Biological Science Technician (Wildlife - Avian)

Posted on Jan 21, 2021

National Park Service, Department of the Interior

Empire, MI  |  #science #government

 


This TERM position is located at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in the Natural Resource Management Division.

TERM positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed thirteen months, with possible extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.

Open to the first 100 applicants or until 01/27/2021 whichever comes first.

All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-01/27/2021-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.

Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience.

To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time).

If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.

SELECTIVE FACTOR: This position performs waterfowl carcass collection and preparation for shipping for necropsy, and the ability to identify waterfowl carcasses and collect/prepare for shipping for necropsy is required.

Candidates who do not meet this requirement by close of this announcement will receive no further consideration for this position.

YOU MUST DOCUMENT THIS EXPERIENCE IN YOUR RESUME.n- AND -nTo qualify for this position at the GS-07 grade level, you must possess one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors).

This experience includes activities such as: Ability to lead a group of less skilled workers (paid and unpaid) in established natural resource wildlife management programs; Overseeing crews to include scheduling, logistics, tracking budgets, supplies; Coordinating endangered species management; surveying, monitoring, and managing piping plovers or other sensitive shorebird populations; data collection techniques; Implementing and developing protocols for wildlife management; Coordinating mammalian trapping activities; use of specialized resource management activity software; and the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

You must include hours per week worked.n-OR-nEDUCATION: Successful completion of at least one full year (18 semester hours or equivalent) of graduate level study that directly applies to the position such as wildlife management, wildlife conservation.

NOTE: If you are qualifying based on education, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts.n-OR-nSuccessful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above.

The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

Only graduate level coursework wildlife management, wildlife conservation is considered qualifying when combined with specialized experience.

NOTE: If you are qualifying based in part, upon education, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


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