[Coral-List] [Fwd: National Park Service Biological Science Technician Positions available]

Jim Hendee Jim.Hendee at noaa.gov
Mon Jul 11 11:42:54 EDT 2005

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Subject: 	National Park Service Biological Science Technician Positions
Date: 	Mon, 11 Jul 2005 11:25:10 -0400
From: 	Matt_Patterson at nps.gov
To: 	coral-list-owner at coral.aoml.noaa.gov

Please distribute to all interested parties!  The National Park Service is
advertising two positions located in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  For
more information, please visit:


and query announcement #343607

Good luck!

Additional Duty Location Info:  02 vacancies - Christiansted NHS, VI

The incumbent in this position will work for Division of Resource
Management, performs complex biological science technical support tasks
common to natural resource management. Organizes, schedules, executes
natural resource management projects including but not limited to, coral
reef and fisheries assessment, sea turtle research and monitoring, exotic
pest control, bird population studies, and vegetation management. Incumbent
collects data using standardized protocols, organizes and ensures quality
control of field data, makes field observations of natural resource
conditions. Performs computerized data entry and utilizes computer programs
to compile, store, and analyze data involving resource management
information. Assists in the preparation of project reports including
literature research, description of methods, preparation of graphics and
charts and summary findings. Provides logistical support and area
orientation for scientists. Installs, operates and maintains resource
management equipment. Assists with the park volunteer program and provides
information to others concerning the natural resource management program.


Buck Island Reef National Monument - Buck Island Reef National Monument
(NM) is 176 acres of uninhabited island managed by the National Park
Service. The island and surrounding 18,000 marine acres consist of coral
reef and fisheries resources, which support a variety of threatened and
endangered plants and animals. The Division of  Resource Management manages
research and monitoring programs ranging from coral reef ecology,
endangered nesting sea turtles, juvenile sea turtles in their developmental
habitat, migratory birds, exotic species control, native plant restoration,
water quality, as well as visitor use, education and recreational
activities. Visitors utilize the park during the daytime; the park is
closed to visitor activities at night, except for boats using the
designated anchorage.

St. Croix, U.S.Virgin Islands – Buck Island Reef National Monument is
located 1.5 miles off the north shore of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Buck Island Reef National Monument is accessed only by boat and no lodgings
are available at the park. Park headquarters are located in the main town
at the park’s historic site, Christiansted National Site. St. Croix is a
developed island supporting over 65,000 people. English is the primary
language; Spanish is secondary. There is no park housing available however
reasonable housing can be located on St. Croix.

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