U.S. Geological Survey

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 scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers.

The USGS employs the best and the brightest experts who bring a range of earth and life science disciplines to bear on problems. By integrating our diverse scientific expertise, the USGS is able to understand complex natural science phenomena and provide scientific products that lead to solutions. Every day the 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS are working for you in more than 400 locations throughout the United States.

U.S. Geological Survey Davie, FL, United States
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
Summary General Information Sal ary NOTE:   First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. GS-09: $52,822 (Step 01) to $68,672 (Step 10) GS-11: $63,909 (Step 01) to $83,079 (Step 10) Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Recent Graduate Program you must meet the following requirements: You must be a recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or a post-secondary home school curriculum. Note: Certificate program is defined as post-secondary education in a qualifying educational institution equal to at least one academic year of full-time study that’s part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum;   OR You must be currently enrolled in a qualifying degree program as described above AND expect to complete your degree requirements   no later than   December 2017.   If you do not complete your degree requirements by December 2017 you will be ineligible for consideration under this program. Veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty; however, eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree or certificate was obtained. The date of release or discharge from active duty should be later than the date the degree or certificate was obtained. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Hydrologist with the   USGS Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center , some of your specific duties will include: Planning, conducting, and reporting on hydrologic interpretive studies. Collecting and analyzing ground-water, surface-water, and water quality data. Applying state-of-the-art techniques, instrumentation, and technology to the conduct of hydrologic studies, data collection and analysis activities. Preparing reports of findings summarizing results of hydrologic investigations. Closes 10/30/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Las Cruces, NM, United States
Oct 13, 2017
Internship- Paid
Summary General Information This vacancy is limited to the first   100   applications received and will close at midnight Eastern Time on the day this application limit is reached regardless of the closing date specified in this vacancy announcement. Any application received prior to midnight Eastern Time of the day the application limit is reached will be accepted and considered.   You are strongly encouraged to submit all required supporting documents at the time of application should the vacancy close earlier than stated in this announcement due to the applicant limit being reached. Supporting documents will not be accepted once the vacancy announcement closes. Salary: GS-05 $32,844.00 (Step 01) to $42,702.00 (Step 10); GS-06 $36,611.00 (Step 01) to $47,598.00 (Step 10); GS-07 $40,684.00 (Step 01) to $52,893.00 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.   Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Recent Graduate Program you must meet the following requirements: You must be a recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution such as an accredited technical or vocational school; a 2- or 4-year college or university; a graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or a post-secondary home school curriculum. Note: Certificate program is defined as post-secondary education in a qualifying educational institution equal to at least one academic year of full-time study that’s part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum. Veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty; however, eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree or certificate was obtained. The date of release or discharge from active duty should be later than the date the degree or certificate was obtained. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a HYDROLOGIC TECHNICIAN within the   NEW MEXICO WATER SCIENCE CENTER , located in Las Cruces, NM; some of your specific duties will include: --Measuring stage and discharge under a variety of field conditions. --Developing stage-discharge and velocity index curves and ratings. --Performing water-quality measurements, such as, temperature, specific conductance, pH, dissolved oxygen and alkalinity. --Processing samples and performing lab analyses. --Installing, maintaining, servicing, and troubleshooting sensing, recording and communications equipment/instruments. --Constructing and removing of gages and supporting structures. --Flagging high-water marks, measuring crest-stage gage high-water marks and documenting their reliability. WORK ENVIRONMENT:   The work regularly involves moderate risks or discomforts associated with visiting field sites with limited access, under adverse weather or flooding conditions, or exposure to irritant or toxic chemicals. Considerable dexterity, agility, and strenuous physical exertion is needed to climb, or work from tall ladders or scaffolding; work in areas where footing is treacherous such as on slippery river banks, in steep or rocky terrain, and in fast-moving water; lifting heavy objects weighing over 50 pounds ; crouching or crawling in constricted areas; and defending oneself or others against physical attack. May require the use of special clothing or gear such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, respirators, or life jackets. Closes  10/27/2017 or when first  100  applications are received. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com