Wildlife Biologist

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Ventura, CA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2019
Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Summary

This position is part of the R8-Hopper Mountain Nat'l Wildlife Refuge Complex. As a Wildlife Biologist you will serve as a senior field biologist with the California Condor Recovery Program.

This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R8-20-10646668-SG (MP) and is open to current/former federal employees. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct studies to gather field data on various aspects of the Condor Recovery Program to include trapping, handling, nest searching, nest entries, radio transmitter and tag replacements, maintaining equipment, etc. Gathering data requires rappelling and ascent from high-angle environments.
  • Perform data entry, maintenance, and analysis using geographic information systems, and summarize data. Prepare technical reports, presentations, outreach documents, and scientific journal articles based on analysis.
  • Oversee and instruct others in the capture, handling and application of tag or collar on condors.

Travel Required

75% or less - Extensive travel (up to 15 nights per month) will be required.

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Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 7 - 9 Salary $47,797 to $76,001 per year

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