Fish & Wildlife Biologist

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Lakeview, OR, USA
  • Oct 09, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

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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Responsibilities

  • 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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Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 7 - 9 Salary $41,365 to $65,778 per year