Biologist: Studies basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions. Utilizes knowledge related to genetics and molecules to manipulate genetic material. Enhances the field of health, agriculture, and/or the environment, utilzing knowledge to make improvements. Excludes paraprofessional positions.
May collect and analyze biological data to determine environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water areas, record data, and inform public, State, and Federal representatives regarding test results. May prepare environmental impact reports. May specialize in research centering around particular plant, animal, or aspect of biology. May teach subject matter at school, training facility, or other instructional institution. May specialize in wildlife research and management. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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