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    Summary

    The Pacific West Region is recruiting for summer seasonal Biological Science Technician (Plants), GS-0404-4/5 positions intended to assist permanent staff with vegetation monitoring and/or invasive plant management field work.

    Open to the first 250 applicants. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 EST on the 'applicant cut-off' date (which may be sooner than 12/18/2020) to be considered.

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    Responsibilities

    Multiple positions will be filled at multiple locations.

    • Lake Roosevelt NRA: Kettle Falls, WA (GS-05 Only)
    • Channel Islands National Park, Ventura, CA (GS-05 Only)
    • Crater Lake NP, OR (GS-05 Only)
    • Lassen Volcanic NP: Mineral, CA (GS-05 Only)
    • Lewis and Clark NHP: Astoria, OR (GS-05 Only)
    • North Cascades NP: Marblemount, Port Angeles, Stehekin, WA
    • Olympic NP: Port Angeles WA (GS-05 Only)
    • Sequoia NP: Three Rivers, CA
    • Kings Canyon NP, CA
    Important duties include:
    • Perform routine and recurring testing of collected samples. Record all data collected and ensure adequate quality control. Make field observations of natural resource conditions.
    • Utilize a variety of computer programs to compile, reduce, store, retrieve, and report data and other resource management information.
    • Conduct routine resource monitoring programs for evaluating rare, threatened and endangered plant species, vegetation communities, population dynamics, ecosystem relationships, and public health/safety issues.
    • Carry out a variety of field activities such as the plant surveys, control of non-native and invasive plant or insect species, and enhancement of native plant populations.
    • Utilize databases to enter and organize collected field data and uses standard statistical methods in the preparation of draft reports.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 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/585574100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.