Biological Science Technicians (3) - Arizona

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Arizona, USA
  • Feb 06, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

3 vacancies in the following locations:


The Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (AFWCO) has three offices located in Flagstaff, Parker, and Whiteriver, AZ. The Biological Science Technicians will be responsible for assisting in a variety of fish and aquatic conservation projects related to management of native fish, sport fish, and aquatic invasive species.

This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.

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The duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting biological surveys, observing and recording a wide variety of fish habitat and aquatic conditions, number and variety of fish and other aquatic species
  • Maintaining vehicles and field equipment in a safe operating manner
  • Leading field crews in collection of data in remote locations
  • Computing, compiling, and analyzing data in tabular, graphic, or narrative form
  • Collecting, handling, identifying, tagging, and caring for a variety of endangered, native, and recreational fish
  • Assisting professional biologists by reviewing, cataloging, performing literature reviews, and filing technical publications and material

Travel Required

75% or less - Travel is required for field visits, extended duration fishery surveys, meetings, training, and field support to other sub-offices.

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GS 5 Salary $33,394 to $43,414 per year