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    Summary

    Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs.
    The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period is April-October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: 4/29/19

    Open to the first 50 applicants or until 02/02/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    Responsibilities

    • Incumbent serves as a biological science technician for Devils Tower National Monument, conducting resource management work.
    • Primary duties include conducting surveys for black backed woodpeckers, and leading volunteers and the general public in citizen science surveys.
    • In addition, the employee will help to establish monitoring protocols and will be responsible for planning and development of the citizen science program.
    • Other duties may include prairie dog or bat monitoring, plant surveys, or other resource management duties as assigned.
    • Work is outdoors, often in hot weather, and requires carrying heavy packs and equipment while hiking long distances over uneven terrain.
    • Housing may be available, in a shared apartment or house.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    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/518980400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.