April 11, 2022 to February 12, 2023
FWS Alaska Regional Office (R7)
*Applicants local to Anchorage are strongly preferred.
The purpose of this internship is to execute geospatial data management updates, field validation, and assignment of wetland attribution and functional classifications to standardize, merge, and update the wetland inventory for areas in Alaska (primarily the Anchorage commuting area) in a manner that is acceptable and compatible with the National Wetland Inventory (NWI), the federal standard for wetland mapping.
While much of this position will take place indoors and can be done remotely, there will be a field season component in the summer. This field work will take in the Anchorage area. Passing of Bear Safety and Shotgun Certification is a mandatory condition of employment.
Conditions of Employment:
Required to demonstrate full vaccination status for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine;
Receive from SCA a reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements based on a medical disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief. Additional information and instructions regarding how to request a reasonable accommodation will be provided at the time of selection.
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