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Supervisory Ecologist (Ecological Sciences Branch Chief) – La Crosse, Wisconsin
Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 364403Start Date: 11/23/2020End Date: 12/21/2020
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Applicants must meet A below to satisfy the basic education requirement for Ecologist, all grade levels. Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in biology or a related field of science underlying ecological research that included at least 30 semester hours or the equivalent in basic and applied biological sciences. These hours must have included at least 9 semester hours or the equivalent in ecology, and 12 semester hours or the equivalent in physical and mathematical sciences. GS-14: In addition to the basic education requirements as stated above, applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equal to the next lower grade level. Examples of GS-13 level work may include: Experience with budget formulation and execution of a ~$5 M research program, including managing the execution of federal appropriated and cyclical funding and competition for and execution of extramural funding agreements. Experience with leading research planning efforts to address improvements in sampling design and development of single to multispecies to ecological to environmental models to meet needs of partners. Experience with designing and conducting experimental research studies to address current issues in aquatic or terrestrial community ecology questions, serving as an expert and consultant in a broad range of aquatic and terrestrial ecological issues. Experience with developing annual to multi-year science frameworks and research initiatives on large, complex interdisciplinary scales to address diverse questions related to the form, function and processes of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and ecosystem restoration. Experience with coordinating work with other branches/sections, offices, mission areas, Federal and State resource management and regulatory agencies, and university scientists. Experience with representing an organization on regional, national and international committees and task forces involving other Federal agencies, State agencies, the academic community, and non-governmental organizations. Experience with ensuring research activities are completed in accordance with peer-reviewed study plans and meet appropriate quality, scientific merit and integrity, and are relevant to administration priorities. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.
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