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    Are you a Biologist looking for a position in the Federal workforce? Do you have a passion for national and continental-scale sampling designs for monitoring monarch butterflies? 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?

    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: $59,246 (Step 01) to $77,019 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Biologist within the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, located in La Crosse, WI some of your specific duties will include:

    • Plans and develops national- and continental-scale sampling design for monitoring monarch butterflies and the resources that sustain them.
    • Writes comprehensive reports detailing results and conclusions.
    • Plans and develops power analyses associated with status and trend estimation for monarch butterflies and the resources that sustain them.
    • Analyzes and resolves complex technical problems for which current information is inconclusive, or is in the form of suppositions or theories regarding the effectiveness of certain treatments.
    • Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.
    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

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    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/444134800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.