A chance to work with albatrosses! The Alaska Department of Fish and Game seeks Program Coordinator for the Threatened, Endangered, and Diversity Program

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The Division of Wildlife Conservation of Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game is advertising for a Program Coordinator for the Threatened, Endangered, and Diversity Program. The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Alaska but has the option of living in Juneau, Fairbanks, or Anchorage.

From the advertisement:

“This position serves as the statewide Threatened, Endangered, and Diversity Program (TED Program) Leader, which consists of 10 professional staff working across the state of Alaska. The position helps guide the program’s research and conservation efforts on species of concern and coordinates the State of Alaska’s work on issues involving the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). The TED Program works proactively with state, federal, NGO, and private partners to conserve wildlife species (especially nongame species) before they become threatened or endangered and to recover species listed under the Endangered Species Act. The TED Program leads the implementation of Alaska’s State Wildlife Action Plan (in coordination with ADF&G’s Division of Sportfish) and represents Alaska’s nongame interests at the Pacific Flyway Council’s Nongame Technical Committee. TED Program staff are working to address a diverse range of projects, including research and conservation of olive-sided flycatchers, lesser yellowlegs, golden eagles, bank swallows, red knots, collared pikas, Alaska hares, bats, and gray-headed chickadees. Previous and ongoing seabird work has included species such as Aleutian terns, Short-tailed Albatross, and Marbled and Kittlitz’s murrelets.”

The deadline for applications is 23 April 2024.

Further information on the position can be found at the following link, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/newprint/4446033.

3 April 2024

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