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    About the Position: This is a Biologist, GS-0401-12 position located in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, Operations Division, Regulatory Branch, Surveillance/Enforcement Section located in Philadelphia, PA

    This is a reannouncement. Applicants who applied to the previous announcement NEGA204031445988, must reapply to this announcement for further consideration.

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    • As a Biologist, you will:
    • Maintain a professional knowledge of the principles of biology and other physical and natural sciences (such as ecology, botany, limnology, soil science, geology, geomorphology, hydrology, chemistry, archaeology, engineering, and economics).
    • Review the file record and evaluates permit conditions, project plans, specifications, site location maps/drawings, and aerial imagery.
    • Interview applicants/violators and/or their agents, and coordinates with other interested Federal, state and local regulatory agencies to gather information concerning the circumstances leading to the performance of non-compliance work.
    • Perform permit compliance investigations of both Corps of Engineers issued Federal permits and State issued Federal permits (i.e., State Programmatic General Permits).
    • Evaluate off-site resources, including aerial photography/imagery, surveys, and plans to identify the location, extent, and timing of regulated work.
    • Execute detailed investigations, prioritizing on-going work, work that warrants special attention due to environmental and/or timing urgency, and violations having high public visibility or are contentious.
    • Perform surveillance of assigned regional areas, i.e., by car, fixed-wing aircraft, helicopter, boat, and evaluation of aerial imagery.
    • Seek resolution of noncompliance violations in accordance with the above noted laws, regulations, and policies.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568573800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.