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    Summary

    The position is to perform a wide variety of interrelated or nonstandard biological science technical support assignments. Assists in conducting wildlife censuses and surveys and assembles basic information on wildlife populations.Collects data on condition of forage, range, or streams and makes preliminary determinations. Assists in the preparation of reports, plans, and guidelines. Enters and retrieves data from Geographic Information System (GIS) and/or other information management systems.

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    Responsibilities

    This is a temporary, full-time position stationed at International Falls, MN. You will spend your time on a variety of wildlife ecology and management tasks, including wildlife surveys, wildlife capture and handling, vegetation/habitat surveys, and general natural resource management. Some data entry/data management, including use of ArcGIS, will also be integral to this position. Voyageurs National Park is a water-based park and travel by motorboat is required to conduct fieldwork. You will be expected to work in a variety of environmental conditions; weather can vary from near-freezing temperatures with rain and snow in May to hot and humid weather in late summer. You must be in good physical condition and able to hike one-way distances of up to 6 miles over rough terrain while carrying loads of 50 pounds or more. Biting insects or other pests such as black flies, deer flies, mosquitoes, and ticks are common.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel: You may be required to travel overnight away from home a few nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.

    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/519877300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.