U.S. Geological Survey

5 job(s) at U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Geological Survey Millersburg, MI, United States
Jul 18, 2017
Full time
Duties As a   Fish Biologist   within the   Great Lakes   Sciences Center - Hammond Bay Biological Station , located in   Millersburg, MI   some of your specific duties will include: Analyze data and conduct studies of fishery species populations, make recommendations to improve their habitat, report on their status as suitable candidates for listing as endangered or threatened species, and develop recovery plans. Modify and adapt standard techniques, processes, and procedures; assess, select, and apply precedents; and devise strategies and plans to overcome significant resource problems related to fishery habitat restoration. Write reports that include recommendations for changes, elimination, or improvement of operations and program plans. The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. The work requires moderate physical ability and average agility and dexterity. Work is performed in an office, laboratory, and/or field. The office is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Temperature and weather extremes may be encountered in the performance of the outdoor work. Field and laboratory duties may require the use of special protective gear. The incumbent is expected to conduct duties in a safe and orderly manner so as not to endanger self, fellow workers, or property with which entrusted. Operates a government motor vehicle as an incidental driver. USGS has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval. The official worksite for the selectee is the duty location identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this location on a regular and recurring basis.   For additional information on our internal telework policy, please reference the Department of the Interior Telework Handbook at:   http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/pb/telework.html . Closes 08-04-2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Milford, PA, United States
Jul 12, 2017
Full time
Are you an Hydrologist professional looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for providing customer service? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of! 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?   There is only   1   position to be filled for this vacancy.   Salary: $112,021 (Step 01) to $150,349 (Step 10);   NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at   the Step 01. This position is being advertised concurrently with the following announcement:   Open to current or former Federal employees: RES-2017-0238 Duties As a SUPERVISORY HYDROLOGIST within the OFFICE OF THE DELAWARE RIVER MASTER, some of your specific duties will include:   Direct day-to-day operational activities including the maintenance and operation of the relevant data-collection networks, computations of river water balances, and formation and communication of directed releases from New York City Delaware River reservoirs to ensure compliance with the 1954 Supreme Court Decree adjudicating water rights in the upper basin. Research, propose and implement improvement in operational processes (i.e. network operations, hydrologic prediction, flow routing and reservoir release design). Serve as a scientific advisor among various agencies in the Delaware River Basin as regards implementation of the 1954 Supreme Court Decree and related flow management programs. Promote technical findings and help resolve technical water issues among the basin officials as related to the 1954 Supreme Court Decree and related flow management programs. Operate a government vehicle as an incidental driver. The work is generally sedentary, but may involve limited fieldwork requiring walking on rough or even terrain and lifting, carrying, and using moderately heavy (25 pounds) equipment. The U.S. Geological Survey has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.   Travel Required Occasional Travel Overnight travel up to 3 nights per month is required Relocation Authorized Yes Relocation Expenses MAY be authorized excluding the home sale through a Relocation Services Company or other third party. Location:  Milford, PA or Reston, VA Closes 07-25-2017. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Moab, UT, United States
Jul 03, 2017
Full time
About the Agency Are you a Soil Scientist interested in working with the U.S. Geological Survey?   Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of! 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?   This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Salary: $60,210 (Step 01) to $78,270 (Step 10);   NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at   the Step 01. Duties As a Soil Scientist within the Southwest Biological Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: Plan the approach and data collection, including leading field crews of 1-3 people, to carry out less complex ecological studies or portions of larger investigations. Gather, organize, and interpret information on desert soils and geomorphology, aeolian processes and plant community dynamics pertinent to research studies and/or investigations; Use GIS to assemble layers, run spatial models, and analyze patters; perform wind erosion model runs including gathering and preparing appropriate data, executing model runs and interpreting results. Perform data analysis including data summarization and complex statistical analyses of large datasets. Write reports or scientific papers including conducting literature reviews, reporting results, and preparing graphs and tables. Closes 07-10-2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Bakersfield, CA, United States
Jul 03, 2017
Full time
About the Agency General Information Salary:   $37,009 (Step 01) to $48,117 (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. Duties As a Hydrologist with the   California Water Science Center , some of your specific duties will include: Using a variety of methods and equipment to collect hydrologic data, including stage records for streams, lakes, and wells; collecting and preserving water samples for the analysis of chemical, sediment, or biological characteristics; making discharge measurements; running levels to gages and wells. Checking discharge measurement computations; developing rating curves depicting the relationship between stage and discharge; computing and compiling daily discharge values. Preparing graphic representations of hydrologic data by way of maps, charts, hydrographs, and frequency curves. Writing reports on non-complex hydrologic studies or writing selected sections of broader, complex investigative reports. Operating a government vehicle as an incidental driver. Work environment:   while in the field, the work requires considerable walking, lifting, bending, climbing and stream wading to collect data. Field conditions may include extreme heat or cold, rain or snow, and hazardous conditions such as ice or flooding. Closes 07-10-2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey La Crosse, WI, United States
Jul 03, 2017
Full time
What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Salary: $40,684 (Step 01) to $52,893 (Step 10);   NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at   the Step 01. Duties Major Duties:   As a Biologist within the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, some of your specific duties will include: Collect biological and chemical data for aquatic ecosystem related studies. Perform laboratory analysis of biological samples to determine specified chemical, biological, or physical characteristics. Measure and make laboratory solutions. Operates pH meter, spectrophotometer, electronic balance to determine chemical and physical characteristics of compounds and solutions. Follow instruction in performing laboratory duties such as; cleaning, packing, and sterilizing glassware and other laboratory equipment. Operate a government vehicle or boat as an incidental operator. USGS has determined that the duties of this position are not suitable for core or situational telework but the selectee may be allowed to telework during an emergency or natural distaster. The official worksite for the selectee is the duty location identified in this vacancy announcement. The selectee will typically report to this location on a regular and recurring basis.   Closes 07-10-2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com