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    *Are you a Biologist/Ecologist/Physical Scientist/Hydrologist professional looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? 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!

    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

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

    Salary: $74,950(Step 01) to $97,434 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

    Open to current or former Federal employees: RES-2016-0181

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    As a Biologist/Ecologist/Physical Scientist/Hydrologist within the Northwest Climate Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Assists Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) Director the implementation of the NW CSC science strategy and serves as the primary source of technical expertise and advice to the Director on the course of future climate research and technical support activities
    • Complies, reviews, evaluates and interprets regional climate science activities funded by the NW CSC, regional partners and academic institutions
    • Prepares oral and written summaries, reports, documents, and briefing materials as assigned by the Director
    • Responsible for providing guidance, requirements and standard operating procedures for maintaining the quality assurance of research activities, processes and products sponsored by the NW CSC and assists the Director with management and coordination of all aspects of research solicitation processes
    • Represents the NW CSC at professional meetings and serves on selected panels, committees and task forces involving other agencies and organizations to address complex issues and to promote the NW CSC science program
    USGS has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. The official worksite for the selectee is the duty location identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this location on a regular and recurring basis.

    For additional information on our internal telework policy, please reference the Department of the Interior Telework Handbook at: http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/pb/telework.html.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Average of 2-3 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435242000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.