Biological Science Tech (Wildlife)

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Jun 13, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA GIS - Remote Sensing Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

This announcement may be used to fill more than one position at this duty location.

Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. 

For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website.

This position is located in Las Vegas, NV. Information about Las Vegas and the surrounding area can be found at: Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.

There is an application limit to the first 60 applications received. Once that limit has occurred the vacancy announcement will close on that day at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. If the 60 application limit is not reached, then the vacancy announcement will close on the scheduled closing date. 

Physical Demands: Work requires some physical exertion such as bending and walking in terrain that is rough, rocky, mountainous and densely vegetated. Required to lift and carry equipment necessary to efficiently perform the work of the position, and to provide for personal comfort and safety. This can include tools, personal protective equipment, food and water for extended periods of work away from vehicles.

Work Environment: Office work is performed in an adequately lighted, ventilated, cooled and heated area. During fieldwork is subject to cuts and bruises, extreme and adverse weather conditions, and injuries and discomforts from pests and animals. Employee will adhere to all safety rules.

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Responsibilities

Biological technicians will perform a wide range of activities related to conserving, protecting, and administering wildlife and botany programs, and activities related to landscape restoration projects. Primary duties include surveying, monitoring and compliance checks for sensitive species, section 7 consultations and preparing and reviewing NEPA documents, measuring and monitoring plant populations, coordinating seed collection, propagation, leading restoration planting efforts, collecting, summarizing, and analyzing disturbance data, performing GIS analyses, collaborating across BLM programs and with partner agencies on interdisciplinary and inter-agency projects.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$41,766 to $54,295 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 07.