Fish Biologist

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Department Of Agriculture
A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation''s most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.
It''s an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as the views.
This position is a permanent, seasonal 18/8 appointment. Seasonal 18/8 appointments are described as appointments where the incumbent is guaranteed full-time work for at least 18 pay periods and may be in a non-pay status for up to 8 pay periods of the year. An individual hired under this appointment is eligible to elect health and life insurance benefits, and to receive within-grade increases (periodic pay raises).
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 14-0601-25466G-cks. Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation.
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
This position is located in Region 6, at the Bend Nursery of the Deschutes National Forest in Bend, Oregon. For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact Daniel Rife at or email at .us
The incumbent serves as a fishery biologist who will be responsible for performing routine work in fisheries resource-related projects.
Job Title: Fish Biologist
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Forest Service
Job Announcement Number: 14-0601-25466DP-cks
SALARY RANGE: $39,179.00 to $62,297.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, April 17, 2014 to Monday, April 21, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0482-07/09
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Bend, OR
WHO MAY APPLY: US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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