Biological Science Technicians - multiple Idaho locations

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Chubbuck, ID, USA
  • Feb 14, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources GIS - Remote Sensing Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

2 vacancies in the following locations:

Summary

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This position is part of the Southeast Idaho National Wildlife Refuge Complex. As a Biological Science Technician you will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data from surveys to perform habitat restoration and management activities.

There are only two vacancies at this time and you may be placed in any of the five locations.
This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.

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Responsibilities


As a Biological Science Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting wildlife census surveys to record a variety of data on species populations, behavioral information or habitat conditions.
  • Using personal computers, cameras, applications, GPS and GIS equipment or other technical equipment to collect, enter or retrieve data.
  • Assisting in control of wildlife, plant disease outbreaks, pest plant control, mowing/seeding activities and vegetation removal.
  • Using hand and power tools to repair and maintain facilities.
  • Communicating effectively to provide work direction for volunteers and other temporary employees.

Closes 02/28/2018

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Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$33,394 to $43,414 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 5.