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Supervisory Fish Biologist – Uvalde, Texas
Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 439050Start Date: 04/14/2021End Date: 04/27/2021
Only experience and education obtained by 04/27/2021 will be considered. In order to qualify for this position you must possess both the Basic Requirement and Minimum Qualification. Basic Requirement: Possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in a biological science that includes the following course work: 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 subjects such as general zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology, genetics, ecology, cellular biology, parasitology, entomology, or research courses in such subjects.. OR Possess a combination of education and experience that is equivalent to a major in a 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 described in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Minimum Qualification: Possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal government performing all of the following: 1) experience managing a fish hatchery including its infrastructure and staff, 2)experience in fisheries management or fish culture; 3) experience in reintroduction and monitoring of endangered fish species; 4) experience working as a lead where instructions and guidance is given to others; and 5) experience planning, coordinating, and managing budgets. This experience must be clearly reflected in your resume. 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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