Science Communications Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Anchorage, Alaska 

Organization: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region

Type of opportunity: Full-time, temporary, NTE 13 months, renewable up to 3 years

Contact: For more information on the duties of this position contact the supervisor, Karen Murphy at (907) 786-3501 or

Duties: This term position serves as a Science Communications Coordinator with the Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative to communicate the results of climate change science to key and diverse audiences. As a Science Communications Coordinator, you will:

  • Use various scientific reports, presentation materials from principal investigators, and discussions with experts, to develop products that distill the key findings of studies into products easily used by different stakeholder groups.
  • Synthesize results from various and diverse scientific studies into draft reports and outreach products for review and completion by Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) and Alaska Climate Science Center (AK CSC) Staff.
  • Perform assignments in planning the approach and collecting data needed to design delivery strategies for single project findings and recommends approaches for cross-project products.
  • Provides recommendations to LCC and AK CSC staff in planning, coordinating and implementing outreach strategies.
  • Provides services in keeping with science communications and public outreach for the Office of Science Applications and the LCC’s

Salary/pay: $53,597 – $69,672, GS-09. The salary range given includes base pay and locality pay, you will also receive a 5.31% cost of living allowance for Anchorage. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment and gradual decrease.

Link to more information: View the full announcement.

How to apply: Apply at USA Jobs using job announcement number R7-16-1696086-ES.

Application deadline: May 19, 2016