National Park Service Ocracoke, NC, USA
Nov 29, 2019Full time
Open & closing dates: 11/29/2019 to 12/13/2019. This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more . Summary This position is located in National Parks of Eastern North Carolina, in the Resource Management and Science Division. Open to the first 50 applicants or until 12/13/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Serves as the supervisory lead biological technician in the Outer Banks Group for field resource management activities. Supervises career seasonal GS-5 biological technicians and seasonal GS-5 biological technicians within their district. Conducts supervisory activities such as hiring of seasonals, payroll, approval of annual leave and sick leave, scheduling of staff, performance evaluations, etc. Oversees the Group's natural resources management activities related to the park Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan. Activities include wildlife and vegetation management, hydrological monitoring, water quality and meteorological monitoring, pest management, observations of shorebird nesting and breeding behaviors, sea turtle nesting monitoring. Assist with the implementation of scientific monitoring and research planning through the development of science plans and internal park science programs. Inputs resource management data into appropriate databases. Assist in planning and conducting biological surveys for the conservation and recovery of listed and at-risk species and their habitats. Assist in studying and preparing reports on monitoring and research projects for shorebirds, sea turtles, and/or other wildlife with emphasis on federally listed species. Develop and use automated databases to enter, organize, and perform preliminary analysis of collected field data. Provide work direction and guidance to lower graded technicians, volunteers, students and others who are involved in resources management activities. Conduct outreach and provide information on fish and wildlife resources. Operate a variety of field equipment commonly used in research studies. Locate, capture, census, mark, and tag terrestrial and aquatic species of fish, wildlife, and plants. Communicate with other divisions to ensure compliance with resource management activities. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !