Temporary - This is a Temporary NTE 1039 hours.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: Field work is performed outdoors in conditions that include steep and rough terrain, dense vegetation, heavy rains, and insects; to include wet, muddy, uneven or rocky surfaces. Positions require physical exertions, such as, hiking, crouching, and stooping, reaching, or similar activities and may require primitive camping and living skills for up to two weeks at a time. Individuals should be able to work alone or with other people, during day/night hours.
Biological Science Aids perform a variety of routine procedural tasks in support of biological programs. Duties may include the following: research, compile and tabulate inventory data, such as, population reproductive performance, food habits, prey densities, and habitat distribution; conduct field surveys or proposed actions (timber sales, road construction proposals, land exchanges, etc.) for federally listed wildlife species; conduct monitoring of known sites to ascertain site occupation and reproductive success; interpret aerial photos, landsat imagery and topographic maps to determine land use and vegetation distribution and to plot nest/herd breeding sites.
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