Wildlife Biologist (eagle biologist)-New Mexico

Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$61,425 to $79,855 per year
Start Date
12/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
10/24/2018
Website
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512666500
Description
JOB OVERVIEW: The employee will work closely with Regional programs, including science coordinators and biologists across appropriate Joint Ventures, Ecological Services, and/or Refuges' Division of Biological Resources; technical and management staff at Headquarters; and/or other Federal, state, tribal, provincial, and private organization and partners engaged in the protection, restoration, and management of raptor populations and their habitats. TERM APPOINTMENT: This is a TERM appointment, initially made for not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended in one year increments upon management discretion for a total appointment of 4 years. OVERVIEW: This position is located in the Region 2, Division of Migratory Birds, Albuquerque, NM. The employee selected for this position will provide biological support on a variety of issues relating to conservation of eagles and other raptor populations. SEE https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512666500 for more details and to apply
Qualifications
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirements. A. Have Bachelor's Degree with a major in a biological science that includes the following course work: (1) At least 9 semester hours in such wildlife subjects as mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, wildlife management, or research courses in the field of wildlife biology; AND (2) At least 12 semester hours in zoology in such subjects as general zoology, invertebrate zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology, genetics, ecology, cellular biology, parasitology, entomology, or research courses in such subjects; AND (3) At least 9 semester hours in botany or the related plant sciences. B. Have an appropriate combination of education and experience that is equivalent to a major in a biological science (i.e., at least 30 semester hours) which includes at least (1) At least 9 semester hours in such wildlife subjects as mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, wildlife management, or research courses in the field of wildlife biology; AND (2) At least 12 semester hours in zoology in such subjects as general zoology, invertebrate zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology, genetics, ecology, cellular biology, parasitology, entomology, or research courses in such subjects; AND (3) At least 9 semester hours in botany or the related plant sciences. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS - GS-11: In addition to the Basic Education Requirements, applicants must meet the following Additional Qualification Requirements. A. Have at least one year of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level (comparable to GS-09) in the Federal service. This qualifying specialized experience MUST include: (1) Providing planning support for biological initiatives related to the management of birds and their habitats; (2) Conducting studies affecting bird populations to include performing data and statistical analysis; (3) Assisting in wildlife management planning; (4) Preparing and presenting scientific data relative to wildlife resources. B. Have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate level education leading to a Ph.D. or I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in wildlife biology or a directly related. C. I have a combination of graduate education and experience listed above for a total of 100%. NOTE: Only graduate level education beyond the 2nd year can be used for this combination with experience. SEE https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512666500 for more details and to apply
Contact Person
Diane Bohling
Contact Phone
505-248-6439
Contact eMail
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