U.S. Geological Survey

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U.S. Geological Survey Vallejo, CA
Mar 27, 2017
Full time
This vacancy is limited to the first 25 applications received and will close at midnight Eastern Time on the day this application limit is reached regardless of the closing date specified in this vacancy announcement. Opened 3/27/2017 Closes Friday 3/31/2017 Any application received prior to midnight Eastern Time of the day the application limit is reached will be accepted and considered. You are strongly encouraged to submit all required supporting documents at the time of application should the vacancy close earlier than stated in this announcement due to the applicant limit being reached. Supporting documents will not be accepted once the vacancy announcement closes. What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? This is a temporary appointment not to exceed 1 year. This is a short-term temporary appointment to meet seasonal workload. Salary: $39,441 (Step 01) to $51,279 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available. Duties As a Biologist within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include: - Performs assignments in planning the approach and collecting data needed to carry out less complex studies or portions of larger biological science investigations. - Participates in the planning and execution of complex studies and investigations concerning biological, chemical, and physical processes that affect ecosystems. - Conduct elevation and vegetation surveys using Real Time Kinematic (RTK) GPS. - Operate small water craft to conduct surveys. - Gathers, organizes, and interprets a wide variety of biological, ecological, pathological, public use data or other information pertinent to scientific studies or investigations. - Writes comprehensive reports on study findings and recommendations. Travel Required Occasional Travel Occasional travel away from home may be required up to 2 nights per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Columbus, OH
Mar 24, 2017
Flexible - Several Options
Duties The USGS Michigan Ohio Water Science Center is seeking associate, undergraduate, graduate level students working towards a degree in biology, chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture, or mathematics to gain practical experience in biological science. As a Student Trainee (Biology) 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 biological science. Duties include: Assisting in biological investigations to measure wildlife and/or habitat conditions. Collecting and reporting basic biological data from field investigations and observations. Preparing samples, performing data analysis and drafting reports. Work environment: The field work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of the outdoor work. Field and laboratory duties may require the use of special protective gear. The incumbent is expected to conduct duties in a safe and orderly manner so as not to endanger self, fellow workers, or property with which entrusted. Travel Required Occasional Travel Occasional travel up to 1-2 days per month may be required. Closes Wednesday 3/29/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com