Help HelpOverviewOpen & closing datesOpening and closing dates07/19/2019 to 08/02/2019ServiceCompetitivePay scale & gradeZP 4Salary$88,704 to $136,271 per yearAppointment typePermanentWork scheduleFull-TimeHelp HelpLocation1 vacancy in the following location:Newport, OR Newport, OR 1 vacancyRelocation expenses reimbursedNoTelework eligibleNoThis job is open toIndividuals with disabilitiesFederal employees - Competitive serviceCurrent or former competitive service federal employees.Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.Land & base managementCertain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.Military spousesPeace Corps & AmeriCorps VistaSpecial authoritiesIndividuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.Veterans Clarification from the agencyVEOA, 30% Disabled.Current or former employees at a land management agency who were initially hired under competitive procedures in a time-limited appointment.Duties SummaryThis position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering (RACE) Division with one vacancy in Newport,OR.
This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-AKC-2019-0049, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals.
You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.ResponsibilitiesAs a Supervisory Research Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:Maintain active role as a leader in the conservation and fishery management of commercial ground-fish and crab species in Alaska.Conduct own research and mentor others on some aspect of groundfish population dynamics,physiology, behavior, response to ocean acidification, essential habitat, aquaculture and/or another area related to the Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) science mission as mutually agreed upon with Division leadership.Mentor junior scientists to identify critical areas for research and guide them through the research projects to successfully answer the most pressing science questions.Act as AFSC Facilities Point of Contact for the Fisheries Behavioral Ecology Laboratory at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.
Works collaboratively with Oregon State University and the NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center on facilities issues and keeps Division Leadership apprised of emerging issues.Perform full range of supervisory and administrative functions of a Program Manager.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - Up to 20% of domestic and foreign travel may be required.
Supervisory statusYesPromotion Potential4