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    This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service.

    Salary: $43,683 (Step 01) to $56,790 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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    As a Biologist within the Columbia Environmental Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Plans, organizes, and conducts limited investigations of the biological and ecological requirements of riverine species.
    • Performs data analysis and writes small reports to evaluate findings.
    • Prepares graphs and charts for summary portions of reports.
    • Performs assignments in planning the approach and collecting data needed to carry out portions of large river fishery investigations.
    • Gathers, organizes, and interprets biological, ecological, public use data, or other information pertinent to research studies and/or investigations.
    • Operates a government owned or leased vehicle as an incidental driver.
    • Operates and/or maintains motorized watercraft.
    Physical Demands: The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity.

    Work Environment: Work is performed in an office, laboratory, and/or in the field. The office is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of the outdoor work. Field and laboratory duties may require the use of special protective gear. The incumbent is expected to conduct duties in a safe and orderly manner so as not to endanger self, fellow workers, or property with which entrusted.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 3 night 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/596817900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.