Occupation Profile for Biologists

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


  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
  • Supplemental — Study reactions of plants, animals, and marine species to parasites.
  • Supplemental — Research environmental effects of present and potential uses of land and water areas, determining methods of improving environmental conditions or such outputs as crop yields.
  • Supplemental — Develop pest management and control measures, and conduct risk assessments related to pest exclusion using scientific methods.
  • Supplemental — Review reports such as those relating to land use classifications and recreational development for accuracy and adequacy.
  • Supplemental — Measure salinity, acidity, light, oxygen content, and other physical conditions of water to determine their relationship to aquatic life.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

60 Biologist Jobs Found

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Work with the SynTech designated Global Account Manager(s) for designated areas of responsibility and Researc...
SynTech Research - CA - Sanger - posted 20 days ago
Biologist Needed for Abbott Labs Description: Biologist will know regulations and standards affecting IVDs and biologics and requirements for Good ...
Meridian Staffing Services - IL - Des Plaines - posted 12 days ago
Molecular Biologist – Gene Editing – Minneapolis, MN Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking a Molecular Biologist for one of our top clien...
Kelly Scientific Resources - MN - Minneapolis - posted 23 days ago
San Joaquin County Agricultural Biologist/Standards Inspector I$3,652-$4,439/Approx. Monthly SalaryThe Agricultural Commissioner’s office at San Jo...
San Joaquin County - CA - Stockton - posted 28 days ago
Joule Scientific is seeking job seekers for a contractposition with one of our customers, Lilly, a leading pharmaceutical companyheadquartered in I...
Joule Scientific - IN - Indianapolis - posted 19 days ago
FSLA: Exempt Dragados/Flatiron Joint Venture is seeking candidates for Biologist (Environmental Compliance Specialist) positions for an assignment ...
Dragados - Selma - posted 21 days ago
Aquatic Systems, Inc. is engaged in aquatic weedcontrol and lake management services as well as manufacturing of lake aerationand fountain products...
Aquatic Systems, Inc. - FL - Sanford - posted 13 days ago
*Biologist position available in Durham, NC - For immediate consideration send resume to * Job Description: Performs on-demand bioanalytical labora...
Lab Support, a division of On Assignment - Durham - posted 2 days ago
Kelly Services is seeking a Biologist for our client, a global Agrochemical company, in Lafayette, Indiana. This role is a long term contract (12+ ...
Kelly Scientific Resources - IN - West Lafayette - posted 10 days ago
Biologist- Baltimore MD Hours are the hours of operation: 8:30-5:00- temp to hire position Job Responsibilities: 1.Construction and mutagenesis of ...
Kelly Scientific Resources - MD - Owings Mills - posted 23 days ago

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