Biological Science Technician Job in HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

Vacancy No. Department National Park Service
Salary $32,844.00 to $32,844.00 Grade 5 to 5
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/7/2017 Close Date 12/13/2017
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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    12/07/2017 to 12/13/2017

  • Salary

    $32,844 to $32,844 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 5

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    This position is located in Hot Springs National Park, in the Resources, Interpretation, and Education Division. Please visit find a park for additional park information.

    This position is a Full-Time temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours (about 6 months) in a service year. Positions may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.
    The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Hot Springs National Park is April -August 2018, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: Mid April, 2018

    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

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    Assists the Natural Resources Program Manager with the completion of resource management duties by conducting and documenting field observations of fauna, flora, geologic and water resources, and climate conditions. Other duties include providing logistical support to scientists conducting studies in the park and clerical work. The main focus of this position will be the management of invasive plant species.

    The incumbent provides customer service on the telephone and during field work, and meets and greets park visitors, providing helpful information about the park and its resources to ensure visitors have an enjoyable experience.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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