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    Summary

    These positions are located in Northeast Regional Office, in the Natural Resources Division.

    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 for Northeast Regional Office is April - October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: 3/31/19

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    Responsibilities

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

    • Carrying out a wide variety of field activities in support of programs such as the control of non-native and invasive plant species and enhancement of native plant populations.
    • Activities may include inventory and assessment, habitat restoration and threat mitigation, and application of herbicides.Incumbent conducts routine and recurring resource monitoring programs for evaluating rare, threatened and endangered plant species, vegetation communities, population dynamics, ecosystem relationships, and public health/safety issues.
    • Seeks assistance for situations not covered by instructions or guidelines.
    • Making field observations of plant conditions and provides preliminary determinations on conditions/problems to professional staff for use in planning, protection and mitigation activities.
    • Participating in revegetation activities such as site preparation, transplanting, seeding, and applying mulch or erosion mats.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - You will be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519419700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.