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Biological Technician

Conservation Legacy

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Opportunity summary

Term length

6/24/2024 - 12/20/2024

Application window

1/30/2024 - 5/20/2024

Location

Olympia, Washington

Hourly pay equivalent

$15.00

Project summary

This project will assist the refuge’s biological and visitor services programs as well as local tribal fishery and habitat programs. Project work will focus on surveying for and removing invasive American bullfrogs to benefit the federally listed Oregon spotted frog; trapping and removal of invasive European green crabs; assisting fish hatchery staff; restoration site maintenance; and performing monitoring and research with the local tribal Salmon Recovery, Harvest and Shellfish program.

Opportunity description

This position provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants serve locally with a partner agency completing identified in the project description. Participants receive daily supervision from a local mentor who works with the partner agency and overall support from Conservation Legacy staff. Service is generally 8-5 Monday – Friday but may vary. There is one opportunity under this announcement.

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Agree to be substance free. Valid Driver's License. Must be a member of a Federally recognized Indian Tribe, Band, or Village. Alaska Native.

Preferred qualifications

Interest in stewardship. Ability to work well with others. Other qualifications as outlined in detailed announcement.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Waterway restoration

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor