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    Summary

    This position may be filled at the GS-06 or GS-07 levels.

    The salary range given above includes base pay and locality pay, you will receive a 3.74% cost of living allowance for Anchorage and Fairbanks, and 5.30% for Soldotna, Alaska. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment and grade decrease.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Biological Science Technician (Fisheries), you will be responsible for:

    • Lead a small group of lower graded technicians in gathering field data, and provide necessary training in techniques and procedures.
    • Monitor salmon runs using fish weirs, Didson Sonar, and digital video equipment.
    • Conduct abundance estimates of resident fish species.
    • Document fish movement using radio telemetry.
    • Sample water quality.
    • Perform fish habitat inventory.
    Technicians will perform field work at various locations throughout the state, including remote areas in the Alaskan bush. Travel to field camps is
    primarily by small aircraft or boat.

    For more information on the duties of this position contact the following representatives:
    Anchorage - Jonathon Gerken at 907-271-2776 or jonathon_gerken@fws.gov
    Soldotna - Kenneth Gates at 907-260-0126 or kenneth_gates@fws.gov
    Fairbanks - Matthew Keyse at 907-456-0418 or matthew_keyse@fws.gov

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516630200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.