The Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests are currently recruiting for seasonal crew member positions in the Fisheries & Wildlife program.
The duration of the positions range from 3-6 months; beginning in late April/early May and generally running to mid-November, dependent on budget constraints. Those positions filled under a student hiring authority will be structured to accommodate an academic schedule.
Typical duties include but are not limited to; stocking salmon and trout, Management Indicator Species surveys, stream and pond habitat surveys, participating in prescribed fires, apple tree release, wildlife opening maintenance/mowing, fisheries population surveys, and stream habitat improvement projects.
We anticipate offering Biological Aid/ Technician positions at the GS-3, 4, and 5 levels on both the Rochester and Manchester Ranger Districts with Government housing likely to be available on the Manchester Ranger District, and a GS-4 or GS-5 position at the Hector Ranger District. No housing is available at the Hector and Rochester Districts.
For Additional Information Contact:
Rochester Ranger District - Sue Staats 802-767-4261 x515, email@example.com
Manchester Ranger District- Scott Wixsom 802-362-2307 x219, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hector Ranger District - Paul Widowski (607) 546-4470 ext. 312, email@example.com
The work involves regular and recurring moderate risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, heavy equipment, or machines. For some positions the work may, on a regular and recurring basis, require working outdoors, in other such environments with extreme temperatures, and/or exposure to adverse weather conditions. Employees are required to use protective clothing or gear such as hard hats, earplugs, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields to moderate risks, or to follow procedures for minimizing risk. The work can be physically demanding, often carrying equipment and backpacks weighing up to 40 lbs. and usually consists of a 40 hour work week.
How to Apply:
Click on the links below to apply online through www.usajobs.gov.
Biological Aid, Level GS-3
Biological Science Technician Fisheries, Level GS-4
Biological Science Technician Fisheries, Level GS-5
GS-3 = $11.95; GS-4 = $ 13.41; GS-5 = $15.00