Announcement YOSE 1707383 CM16 Biologist TERM 7-9 is available on USAJOBS Thursday, June 9 through June 13, 2016. Limited to 100 applicants.
These positions will assist in the implementation of vegetation management and ecological restoration actions for various park projects including but not limited to the Mariposa Grove Restoration Plan, Merced River Management Plan, and Tuolumne River Management Plan. The mixed tour of duty TERM position is located in El Portal, CA. These positions will require working with NPS staff in different divisions throughout the park, other organizations associated with the park, interest groups, and the public.
These positions may require the following skills:
1. Carrying out project management duties by developing work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and proposals and/or grants
2. Designing, developing, creating, and managing GIS projects, statistics, and databases for the long-term maintenance, analysis and dissemination of natural resource-related data sets, working closely with network data managers, park resource managers, scientists, GIS specialists, and cooperating personnel.
3. Designing, developing, testing, and implementing scientific monitoring protocols for restoration, revegetation, or invasive species projects.
4. Designing and implementing meadow or wetland monitoring or restoration.
5. Training, leading, and supervising other NPS staff, volunteer groups or interns, sometimes in a wilderness setting.
6. Organizing and ensuring good coordination and logistics for field crews.
7. Developing, designing, and implementing habitat restoration projects.
8. Controlling invasive plants through integrated pest management (IPM), including the use of fire and herbicides.
9. Using GIS for a complex spatial problem to perform an analysis or develop a solution.
10. Combining numeric fields, calculating statistics, generalizing data, summarizing data and using appropriate statistical methods using R, JMP, or SAS.
11. Preparing project reports, including literature review, description of methods, graphs and charts, results, and conclusions or recommendations.
12. Making presentations in the park, at public gatherings, and professional meetings.