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    *Do you want to be a part of an innovative scientific research organization? *Do you have an interest in using your biology knowledge to participate in aquatic monitoring partnerships with state, federal, tribal and local organizations? 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?

    This is a term, part-time 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: $20.24 (Step 01) to $26.32 per hour (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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    As a Biologist within the Pacific Northwest Aquatic Monitoring Partnership (PNAMP), some of your specific duties will include:

    • Support PNAMP efforts to integrate resource monitoring programs of state, federal, tribal, local, and private organizations in the Pacific Northwest by providing expertise with respect to establishing design, methods and protocols for monitoring programs.
    • Assist with managing content at MonitoringResources.org. This includes keeping site text up to date; entering or updating methods and protocols in MonitoringMethods.org as needed; reviewing content entered by other users and providing feedback based on the quality of documentation; providing online/phone support and demonstrations/trainings for the tools as requested; moderating discussions on the Discussion Board; coordinating with other users to finalize (publish) content in the tools.
    • Assist with workshop planning; develops products and presentations using specialized software.
    • Create and edit fact sheets and project briefings which synthesize scientific scope, methods, results, and management implications of studies for both technical and non-technical PNAMP audiences.
    • Serves as primary resource for PNAMP partners regarding metadata.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel on average 1 night per month is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439611900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.