Biologist

Posted on Aug 02, 2021 via USAJobs

National Park Service, Department of the Interior

Homestead, FL  |   #government

 


This position is located in Everglades National Park, in the Resource Management Division.nThis is a term position (more than 1 year) with an initial appointment expecting to last at least 13 months but may be extended up to a total of four years, or more based on any changes to regulations governing the number of years term appointments may last, without further competition.

Term positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service.

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement--unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.

Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience.

To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time).

If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.

To qualify for this position at the GS-11 grade level, you must possess the basic education requirement and at least one of thenfollowing minimum qualifications by close of the announcement: Basic Education Requirement: Successfully completed a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a discipline closely related to biologyn-OR-nCombination of education and experience.

Education must include successful completion of course work equivalent to a major (at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours or school equivalent) in an accredited college or university in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or a discipline closely related to fish and wildlife biology; PLUS experience directly related to the position being filled and/or additional related education.

The quality of the combination of education and experience must demonstrate that you possess the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work of the position to be filled and equal 100% of the requirement when combined.

EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors).

This experience includes activities such as:(1) carrying out control efforts for invasive species; (2) generating and summarizing information form natural-resource management projects; (3) training and leading others to conduct natural-resource management.

You must include hours per week worked.n-OR-nEDUCATION: Successful completion of at least 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D.

degree or Ph.D.

or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as biological science, natural resource management, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry or related disciplines.

You must include transcripts.n-OR-nSuccessful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above.

You must include transcripts.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Deadline: 2021-07-26 (Expired)
Salary: 68K-89K Per Year


How to Apply

Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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