Occupation Profile for Biologists

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

 
 
 

 
Knowledge
  • 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.
Skills
  • 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.
Abilities
  • 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.
Tasks
  • 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.
Activities
  • 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.

72 Biologist Jobs Found


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Townsend & Associates - MA - Andover - posted 24 days ago
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ASI Operations LLC - CA - Hinkley - posted 5 days ago
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Dragados - Selma - posted 5 days ago
Molecular Biologist/Scientist Company: Mid-sized company based in Mountain View, California. Specializes in a diagnostic device for consumer base. ...
Real Staffing - Fremont - posted 6 days ago
THE DEPARTMENT The Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner's Office acts as the local enforcement agency for specific laws and regulations pertai...
Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner's Office - CA - Monterey - posted 10 days ago
JouleScientific is seeking job seekers for a contract position with one of ourcustomers, Lilly, a leading pharmaceutical company headquartered inIn...
Joule Scientific - CA - San Diego - posted 2 days ago
Vertex is a manufacturer and technology leader in the field of environmentally responsible products to restore and maintain impaired aquatic ecosys...
Vertex Water Features - FL - Pompano Beach - posted 3 days ago
Private Lable Manufacturing Company in the Miami,FL area is seeking an Entry-level Chemist/Biologist to join their team! Qualifications Bachelor of...
Aerotek - Miami - posted 11 days ago
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and ...
Tetra Tech - CA - Santa Barbara - posted 11 days ago
Position: Biologist II Location: Worcester MA 01605 Duration: 6 Months Job Description The chosen Candidates main requirement will be writing valid...
Spectraforce - IL - North Chicago - posted 12 days ago

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