Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
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Position Information: This is a seasonal position not to exceed 1039 hours. It is a full-time position that will be split between two duty stations: Bar Harbor, ME and Fredericksburg, VA. First half of the season will be spent in Bar Harbor, ME and the second half of the season will be spent in Fredericksburg, VA. Only three positions total will be filled. The purpose of this position is to perform routine and basic biological science tasks common to natural resource management.
Salary Information: Bar Harbor, ME $15.00 per hour and Fredericksburg, VA $16.33 per hour.
The Northeast Temperate Network and Mid-Atlantic Network Inventory and Monitoring programs are seeking to fill 3 biological science technician positions to implement the forest health monitoring program in parks throughout the Eastern US. Positions will be full-time from May to September, and will not exceed 1039 hours (less than 6 months).
This job posting may be used to fill additional positions.
The forest crew will conduct forest health monitoring in 14 parks with diverse cultural and natural resources. During the first half of the season, the crew will work at 3 parks in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. These parks include a strategic military location for General George Washington (Morristown NHP), historic sites paying tribute to the lives of the "Gilded Age" (Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS), and a historic site commemorating the life of an artist (Weir Farm NHS). The crew will then spend approximately five weeks in Acadia NP. Acadia NP, the only National Park in New England, hosts a diverse array of cultural, natural, and geologic resources with altitudes ranging from sea level to 1,530 feet. During the second half of the season, the crew will conduct work at 11 parks in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. The parks commemorate key events of the Civil War (Appomattox Court House
All parks are located near towns that provide most of the essential amenities (groceries, churches, clothing, schools, and medical services). Park housing will be available while the crew is based at Acadia NP and Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania NMP. When away from these duty stations (50% of the season), NPS will pay lodging and per diem costs.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
- Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license .
- Sufficiently fit to perform physical labor
- Must wear the National Park Service uniform.
- Frequent travel is required