• U.S. Geological Survey
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • Dec 27, 2016
Full time Biology/Ecology Natural Resources Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

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.

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)
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Job Level



Government- Federal


$35,251 to $56,767/yr. Series & Grade GS-0401-05/0.7 Promotion Potential GS-09.