Wildlife Biologist, GS-0486-09 (DEU-TERM-MAB)

US Geological Survey Anchorage, Alaska
Deadline Dec 12, 2018
Job Type Seasonal / temporary


As a Wildlife Biologist within the Alaska Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: 

Conduct investigations of wildlife habitat use and selection at large spatial scales.

Assemble, manipulate and synthesize large wildlife and habitat data sets.

Prepare and publish scientific reports, and manuscripts.

Develop maps, tables, graphs, and supporting text to present research results.

Conduct occasional fieldwork on caribou in the Arctic.

Work Environment:

Occasional field work is performed in rugged, remote terrains with severe wind, cold, and snow even during summer. Lifting and carrying heavy equipment various distances over rugged terrain is required. There may be no roads to field sites; transportation may be by aircraft or small boat. Incumbent may be required to camp for several days at a time throughout the field season, enduring periodic adverse weather conditions. Field work is conducted in areas with wild animals, such as bears, and firearms are typically carried for self-defense.

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Category Wildlife