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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), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), Ecosystem Sciences Division with two vacancies located in Honolulu, HI.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-PIC-2020-0026, which is open to Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As a Biological Science Technician, you will perform the following duties:

    • Provide technician support for data collection and research surveys via at-sea research vessels, scuba operations, and shore-based field research.
    • Develop procedures and practices for the general maintenance, storage, inventory and procurement of project-specific equipment that are used in the laboratory or field.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with field party chief and vessel operators to aid decisions that impact proper execution of sampling protocols due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
    • Conduct standardized quality control auditing procedures, develop summarized results for seasonal research cruise data reports, and provide research data for PIFSC internal and external data requests.

    NOTE: These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZT-3, the ZT-2 is developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic and foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    3 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567882900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.