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    Summary

    This position is located on a Forest Service Research unit and provides technical assistance to professional research personnel by accomplishing biological support work. The work involves serving as crew lead for a project involving trapping and handling small mammals as part of a long-term study of trophic pathways within old-growth forest.

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    Responsibilities

    • Individually, or as a crewmember or leader, performs complex tasks in carrying out recurring wildlife-related projects, such as assisting in developing sampling methods or collecting field data
    • Ensures that a sufficient supply of reagents, standards and controls are available at all times by ordering an adequate supply from commercial sources or preparing a variety of specialized solutions or reagents.
    • Keeps accurate records and reports on the full range of research activities
    • Collects and performs a preliminary analysis of biological and physical data, including the inventory of habitat conditions and the needs and population of wildlife

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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