USGS Position – Student Trainee (Biology), GS-0499-5 (CA-TI)

Job Title:Student Trainee (Biology), GS-0499-5 (CA-TI)

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Geological Survey

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.

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