Biological Science Technician (Plants) – BLMJob Type(s): Programs / Services
Deadline: December 17, 2019 12:00 am
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BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the seasonal team to serve as a Biological Science Technician (Plants) for the Billings Field Office in Billings, Montana.
This is a temporary appointment, not to exceed 1039 hours (6 months). 2020 summer season – generally from May-November.
Biology Technicians (Plants) make observations and record data relating to plant studies; documents occurrence and distribution of identified species; inventories rare and endangered species habitat; participate in environmental studies documenting factors affecting plant species and habitat; they lead or conduct field searches for populations of sensitive, threatened or endangered plant species; photograph, collect and mount plant specimens encountered at different stages of development; collect ecological site information for population distribution, condition, trend, associated species, geology, soil type and prepare reports. Work is performed in an outdoor environment that ranges from very cold and wet to very hot and dry. This work may require physical exertion over very steep, wet, muddy, slippery, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; and also may include bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, and similar activities.