Biological Science Specialist Job in Kansas City, Missouri – Department of Agriculture

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Agriculture. The opening is for a Biological Science Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Biological Science Specialist – Kansas City, Missouri
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 305861
Start Date: 08/11/2020
End Date: 08/24/2020

Qualification Summary
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below. Basic Requirements:
Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
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Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. *NOTE: You must provide a copy of your transcripts* AND In addition to the basic requirement above, all applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications: At the GS-09 Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience must be described for each grade level advertised. The specialized experience requirements for this position are: Qualifying experience for GS-09 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-07 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience performing professional, scientific, or technical tasks in a research education or extension project or program; performing scientific analysis; and technical writing in support of assigned projects.
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Degree: 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s or equivalent graduate degree. Related degree may include Animal, Plant, Environment, Soil, Forestry, Food, Nutrition or any other Biology or Physical sciences or similar if related. A degree may be considered directly related if it provided the competencies necessary to do the work of the position.
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Combination of education and experience: A combination of graduate level education and experience as described above. At the GS-11
Qualifying experience for GS-11 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-09 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience providing technical assistance; implementing or modifying program or project requirements; performing preliminary reviews or analysis of new program or project data; or presenting scientific or technical information to academic or professional audiences
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Degree: 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PhD. degree or PhD. in Animal, Plant, Environment, Soil, Forestry, Food, Nutrition, Economics, Sociology or any other Biology or Social sciences or similar fields, if related. A degree may be considered directly related if it provided the competencies necessary to do the work of the position.
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Combination of education and experience: A combination of PhD level education and experience as described above. 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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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