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BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve as a Biological Science Technician (Fisheries) for the Eastern Montana/Dakotas District Office in Miles City, Montana. Information about the Miles City Area can be found at www.milescitychamber.com.
Housing is not provided for this position.
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Biology Technicians (Fisheries) may plan and conduct aquatic and riparian inventories and studies; plan and conduct fish population studies; plan and conduct simple water quality samplings of streams and lakes; analyze inventory or study data; prepare data for inclusion in study reports; and make recommendations for aquatic and riparian enhancement projects or improvements in survey techniques and evaluation methods. Riparian studies may be conducted on wetland areas and along stream corridors and may include species inventory and condition assessments. Biology Aids or Technicians perform any or all of the following or similar duties: Work from an outline; check extensive data in the field of fish habitat condition (stream or lake); record results; make census counts of various species or record observations, based on guidelines provided, on species condition or stream surveys; assists in construction or placement of habitat improvement structures, fences, gabions, trash catchers, etc.
Occasional travel - Travel to field will be required. The amount of overnight travel to be determined by the nature of the work.
06 - These positions have no promotion potential; if you want to be considered for a higher grade, you must apply for the higher grade.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523167300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.