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    Summary

    These positions are temporary and have a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

    These positions are located on a Forest Service unit and performs duties in support of the wildlife management program.

    These positions are located in Region 4 on the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Jackson WY.

    For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact, Jason Wilmot (307) 739-5542 jasonlwilmot@fs.fed.us or Kerry Murphy (307) 739-5411 kmmurphy02@fs.fed.us. 

    TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT: Considerable travel may be required. Some positions involve work that requires travel away from the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles).

    Positions will be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months.

    Hourly wage as shown is Rest of U.S. (RUS). Specific wage rate will vary by location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown on the vacancy announcement. http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/

    The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career- Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

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    Responsibilities

    Frequently, there is an integrated approach to address resource management issues, where the incumbent works as a team leader or as a member of a team to collaboratively achieve mutual goals and objectives. Individually, as a leader, or part of a team, performs established wildlife-related assignments.

    Assignments involve constructing or completing habitat project work such as; watershed development, fencing, or clearing areas to establish food that is more desirable or cover habitat. For example, assesses habitat environments, requirements and inhabitants of wildlife; collects and accumulates data through a variety of techniques; examines information, and develops reports of results with suitable recommendations. Collects facts for development of wildlife management plans and coordination of wildlife needs for environmental analysis reports.

    Performs complicated test following standard procedures for the full range of support work in the wildlife management program. Assignments involve collecting and analyzing; developing reports on the characteristics and quality of the samples of the field test; and developing accurate records and making presentation of findings. Field duties include sampling in streams and lakes for fish and invertebrates. Captures and identifies fish, and records data.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Per Work Assignment

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451230300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.