Biological Science Technicians (Fisheries) - Oregon

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Oregon, USA
  • Nov 18, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology

Job Description

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Summary

Physical Demands/Work Environment: Work may take place in extremely remote areas that requires driving on gravel logging roads. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces.  Positions require physical exertions such as bending, crouching, stooping and reaching or similar activities and may require primitive camping for up to two weeks at a time. Individuals should be able to work alone or with others, during day/night hours.

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Responsibilities

Biology Technicians (Fisheries) may plan and conduct aquatic and riparian inventories and studies; plan and conduct fish population studies; plan and conduct simple water quality samplings of streams and lakes; analyze inventory or study data; prepare data for inclusion in study reports; and make recommendations for aquatic and riparian enhancement projects or improvements in survey techniques and evaluation methods. Riparian studies may be conducted on wetland areas and along stream corridors and may include species inventory and condition assessments. Biology Aids or Technicians perform any or all of the following or similar duties: Work from an outline; check extensive data in the field of fish habitat condition (stream or lake); record results; make census counts of various species or record observations, based on guidelines provided, on species condition or stream surveys; assists in construction or placement of habitat improvement structures, fences, gabions, trash catchers, etc.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 04 - 07 Salary $29,847 to $53,773 per year