USDA Permanent Position Available working on Water Quality Impacts on Aquaculture Production Systems
Position Title: Biological Science Technician
Salary: GS-5: starting @ $23,633
GS-6: starting @ $26,342
GS-7: starting @ $29,273
Type of Appointment: Permanent, Full-time
Location of Position: Catfish Genetics Research Unit, Stoneville, Mississippi
Announcement Number: ARS-X1S-1394-R *
Opening Date: October 29, 2001
Closing Date: November 9, 2001
Area of Consideration: All Sources, US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
APPLICATIONS WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED FROM USDA SURPLUS AND FEDERAL DISPLACED EMPLOYEES IN THE COMMUTING AREA.
DUTIES: Provides technical support for research studying formation and persistence of harmful/noxious algal blooms and water quality problems in pond aquaculture systems, and resulting off-flavor in fish. The incumbent performs a variety of technical duties in a laboratory, pond, or wetlab environment, including biochemical and physiological analyses of fish and algae. Work will include field sample collection and processing, HPLC, GC, and cell isolation and identification. Incumbent maintains records of experimental data and tabulates, analyzes, and summarizes data using personal computers and software packages. APPLICATION MATERIALS AND FULL ANNOUNCEMENT ARE AVAILABLE AT www.usajobs.opm.gov . APPLICATIONS MUST IDENTIFY ANNOUNCEMENT # LISTED ABOVE. The USDA is an EEO employer.
Paul V. Zimba, Ph.D.
Catfish Genetics Research Unit
PO Box 38, 141 Expt. Stn Rd.
Stoneville, MS 38776