This position is part of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain NWR Complex. As a Fish & Wildlife Biologist, you will be responsible for non-native invasive plant inventory, control, and monitoring at the Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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- Conducts non-native invasive plant control activities and projects;
- Implements contract scopes of work and serves as a contracting officer's representative to oversee contractors;
- Provides direction on wildlife habitat restoration;
- Purchases and maintains equipment and expendable supplies such as herbicides;
- Operates equipment, four-wheel drive vehicles, ATVs, and UTVs;
- Uses, and directs others, on the use of hand tools, weed whackers, mowers, sprayers, and herbicides to remove and treat identified invasive plant species;
- Writes professional, objective, and complete reports, letters, and other correspondence on investigations;
- Oversees preparation of project, annual, and long-range work plans and prescriptions for inventory and monitoring of weed populations, and for weed control;
- Serves as a principal advisor in the management of non-native invasive plants on uplands and wetlands;
- Assists with the identification of non-native plants and helps establish inventory and monitoring programs using global positioning systems, geographic information systems, and other appropriate techniques;
- Advises on the requirements for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
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