Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • West Alton, MO, USA
  • May 15, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

About the Position:
May be filled at any level with noncompetitive promotion potential to the target GS-07 grade level.

The Rivers Project Office is located in West Alton, Missouri on Highway 67. It is located approximately 20 miles from downtown St Louis. The West Alton area is home to the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary operated by the U.S. Corps of Engineers and the Confluence Point State Park that overlooks the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Across the Clark Bridge is the river city of Alton, Illinois and the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway. West Alton's proximity to the National Great Rivers Museum and Melvin Price Locks and Dam make the area one of the best bald eagle viewing locations in the Middle Mississippi River Valley during the winter months.

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Responsibilities

  • Serves as a Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) responsible for managing technical aspects of the wildlife and forest management programs within the Environmental Stewardship Program.
  • Assists professional wildlife and forestry personnel with a variety of wildlife management and forest biology duties
  • Implements current practices and procedures and adapts new ones to enhance and improve Wildlife programs.
  • Ensures that personnel under their direction use and comply with safety procedures and properly use safety equipment.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Temporary Duty Travel up to 10% may be required.

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$33,712 to $54,286 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 5 - 7.