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Vacancy Announcements

Case Exam Announcements:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/370692000

Job Title:  Biologist
Department:  Department Of Agriculture
Agency:  Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Job Announcement Number:  6WS-2014-0040

SALARY RANGE:

$62,228.00 to $80,896.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, May 23, 2014 to Thursday, May 29, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0401-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term (NTE) - not to exceed 2 Years; maybe be extended up to 4 years.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Fort Collins, CO View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

This announcement is open to all United States citizens.


POSITION: Utility Systems Repairer-Operator
APPOINTMENT: Permanent
SERIES/GRADE: WG-4742-10
LOCATION: Fort Collins, CO

APPLICATION DATES: Thursday, May 22, 2014 to Wednesday, May 28, 2014

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/370577300

*To apply for this position, you must use the USAJOBS online application system. You can access this job listing by clicking on "Search Jobs" and using the following vacancy announcement number: 24WS-2014-0060 as a keyword search. To apply for the vacancy, follow instructions within the vacancy announcement.

 

Merit Promotion Vacancy Announcements:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/370573100

POSITION: Utility Systems Repairer-Operator
APPOINTMENT: Permanent
SERIES/GRADE: WG-4742-10
LOCATION: Fort Collins, CO

APPLICATION DATES: Thursday, May 22, 2014 to Wednesday, May 28, 2014

*To apply for this position, you must use the USAJOBS online application system. You can access this job listing by clicking on "Search Jobs" and using the following vacancy announcement number: 6WS-2014-0039 as a keyword search. To apply for the vacancy, follow instructions within the vacancy announcement. *Further, on the same page, you must scroll down to the "Applicant Eligibility" heading and select the "yes" button rather than the default "no." Failure to complete this step, will result in a "No jobs matched the query" statement on the retrieved page. To apply for the vacancy, follow instructions within the vacancy announcement.

 

Employment Information

Most National Wildlife Research Center full-time personnel in Fort Collins and at field stations are employed in the following series classifications: Wildlife Biologist, Biological Science Technician, Chemist, and Physical Science Technician. Program Support and administrative positions also exist. All full-time and term positions in APHIS are also posted on USAJOBS.

Wildlife Biologist
Conducts wildlife research in laboratory and field settings from conception, design, data collection and analysis to reporting, oral presentation, or publication of results. Plans and reviews research proposals. Evaluates workforce and facilities needs. Supervises technicians and other scientists.

Biological Technician
Conducts or assists with field and laboratory studies on wildlife species of interest to the Center. This involves handling captive wildlife in accordance with animal welfare regulations, Good Laboratory Practices and EPA regulations. Technicians also build or procure cages and pens, maintain laboratory equipment and order supplies. Biological technicians organize and tabulate research data and assist with data analysis. Technicians write Standard Operating Procedures and other technical publications.

Chemist
Operates an array of instruments to perform basic qualitative and quantitative determinations of pesticides and other compounds in animal and plant tissue, soil, water and other materials or substrates. The chemist analyzes samples, performs calculations, evaluates and consolidates data and maintains accurate records. The chemist must have the ability to assist in the solution of technical problems encountered with laboratory methods and equipment. All records must meet Good Laboratory Practices standards.

Physical Science Technician
Assists Center research chemists. Prepares samples for chemical analysis. Operates basic laboratory equipment. Handles toxic substances in accordance with federal regulations. Maintains records following Good Laboratory Practices guidelines and regulations.

Post-Doctoral Appointments
Are available in cooperation with appropriate scientists and as needed to support Center research.

Sabbatical Positions
Opportunities for visiting scientists on sabbatical are available. Application must be made through proper channels and research must support the mission of the Center.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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