Biological science technician (plants)

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Department Of Agriculture
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.
This position is located in a Forest Service research organization. This position assists scientists or higher graded technicians with conducting ecological research on forest and/or rangeland ecosystems.
These positions are located in Region 6 on the Deschutes National Forest in Bend, OR.
For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Elizabeth Johnson at or .us.
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT: Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours. Considerable travel may be required. Some positions involve work that requires travel away from the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles).
Positions will be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months.
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career- Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Forest Service
Job Announcement Number: 14-TEMP110601-014428FC-DT
SALARY RANGE: $13.55 to $13.55 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, March 10, 2014 to Friday, March 21, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0404-04
DUTY LOCATIONS: 2 vacancies - Bend, OR
WHO MAY APPLY: U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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