U.S. Geological Survey

4 job(s) at U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Geological Survey Work location for this USGS Western Ecological Research Center position to be determined.
Dec 27, 2016
Full time
This vacancy is limited to the first 30 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. 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. This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. The location of this position is to be decided after selection. 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: - Plans and conducts studies and investigations concerning biological, chemical, and physical processes that affect biology resources. - Modifies and adapts standard techniques, processes, and procedures; assesses, selects, and applies precedents; and devises strategies and plans to overcome significant resource problems related to ecology, fishery, and/or wildlife habitat restoration. - Analyzes data, performs scientific tests, and conducts studies on the impact of existing or proposed management or public practices on biology resources. - Develops plans for biology projects including estimates of personnel, equipment, materials, and schedules required to carry our plans. - Writes reports that include recommendations for changes, elimination, or improvement of operations and program plans. Occasional Travel Occasional travel away from home may be required up to 16 nights out of the year. Occasional field work will be performed in different regions of California as assigned.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey San Diego, CA, United States
Dec 27, 2016
Full time
This vacancy is limited to the first 50 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. 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. This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. 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 basic trainee assignments in collecting basic data from field investigations and making observations in which biological conditions are readily identifiable. -Assists Biologists of higher grade in studying and preparing sections of reports on biological science investigations i.e., ecology, fishery, wildlife, and/or habitat conditions. -Prepares samples and performs data analysis in an office of laboratory and drafts assigned portions of reports. - Prepares correspondence pertaining to technical aspects of the work. -Participates in minor phases of planning, organizing, and implementing of biological investigations that affect ecology, wildlife, fishery, and/or habitat conditions. Closes Tuesday 1/3/2017 (see note above for closing when first 50 applications received)  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey San Diego, CA, United States
Dec 27, 2016
Full time
This vacancy is limited to the first 30 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. 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. This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available. Duties As a Biologist (Data Management) within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include: - Manage complex databases for the storage of large datasets of ecological and covariate datasets. - Conducts training with partners on the use of complex databases into standardized formats. - Works as an integral part of a data integration team to develop and utilize large ecological databases. - Understands basics of software and data management systems and interacting with the user interface via the internet. - Works to ensure all datasets that are integrated into the standardized databases meet Federal metadata compliance. - Understands these standards and can communicate them with the user community. 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 Henderson, NV, United States
Dec 27, 2016
Full time
This vacancy is limited to the first 30 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. 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. This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. 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: - Conducts field studies and surveys to collect wildlife data and/or specimens to support scientific studies on ungulates and other wildlife, including jackrabbits, golden eagles, and cougars. - Collects, records, summarizes,, organizes, data using a number of standardized methods and techniques. - Conducts statistical analyses of data using software packages and collaborates with project scientist(s) and cooperators in preparing research proposals and reports. - Coordinates and leads field crews. Provides full range of coordination, logistical support, and area orientation for cooperating scientists and technicians. - Compiles, analyses and summarizes field data for preparation of final reports and publications. Occasional Travel Occasional travel away from home may be required up to 5 nights per month. Closes Tuesday 1/3/2017  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com