The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is hiring! The announcements are open for only 5 business days – closing date is 6 March 2017.
for this coming summer to assist with our long-term seabird monitoring program.
Technicians will be collecting data on breeding chronology, reproductive
success, population changes, adult survival, and food habits of up to 15
species of seabirds (including storm-petrels, cormorants, kittiwakes,
murres, pigeon guillemots, auklets, and puffins). We will be placing crews
on some amazing islands including Aiktak, Buldir, Chowiet,
St. George, and St. Paul.Best qualified applicants will possess (or be working toward) a degree in
wildlife biology or related field and have prior field experience. All
applicants should be in excellent physical condition and able to live and
work happily with a small group of people in an extremely remote and
isolated environment. Cold, wet, windy weather and spartan living
conditions are the norm. Seabird and boating experience is desirable but
not required. Appropriate safety training will be provided.Technicians will be hired at the GS-4, 5, 6, and 7 levels.
Vacancy announcements are currently posted on the USAjobs website, www.usajobs.gov.
You must apply to the announcement by 6 March 2017 to be considered for
these positions. If you have trouble finding the job announcements please
contact us and we can email you the announcement information, or search the usajobs website by series, title, agency, etc.
Only applicants available for the entire period (late-April to
late-September) should apply, as transport to and from the islands is
restricted. You must be a U.S. citizen or national (resident of American
Samoa or Swains Island) to apply. You must include transcripts with your
application package because these positions have educational requirements
that need to be verified. It is helpful to send along a cover letter with
your transcripts outlining which classes you are using to claim the
educational requirements since it is not always obvious from class names.
Contact Marc Romano (email@example.com) with questions