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    Duties

    Summary

    This position is located on a Forest Service Research unit and performs 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. May assist in proofing and editing data forms and databases.
    • 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/584466800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.