This position is part of the Maryland Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office. As a Biological Science Techncian in Annapolis, MD.
TEMPORARY 1039: This is a full-time temporary position not-to-exceed 1 year that will total less than 1040 hours (6 months), excluding overtime in a service year. The service year is the calendar year that begins on the date of the employee's initial appointment in the agency. These appointments may be extended from year to year. Extensions of appointment without further competition may be granted based on work needs, funding, or any other condition of employment. The employee may be terminated or placed on an intermittent work schedule (no pre-scheduled tour of duty) at any time.
Duties may include: Under the supervision of the Project Leader and/or staff biologist carries out daily activities of a fishery management program. Assists with preparation, maintenance, and use of field equipment as necessary to accomplish routine fishery management investigation. Assists with fish collection, stocking, population determination, fish migration studies, species identification and office administration. Participates in fishery management surveys and assists in management plan preparation for federal program areas within the geographic responsibilities of the station. Assists with the preparation and presentation of programs at informal meetings to explain fishery management programs and their objectives. Incumbent will act as a Crew Lead.
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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is an agency within the U.S. Department of Interior. We manage the 150 million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System of more than 551 National Wildlife Refuges and thousands of small wetlands and other special management areas. Under the Fisheries program we also operate 70 National Fish Hatcheries, 65 fishery resource offices and 86 ecological services field stations.