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. 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.Duties
USGS Science for a Changing World. Do you want to be part of an innovative research science organization? Would you like to work with a team of professionals committed to preserving our natural resources and environment? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this job is for you. Join the USGS and be on your way to a rewarding future.
As an Ecologist within the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:
- Plan, organize, and implement ecological investigations that assess the impacts of various land and water resource development or management actions, environmental contaminant, and human disturbance activities on Great Basin and Columbia Plateau wildlife and habitats.
- Perform data management, data analysis, and write reports and manuscripts to evaluate findings.
- Operate computers for ecological data reduction, manipulation, and statistical analysis of large data sets.
- Prepare graphs, charts, and posters that synthesize technical data collected.
50% or Greater
Occasional travel on 14 nights per month will be required during field season.
Closes Monday 11/28/2016
Salary Range $40,033 to $52,043/yr. Series & Grade GS-0408-07. Promotion Potential GS-09.