This position is part of the R6-Montana Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office. As a Biological Science Technician (Fish) you will be responsible for assisting one or more professional biologists in completing all phases of a fishery biological study or project of significant scope.Learn more about this agency
This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.
Major Duties include:
- Assists in the design, deployment, and maintenance of remotely-located Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tag reading stations
- Assists in planning and conducting multifaceted fisheries studies by contributing ideas, determining research methods, establishing practical procedures for accomplishing and reporting the work and determining other needs, such as costs, equipment and personnel
- Assists in the collection of biological information from state and federally protected fishes, including capturing and handling individuals, as well as acquiring proper research permits from various state and federal agencies
- Assists biologists in studying and preparing reports on developmental proposals of local, state, and Federal government organizations engaged in designing and constructing such structures as roads, bridges, dams, irrigation systems, and water treatment facilities to determine long term effects on fish and/or other wildlife
- Uses specialized techniques and methods to collect biological and water resources data from field investigations and reports findings to determine actual and potential impact on fishery and/or wildlife resources from water development projects, wetland restoration projects or habitat improvement projects on private lands
50% or less - You will be expected to travel up to 50% of the time.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542064100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.