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    Salary

    GS-09: $51,440 (Step 01) to $73,308 (Step 10);

    GS-11: $62,236 (Step 01) to $88,705 (Step 10);

    NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Fish Biologist within the Great Lakes Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:
     

    • Plan, organize and implement limited biological investigations that affect fishery resources.
    • Conduct routine field experiments to test scientific hypotheses.
    • Gather, organize and interpret a wide variety of biological, ecological, pathological, public use data.
    • Develop and maintain computer databases; gather, analyze, tabulate and summarize scientific, programmatic and/or budgetary data.
    • Analyze data, perform scientific tests, conducts studies on existing or proposed practices.
    • Driving will be a regular duty of the position

    Physical Demands

    The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; and bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed in an office, laboratory, and/or in the field. The office is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of the outdoor work. Field and laboratory duties may require the use of special protective gear. The incumbent is expected to conduct duties in a safe and orderly manner so as not to endanger self, fellow workers, or property with which entrusted.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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