This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is participation in the development of the unit wildlife project plans and program for habitat management.
Frequently, there is an integrated approach to address resource management issues, where the incumbent works as a team leader or as a member of a team to collaboratively achieve mutual goals and objectives. Individually, as a leader, or part of a team, participates in the development of the unit wildlife project plans and program for habitat management.
Performs a variety of recurring duties in the assigned area. Schedules, organizes, and executes field wildlife projects for detecting identifying and evaluating habitat management. Using prescribed procedures, the technician resolves regular and recurring problems concerning wildlife project plans for habitat management.
Collects, complies and summarizes the data that is obtained on wildlife habitat and vegetation for preparation of wildlife species, range allotment, deer herd, and other maps and management plans. Compiles and summarizes the data obtains from aerial and ground surveys to determine vegetation types; conducts routine analyses; and provides the biological and vegetation data from records and fieldwork to professional personnel after checking it and developing explanations for unusually high or low figures or figures that seem inconsistent to determine past wildlife and livestock use.
Collects data for big game, upland game, raptors, small mammals, and threatened and endangered species. Subsequently, assists with development of reports after higher graded employees have refined and verified the data and analyzed the results.
Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.