Wednesday , February 8 2023

USGS Employment – Supervisory Biologist/Chemist

Website U.S. Geological Survey

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implements the Regulatory Affairs activity and serves as the authoritative Bureau expert on study design and data requirements and interpretation to gain regulatory approval for biological, chemical, or genomic/molecular control agents of invasive or nuisance species through federal (U.S. and Canada), state, and local pesticide regulatory programs.
  • Reviews and assesses regulatory guidelines to determine data and information requirements and prioritizes regulatory data inadequacies which must be addressed to support new or maintain current biopesticide or pesticide registrations to control aquatic invasive species.
  • Implements a Quality Assurance Program in compliance with Federal Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations for those studies which may be submitted in support of the approval for a veterinary medicine product or the registration of a biopesticide or pesticide.
  • Conducts analyses to evaluate the effectiveness and compliance of Quality Management System (QMS) at UMESC, provides information, and negotiates effective solutions.
  • Supervises, coordinates, and plans the work of staff; provides advice, counsel, or instruction; interviews candidates for positions; enhances career development of staff; and finds ways to improve production and increase the quality of the work.
  • Operates a government motor vehicle as an incidental driver.

Job Requirements:

  • Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary period.
  • More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.
  • You will be required to operate a government-owned or -leased vehicle in the performance of your official duties.? Applicants for this position must meet the following requirements:?(1) possess a valid State license, and (2) possess a safe driving record.? If selected, you will be required to provide proof of a valid State license & a copy of your driving record.
  • This position requires completion of a one year supervisory/managerial probationary period, if one has not previously been completed.
    If selected for this position, you may be required to file one or more financial statements upon reporting and annually, some of which may be subject to public disclosure.
  • Because this position requires travel for official business, the selectee will be required to apply for a charge card within 30 calendar days of appointment. Individuals who have delinquent account balances from a previous Government charge card will be required to satisfy their existing obligation before a new card can be issued.
  • A background investigation will be required for this position. Continued employment will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
  • Throughout the recruitment and hiring process we will be communicating with you via email; therefore, it is imperative that the email address you provide when applying for this vacancy remains active. Should your email address change, please notify the point of contact identified in the vacancy announcement as soon as possible so that we can update our system.
  • If you are a Federal employee applying for a promotion (under merit promotion procedures) you must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: La Crosse, WI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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