The Canyonlands Research Station in Moab, Utah is recruiting for a term GS-07 Biologist/IT Specialist.  This is a full time position (term: 4 year)  with the US Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center.

Description of Duties: Canyonlands Research Station is recruiting a Biologist position with skills in Information Technology, data management, statistical analyses and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Major duties include maintaining computer hardware and software, updating software and virus protection, data management and archiving; setting up local area network and troubleshooting issues related to the network; performing data summarization and statistical analyses of large data sets; using GIS to assemble layers, run spatial models, and analyze patterns; setting up and maintaining equipment to monitor site meteorological and soil conditions.

Qualifications: See http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp for the qualifications description. A  MS degree in biology, ecology, soil science, or related field is preferred. Applicant must have necessary Information Technology skills. The incumbent must be in sufficient physical condition to withstand the rigors of the field work. Incumbent also must pass a background check. A valid US driver’s license is required.

Salary and Start Date: Salary is $39,570 /year with full health and retirement benefits.  Start date is June 1, 2015.
Application: Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens. Questions should be addressed to CRS_Jobs@usgs.gov.

Application MUST be submitted through www.usajobs.gov.

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