[ES_JOBS_NET] Biologist, GS-0401-09, USGS, San Diego, CA

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 18:08:57 MDT 2018



Biologist, GS-0401-09





USGS Science for a Changing World. Do you want to be part of an innovative
research science organization? Would you like to work with a team of
professionals committed to providing reliable scientific information and
understanding our natural resources and environment? If you answered "yes"
to these questions, then this job is for you. Join the USGS and be on your
way to a rewarding future.

Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?
Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the
depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career
opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the
environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists,
technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400
locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest
water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S.
Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides
scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and
problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out
large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial,
timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners,
and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and
environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on,
and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about
the USGS please visit  <http://www.usgs.gov/> http://www.usgs.gov

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

This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or
without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this
position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service
and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up
to a total of 4 years without further competition.

Salary: $56,084 (Step 01) to $72,911 (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.

Learn more about this agency


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

- Participates in the planning and execution of complex studies and
investigations on the Stephens' Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys stephensi).

- Performs data analysis on the Stephens' Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys stephensi)
and writes reports to evaluate findings.

- Plans, organizes, and implements limited biological investigations that
affect the Stephens' Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys stephensi) and their habitat

- Recommends minor modifications to program objectives and associated
documentation in accordance with established program directives.

- Gathers, organizes, and interprets biological, ecological, pathological,
public use data, or other information pertinent to research studies and/or

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from home may be required up to 3
nights per month.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential



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