Wildlife Specialist – Alaska

Agency
USDA Wildlife Services
Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
GS pays scale 3/4
Start Date
04/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/01/2021
Website
https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/wildlifedamage/sa_program_overview
Description
Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is Alaska’s largest and busiest airport. Wildlife Services provides ANC and neighboring Lake Hood Seaplane Base with a 24/7 wildlife hazard management program designed to reduce wildlife hazards to aircraft. ANC offers a unique aspect to airport wildlife damage, where Specialists deal with a diverse population of wildlife from moose and bears to gulls and waterfowl. A team of four Specialists operate independently on twelve hour shifts, typically working three days one week and four the next. Specialists are required to patrol the airport grounds, operate around aircraft, and communicate with the Air Traffic Control Tower via radio. Specialists are responsible for housing, and transportation to and from the project.
Qualifications
Please submit a resume to Spencer.W.Atkinson@usda.gov by COB March 1, 2021 to be considered for the position.
Contact Person
Spencer Atkinson
Contact eMail
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