U.S. Geological Survey

As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems.  The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers.

The USGS employs the best and the brightest experts who bring a range of earth and life science disciplines to bear on problems. By integrating our diverse scientific expertise, the USGS is able to understand complex natural science phenomena and provide scientific products that lead to solutions. Every day the 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS are working for you in more than 400 locations throughout the United States.

U.S. Geological Survey Santa Ana, CA, USA
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
Appointment type Term - This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service. Summary What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   Salary: GS-11 $69,283 (Step 01) to $90,071 (Step 10) GS-12 $83,043 (Step 01) to $107,955 (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.  Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Biologist within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:   -   Plans and conducts studies on the Mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) - Conducts analyses, and reviews results of studies or investigations. - Writes comprehensive reports on study findings and recommendations. - Modifies and adapts standard techniques, processes, and procedures. - Leads field work for the Mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) including developing some of the standard methodologies. - Develops plans for biology projects including estimates of personnel, equipment, materials, and schedules required to carry out plans. Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from home may be required up to 4 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Corvallis, OR, USA
Aug 14, 2018
Full time
Open & closing dates:    08/14/2018   to   08/20/2018 This job will close when we have received  25 applications   which may be sooner than the closing date.   Learn more Summary WHAT GENERAL INFORMATION DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS POSITION?   Salary Information: $53,738 (Step 01) to $69,860 (Step 10) NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. There are two vacancies; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Wildlife Biologist within the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: Participates in the planning and execution of complex studies and investigations concerning biological, chemical, and physical processes that affect wildlife communities and ecosystems. Performs assignments in planning the approach and collecting data needed to carry out less complex studies or portions of larger wildlife investigations. Gathers, organizes, and interprets a wide variety of biological, ecological, pathological, public use or other information pertinent to scientific studies or investigations. Prepares reports on progress and completion of studies, drafts sections of reports that include minor recommendation for changes, elimination, or improvement of operations and program plans. Gathers, analyzes, tabulates and summarizes programmatic and budgetary data. Physical Demands and Work Environment : The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, and other similiar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity. Work is performed in an office, laboratory, and/or in the field. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of outdoor work. Field and laboratory duties may require the use of special protective gear. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Gainesville, FL, USA
Aug 10, 2018
Full time
Summary *Are you a Fish Biologist looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for providing customer service? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of! Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS? Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit   http://www.usgs.gov What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   Salary: $61,218(Step 01) to 79,586 (Step 10);   NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Fish Biologist within the Wetlands & Aquatic Research Center, some of your specific duties will include: Using literature and knowledge of zoogeography, researches distributions of several hundred aquatic species to determine status (native/non-native) and collects data on ecology and distribution of aquatic species as part of a national monitoring and tracking program. Assesses the current status and distribution of these species and enters resulting data into the Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Database. Applies principals of aquatic ecology in determining potential of invasion based species biology, ecology and habitat preferences and publishes scientific papers based on the analysis of data in the literature and the NAS Database. Represents the program at meetings with various agencies. Conducts research in invasive species dealing with distributions, pathways of introduction, impacts, risk assessment and potential distribution and manipulates and models data to examine risks and effects of invasive species. Write proposals to obtain program funding. Designs layout and creates and develops content (including tools) for the Nonindigenous Aquatic Species web site. Designs and builds databases and harvests data from web sites and literature to incorporate into the NAS Database. Operates government owned vehicle as an incidental driver. The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; and bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or similar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity. Work is performed in an office, laboratory, and/or in the field. The office is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Gainesville, FL, USA
Jul 31, 2018
Full time
Summary *Are you a Fish Biologist looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have passion for providing customer service? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of! Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS? Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit   http://www.usgs.gov What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   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. Salary: $41,365 (Step 01) to $53,773 (Step 10) NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.   Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Fish Biologist within the Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:   Assist in the design, implementation analysis, and reporting of field investigations in aquatic ecology. Assist in the design and management of field investigations - literature research, refinement of possible questions and selection of hypotheses. Assessment of methodologies, procedures and statisitical test to test the hypotheses, sampling design and data storage design. Assist in field work - this work occurs in small boats with small crews in remote locations under enviromental extremes. Record, check and enter data from field work. Assist in analysis - statistical test, modeling and mapping of data. Preparing metadata and data releases. Assist in reporting and outreach - reporting results in scientific journals or report series. Operates government owned vehicle as incidental driver. The 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. Work performed in an office, laboratory and/or in the field. The office is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of 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 to not endanger self, fellow workers or property with which entrusted. Travel Required Occasional travel - Overnight travel of up to 2 nights per month may be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Dixon, CA, USA
Jul 16, 2018
Full time
Summary 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 providing reliable scientific information and understanding 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. Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS? Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit   http://www.usgs.gov What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   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. Salary: $49,937 (Step 01) to $64,917 (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. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Wildlife Biologist within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include: - Conducts field and lab studies and surveys to collect data on the ecology and habitats of giant gartersnakes. - Plans and leads field studies for the capture, measuring and marking of giant gartersnakes, and quantifying their habitats for study. - Applies concepts of wildlife biology and research. - Compile, organizes and summarizes field and lab data and helps prepare and edit project reports and presentations. - Examines the interactions of giant garter snakes with non-native prey, predators, and competitors by parameterizing theoretical trophic models with empirical data. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com