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NPS Vacancy Term Biologist GS-0401-09

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Opportunity Type: Employment Opportunities
Submission Deadline: October 6, 2023



National Park Service


The incumbent is engaged in the study, inventory, monitoring, restoration, and management of a broad range of natural resources.

Three positions will be filled, the positions are located in the following parks:

  • Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park in Fort Oglethorpe, GA.
  • Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in Fritch, TX.
  • Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway in St. Croix Falls, WI.


The biologist position is engaged in the study, inventory, monitoring, restoration, and management of a broad range of natural resources. Examples of program areas may include, but are not limited to, vegetation, wildlife, fisheries, exotic and pest species, sensitive species, and associated ecological components such as air, water, and soil.

The biologist may also be engaged in the management and protection of resource values.

Develops and prepares portions of the park(s) resources management plan that requires the application of biotic resources.

Coordinates the park(s) natural resource strategies and programs with those on adjacent lands for the purposes of achieving broad ecosystem protection strategies and preventing human impacts.

Prepares management and scientific reports regarding the results of protection, mitigation, restoration, reintroduction, inventory, monitoring, and research activities.

Incorporates appropriate GIS technology into job to provide comprehensive and scientifically sound answers to inquiries from managers and others.

This is a term position (more than 1 year) with an initial appointment expecting to last at least 13 months but may be extended up to a total of four years, or more based on any changes to regulations governing the number of years term appointments may last, without further competition. Term positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service. The National Park Service retains the right to extend the duration of this appointment after selection and/or appointment, based on changes to the regulation governing the number of years term appointments may last. This change, which may be made at the agency’s sole discretion and without further competition, shall not be construed or interpreted as the granting of a right to a selectee or employee to such an extension. No extension to a term appointment shall be granted to a selectee/employee to an amount of time that exceeds the maximum number of years authorized under any present or current regulation, unless such regulation expressly allows such action.

At the Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway in Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin location ONLY: The length of this term appointment may be as short as 13-months but may be extended up for a total of 2-years with the possibility of another 2-year extension.

For more information, including requirements, qualifications, and instructions on how to apply, visit the official posting on USAJOBS.