Job: Microbiologist, US Department of Health And Human Services, Jefferson, AR

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Jefferson, AR 72205 United States

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Job Description

• Perform a range of microbiology analyses on a variety of samples submitted by Agency personnel in connection with regulatory monitoring and enforcement activities.
• Modify the methods and procedures as needed to satisfy special requirements and to solve problems.
• Determine the general approach necessary to obtain the requested information, taking into consideration the requirements established by Agency regulations and Federal law
• Present analyses, provide guidance, and solicit information.
• Write reports that identify samples, show the methods and procedures used and any modifications with validation data, the results and their interpretation, and whether the samples appear to be in violation of any agency regulation.

Job Requirements

Experience directly related to the position to be filled which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, and can be demonstrated thorough knowledge of science, laws and regulations of the Agency.

GS-11: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which includes gathering and performing analyses of scientific data; reviewing and evaluating scientific data for efficiency and safety; preparing reports on scientific/technical study findings; providing technical advice on quality control methods used in conducting analysis; -OR-

Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; -OR-

Combination of the required experience and education for this grade level.

(Job number: 3924310)