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    These positions are part of the National Wildlife Refuge system. One position is located at the Canaan Valley NWR and one position is located at the Long Island NWR. As a Biological Science Technician (WL) you will be responsible for assisting professional biologists in completing all phases of a wildlife biological study or project of significant scope and duration.

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    *This is a temporary appointment which is intended not to exceed 1039 hours, however, at management's discretion you may be allowed to work up to 1730 hours in a service year. If selected, you may be eligible for non-competitive rehire in subsequent service years if you do not exceed 1730 hours.

    As a Biological Science Technician (WL), your duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Assist with the planning and implementation of wildlife censuses and surveys
    • Monitor elements of the physical environment, such as temperature, precipitation, stream flow, snow depth, wind speed, and humidity
    • Develop databases and analyze data using standard statistical methods and procedures in preparation of wildlife reports
    • Operate farm tractors, light trucks, vehicles, small water craft, and various other equipment such as generators, radios, radio tracking equipment, water monitoring equipment, global positioning systems, and cameras
    • Provide work direction and guidance to biological technicians, volunteers, and YCC enrollees, while following safety procedures

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position to attend meetings, training, and to perform field work.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/560081300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.