Geologist-GS-1350-11/12, Technical Services Center, Bureau of Reclamation

Employer
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Location
Lakewood, Colorado
Salary
Up to $113,743 per year + benefits
Closing date
Oct 11, 2022

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Discipline
Natural Hazards, Seismology
Career Level
Early Career (up to 10 years past degree)
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Government

Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Geophysicist. Make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. This position is in the Seismology and Geomorphology Group, Technical Services Center.

In this position, the candidate may perform the following duties:

  • Develops, performs, and reviews geologic field studies for the purpose of gathering data applicable to the evaluation of geologic hazards at various project sites. Conducts seismic hazard analysis, including the development of fault characteristics and seismic source characterization.
  • Analyzes and interprets geological and geophysical data and independently carries out detailed investigations. Investigations may involve but are not limited to geologic, seismic and other geophysical data interpretation, surficial and subsurface mapping, and geologic cross sections.
  • Maintains a high degree of current awareness in state-of-the-art for tectonic geomorphologic techniques for appropriate applications to Reclamation operations, procedures and programs. Attends and makes presentations at professional meetings. Communicates with fellow workers and professional community on technical investigations and results.
  • Prepares or contributes technically authoritative reports on geologic and related studies, which may require adaptation of methods of field, remote sensing and/or laboratory investigation and that convey complex geologic, geomorphic, geochemical, biological, and/or hydrologic information.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as follows:

GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-11 level in federal service having demonstrated experience including performing duties associated with geological investigations including the collection, interpretation, and analysis of geologic data; the preparation of reports, figures, and presentations; project management; team leadership; and/or technical peer review.

GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-09 level in federal service having demonstrated experience including performing duties associated with geological investigations including the collection, interpretation, and analysis of geologic data; the preparation of reports, figures, and presentations; and project management.

To apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/678305800

 

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