Job Openings with NPS in USVI

Don Catanzaro Don_Catanzaro at
Tue Sep 28 14:54:02 EDT 1999

Hi All,

I am pleased to announce that the National Park Service's Virgin Islands Long
Term Ecological Monitoring Program will be hiring two GS-5/7 permanent
Biological Science Technicians.  One position will be stationed at St. Croix,
USVI and the other at St. John, USVI.  The successful candidates will earn
$20,588 or $25,501 plus a 20% non-taxable Cost of Living Adjustment (grade
determination will be determined by qualifications).  Please be advised that no
housing nor moving expenses have been authorized for these positions.

The Virgin Islands Long Term Ecological Program is being developed cooperatively
by the National Park Service and the U.S.G.S. Biological Resources Division. 
The National Park Service is currently phasing in personnel for this program. 
Applicants must have SCUBA certification and experience.  Preference is given to
those with experience identifying corals and fish of the Caribbean, small vessel
operation experience, and computer skills.  Successful candidates will be
involved in monitoring coral reefs, coral fish, seagrasses, sea birds, sea
turtles and water quality parameters surrounding Buck Island Reef National
Monument, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Virgin Islands National Park.  

This is a great opportunity for budding biologists to get their feet wet. 
Applications can be obtained from or by phoning the Virgin
Islands National Park jobline (340-775-6238 ext. 230).  The jobs will open
9/28/1999 for approximately two weeks, please refer to announcement numbers PR
90119 through PR 90122.  Please forward this announcement to interested
individuals.  If you have any questions, feel free to call or e-mail me.

                                                              Carpe Dogma      _
          ______       ________    -                                            

Dr. Donald G. Catanzaro 
National Park Service                           
Virgin Islands - Long Term Ecological Monitoring Program                
Don_Catanzaro at
2100 Church St., Kings Wharf #100                              Ph: 
(340)-773-1460 ext. 42
Christiansted, USVI  00820-4611                            Fax:  (340)-773-5995

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