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    Salary: GS-12- $77,488 (Step 01) to $100,739 (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 Research Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Conduct research focused on the biology, ecology, and control of invasive aquatic organisms, especially invasive carps.
    • Serves as independent member or leader of various research teams that consist of multidisciplinary scientists from multiple agencies.
    • Prepares proposals, reports to funding agencies, and scientific journal publications.
    • Provides technical assistance to DOI agencies and to other Federal, State, and private interests as appropriate.
    • Operates a government owned or leased vehicle as an incidental driver.
    Physical Demands: The work assignments normally involve 80 percent office and 20 percent field effort. Office assignments are generally sedentary. Occasional lifting and carrying necessary supplies may be required. Some work requires periods of walking, standing, bending, and climbing.

    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 nights per month for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0482 Fish Biology

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