Biological Science Technicians (Wildlife)

  • National Park Service
  • Glacier National Park, Montana, USA
  • Feb 13, 2019
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Open & closing dates: 02/13/2019 to 02/19/2019.  This job will close when we have received 200 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

Locations

Summary

This positions are located in Glacier National Park, in the Science and Resources Management Division.

Temp 1039: 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 Glacier National Park is Mid April-October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 15, 2019.

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Responsibilities

Not all grade levels will be hired at all duty stations.

Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) GS-0404-04
Major Duties:
- Recruiting and training volunteers and co-workers in field safety and observation techniques, coordinating schedules and logistical requirements, and ensuring proper quality assurance/quality control, data management, and summarizing data for annual project summary reports. Work may be up to 80% office based.
- Organizing and conducting natural resource education for outreach groups and delivering presentations on research, wildlife monitoring and other natural resource topics to a wide variety of audiences.
- Collecting field and GIS data on wildlife species including but not limited to: Common loons and other waterfowl, migratory birds, carnivores, bats, mountain goats, pikas and other potential species of concern in Glacier National Park.

Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) GS-0404-05
Additional Major Duties including those listed for the GS4:
- Working with the public, contractors and staff on environmental requirements and encourages compliance with natural resource law and policy.
- Operating and maintaining complex field data collection equipment, placement of this equipment on the landscape, retrieving data in the field under a variety of weather conditions, and analyzing the data collected into short reports.
- Organizing and conducting natural resource field research and management and interacting with district staff from a variety of disciplines to successfully and safely complete the tasks.

Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) GS-0404-07
Additional Major Duties including those listed for the GS4 and GS5:
- Developing GIS products for annual project summary reports
- Organizing and conducting natural resource field research in conjunction with collaborators, such as graduate students, conducting field research on a variety of wildlife species, and interacting with district staff from a variety of disciplines to successfully and safely complete the tasks.

Housing Information: Government housing may be available. Housing is generally shared, either in single dwellings or dormitory style. Deductions for government quarters are made from the employee's paycheck. Seasonal employees occupying government housing are not permitted to have pets.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 4 - 7 Salary $14.30 to $19.82 per hour