Biological Science Aids - many vacancies - many locations in UT, MT, ID, OR

  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Montana, USA
  • Sep 10, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

MANY vacancies in the following locations:

Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is being used to fill positions for FY2019 Temporary Employment Hiring Season.

This position is temporary, has a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled for up to 6 months or as a not to exceed (NTE) 1 year, however an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

This position is located within a National Forest. The position is a general technical assistant performing routine tasks under a higher graded technician or professional.

The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual until needs.

By Selecting the “Location Negotiable after Selection” option when selecting your referred duty locations, implies your willingness to accept positions in any duty location or surround area on the announcement that you may not have listed as a preferred location. Selecting this duty location is encouraged as it increases our chances of receiving an offer. 

Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours.

The duty station for this position will be at one of the duty locations listed in this announcement.  Final determination of duty station will be made by the selecting official at the time of job offer. Salary range as shown is the locality pay area of Rest of U.S. (RUS). Pay rates vary depending on location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown. Please visit the Office of Personnel Management’s website for additional information on pay rates.

The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

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Responsibilities

Assists technical or professional personnel in performing various routine field and/or laboratory tests employing standard biological techniques.Independently does routine repetitive tasks on experiments or tests. 

Receives training and performs a variety of simple and routine tasks. 

Receives training and assists in experiments that are more complex or field work.

Travel Required

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.


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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$12.74 per hour Pay scale & grade GS 03