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    Salary: $36,139 (Step 01) to $46,977 (Step 10);

    NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. 

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    As a Biological Science Technician (FISHERIES) within the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Assists in conducting field studies and surveys to collect fisheries data and/or specimens to support scientific studies.
    • Collects, records, summarizes, organizes, and/or files data using a variety of standardized methods and techniques.
    • Coordinates routine logistical support activities for field work.
    • Assists with compilation and summary of field and laboratory data for preparation of interim reports. 
    • Provides supporting office and laboratory assistance such as maintenance and procurement of equipment and supplies and maintenance of storage areas.
    • Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Physical Demands:

    The work requires some physical exertion, such as regular and recurring running, walking, or bending, walking or climbing ladders or scaffolds to observe, collect or record data.

    Work Environment:

    The work environment varies from laboratory setting to field sites and offices. The work involves moderate risks and discomforts such as high noise levels and exposure to chemicals, adverse weather conditions, and extreme temperatures that may require following special safety procedures. Field work may require camping of up to 20 consecutive nights in back country conditions.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - Overnight travel of up to 20 consecutive nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529063100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.