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    • Salary: $74,596 (Step 01) to $96,978 (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.

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    As an Ecologist within the Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Plans, conducts, and reports on results of studies on aquatic ecology, population genomics, quantitative ecology, and ecodrought. Writes comprehensive reports on those studies. 
    • Conducts project analyses and reviews results of studies or investigations. 
    • Carries out investigations of ecological, fishery, and/or wildlife conservation, preservation, and propagation issues.
    • Writes reports and/or manuscripts that include recommendations for major changes, elimination, or improvement of operations and program plans.
    • Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

    Office work is mostly sedentary. There will be lengthy periods of time working at computer terminals. Fieldwork and laboratory work is physically active and includes walking, bending, climbing, and lifting and carrying equipment in diverse weather conditions. 

    Work is performed in an office, laboratory, hatchery, and out in the field. Some travel is necessary and during field trips, the employee may be exposed to inclement weather, biting insects, and other natural hazards such as mountainous terrain, storms, and dangerous wildlife.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight travel of up to 5 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0408 Ecology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/532771100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.