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    The Pacific West Region is recruiting for summer seasonal Biological Science Technician (Fisheries/Aquatic Wildlife), GS-0404-5/7 positions intended to assist permanent staff with Biological Science Technician Fisheries/Aquatic Wildlife work.

    Open to the first 150 applicants. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 EST on the 'applicant cut-off' date (which may be sooner than 03/05/2019) to be considered.

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    Responsibilities

    The duty stations for the parks are:
    Great Basin National Park, Baker, NV
    Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake, OR
    Lassen Volcanic National Park, Manzanita Lake, CA

    GS-05 level:

    • Assists in conducting biological aquatic surveys to obtain basic information for management of fish, amphibians, macroinvertabrates, and aquatic ecosystems.
    • Conducts routine and recurring resource monitoring programs for evaluating rare, threatened and endangered aquatic species, population dynamics, ecosystem relationships, exotic aquatic species, and public health/safety issues.
    • Assists in measurements of physical attributes of lakes and streams including water chemistry and temperature. Conducts surveillance to help detect invasion and colonization by non-native fish species, and the control of those species.
    GS-07 level:
    • Assists in the planning and conducting of biological aquatic surveys to obtain information for the management of fish, amphibians, macroinvertabrates, and aquatic ecosystems.and for the determination establishment and application of biological facts. principles. methods techniques and procedures for protecting, restoring and managing aquatic resources.
    • Assists professional staff in planning field research and resource monitoring programs for evaluating rare threatened and endangered aquatic species, population dynamics, ecosystem relationships exotic aquatic species, and public health/safety issues.
    • Assists in measurements of physical attributes of lakes and streams including water chemistry and temperature. Conducts surveillance to help detect invasion and new colonization by non-native fish species. Assists in planning the operation of aquatic nuisance species control, and working with cooperators and other agencies to monitor nuisance species and the impact on vulnerable native species.
    Both grades will perform the following duties:
    • Utilizes a variety of computer programs to report data and other resource management information. Installs, operates, and maintains resource management equipment.
    • Prepares a wide variety of correspondence, internal reports, and other documents. Establishes, updates and maintains office records and assists in the operation of the office. Inventories, calibrates and orders equipment and supplies.
    • Provides advice, assistance, and training to lower graded technicians, volunteers, and YCC enrollees in gathering field data, including proper and safe handling of equipment, tools and operation of vehicles.

    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/525650800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.