Biological Science Technicians - Wildlife (2)

  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Starkville, MS, USA
  • Apr 10, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Research Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

You will serve as a Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) at the Starkville, Mississippi Field Station of the National Wildlife Research Center. This position deals primarily with research on the abundance and impacts of fish-eating birds and also feral swine, including disease transfer, to protect agriculture, aquaculture facilities, natural resources and public health.

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Responsibilities

  • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Assists research biologists in conducting studies designed to reduce bird damage to agricultural crops and commercial aquaculture.
  • Assists research biologists in conducting studies designed to reduce feral swine damage to agricultural crops, natural resources and reducing disease threats.
  • Collects and organizes a variety of administrative and technical data useful to wildlife biologists in preparing annual reports and work plans.
  • Performs descriptive and basic statistical analyses of data sets.
  • Collaborates with station biologists in preparing charts, graphs, and summary tables for reports and publications.
  • Traps, transports, and cares for birds and feral pigs as needed for laboratory and field studies.

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Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 7 Salary $42,053 to $54,670 per year