Biological Science Technician (Fisheries)

  • National Park Service
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Jan 07, 2019
Temporary Biology - Ecology Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Water Quality

Job Description

Summary

This position is located in National Capital Regional Office, in the Inventory and Management Division. The incumbent assists in the planning and conducting of biological aquatic surveys to obtain information for the management of fish, amphibians, macroinvertabrates, and aquatic ecosystems.

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Responsibilities
Conducts field oriented ecological research and monitoring projects work to assess the condition of water resources (e.g. streams, seeps, springs and ponds). 
Collects and manages natural resource monitoring data following guidelines established in published protocols and standard operating procedures. 
Analyzes water samples collected in the field. 
Uses database applications to manage data collected in the field. This includes entering and review data. 
Conducts quality assurance and quality control reviews of data. 
Plans and implements field and lab schedules with park and regional staff. 
Prepares and conducts data analysis for research and ecological monitoring projects. 
Prepares and contributes to written reports, resource briefs and other interpretive materials. 
Utilizes water monitoring equipment such as probes and sondes to collected discrete and continuous water chemistry equipment. 
Prepares oral/visual presentations for park staff and other stakeholders.

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 7 Salary $45,972 to $59,762 per year