Researcher VI, Gainesville, FL

Employer
Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC
Location
Alachua County, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 23, 2021
Closes
Aug 03, 2021
Ref
2335744913
Discipline
Invasive Species
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Researcher VI

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) helps federal agencies improve productivity and find innovative solutions. Taking a personalized approach, CNSS offers a complete line of innovative services and consulting to government agencies, including call center, application modernization, data utilization, advanced analytics and IT infrastructure. Your valuable skills can help us give customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team - a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions is part of Cherokee Federal - a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit cherokee-federal.com.

Summary

The Researcher VI will support our team in its mission to provide scientific information and decision support tools to aid natural resource managers from agencies (such as USFWS, NPS, and FWC). This position supports research on monitoring of ecosystems and control of invasive species. To better understand and predict population dynamics of wildlife matrix population models are being developed. Output generated by such models will be used to assess the relative effects of alternative management activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

CNSS is looking for a Researcher to support our team in its mission to provide scientific information and decision support tools that may assist natural resource managers from natural resource management agencies (such as USFWS, NPS, and FWC). This position supports research on monitoring of ecosystems and control of invasive species. To better understand and predict population dynamics of wildlife matrix population models are being developed. Output generated by such models will be used to assess the relative effects of alternative management activities.

Tasks that are typical to this role include:
  • Review and interpretation of the scientific literature.
  • Data analyses and image processing.
  • Participate in meetings and collaborate as co-author with researchers.

Schedule and Deliverables
  • Monthly summaries describing and quantifying work accomplishments delivered to CNSS Program Manager and Site Lead with copies to Client Task Order Manager and COR.
  • Provide written assessments of data collected and analyses.

Supervisory/Management Authority
  • None

Education and/or Experience
  • MA (or recent PhD) and 2-5 years experience in a related field is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Skills in model development, analyses of various types of physical and biological monitoring data, and demonstrated ability to write scientific documents.
  • Ability to conduct research/development activities. Utilizes established mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze data.
  • Writes technical reports detailing procedures, outcomes, and observations.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to successfuly pass a background check and drug screen.

Work Environment
  • This is part-time position (roughly 10 hours per week)
  • Travel may be required to support program tasks

About Cherokee - Federal

Cherokee Federal - a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses - is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. cherokee-federal.com

Compliance

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at "CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com" This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

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