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    Summary

    This position is part of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain NWR Complex. As a Fish & Wildlife Biologist, you will primarily be responsible for non-native invasive plant inventory, control, and monitoring at the Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R1-19-10325482-BP-DE, which is open to all qualified individuals. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

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    Responsibilities

    • Conducts non-native invasive plant control activities and projects;
    • Implements contract scopes of work and serves as a contracting officer's representative to oversee contractors;
    • Provides direction on wildlife habitat restoration;
    • Purchases and maintains equipment and expendable supplies such as herbicides;
    • Operates equipment, four-wheel drive vehicles, ATVs, and UTVs;
    • Uses, and directs others, on the use of hand tools, weed whackers, mowers, sprayers, and herbicides to remove and treat identified invasive plant species;
    • Writes professional, objective, and complete reports, letters, and other correspondence on investigations;
    • Oversees preparation of project, annual, and long-range work plans and prescriptions for inventory and monitoring of weed populations, and for weed control;
    • Serves as a principal advisor in the management of non-native invasive plants on uplands and wetlands;
    • Assists with the identification of non-native plants and helps establish inventory and monitoring programs using global positioning systems, geographic information systems, and other appropriate techniques;
    • Advises on the requirements for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512847600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.