The US Fish and Wildlife Service Environmental Contaminants program in Fairbanks, Alaska is currently accepting applications for 2 positions for a project investigating the effects of contaminants on lesser scaup and other waterfowl in Interior Alaska. Applications are due February 26, 2012, but positions will be filled as qualified candidates are found so you are encouraged to apply early. Applicants should be able to easily identify North American waterfowl by sight. Some experience nest searching, egg candling, collecting blood samples, handling and banding waterfowl, operating small outboards, and using a shotgun is preferred. Candidates should have a strong interest in waterfowl ecology and/or environmental contaminants, a desire to live in a remote field camp, and the ability to maintain a positive attitude and work well with others under difficult field conditions. For more info, go to govtjobs.com.