Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)

US Army Corps of Engineers
West Alton, MO
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Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
Conducts activities such as tree and native vegetation plantings; prescribed burning for habitat improvement; timber stand improvement projects to benefit wildlife that include hand tool and chainsaw operation in floodplain areas. Performs invasive species control and management as a licensed pesticide applicator; manages water levels within Riverland Migratory Bird Sanctuary (RMBS); conducts waterfowl counts and grassland avian surveys. Performs moist soil and prairie management activities' and assists forester with forest inventory and data collection. Manages maintenance program for Environmental Stewardship equipment (including boats, tractor, UTVs, ATV, and pumps). Operates a variety of government furnished motor vehicles such as 4x4 utility vehicles (UTVs), automobiles and light trucks, pull behind trailers, farm tractors, and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Operates light trucks or other licensed automobiles (sedans, utility vehicles, vans, etc.) on public roads on a daily basis to get to and from daily work locations. Assists with routine administrative and field tasks. Assists with routine administrative and field tasks. Enforces Title 36 CFR by educating the visiting public on project purposes, conditions, policies and regulations.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience managing wetlands and/or moist soil units and inventorying rare and endangered species habitat based on guidelines. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). OR Education: Four year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of scientific or technical courses such as biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture or mathematics. At least 6 semester hours of courses must have been directly related to the position to be filled. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages.
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