Biologist

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Clewiston, FL, USA
  • Apr 16, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Education - Interpretation Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

Summary

About the Position: This position works for the US Army, Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, FL, with a duty station in either Clewiston, FL OR Okeechobee, FL. You may select the duty station in which you would like to be considered for.

This is a developmental position being filled at the GS-07 grade level. This recruitment provides promotion opportunity to GS-09, and full performance GS-11 target grade level without further competition when selectee is eligible and recommended by management.

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Responsibilities

  • Conduct field surveys of invasive plants.
  • Participate in the management of invasive species projects.
  • Operate airboats and motorboats.
  • Utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) to monitor and track invasive species.
  • Participate in the planning, construction or implementation of ecosystem restoration projects.
  • Knowledge of invasive species management methods, (i.e., Biocontrol, Mechanical, Chemical)
  • Coordinate and plan with other agencies (Invasive Species Management and Ecosystem Restoration projects).
  • Analyze data using spreadsheets, databases and/or GIS.
  • Participate in outreach activities associate with invasive species management and ecosystem restoration.
  • Input data using spreadsheets and/or databases.
  • Prepare reports and correspondence on technical issues and policy matters.
  • Participate in public presentations to professional societies, civic and educational groups related to invasive species management and/or ecosystem restoration.

Closes 04/23/2018

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$41,365 to $53,773 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 7.