U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks two Invasive Species Management Biologists.

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

     09/22/2017 to 10/03/2017

  • Salary

    $40,684 to $52,893 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 7

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Locations

2 vacancies in the following locations:

  • Clewiston, FL1 vacancy
  • Jacksonville, FL1 vacancy
  • Duties

    Summary

    Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    This position works for the US Army, Corps of Engineers with a duty station in Jacksonville, Florida and a duty station in Clewiston, Florida. This position will be filled at the GS-07 grade level only with this announcement however, it is a developmental position with growth to the GS-09 and then to the GS-11 grade level. The full performance level of this position is GS-11.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    Responsibilities

    • Conduct field surveys of invasive plants.
    • Participate in the management of invasive species projects.
    • Operate airboats and motorboats.
    • Utilize Geographic Information System (GPS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) to monitor and track invasive species.
    • Participate in the planning, construction or implementation of ecosystem restoration projects.
    • Knowledge of invasive species management methods, (i.e., Biocontrol, Mechanical, Chemical)
    • Coordinate and plan with other agencies (Invasive Species Management and Ecosystem Restoration projects).
    • Analyze data using spreadsheets, databases and/or GIS
    • Participate in outreach activities associate with invasive species management and ecosystem restoration.
    • Input data using spreadsheets and/or databases.
    • Prepare reports and correspondence on technical issues and policy matters.
    • Participate in public presentations to professional societies, civic and educational groups related to invasive species management and/or ecosystem restoration.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

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