USGS Science for a Changing World. Do you want to be part of an innovative research science organization? Would you like to work with a team of professionals committed to providing reliable scientific information and understanding our natural resources and environment? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then this job is for you. Join the USGS and be on your way to a rewarding future.Learn more about this agency
Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?
Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation’s largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.gov
What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
GS-11 $66,253 (Step 01) to $86,132 (Step 10);
GS-12 $79,411 (Step 01) to $103,234 (Step 10);
NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled as a Hydrologist, Chemist or Geologist.
This position is being advertised concurrently with SAC-2018-0177 (MP/open to current or former Federal employees).
There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.
As a Scientist within the California Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:– Designs, plans, and/or carries out complex groundwater-quality studies– Writes and reviews interpretive reports and articles for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals– Analyzes and interprets groundwater quality data using advanced methods such as geochemical modeling, groundwater age dating, statistical models, and GIS-based spatial analysis.
Occasional travel – Overnight travel of 3 nights per month may be required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. Citizens