Biological Technician - USFWS Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Term of positions is 26 weeks; full-time 40 hours per week
Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of the program. Value of the AmeriCorps Education Award is $3,447.50 (pre-tax).
Application Due Date:
Preference given to applicants that submit application by March 31, 2024
Title of Positions
Biological Technician (2 Positions)
Stewards Individual Placements (Stewards) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, Tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. Stewards in partnership with the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge are seeking two interns who will assist our refuge’s biological and visitor services programs as well as local tribal fishery and habitat programs. Interns will focus on surveying for and removing invasive American bullfrogs to benefit the federally listed Oregon spotted frog; trapping and removal of invasive European green crabs; assisting fish hatchery staff; restoration site maintenance; and performing monitoring and research with the local tribal Salmon Recovery, Harvest and Shellfish program. Note: bullfrog removal efforts occur at nighttime with general work schedules between sunset and sunrise. This effort is expected to occur during 8-10 weeks of the members term from July-September.
Position Responsibilities will include:
How to Apply
Apply on-line at: https://form.jotform.com/StewardsIPP/2024-biawatercorps-member-applicati
In addition to your resume, please submit a one-page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.
If you have questions about this position, please contact Kurt Roblek (360-753-9467, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Stewards Program Coordinator James Gasaway; email@example.com
This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service. Where a significant portion of the population eligible to be served needs services or information in a language other than English, the recipient shall take reasonable steps to provide written material of the type ordinarily available to the public in appropriate languages.
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