Inspect regulated products and manufacturers, conducting sample analyses of regulated products, and reviewing imported products offered for entry into the United States.
Perform the full range of entomology on a variety of samples, including the difficult, complex or unusual samples submitted by agency personnel.
Write reports that identify the sample, show the methods and procedures used, any modifications with validation data, the results and their interpretation, and whether the sample appears to be in violation of any agency regulation.
The position of Entomologist falls under the 0414 occupational series. To qualify for this position at grade GS-11, you must meet all requirements by 11:59 pm EST on 11/09/2022.
Degree: entomology; or a related discipline of the biological or physical sciences that included at least 16 semester hours in entomology.
Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major that included course work described in the statement above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Performs the full range of entomology on a variety of samples, including the difficult, complex or unusual samples submitted by agency personnel about entomology and enforcement activities. Before analyzing a sample, reviews the background material submitted with the sample, agency reports on similar samples or situations, and pertinent regulations. Determines the approach, methods, and procedures to use to obtain the information requested, taking into consideration the requirements.