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Friday, December 09, 2011

2 positions- geologist & environmental contaminants fish and wildlife biologist

Attached please find an outreach notice for a 9/11 Minerals Administrator position located in Juneau, AK.  A great place to live and a beautiful place to play, a person can't ask for any better!!

Those interested are asked to please fill out the outreach form and return to Sarah Samuelson at ssamuelson@fs.fed.us by 3 January, 2012.

Questions?  Give me a call!  907-789-6274

Happy Holiday season,

Sarah Samuelson
Tongass Minerals Group
Tongass National Forest
8510 Mendenhall Loop Road
Juneau, AK 99801

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The US Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region, is hiring an Environmental Contaminants Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GS-11/12) in the Anchorage Fish and Wildlife Field Office. This is a term position, not to exceed 1 year, however the term may be extended up to 4 years without further competition.

The Anchorage Fish & Wildlife Field Office consists of a 25 member staff in five program areas: Endangered Species, Environmental Contaminants, Conservation Planning Assistance, Fisheries, and Habitat Restoration.

The incumbent will serve in the Environmental Contaminants Branch as a biologist specializing in environmental cleanup and restoration issues affecting the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge). More specifically this position will assist the Refuge evaluate and address cleanup issues related to remedial projects located within Refuge boundaries. The incumbent will work closely with Refuge staff and managers, cleanup action agencies (including US Army Corp of Engineers-Formerly Used Defense Sites Program, US Air Force, US Navy, US Coast Guard, and/or Department of Energy) and regulatory agencies (Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, US Environmental Protection Agency). This position will require strong interpersonal skills and technical expertise (e.g., knowledge of contaminant effects on fish and wildlife, the remedial process including CERCLA, and the risk assessment process).

The position is located in Alaska’s largest city (population 292,000) but is only 20 minutes from the wilderness. Groomed cross-country ski trails are a short walk from the office. World class outdoor recreation opportunities are just a short drive away. The wilderness at our back door is the Chugach State Park. The Chugach National Forest is less than an hour away. City residents enjoy over 400 km of local trails, and over 100 km of groomed cross-country ski trails, many lit for night skiing. We have a small local downhill ski area right in Anchorage, while forty miles to the south is the world class Alyeska ski resort. We boast 16 National Wildlife Refuges totaling 77 million acres, as well as magnificent National Parks and the nation’s two largest National Forests.

Please distribute this announcement to all who may be interested. The application period is open until Thursday, December 22, 2011 and the position is open to all United States Citizens. For more information about the advertisement, click on the USAJobs links below (Vacancy Announcement).

Vacancy announcement no: R7-12-574921-CS
Title: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (Environmental Contaminants)
Series and Grade: GS-0401-11/12
Position Information: Full Time - Term
Promotion Potential:12
Salary Range: $58,564.00 to $91,252.00 / Per Year
Agency Location: Department of the Interior/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AK-Anchorage
Closing Date: December 22, 2011

For more information on the Anchorage Fish and Wildlife Field office, you may click on the following link: http://alaska.fws.gov/fisheries/fieldoffice/anchorage/index.htm.

And to learn more about the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, click on this link: http://alaskamaritime.fws.gov/

 

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