Biological Science Technician

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Oahu National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Sep 11, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

This position is part of the Oahu National Wildlife Refuge Complex. As a Biological Science Technician you will be responsible for assisting in planning in surveys, habitat management activities, and controlling and monitoring the impact of development projects on native species.

This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.

This position may be filled at the GS-06 level.

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Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the planning of biological surveys and multifaceted studies by contributing ideas, determining research methods, establishing practical procedures for accomplishing and reporting the work; and providing work direction and guidance to lower graded technicians and volunteers in gathering field data.
  • Identifying, capturing, handling, and tag or collar various wildlife species; assessing readings, measurements, tests and observations taken; and collecting biological data to determine actual and potential impact on resources.
  • Developing and using automated databases to enter, organize and perform preliminary analysis of collected field data, and using standard statistical methods in preparation of reports.

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 6 Salary $38,210 to $49,668 per year