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    Summary

    These positions are located within a Forest Service Research unit. The primary purpose of these positions is to perform duties in support of the wildlife science program.

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    Responsibilities

    • Individually, or as part of a team, supports wildlife community studies. Conducts field surveys of birds, mammals, or herpetofauna requiring specialized experience identifying focal species.
    • Performs assignments which involve sampling habitat features associated with wildlife species using various measuring techniques and equipment. Collects data following prescribed protocols.
    • Identifies multiple species by sight or sound, often with the aid of specialized equipment. May assist in capturing and marking focal species.
    • Navigates on public and private road systems without direct supervision. Communicates with crew leader or supervisor on a routine basis, as directed, to update the status of work projects.
    • Locates off-road study sites using compass, topographic maps and/or GPS unit. Records field data in a safe and legible manner. Enters field data onto a computer database.
    • Maintains field equipment and vehicles in good working condition. As required, camps at remote locations on National Forest lands.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/573765200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.