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This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service.
Salary: $39,291.00 (Step 01) to $51,082.00 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
As a Biological Science Technician within the Northeast Region, Leetown Science Center, some of your duties will be:
-Performs basic trainee assignments in collecting basic data from field investigations and making observations in which biological conditions are readily identifiable.
-Assists biologists of higher grade in studying and preparing sections of reports on biological science investigations i.e. ecology, fishery, wildlife, and/or habitat conditions.
-Prepares samples and performs data analysis in an office or laboratory and drafts assigned portions of reports. Prepares graphs and charts.
-Participates in minor phases of planning, organizing, and implementing of biological investigations that affect ecology wildlife, fishery, and/or habitat conditions.
-Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
Field work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of the outdoor work. Field and laboratory duties may require the use of special protective gear.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position an average of 2 nights per month.
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