This position is located in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division - Land Protection Branch – Hazardous Waste Corrective Action Program. Teamed with an engineer, geologists are responsible for monitoring and helping to direct the progress of facilities towards remedy completion, as required by state and federal laws and rules. The incumbent will review and evaluate work plans and reports regarding soil and groundwater contamination delineation and progress of remedial actions under Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Georgia Hazardous Site Response Act (HSRA). The incumbent will also plan and conduct field inspections of groundwater monitoring and corrective action systems, and may conduct oversight of investigation activities. Applicants should have an interest in environmental remediation and a basic understanding of factors affecting fate and transport of constituents in groundwater.
LSP050 – Geologist 1 Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geologic Sciences or a related field from an accredited college or university.
LSP051 – Geologist 2 Master's degree in geology from an accredited college or university. OR Bachelor's degree in geology, geologic sciences, or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience. OR One year of experience required at the lower level Geologist 1 (LSP050) or position equivalent.
LSP052 – Geologist 3 Master's degree in geology from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience. OR Bachelor's degree in geology, geologic sciences, or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of related experience. OR One year of experience required at the lower level Geologist 2 (LSP051) or position equivalent.
Preference may be given to applicants with a background or coursework in hydrogeology.
If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Division
ATTN: Arveeta Turner
2 MLK Jr. Drive Suite 1456, East Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
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