Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) @ U.S. Forest Service


Biological Science Technician (Wildlife)

Description

Summary

These positions are located within a Forest Service Research unit. The primary purpose of these positions is to perform duties in support of the wildlife science program.

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Responsibilities

  • Individually, or as part of a team, supports wildlife community studies. Conducts field surveys of birds, mammals, or herpetofauna requiring specialized experience identifying focal species.
  • Performs assignments which involve sampling habitat features associated with wildlife species using various measuring techniques and equipment. Collects data following prescribed protocols.
  • Identifies multiple species by sight or sound, often with the aid of specialized equipment. May assist in capturing and marking focal species.
  • Navigates on public and private road systems without direct supervision. Communicates with crew leader or supervisor on a routine basis, as directed, to update the status of work projects.
  • Locates off-road study sites using compass, topographic maps and/or GPS unit. Records field data in a safe and legible manner. Enters field data onto a computer database.
  • Maintains field equipment and vehicles in good working condition. As required, camps at remote locations on National Forest lands.

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Location

Blue River, OR, USA

Category

External

Posted

2020-07-20 00:00