Job Overview


*Are you a Biologist professional looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have an interest if aquatic resource monitoring programs? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with how aquatic resource management plans and activities affect the aquatic environment?   If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!

Will Travel and Relocation Expenses be Paid? NO

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

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.


As a Biologist within the Pacific Northwest Aquatic Monitoring Partnership (PNAMP) Coordination Team at the US Geological Survey, some of your specific duties will include:

-Support coordination of PNAMP efforts to integrate resource monitoring programs with respect to establishing design, methods and protocols for monitoring programs and projects.

-Develop and review recommendations for organizational development, program guidance and operating plans.

-Assist with managing and maintaining web pages and content of

-Assist with workshops, developing communication products, fact sheets and project briefings which synthesize scientific scope, methods, and results of studies for technical and non-technical audiences.

-Author science syntheses for technical and non-technical audiences, including ecological or biological subjects of interest to natural resource managers.