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    The Pacific West Region is recruiting for summer seasonal Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) - Avian, GS-0404-5 positions intended to assist permanent staff with Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) - Avian field work.

    Open to the first 50 applicants. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 EST on the 'applicant cut-off' date (which may be sooner than 01/01/2021) to be considered.

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    Responsibilities

    **SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: **The park is subject to high concentrations of volcanic fumes (VOG) especially sulfur dioxide gas. These fumes are known to be hazardous to infants, unborn fetus, and people with pre-existing heart and breathing problems. Their long-term effects on normal healthy persons are not known.

    You will serve as a Biological Science Technician with the Natural Resources Division at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Perform routine biological science tasks in support of the endangered Hawaiian goose (Nene) and petrel (Uau) projects. Use established methods to monitor endangered Nene and Uau populations. Monitor and control non-native predators that prey upon endangered birds and other species. Train volunteers to assist with the endangered avian wildlife program. Collect and analyze data from endangered avian populations and produce reports and summaries from that data. You will provide information to other employees and visitors about the endangered avian wildlife program.

    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/587939800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.