Biologist

  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Arcata, CA, USA
  • Dec 04, 2018
Biology - Ecology Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

This is a temporary appointment not to exceed 12 months that may be extended for 12 additional months without further competition.

Summary

What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? 

Salary: $50,598 (Step 01) to $65,778 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. 

There is one vacancy; however, this announcement maybe used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

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Responsibilities

As a Biologist within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:

-Plans and conducts studies and investigations concerning biological, chemical, and physical processes that affect biology resources.

-Modifies and adapts standard techniques, processes, and procedures; assesses, selects, and applies precedents; and devises strategies and plans to overcome significant resource problems related to ecology, fishery, and/or wildlife habitat restoration.

-Analyzes data, performs scientific tests, and conducts studies on the impact of existing or proposed management or public practices on biology resources.

-Develops plans for biology projects including estimates of personnel, equipment, materials, ad schedules required to carry out plans.

-Writes reports that include recommendations for changes, elimination, or improvement of operations and program plans.

- Operate government vehicles as an incidental driver.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Overnight travel of 1 night per month may be required.

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Job Level

Mid-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 09 Salary $50,598 to $65,778 per year