Biologist Job in Columbia, Missouri – Department of the Interior



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Biologist – Columbia, Missouri
Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 497404
Start Date: 08/18/2021
End Date: 09/07/2021

Qualification Summary
REQUIREMENTS (Continued). Throughout the recruitment and hiring process we will be communicating with you via email; therefore, it is imperative that the email address you provide when applying for this vacancy remains active. Should your email address change, please notify the point of contact identified in the vacancy announcement as soon as possible so that we can update our system. QUALIFICATIONS: BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Applicants must meet A or B below to satisfy the basic education requirement for Biologist, all grade levels. A. Degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. **OR B. Combination of education and experience–courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above (24 semester hours or the equivalent in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position), plus appropriate experience and/or additional education for a total of 4 years. The education or combined education and experience must be comparable in type, scope and thoroughness to that acquired through successful completion of a 4-year course of study as described in “A” above. For GS-07: In addition to the basic education requirement as stated above, applicants must meet one of the following to qualify for the GS-07 level: 1 year of successfully completed graduate level education (18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours or the equivalent) in biology or other directly related field of study if it provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. **OR Super Academic Achievement based on undergraduate study. **OR one year of appropriate professional experience that is in or related to the duties of this position is qualifying if it is equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-5 level in the Federal service, and if it equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. Examples of GS-5 level experience could include: Assisted and provided technical support in the design, coordination, and implementation of various laboratory and field studies of the behavior of fishes and crayfish. Demonstrated experience with application of electro-olfactogram in identification of potential chemical stimuli. Demonstrated experience with large database development and management, video sampling and digital analysis of behavior, population and bioenergetics models, Bayesian and non-Bayesian statistics, and R, SAS, and Python. **OR a combination of successfully completed graduate level education, as described above, and professional experience, as described above. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.

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