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Biological Science Technician Wildlife

Company name
U.S. Department Of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Salary
35289.00

Location
Benson, AZ, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Sciences, Bluecollar, Government

Posted on
Jun 02, 2020

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If selected, you will be responsible for wildlife management and using techniques aimed at controlling damage caused by wildlife to help protect agriculture, natural resources, property, and threats to human health and safety. The work is primarily concerned with wildlife damage management (WDM) operations relating to the assessment, reduction, and/or elimination of problems associated with wild and/or feral animal species in urban, suburban, and rural environments.,educationRequirements:Please see above for education qualification requirement information.,employmentType:FULL_TIME,hiringOrganization:Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service,jobLocation:[{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Benson,addressRegion:AZ }}],responsibilities:,qualifications:Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement, including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

FOR THE GS-05 GRADE LEVEL: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-04 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates:

\tExperience using lethal and non-lethal animal control techniques.
\tExperience using capture devices, tools, firearms and related equipment utilized in wildlife damage management operations.
\tAbility to identify various wildlife species by sight, sound, tracks, type of depredation or damage present, examine other appropriate evidence and correctly identify such damage situations and relate them to the depredating species.
\tExperience working within local, state and federal laws and regulations as they apply to wildlife policies and procedures.
\tExperience preparing and submitting reports regarding activities, observations, events, and other relevant data collected.

OR a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with major study or at least 24 semester hours in any combination of scientific or technical courses such as biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture, or mathematics. At least 6 semester hours must be in wildlife.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.

TRANSCRIPTS are required if:

\tThis position requires specific coursework or a degree in a specific field to be basically qualified.
\tYou are qualifying for the position based on education.
\tYou are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.
\tThis education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university

COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-05 GRADE LEVEL: Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for that grade level.

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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Company info

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Website : http://www.aphis.usda.gov/

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