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    Summary

    These positions located in Gulf Islands National Seashore, in the Resource Management Division.

    This is a term position (more than 1 year) with an initial appointment expecting to last at least 13 months but may be extended up to a total of four years, or more based on any changes to regulations governing the number of years term appointments may last, without further competition. Term positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent performs a wide variety of complex biological science technical support functions in one or more of the following program areas: wildlife, fisheries, or plants. Assists in the planning and implementation of wildlife censuses and surveys and recommends wildlife management practices. Assists professional staff in planning field research and resource monitoring programs for evaluating rare, threatened and endangered wildlife species, population dynamics, ecosystem relationships and public health/safety issues. Monitors and assists in the management of wildlife. Assists in the planning and conducting of biological aquatic surveys to obtain information of fish, amphibians, macro invertebrates, and aquatic ecosystems and for the determination, establishment and application of biological facts, techniques and procedures for protecting and restoring aquatic resources. Conducts surveillance to help detect invasion and new colonization by non-native fish species. May operate a variety of field equipment commonly used in fishery studies, including small watercraft (up to 28 feet in length), fish sampling gear including trawls, nets and electrofishing equipment.

    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/616943200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.