Biological Science Technician Soils

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Prineville, OR, USA
  • Oct 16, 2020
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description


Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

We expect to fill many vacancies.

This is a temporary appointment. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status and will be for a period not-to-exceed 1039 hours in a service year.

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  • Biological Science Technicians (Soils) perform duties that include field inventories, collecting ecological site information, and population distributions, conditions, trends, associated species, land form of occurrence, geology, and soil type.
  • They make census counts of various species and/or record observations, based on guidelines provided, on species condition or stream surveys.
  • The often work from an outline, checking extensive data in the field of fish habitat conditions (streams or lakes).
  • They enter and retrieve data from automated databases, record results and compile data into reports.
  • They may assist in construction or placement of habitat improvement structures, fences, gabions, trash catchers, etc.

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Job Level



Government- Federal


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