Biological Science Technicians (Wildlife) - Colorado

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Colorado, USA
  • Dec 06, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

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Summary

Explore a new career with the BLM-where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements.These positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade.

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Responsibilities

Biology Technicians (Wildlife) perform any or all of the following or similar duties: Performs the full range of standardized support duties and limited technical duties in support of wildlife programs. a. Makes observations and records data relating to wildlife studies through the use of prepared outlines. Inventories water, winter ranges, upland game bird habitat, habitats, etc., following guidelines furnished. Participates in banding, tagging and releasing ducks, antelopes, deer, or other wildlife in connection with wildlife studies. Performs vegetative work in wildlife habitat and water fowl areas such as planting bulbs, brush and seeds. Enters and retrieves data from automated databases. To perform duties of this position requires the use of motor vehicles. In most cases this will be a 4-wheel drive vehicle or ATV.

Physical Demands / Work Environment: 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, stretching, reaching, and similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day. 

Salary: Salary shown is taken from the Rest of the U.S. pay table, step 1. You may view the OPM salary tables, with the various locality rates, at 2018 General Schedule (GS) Locality Pay Tables.

If selected from this or a similar competitive, seasonal announcement, your appointment may be creditable for consideration under PL-114-47, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA)​. The Act allows certain individuals, who have or had time-limited appointments at land management agencies, to compete for any permanent position in the competitive service under “internal” merit promotion procedures. For more information, see the section under Eligibility, which starts with Question #15 (Q15. Who is eligible for appointment under these provisions?).

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 04 Salary $29,847 to $29,847 per year