SENIOR BIOLOGIST

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 01, 2019
Full Time Environmental Services Natural Resources Sciences and Laboratory

Job Description



Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights & Measures

TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY
Restricted to permanent employees of the Los Angeles County

Senior Biologist


The Los Angeles County Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights & Measures is seeking a well-qualified and organized individual to fill the Senior Biologist vacancy.

This vacancy is located at 11012 South Garfield Avenue South Gate, CA 90280 and is a 5-40 work schedule, Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Essential Job Functions
In a field of specialization:

Applies scientific knowledge and methodology to the solution of problems in the practice of biology including data collection and analysis, population and habitat inventory, monitoring and goal setting, and disease identification and control.

Plans, organizes, and conducts systematic research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.

Publishes in scientific and popular publications research findings which answer important scientific questions, open new avenues for further study, redefine an important subject matter area, or result in important improvements in product or technique.

Applies results of applied research to the solution of significant problems which are hard to define, require unconventional or novel approaches or highly sophisticated research techniques, or present other above average difficulties.

Gives expert information to the public, colleagues, industry representatives, and other agencies.

May present papers at scientific meetings and gives lectures to lay groups, students, or staff.

Conducts correspondence and exchanges information with other specialists in his own and related fields.

May supervise other professionals engaged in scientific activities, or act as lead scientist in coordinating various research projects.

May draft ordinances, regulations, or proposed techniques for the control of conditions or organisms affecting plant life or public health.

Prepares or supervises the preparation of research grant proposals for submission to private or public agencies.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
A Ph.D. degree with specialization in Entomology* or a closely related field from an accredited college.
Requirements
ACCEPTING RESUMES FROM :
Only permanent employees of the Los Angeles County who currently hold the title ofSenior Biologist may apply. Interested employees must submit a resume detailing relevant work experience,copies of the last three performance evaluations andthree years of Time History Report (Prime Variance).
Additional Information

PLEASE SUBMIT THE REQUESTED DOCUMENTS TO:

Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights & Measures
Human Resources Division
Attn: Tanya Marchese
12300 Lower Azusa Road
Arcadia, CA 91006

E-mail: tmarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov
Phone: (626) 575-5464 | Fax: (626) 652-0740

Only the most qualified employees, based on the information submitted, will be contacted for an interview. The interview will be used to determine the final selection.

-Open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.-

**THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR A CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION**


Closing Date/Time: