Biologist @ U.S. Geological Survey




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This is a temporary appointment not to exceed 12 months that may be extended for 12 additional months without further competition.

Salary: $43,251 (Step 01) to $56,222 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

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As a Biologist within the Southwest Biological Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

-Performs advanced trainee assignments in planning the approach and collecting data to carry out less complex wildlife biology studies or portions of larger investigations.

-Captures, marks, weighs, measures, attaches radio transmitters and thread trailers, x-rays, excavates nests, and releases desert tortoises.

-Prepares a variety of samples and performs data analysis in an office or laboratory and drafts assigned portions of reports.

-Gathers, organizes, and interprets biological, ecological, pathological, public use, or other information pertinent to research studies and/or investigations.

-Operates a motor vehicle as an incidental driver.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The work requires some physical exertion, such as regular and recurring running, walking, or bending, walking or climbing ladders or scaffolds to observe, collect or record data. The work environment varies from laboratory setting to field sites and offices. The work involves moderate risks and discomforts such as high noise levels and exposure to chemicals, adverse weather conditions, and extreme temperatures that may require following special safety procedures.

Travel Required

25% or less - Overnight travel of 1-3 nights per month may be required.


Flagstaff, AZ, USA




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