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Supervisory Fish Biologist – Lodi, California
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 427030Start Date: 03/18/2021End Date: 03/30/2021
Only experience and education obtained by 03/30/2021 will be considered. In order to qualify for this position you must possess both the Basic Requirement and Minimum Qualification. Basic Requirement:
1. A full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in biological sciences that included: at least 6 semester (9 quarter) 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 at least 12 semester (18 quarter) 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. (Excess courses in aquatic subject may be used to meet this requirement when appropriate) OR
2. Combination of education and experience in courses equivalent to a major in biological science (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 in paragraph A, above, plus appropriate experience or additional education equivalent to a course of study with a major in the appropriate field as described in A above. Minimum Qualification [GS-13] One year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility equivalent to grade GS-12 in the Federal service. Experience may include: 1) working as a field biologist or researcher investigating the restoration of naturally reproducing and self-sustaining anadromous fish populations through protection, restoration or enhancement of natural channel and riparian habitats; 2) analyzing field and research fishery data using statistics and computer systems; 3) coordinating natural channel and riparian habitat restoration efforts between multiple organizations; 4) communicating with others effectively orally and in writing to address, negotiate and solve potentially volatile fish habitat restoration topics. 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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