Status: Full-time position
Location: Austin, NV
Job Summary: The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is performing outreach for two GS-4 or GS-5 seasonal biological science technicians (Fisheries). The position will be located in Austin, NV in the early part of the field season and in Markleeville, CA towards the end of the field season. Government housing is likely available at an affordable daily rate.
Duties: The biological science technician will collect field data and perform restoration projects, including but not limited to
Monitor and PIT tag Columbia spotted frog in central and northeastern Nevada.
Remove non-native trout via gill-nets for amphibian restoration in the Sierra Nevada, California.
Conduct amphibian population surveys
Conduct macroinvertebrate surveys in alpine Wilderness streams for future Paiute and Lahontan cutthroat trout recovery projects.
Remove non-native trout via electroshocking in order to restore Lahontan cutthroat trout in the Sierra Nevada, California.
Monitor road crossing associated with the Forest Transportation System.
To apply for this position go to www.usajobs.gov. The Humboldt-Toiyabe will be opening a single vacancy announcement in USAJOBS for a GS-404-4/5 biological technician. These vacancies will start opening in mid-January. Please select Austin, NV as your duty station. We will not be hiring under Open Continuous Rosters (OCR) as we have in the past. If you are interested in learning more about this position or want to make sure you have the correct vacancy number, please contact Jim Harvey at email@example.com (775-355-5343) or Rachel Van Horne at firstname.lastname@example.org (775-355-5344).