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    The government-wide direct hire authority for Biologist, GS-0401 and Fish Biologist, GS-0482 is being used to fill this position.

    Salary: $140,306 (Step 01) to $172,500 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

    This is an interdisciplinary position that may be filled as a Supervisory Biologist, GS-0401 or Supervisory Fish Biologist, GS-0482.

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    As a Center Director (Supervisory Biologist or Supervisory Fish Biologist), within the Western Fisheries Research Center (WFRC), some of your specific duties will include:

    - Responsible for all aspects of the leadership, administration, operation, and management of WFRC.
    - Works closely with the Regional Director of the Northwest-Pacific Islands Region and the Associate Director for Ecosystems in managing all operational and research functions of the Center.
    - Leads and develops collaborations with other USGS Science Centers, other Federal and State agencies, universities, Tribes, and non-governmental organizations.
    - Plans, coordinates, executes, and manages broad, multi-disciplinary programs of research, inventory, monitoring and information management.
    - The research program of the Center includes multi-disciplinary studies in the Pacific Northwest focused on the environmental factors responsible for the creation, maintenance, and regulation of fish populations including their interactions in the aquatic communities and ecosystems.
    - The Center conducts studies of declining aquatic species throughout the Pacific Northwest, with focus on ecology, genetics, propagation, and fish health; and molecular, threatened, and endangered species, invasive species, and population genetics within these ecosystems.
    - Identifies customers (information users), provides outreach to these organizations to determine research needs, obtains funding to conduct scientific studies, shares information, and reports key findings.
    - Communicates with high-level administrators within and outside USGS; local, regional and national media staff; and senior-level representatives of client agencies and non-government organizations to advocate USGS and Center mission and programs.
    - Participates on various internal and external committees related to fisheries.
    - Has experience with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC) and with biological laboratory operations at a research or teaching facility.
    -Operates a government owned or leased vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Physical Demands: Work is primarily sedentary, although field trips and extensive travel are expected as part of the job in order to manage the Center.

    Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office environment with travel to laboratories, field stations, and to locations where hazardous chemicals and/or biological elements may be encountered.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 5-10 days per month for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/595471900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.