Life, Physical & Social Sciences Titles

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Biological Scientist I

Junior (entry-level) biological scientist.  Researches or studies basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy,…

Biological Scientist II

Intermediate biological scientist.  Researches or studies basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and…

Biological Scientist III

Senior biological scientist.  Researches or studies basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and…

Biological Scientist IV

Master biological scientist.  Researches or studies basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and…

Chemical Technician I

Junior (entry-level) chemical technician.  Works under immediate supervision.  Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the…

Chemical Technician II

Intermediate chemical technician.  Works under minimal supervision.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.  Relies on limited experience…

Chemical Technician III

Senior chemical technician.  Works under general supervision.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.  Relies on significant experience…

Chemist I

Junior (entry-level) chemist.  Works under immediate supervision.  Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. …

Chemist II

Intermediate chemist.  Works under minimal supervision.  Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  A certain degree…

Chemist III

Senior chemist.  Works under general supervision.  Relies on significant experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Defines goals for…

Chemist IV

Master chemist.  May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered the top-level contributor/specialist.  Relies on extensive experience and judgment…

Conservation Scientist/Forester I

Junior (entry-level) conservation scientist or forester.  Manages overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.  Works under…

Conservation Scientist/Forester II

Intermediate conservation scientist or forester.  Manages overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.  Works under minimal…

Conservation Scientist/Forester III

Senior conservation scientist or forester.  Manages overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.  Works under general…

Conservation Scientist/Forester IV

Master conservation scientist or forester.  Manages overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.  May provide consultation…

Engineer I

Perform procedures, experiments, simulations, or investigations using the facility’s specialized equipment or services consistent with the facility’s protocols; operate the…

Engineer II

Performs procedures, experiments, simulations, or investigations using the facility’s specialized equipment or services consistent with the facility’s protocols. Acquires data…

Engineer III

Performs procedures, experiments, simulations, or investigations using the facility’s specialized equipment or services consistent with the facility’s protocols. Acquires data…

Laboratory Technician I

This is work performing established laboratory procedures (entry-level).  Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the…

Laboratory Technician II

This is work performing laboratory procedures.  Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Works under general…

Laboratory Technician III

This is work implementing and evaluating laboratory procedures and data.  Performs research activities and analysis. Records observations and measurements and…

Materials Scientist I

Junior (entry-level) materials scientist.  Works under immediate supervision.  Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the…

Materials Scientist II

Intermediate materials scientist.  Works under minimal supervision.  Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  A certain…

Materials Scientist III

Senior materials scientist.  Works under minimal supervision.  Relies on significant experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Defines goals…

Materials Scientist IV

Master materials scientist.  May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered the top-level contributor/specialist.  Relies on extensive experience and…

Medical Scientist I

Junior (entry-level) medical scientist.  Conduct research aimed at improving overall human health.  Utilize clinical trials and other investigative methods to…

Medical Scientist II

Intermediate medical scientist.  Conduct research aimed at improving overall human health.  Utilize clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach…

Medical Scientist III

Senior medical scientist.  Conduct research aimed at improving overall human health.  Utilize clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach…

Medical Scientist IV

Master medical scientist.  Conduct research aimed at improving overall human health.  Utilize clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach…

Research & Development Manager

Manages and directs the research and development programs to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new products. Develops…

Scientific Laboratory Manager

Organizes and directs the daily activities of the laboratory. Responsible for supervising laboratory personnel, conducting and overseeing quality assurance and…

Teaching Laboratory Specialist I

This is work teaching laboratory equipment usage.

Teaching Laboratory Specialist II

This is work operating and maintaining scientific laboratory facilities and equipment and assisting users.