[MARMAM] Fish & Wildlife Biologist (Endangered Species) positions open in Fairbanks Fish & Wildlife Field Office

Verena_Gill at fws.gov Verena_Gill at fws.gov
Tue Nov 10 11:44:48 PST 2009

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field
Office in Fairbanks, Alaska is currently expanding and recruiting up to two
motivated biologists to help up in our multifaceted endangered species
program at either the GS 9 / 11 or 12 level. The biologists will contribute
to the conservation of Steller’s and spectacled eiders, and polar bears, as
well as candidate species and species of concern.

The primary responsibilities will be to conduct section 7 consultations on
Federally funded or permitted projects that may affect listed species, and
to implement candidate conservation, listing, and recovery activities.
Other responsibilities may include leading the development and
implementation of a conservation plan that manages village and industrial
growth in a manner that considers habitat needs of listed species, and
there may be opportunities to assist with field studies in remote areas of
Alaska.  The position will require skilled written and oral communication,
an aptitude for critical thinking, and experience evaluating biological
information.  Preference will be given to individuals with experience
evaluating impacts and with strong analytical skills.

Up to two permanent positions are being filled under four currently open
job announcements.
Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GS-0401-9/11) is open to all U.S. citizens in
job announcement number R7-10-298810-KD and to current Federal employees in
job announcement number R7-10-298562-KD.
Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GS-0401-12) is open to all U.S. citizens in
job announcement number R7-10-298818-KD and to current Federal employees in
job announcement number R7-10-298646-KD.
Apply to all announcements that you qualify for and want to be considered

The current deadline is November 28, 2009.  To apply, go to
http://www.usajobs.gov and search on the announcement numbers above or the
zip code (99701), job title, series, agency, etc.  Also try links to
announcements listed below.

 Contact Ted Swem (907) 456-0441 (but out of office until 23 November) or
Sarah Conn (907) 456-0499 (in Ted’s absence) for more information.

The population of Fairbanks area is approximately 80,000.  All amenities of
a small city are available including a hospital, university and schools,
and international airport.  Fairbanks offers numerous activities including
outdoor activities in summer and winter such as skiing, snow machining,
hiking, canoeing, and backpacking.

Please pass this posting along if you know of someone who may be interested
in applying.

Here are the links to vacancy announcements:





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