Biological Science Technicians(Plants)

  • National Park Service
  • Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME, USA
  • Dec 24, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources

Job Description

Open & closing dates: 12/24/2018 to 01/09/2019.  This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

Summary

Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Acadia National Park is mid April to mid October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 2019.

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Responsibilities

GS-0404-05 - Work will consist primarily of serving as a crew member on a 2-5 person field team removing non-native plants from the park using herbicide as well as with manual and mechanical means.

GS-0404-06 - Incumbent is expected to perform a leadership role in planning and decision making of resource stewardship projects. When two crews are working independently, or the data manager is absent, the incumbent will be responsible for managing the data collected by the team during daily exotic plant management duties. Work will consist primarily of serving as crew leader of a 2-5 person field team removing non-native plants from the park using herbicide as well as with manual and mechanical means. Other duties may include maintaining the park's native plant nursery and leading the re-vegetation of disturbed areas.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 5 - 6 Salary $16 to $17.84 per hour