Biological Science Technician (Seasonal)
Presidio Trust - San Francisco, CA

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    KEY REQUIREMENTS
DUTIES: Duties consist of technical biological science tasks common to natural resource management including: field resources management work in native plant restoration, protection, inventorying and monitoring. Installs and maintains native plants with attention to ecological requirements of each species; controls invasive plants using a variety of methods; implements monitoring protocols to track rare plants and characterize plant communities at restoration sites; collects and organizes field data; assists with tool inventory and maintenance; participates in Integrated Pest Management Program, which may include using chain saws, weed whips, flamers, and application of herbicides (for which a Qualified Applicator’s Certificate from California Department of Pesticide Regulation is required). The work requires strenuous outdoor activity including walking, climbing, lifting and carrying heavy items, and the completion of repetitive tasks requiring the use of power tools and application of herbicides. Part-time 24 hours per week, not to exceed 5 months.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: Requires associate’s degree; bachelor’s degree is strongly favored. Must have knowledge of established practices, procedures, and techniques of one or more of the biological sciences; knowledge of routine natural resource management practices, methods, and procedures; basic understanding of natural resource management principles and techniques to support, understand, and relate results to the broader natural resource function; ability to communicate information clearly and concisely, develop reports and present information; and knowledge of vegetation management tools and equipment, and how to maintain them.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Please see Technicial Qualifications

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: You will be evaluated based upon the responses you provide during an interview.

BENEFITS: You will earn annual vacation leave. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#VACA .

You will earn sick leave. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#SKLV .

OTHER INFORMATION: The materials you send with your application will not be returned.

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

PLEASE NOTE: The Presidio Trust is an excepted service agency, exempt from Title V, with an administratively determined pay plan. For these reasons, all grade level information is provided for comparison purposes only. The work of this position is comparable to the GS-6 level. Any salary offer will be made on the basis of a number of factors, including but not limited to the education, work experience, and salary history of the applicant.

All positions with the Presidio Trust are open until filled.