National Park Service

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

National Park Service Pecos, NM, USA
Dec 04, 2018
Temporary
Open & closing dates:  12/04/2018   to   12/18/2018. But t his job will close when we have received  50 applications  which may be sooner than the closing date.  Learn more Summary This position is located in Pecos National Historical Park, in the Resource Management Division. Temporary positions are limited to 1039 hours in a service year. The typical season is April to October, but can vary during these months. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 2019 Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Identify plant species using dichotomous keys; vegetation data collection using standardized methods to measure vegetative conditions such as percent cover, density, frequency, diversity, plant community type, etc. Perform invasive weed weed management activities using integrated pest management approaches including the safe use of chemical, mechanical, or biological means. Site restoration and revegetation may include soil preparation, native seed dispersal, live plantings, ground covering with mulch or other preparation, periodic watering, weeding, and other tending duties. Conduct initial revegetation site evaluations. Executes and/or plan plant restoration and re-vegetation projects. Monitors changes in vegetation composition. Collect data for use in habitat and species analysis conditions. Collect survey and inventory data that is used to identify species identity, population characteristics, environmental conditions, and factors affecting the vigor and extent of the species and their habitat. Use GPS equipment for navigation to site locations. Lays out monitoring plots by taking measurements and marking corners and boundaries. Keeps records of all data and produces maps of survey areas. Compile and summarize the vegetation types obtained from surveys, inventories, biological evaluations, and pilot tests conducted as part of projects. Applies data collection techniques, database management, word processing, spreadsheets, data entry, and mapping using Trimble GPS, ArcGIS, ArcMap, and Pathfinder or equivalent advanced GPS/GIS database system. Reviews data sheets to ensure the quality of data collection. Work with a variety of software programs to record, organize, manage, analyze, and present data; produce summary reports and present scientific data in tabular, graphical or written format. Work with a variety of individuals and groups on a daily basis often in outdoor field conditions. Work will involve collaborating with supervisor, co-workers, and other staff to accomplish daily work. Provide assistance to youth corps workers and other resource crews on various resource projects being conducted in the park. Exhibit professionalism when communicating with staff and visitors tin order to promote resource protection and public safety. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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Nov 29, 2018
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National Park Service Estes Park, CO, USA
Nov 20, 2018
Temporary
Open & closing dates:    11/19/2018   to   11/28/2018.  This job will close when we have received   200 applications   which may be sooner than the closing date.   Learn more Few vacancies in the following locations: Estes Park, CO Gunnison, CO Mesa Verde National Park, CO Springdale, UT Summary These are full-time temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours (about 6 months) in a service year. Positions may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement may be eligible for rehire in subsequent service years. The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period is March - October. May vary depending on employing park and subject to change during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Positions are located in multiple National Parks within the Intermountain Region. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information.   **Locations listed will not be hiring for ALL grade levels. Will vary by location based on funding and/or staffing needs.   Other vacancies may become available in other locations throughout Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah & Wyoming. Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) Duties: GS-5:   Serve as a member of a team monitoring the status of listed species and species of concern, and educational outreach promoting stewardship of these species. Conduct surveys and monitoring of multiple wildlife species including Threatened and Endangered (T&E) species and species of management concern. Conducts GPS mapping, GIS data management, and map production. Document findings of fieldwork, analyze data, and prepare clear, concise, and accurate scientific documents. Create educational activities and present programs for public audiences to promote wildlife stewardship. Support integrated pest management program and visiting researchers. Communicate wildlife information, issues, and scientific results to audiences ranging from local citizens to the scientific community. May assist in leading less experienced staff & volunteers in the implementation of wildlife related monitoring management or research. GS-6 In addition to GS-5 above:   Work independently or as a member of a team monitoring the status of listed species and species of concern, and educational outreach promoting stewardship of these species. May lead field crews in the implementation of wildlife related monitoring management or research. GS-7 In addition to GS-5 & GS-6 above:   Provide leadership and technical support to the resource management program. Will work under the direct supervision of the program leader in lab & office situations. Will lead others in monitoring the status of listed species and species of concern, and educational outreach promoting stewardship of these species. Travel Required 25% or less - Travel may be required to attend trainings, conferences, workshops, and/or field visits. You may be required to obtain a government charge card for travel purposes. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service
Nov 05, 2018
Summary This position is located in Northeast Regional Office, in the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network. The Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network Inventory and Monitoring program is seeking to fill a biological science technician position to assist with data collection and reporting for the Network's long-term monitoring program and act as the assistant data manager and GIS coordinator. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Biological Science Technician, you will be responsible for: You will act as the assistant data manager for the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network, which entails managing long-term ecological datasets, providing quality assurance checks and making data discoverable through the NPS Data Portal. You will support the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Inventory and Monitoring Network by assisting in the collection of long-term monitoring data such as salt marsh vegetation, shoreline and dune change, elevations, and coastal water quality and water levels during the summer months. You will also be in charge of data collection for the program with the use of survey grade GNSS (GPS) equipment. You will train seasonal biological science technicians and interns to collect long-term monitoring data in coastal parks as part of the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network monitoring program. You will assist the data manager with the design and development of databases to manage natural resource data for Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network projects, as well as, develop GIS products as needed for the monitoring program and parks. You will use ArcGIS software to create maps, digital elevation models (DEMs), and other mapping products. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com