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"Biologist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Biologist"

1) Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperative management strategies or to develop information and interpret findings.

2) Program and use computers to store, process and analyze data.

3) Collect and analyze biological data about relationships among and between organisms and their environment.

4) Study aquatic plants and animals and environmental conditions affecting them, such as radioactivity or pollution.

5) Communicate test results to state and federal representatives and general public.

6) Identify, classify, and study structure, behavior, ecology, physiology, nutrition, culture, and distribution of plant and animal species.

7) Prepare environmental impact reports for industry, government, or publication.

8) Represent employer in a technical capacity at conferences.

9) Plan and administer biological research programs for government, research firms, medical industries, or manufacturing firms.

 

 

11) Review reports such as those relating to land use classifications and recreational development for accuracy and adequacy.

12) Measure salinity, acidity, light, oxygen content, and other physical conditions of water to determine their relationship to aquatic life.


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13) Teach, supervise students and perform research at universities and colleges.

14) Supervise biological technicians and technologists and other scientists.

15) Study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

16) Study and manage wild animal populations.

17) Prepare requests for proposals or statements of work.

18) Cultivate, breed, and grow aquatic life, such as lobsters, clams, or fish.

19) Prepare plans for management of renewable resources.

20) Develop methods and apparatus for securing representative plant, animal, aquatic, or soil samples.

21) Study reactions of plants, animals, and marine species to parasites.

22) Develop pest management and control measures, and conduct risk assessments related to pest exclusion, using scientific methods.

Job Description for "Biologist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  19-1020.01