Fish Biologist

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Trenton, MI, USA
  • Feb 15, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology

Job Description


This position will work as a Fish Biologist for the Alpena Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office at the Trenton, Michigan. 

NOTE: This is a TERM position, not-to-exceed 13 months. At management's discretion, this appointment may be extended up to the 4-year limit.

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Major duties at the full performance level will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conducting biological surveys of waters for the preservation and development of fisheries on Federal properties
  • Conducting studies of all factors affecting fish populations, such as food conditions, population balance, chemical and biological factors, quality of spawning areas
  • Using automated data processing equipment to enter, process, and summarize fishery data for reports
  • Preparing and presenting papers to the field
  • Preparing Fisheries Management Plans for depleted fishery resources
  • Assisting in developing fish stocking schedules
  • Keeping alert to maintenance and repair of vehicles, boats, electrofishing gear
  • Providing technical assistance inside and outside the Service

Travel Required

50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Closes 02/26/2018

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Job Level

Entry-level, Mid-level


Government- Federal


$45,266 to $71,981 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 7 - 9.