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Supervisory Fish Biologist – Lodi, California
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 312716Start Date: 08/28/2020End Date: 09/11/2020
Only experience and education obtained by 09/11/2020 will be considered. In order to qualify for this position you must possess both the Basic Requirement and Minimum Qualification. Basic Requirement: Possess a degree with a major in biological science that included: (1) At least 6 semester hours in aquatic subjects such as limnology, ichthyology, fishery biology, aquatic botany, aquatic fauna, oceanography, fish culture, or related courses in the field of fishery biology; AND (2) At least 12 semester hours in the animal sciences in such subjects as general zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology entomology, parasitology, ecology, cellular biology, genetics, or research in these fields;. OR Possess a combination of education and experience courses equivalent to a major in biological science (i.e., at least 30 semester hours), of which a minimum of 6 semester hours were in aquatic subjects and 12 semester hours were in the animal sciences, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Minimum Qualification [GS-09] One year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility equivalent to grade GS-07 in the Federal service. Experience includes conducting field investigations or studies on fish species to carry out less complex studies; collecting field data using one or more collection techniques to monitor and assess fish populations and habitats; operating and maintaining various field equipment; and using computers to manage and analyze a variety of data using various software packages. OR Have successfully completed at least two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited college or university in a field directly related to one of the following disciplines: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, and chemistry. OR A combination of education and experience as described in 1 and 2 above which together equals 100% of the requirement. 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.
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