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.
What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
Salary: $51,440 (Step 01) to $66,868 (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.
As a Biologist within the Southwest Biological Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:
-Participates in the planning and execution of complex studies on the response of biological soil crusts and plants of the Colorado Plateau to climate and land use.
-Plans, organizes and implements biological investigations.
-Performs data analysis including data summarization, statistical analyses, and writing code using R.
-Use field and lab equipment to collect data.
-Conduct literature reviews, summarize research findings and prepare tables and graphs, presents results at regional conferences, write reports and publish articles.
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, reaching, or similar activities. Work is performed in an office, laboratory, and in the field. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of outdoor work.
25% or less - Overnight travel of 4 nights per month may be required.
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