Job Opportunities

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The Forest Service hires more than 30,000 employees to serve in a variety of careers including professional, technical, and administrative positions on the front lines of conservation, intelligent resource utilization and wildland management.

Job Opportunities on the Chugach National Forest

 Supervisory Biological Scientist GS-0401-11 -Coastal Alaska Coordinator

The Resource Monitoring and Assessment Program is advertising to fill one Supervisory Biological Scientist position, GS-0401-11. The duty station for this position is Anchorage, AK. This is a full-time permanent position with the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Work Unit, one of four FIA Units across the country that comprise the national Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program.

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Information Assistant @ Begich, Boggs Visitor Center

If you are interested in applying, please carefully read and follow the directions in the announcement. Make sure to include exact dates of employment to make certain that your qualifying experience is represented accurately.

Opening and closing dates: 03/16/2018 to 03/22/2018

For more information, see the position details on USAJobs.

Aquatic Ecology Interns

Positions from: May 7 - September 29

Seeking a highly motivated, positive person with freshwater invertebrate experience, fisheries and/or hydrology interests, and communication skills. You will collect invertebrate samples using D-net sweeps, Eckman dredges, etc. in the field; process samples in the lab, including washing and picking samples; and summarize the results. You will be responsible for organizing your lab and field materials and the data collected, as directed by the study plan and lead researcher. In addition to your invertebrate project responsibilities, you will assist biologists with a broad spectrum of field research, including fisheries, hydrology, wildlife, and outreach education.

For more information see the full position description on the Student Conservation Association website.

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Student Internships Available

Are you interested in interning in beautiful South Central Alaska? Bunkhouse quarters may be available in some cases. Subsistence funds may be available. The Chugach National Forest partners with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to hire seasonal interns who provide high-quality and meaningful work at the forest.
Search for positions and apply through the SCA.

Volunteer Opportunities