[Coral-List] Biological Science Position at Biscayne National Park

McDonough, Vanessa vanessa_mcdonough at nps.gov
Mon Mar 16 13:15:33 EDT 2015

Biscayne National Park is recruiting a permanent full-time Biological
Science Technician.

Duties include monitoring sea turtle beaches for nesting activity and
protecting and monitoring discovered nests, completing underwater visual
censuses of reef organisms and marine debris accumulation, conducting
 creel surveys of recreational fishing activity, completing surveys of
avian and herpetological resources, implementing the park’s Lionfish
Management Plan, participating in collaborative research studies, habitat
restoration and exotic plan management efforts, and responding to wildlife

This is a dive-intensive position and therefore applicants must possess a
scientific diving qualification from the American Academy of Underwater
Sciences (AAUS) or an equivalent.  To qualify, applicant must have logged a
minimum of 150 scientific dives and/or 100 hours of scientific diving.
Lastly, incumbent must be able to pass the requirements of the National
Park Service Diving Examination (Blue Card) and the National Park Service
Diving Medical Examination.  You must provide copies of your certifications
and dive logs to receive consideration for this position.

The job announcement is open for one week starting Tuesday March 17th,
2015.  Applications must be submitted by Monday, March 23, 2015.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Vanessa
McDonough at vanessa_mcdonough at nps.gov .

Status candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles) and those eligible
to apply under special hiring authorities who live within the local
commuting area) can apply at:


All other U.S. Citizens can apply at:


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