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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

1 Basic Requirement, Research GS-0482: Choose the one answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the mandatory basic requirements for Research Fish Biologist positions. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 4 yrs of college leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree with a major study in biology, zoology, or biological oceanography that included at least 30 semester hours (SH) in biological and aquatic science and 15 SH in the physical and mathematical sciences. This course work must have included: at least 15 SH of preparatory training in zoology beyond introductory biology or zoology in such courses as invertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, histology, physiology, embryology, advanced vertebrate zoology, genetics, entomology, and parasitology; and at least 6 SH of training applicable to fishery biology in such subjects as fishery biology, ichthyology, limnology, oceanography, algology, planktonology, marine or fresh water ecology, invertebrate ecology, principles of fishery population dynamics, or related course work in the field of fishery biology; and at least 15 SH of training in any combination of two or more of the following: chemistry, physics, mathematics, or statistics.
  • I am currently employed in this series in the Federal government.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described.
2 GS-11 RESEARCH ONLY: In addition to basic education requirements, you must meet one of the following in order to qualify for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level as described in the “Qualifications and Evaluations” section of the vacancy announcement.
  • I possess a Master’s or equivalent graduate level degree in a directly related field of study.
  • I possess a combination of successfully completed progressive graduate level education, as described above, that is beyond the first year of graduate study and professional experience, as described above.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described.

Grade: All Grades

1 Please be aware that this vacancy announcement is only open to United States Citizens. Are you a United States Citizen? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 How did you find out about this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • USGS Online Automated Recruitment System (OARS)
  • Email notice from OARS or the USGS Email Notifier
  • Friend or relative
  • Job Fair
  • Newspaper or magazine advertisement
  • OPM USAJOBS website
  • Placement Office - State, Federal or College
  • internet job site
  • internet job site
  • The Black EOE Journal
  • Other commercial internet job site
  • Other
3 I certify, to the best of my knowledge that all the information in my application is true, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education. I understand that providing false or fraudulent information may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also certify that I have read the entire vacancy announcement; that I have reviewed my answers to the eligibility questions for accuracy; and that I understand what supporting documentation, if any, is required for submission and when it’s due. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No