Biological Science Technicians (Wildlife) - CO & UT

  • National Park Service
  • Estes Park, CO, USA
  • Nov 20, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Open & closing dates:  11/19/2018 to 11/28/2018. This job will close when we have received 200 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

Few vacancies in the following locations:

Summary

These are full-time temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours (about 6 months) in a service year. Positions may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement may be eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.

The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period is March - October. May vary depending on employing park and subject to change during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding.

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Responsibilities

Positions are located in multiple National Parks within the Intermountain Region. Please visit find a park for additional park information. **Locations listed will not be hiring for ALL grade levels. Will vary by location based on funding and/or staffing needs. Other vacancies may become available in other locations throughout Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah & Wyoming.

Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) Duties:
GS-5: Serve as a member of a team monitoring the status of listed species and species of concern, and educational outreach promoting stewardship of these species. Conduct surveys and monitoring of multiple wildlife species including Threatened and Endangered (T&E) species and species of management concern. Conducts GPS mapping, GIS data management, and map production. Document findings of fieldwork, analyze data, and prepare clear, concise, and accurate scientific documents. Create educational activities and present programs for public audiences to promote wildlife stewardship. Support integrated pest management program and visiting researchers. Communicate wildlife information, issues, and scientific results to audiences ranging from local citizens to the scientific community. May assist in leading less experienced staff & volunteers in the implementation of wildlife related monitoring management or research.

GS-6 In addition to GS-5 above: Work independently or as a member of a team monitoring the status of listed species and species of concern, and educational outreach promoting stewardship of these species. May lead field crews in the implementation of wildlife related monitoring management or research.

GS-7 In addition to GS-5 & GS-6 above: Provide leadership and technical support to the resource management program. Will work under the direct supervision of the program leader in lab & office situations. Will lead others in monitoring the status of listed species and species of concern, and educational outreach promoting stewardship of these species.

Travel Required

25% or less - Travel may be required to attend trainings, conferences, workshops, and/or field visits. You may be required to obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 5 - 7 Salary $16 to $19.82 per hour