• Establish and sample vegetation and fuels in fire effects monitoring plots
• Accurately, rapidly and efficiently identify all plants to species species in field
• Navigate to and from plots using compass, maps and GPS.
• Work cooperatively as a member of a crew, as well as independently.
• Field work is approximately 80% to 90% of the work.
• Office work includes entering and quality checking data as well as downloading field data.
• This is a field position which regularly involves exposure to severe weather (high heat and humidity), ticks, and
mosquitoes and carrying heavy gear in rough terrain.
• Although principle duties will be collecting and processing vegetation data, the incumbent is required to possess a red card upon entry and will, at times, serve as member of the fire crew on prescribed and wildland fires. Duties may include collecting weather and fire behavior data, assisting with fire suppression, and completing fuel reduction projects.
Job Title/Grade: Biological Science Technician (Fire Effects Monitoring/or Botany/Plants), GS0404-05.
Per Hour: $18.55 hr. Apply when job announcement posts Dec 21, 2020 at www.usajobs.gov
APPLY ASAP, Job announcement closes when first 100 applicants or Jan 4, 2021 whichever is first