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    This position is located within the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC), Panama City Laboratory with one vacancy located in Panama City, FL.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-SEFSC-2020-0008, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As a Supervisory Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Serve as the supervisor and a member of the leadership team of Panama City Laboratory performing supervisory functions, representing the laboratory, and managing the scientific lab programs and the administrative management of the facility.
    • Supervise and conduct research on marine habitats, fishery life history parameters, and fish population biology, and direct the work of teams and lower level scientists.
    • Administer, oversee, and coordinate with other science centers all the activities of budget planning, formulation, and execution, and develop a strategic workforce plan to achieve organizational goals.
    • Provide expert technical guidance by assessing problems and creating solutions or recommendations to organizational specialists.
    • Coordinate and develop new precedents and guidelines requiring the use of advanced scientific techniques, and the modification and integration of emerging technologies into program systems.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% of domestic and foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - There is no promotion potential for this position.

  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555591200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.