National Park Service

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National Park Service Moose, WY, USA
Mar 10, 2020
Temporary
Summary The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Grand Teton National Park is May till October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty:   May 2020 Open to the first  50  applicants or until 03/23/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities This position works in the Vegetation Branch, within the Science and Resource Management Division at Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyoming. The purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of interrelated biological science technical support assignments in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and natural resource work, primarily related to insect and wildlife pests and nonnative plants. Work includes rodent and bat prevention, deterrence, and control for human health and safety in buildings and structures. This position is responsible for: assistance in leading implementation of resource management projects related to integrated pest management and invasive plant management programs; following standardized procedures, organizes, schedules, and executes collection and organization of field data; plans IPM field projects independently with lead, adequate quality control of data collected; records and interprets all data collected; and provides preliminary assessment and classification of the information to higher level biologists and supervisors. The incumbent works independently, but seeks assistance for situations not covered by instructions or guidelines. Physical Demands : Work is performed in the field with a considerable amount of driving, walking and carrying tool boxes and backpacks. Must be capable of traveling long distances on foot in rugged terrain with hand and backpack sprayer, operating four wheel drive vehicles. Lifting heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) required. Manuel IPM duties will involve physical effort that includes shoveling, pulling, cutting, pounding, moving heavy materials, bending, stooping, kneeling and working with leg, back and arm muscles. Work Environment:   The majority of work is performed indoors and outdoors in a broad range of temperatures and weather conditions. During the course of IPM survey and control activities, the incumbent will be exposed to approved pesticides. Work is performed in remote areas sometimes requiring hiking considerable distances. Special safety precautions and protective gear and clothing such as nitrile gloves. Tyvek or hard hats may be required. All pesticide labels requiring PPE will be worn. Conditions requiring rabies vaccination will be required for bats assessment and exlusion work. Hazardous conditions exist from working around pests and structures, operation of traps, hand and power tools and operating equipment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !