Biological Science Technician (Exotic Plants)

  • National Park Service
  • Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, WY, USA
  • Mar 16, 2019
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources

Job Description

This job will close when we have received 80 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more


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 is May-October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: 5/1/19

Open to the first 80 applicants or until 03/11/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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  • Perform moderately heavy laboring work in inclement weather including lifting and carrying heavy loads and standing and walking for long periods of time.
  • Conduct vegetation management treatments including hand pulling, digging, cutting, and herbicide spraying of exotic plants and seed collection / cleaning and planting of native plants.
  • Input treatment data into park databases using processing techniques such as transcription from field forms, generating MS Excel formulas, entering and manipulating ArcGIS attributes, standardization, error checking, and quality control.
  • Maintain cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; foster commitment and team spirit; work supportively and fairly with others to achieve work objectives.
  • Motivate and lead others toward goal accomplishment; model high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness, and respect. (GS-07 ONLY)

Travel Required

75% or less - You will be expected to travel for this position.

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GS 5 - 7 Salary $33,394 to $41,365 per year