Job Title:Student Trainee (Biology), GS-0499-5 (CA-TI)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Job Announcement Number:PAC-2015-0611
As a Student Trainee (Biology) with the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of Biology. Duties include:
– Primary responsibilities will be to oversee the animal holding facility, ensuring that raceways are clean, animals are healthy, and beaver are fed daily.
– Perform field reconnaissance of optimal beaver habitat in the Skykomish River Basin.
– Assist in setting, monitoring, and retrieving beaver live-traps, and processing trapped animals. – Assist in relocating beaver and performing post-release environmental monitoring activities.
*All duties described above will occur either on the Tulalip Reservation or with Usual and Accustomed Tribal grounds (100% on tribal lands). Special emphasis will be placed on ensuring that all intern-related activities have a high degree of education or experiential relevance.