U.S. Geological Survey Jamestown, ND, USA
Oct 30, 2019Full time
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. Summary What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? The government-wide direct-hire authority for Biologist is being used to fill this position. GS-11: Salary: $62,236 (Step 01) to $80,912 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a BIOLOGIST within the NORTHERN PRAIRIE WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTER, some of your specific duties will include: Participate in the planning and execution of biological studies focused on either insect pollinators or plant communities, to support land management activities. Perform established, standardized tests and analyses on either vegetation or insect pollinators using R, Microsoft Access, Excel or similar software. Conduct plant-pollinator interaction research using established protocols. Develop resource selection models for wildlife. Assist in the preparation of reports and publications on pollinator or wildlife resource selection. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed in an office, laboratory and/or in the field. Fieldwork requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces and bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or similar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of the outdoor work. Field and laboratory duties may require the use of special protective gear. Travel Required Occasional travel - 2 days per month Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !