fort Collins, CO 80525

970.266.2935 Office

970.222.3881 Cell


Questions? Please contact the Human Dimensions Branch at human_dimensions@fws.gov


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