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    Summary

    This temporary position is located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Island of Hawaii, with the Pacific Island Inventory and Monitoring Network .

    The typical entry-on-duty period for Inventory and Monitoring Pacific Island Network is November to April, but can be variable. Anticipated Entry on Duty: November 2021

    Open to the first 50 applicants or until 09/24/2021 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    Responsibilities

    This position will focus on supporting a wide variety of natural resource monitoring programs in Pacific Island National Parks, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Haleakala National Park, and other Pacific island national parks. The primary focus of the position will be to 1) assist with forest bird surveys in Haleakala National Park on the Island of Maui, 2) enter and check a wide variety of data into databases following standard operating protocols, and 3) participating in a wide variety of other natural resource work, including but not limited to water quality, stream animal, and vegetation monitoring.

    **Special Consideration** The island of Hawaii is subject to high concentrations of volcanic fumes, especially sulfur dioxide gasses (aka "vog"). The fumes are known to be hazardous to an unborn fetus, and persons with heart and respiratory problems. The Kona coast primarily experiences vog conditions throughout the year, and occasionally eastern Hawaii Island and other Hawaiian islands. Long-term effects on normal healthy persons are unknown. Over the last year there has been relatively little vog emitted, but conditions can change quickly. Over the last year there has been relatively little vog emitted, but conditions can change quickly.

    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/613946200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.