Alaska State Office – Fisheries Biologist

Environment for the Americas
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February 7, 2019
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This is a Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) position.  If already graduated applicants can not have a graduation date later than Dec. 1st, 2018.

Job Description: The intern would participate in a project focusing on the topic of sustainable mineral development within stream corridors in Alaska. The intern will develop a “State of the Science Report” chronicle the past efforts and challenges associated with placer mining based on science and stakeholder perspectives. This report will highlight current and future efforts the BLM to collaborate with the mining community on improved stream reclamation and updated management practices. The report will also pave the way for a Placer Mined Stream Reclamation Guide which will outline cost effective techniques designed to meet the performance standards in the regulations.Both the “State of the Science Report” and the “Placer Mined Stream Reclamation Guide” are critical deliverables for BLM given the future opening of several thousand stream miles to new instream mining in Alaska in the next few years.

Start/End Date: This an 11 week internship running from the beginning of June to mid August.

Housing: To be determined.

Living conditions: There would be work in a office as well as travel to field sites.

Vehicle: A vehicle and license are required.

Stipend: $500/perweek.

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