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    Salary: $64,649 (Step 01) to $84,049 (Step 10);

    NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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

    • Plans and conducts investigations including field and lab studies in support of complex, multidisciplinary research concerning the effects of Asian carps, especially black carp, on the biological, chemical, and physical processes of aquatic communities and ecosystems.
    • Serves as primary investigator with oversight of student service contractors for year-round work in large rivers, including fish collections, use of advanced telemetry and sonar technologies, and conducting laboratory and field studies investigating the potential use of various control strategies primarily with Asian carp species, especially black carp.
    • Conducts behavioral investigations to determine the effects of current and potential control strategies on aquatic invasive species and non-target aquatic organisms, including various fish species and communities.
    • Formulates new methods and approaches that will be used by other researchers and will consider the latest technological advances in fishery resource management in evaluating their potential impact on current and future programs.
    • Writes proposals to secure base and/or reimbursable funds for the CERC research program, identifying information needs of operational units of the DOI and consulting with other Federal and State agencies.
    • Operates a government owned or leased vehicle as an incidental driver.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 4 nights a month for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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