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    Open to the first 50 applicants or until 11/25/2020 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

    This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.

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    This position serves as the aquatic ecologist for the Northern Plains Inventory and Monitoring Network (NGPN). The position requires knowledge of and experience working in the ecosystems present in the Northern Great Plains Network park units. These ecosystem types include karst topography, small streams, large rivers and riparian corridors. Duties include summarizing data collected by the USGS Water Science Centers and other partners to examine water quality. This includes leading monitoring efforts regarding geomorphology and ground water, as well as vertebrate and aquatic systems. The ecologist may coordinate other terrestrial morning programs such as invertebrate, bird, anuran, bat and/or prairie dog vital signs. The incumbent is supervised by the NGPN Network Coordinator. The job requires working closely with Network staff, the 13 Parks in the Network, and outside scientists and partners.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0408 Ecology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584203800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.