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    This position is part of the Midwest Region Refuges Seasonal Hiring. As a Student Trainee (Wildlife Biological Support) you will be a member of a team of professionals working together to conserve, restore, and protect some of the nation's premier fish and wildlife habitat, and/or provide support contributing to the goals of managing the Refuge's resources.

    Multiple positions will be filled. Applicants will identify which duty locations they wish to be considered.

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    While not all inclusive, the major duties of the position are listed below. The selectee may:

    • Complete routine surveys and censuses of a variety of wildlife and/or waterfowl species.
    • Assist in collecting and recording information on habitat conditions, water level readings, aquatic plant production, etc.
    • Assist in banding of waterfowl and other wildlife species.
    • Assist in the area of public use which may include answering visitor questions, assisting in a visitor center, and conducting refuge tours.
    • Assist with maintenance and construction work, such as fencing, boundary posting, painting, etc.
    • Assist with repair of dikes, and water control structures, etc., and a variety of other related duties.
    • May be required to operate passenger vehicles, light trucks, and tractors.
    • Assist with wildlife habitat restoration projects to include: wetlands, prairie, brush-lands, forests, and streams.
    • Assist with database entry and management.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527713100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.