Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Avon Park, FL
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
This is a temporary appointment intended for seasonal work that is less than 6 months or 1040 hours from the date of appointment/service year. It is expected this position will be terminated upon completion of the seasons work. The agency may non-competitively rehire an eligible temporary seasonal worker in subsequent years who works less than 6 months or 1040 hours in their service year. At management's discretion, this appointment may be extended up to one-year with the possibility of extending an additional one-year. As a Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) your duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: -Assist in the planning and implementation of wildlife censuses and surveys. -Capture and apply tags on wildlife to gather physiological and spatial data -Analyze data using standard statistical methods in preparation of wildlife reports. -Provide work direction and guidance to biological technicians, volunteers, and YCC enrollees. -Use geographic information systems and wildlife survey techniques to conduct wildlife research. -Conduct field studies that involve considerable physical demands, such as frequent, extensive travel on foot; bending; crouching; and climbing; exertion from lifting and carrying equipment; and energy drain from cold, wet and windy weather. -Operate a variety of equipment such as outboard motorboats, four-wheel drive vehicles, light vehicles, small watercraft, all-terrain vehicles and other equipment.
See job posting for minimum qualifications for a GS-07 position.
Contact Person
Leah Bleke
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