Fish Biologist

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • New Franken, WI, USA
  • Sep 06, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology

Job Description

Summary

This position is part of the Green Bay Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in the habitat program. As a Fish Biologist you will be responsible for providing technical assistance to project partners through GIS analysis, strategic planning, compliance with NEPA and ESA issues and some field work. You will assist with drafting cooperative agreements, reviewing project proposals, and project development.

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Responsibilities

This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended for a total appointment of 4 years.

Major duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conducting biological surveys of waters for the preservation and development of fisheries
  • 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
  • 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.

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Job Level

Mid-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 9 Salary $50,598 to $65,778 per year