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These are TEMPORARY positions
with the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, located in Arcata or Weaverville,
California. The duration of these appointments will not exceed one year in duration; however, they may be extended without further competition if the need continues and funding is available.
Maximum total appointment will not exceed 2 years.
perform fisheries field survey work relating to problems
impacting anadromous fish in Northwestern California.
Positions will be filled at the GS-6 and/or GS-7 level. There is no promotion potential with these positions.
information on the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office visit: http://www.fws.gov/arcata/default.htm
field work relating to fish populations and associated aquatic habitat
conditions in northwestern California.
field sampling techniques that may include seining, electrofishing, underwater
observation, weir operation, water velocity and river discharge measurement,
acoustic and radio telemetry, and habitat typing.
fish and fish habitat related field investigations and surveys such as creel
census, fish tagging, recovery operations, fish habitat use and instream flow
compile, and summarize data in tabular, graphic, or narrative form.
boats up to 25 feet in length and utilize technical equipment, such as
electroshockers, nets, seines, survey equipment, and microscopes.
in planning multifaceted fisheries studies by contributing ideas, determining
research methods, establishing practical procedures for accomplishing and
reporting the work and determining other needs, such as costs, equipment and
biologists in monitoring, assessment, and preparation of reports of fish and
fish population in response to large-scale river restoration and land water
Note: At the GS-06 level, duties will be performed under closer supervision.