Job announcement: Aquatic Ecology Technician, USGS, Kearneysville, WV

Aquatic Ecology Technician, USGS, Kearneysville, WV
The Aquatic Biology Branch within the USGS Leetown Science Center, Kearneysville, WV USA (, seeks a full-time contract General Biologist to support projects centered on spatial modelling of fish habitat and stream health throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.   The Leetown Science Center is within the scenic and historic Potomac and Shenandoah River valleys, and located near Shepherdstown, WV, about 70 miles west of Washington DC.
Required skills include experience working with large geospatial data sets, and scripting in Python and R.  Knowledge of the NHDplus database is a plus but not required.  A BS in biology, ecology, geography or related field is required and a MS degree is preferred.  The position is a full-time contract and includes a benefits package.  Interested applicants should send their resume and a letter of interest to Dr. Kelly O. Maloney, by 01 July 2018.