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    Salary: $62,236 (Step 01) to $80,912 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. 

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    As a Research Fish Biologist within the Columbia Environmental Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Plan and conduct investigations in support of complex, multidisciplinary research projects.
    • Serve as project investigator.
    • Design and conduct behavioral investigations.
    • Formulate new methods and approaches.
    • Write proposals to secure based and/or reimbursable funds.


    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 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

    25% or less - Overnight travel of 5-7 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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