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    This announcement may be used to fill positions with a seasonal work schedule where full-time work is guaranteed for 18 pay periods and when not working, you will be placed in non-pay/non-duty status.

    Duties listed below are at the full performance level, GS-09. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Justin Koller at justin.koller@usda.gov or 907-747-4297.

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    • This position is located at the Sitka Ranger District on the Tongass National Forest. The incumbent will serve as a fishery biologist in the administration of the fishery habitat and related coordination with other resources.
    • Serve as a leader of fish monitoring projects.
    • Work cooperatively with State, Tribal, and Federal fish, aquatic species, and water quality management agencies to gather information for stream and lake management plans, and surveys of aquatic species occurrence.
    • Participate in fishery monitoring program activities by making observations, gathering data, and reporting findings.
    • Ensure compliance with fishery investigation plans and coordinate studies of fish populations.
    • Carry out planned assignments independently in accordance with proven techniques, methods, practices, and previous experience.
    • Recommend solutions to problems involving aquatic species data collection.
    • Develop project investigation plans related to aquatic species monitoring for inclusion in a Natural Resources program of work.
    • Gather and compile biological data to document the results of past fishery and aquatic resource activities in technical and professional reports.
    • Operate motorized boats in lakes and coastal salt waters.
    • Follow safety procedures to ensure the protection of passengers, cargo and motorized boat.
    • Lift and carry loads up to 70 lbs.
    • Develop standard plans for evaluating fisheries populations.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel will be required in order to perform work in the field and to attend meetings and/or training sessions.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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