Student Trainee (Geographer) for the U.S Census Bureau

Company Name: Population Division of the U.S Census Bureau

Title: Student Trainee (Geographer)
Location: District of Columbia, DC or Suitland MD

Position Announcement/ Detail Webpage: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458553300

Description:

The individual selected for this position will:

GS-07 and GS-09:

-Use geographic information systems (GIS) and/or satellite image analysis software to identify, process, analyze, and compare geographic and demographic patterns.
-Use GIS and spreadsheet software to assess, validate, and edit geographic layers and demographic data tables.
-Analyze studies of population patterns, describe results.

Minimum Qualifications:

You must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school (go to www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ to verify accreditation status). Individuals who are enrolled must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course load leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate.

Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Degree: Geography; or related physical or social science such as geology, meteorology, economics, statistics, sociology, anthropology, political science, history, cartography, computer science, urban studies, or planning that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields.

OR

Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in geography, or a related field that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:

In addition to meeting the Basic Entry Requirements above, applicants must have the following education requirement for:

GS-7: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate level education; or Eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision and completion of a bachelor’s degree.

S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership.

Class standing — Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses.
Grade-point average (G.P.A.)– Applicants must have a grade-point average of:
3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum;or
3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.
GS-9: Completion of 2 academic years of graduate level education, or a master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Applicant must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Preferred Qualifications:

-You must be a U.S. citizen.
-You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).
-You must successfully complete a background investigation.
-If your resume is incomplete, you may not be considered for this vacancy
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 must be maintained throughout the entire internship.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Paid Internship and some part-time work available
Hours per week: Varies

Salary & Benefits: $43,684.00 to $69,460.00/ Per Year

Application Process: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458553300#btn-how-apply

Supervisory Land Law Examiner for the BLM

Company Name: BLM

Title: Supervisory Land Law Examiner
Location: Norman ,OK

Job Post Website: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=116499

Description:

Provide leadership, motivation, and direction to a staff of land law examiners, legal instrument examiners, legal assistants, and administrative assistants to ensure the processing of energy related use applications for Federal and Indian trust mineral lease and/or relative actions are properly processed and coordinated. Plans, organizes, and directs priorities and work of staff. Deals with conduct and performance issues. Ensures all program actions are in conformance with Bureau standards, guidelines, land use planning (Federal lease and realty actions), laws, policies, and procedures. Adjudicates proposed communization and other pooling agreements affecting Indian trust minerals; provide case recordation number and coordinate recommendation to the BIA as needed. Ensures coordination and communication with staff and the branches within the division. Leads collaborative efforts to address resource issues involving our customers, personnel, stakeholders, interest groups, BIA, Ute Tribe, and other government and state agency personnel. Enters, retrieves and manipulates data in databases. Maintains accuracy of the minerals and realty data bases and permanent records.

Minimum Qualifications:

Basic Educational Requirements: Graduate education (including law school) that included or was supplemented by 12 semester hours of course work related to the administration of land laws. Examples include course work in land surveying, cartography, land use law, real estate law, land appraising, land use planning, water rights, mining laws, or legal instrument review and interpretation.

Specialized Experience for the GS-11 is described as:

Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level performing adjudication or examination of applications and claims for the disposal, use of, or title to public lands, issuance of leases, licenses, or permits for land or resources use, and resolving conflicts arising from use. General practice of law that included substantial involvement in examinations of titles or other legal transactions involving acquisition, lease, or disposal of land. Title searching, abstracting, or interpreting land records, survey plats, or tract indexes and books, provided the work demonstrated an understanding of the laws, regulations, and policies associated with land management programs. Work as a land appraiser that involved appraisal of undeveloped or marginal-type land.; AND/OR, Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of graduate education (including law school) that included or was supplemented by 12 semester hours of course work related to the administration of land laws. Examples include course work in land surveying, cartography, land use law, real estate law, land appraising, land use planning, water rights, mining laws, or legal instrument review and interpretation; – OR – Combination of Education and Experience: Total qualifying education as described above and experience as listed above are combined together and when combined must total to equal at least 100 percent to qualify. Only graduate level education may be combined with experience.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full Time
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $58,562 – $76,131

Application Process: To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Click on the button “Apply Online” and login to MY USAJOBS.

If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “Did you forget your username and/or password” link from the right side menu.

Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.

If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at (505)954-2087 and BLM_NM_HR_VACANCIES@blm.gov. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

Application Deadline: 12/2/2016

Natural Resource Specialist for the Bureau of Land Management

Company Name: BLM

Title: Natural Resource Specialist
Location: Farmington, NM

Job Post Website: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=116782

Description:

Coordinates and leads on-the-ground inspections of proposed surface disturbing activities associated with oil and gas development and/or other land uses. Writes Environmental Assessments (EA) describing action, setting, impacts, and measures required to mitigate the proposed actions. Participates in the preparation of and/or reviews Environmental Impact Statements (EIS). Conducts field inspections of oil and gas operations and/or other surface use authorizations for the purpose of determining compliance with applicable laws and regulations, lease terms, onshore Oil and Gas Orders. Communicate on a daily basis with a variety of individuals to resolve land use conflicts between proposed land uses and other resource mandates.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Knowledge of Federal, state and local laws and regulations in conjunction with oil and gas development or other surface disturbing operations. 2) Knowledge of various biological and physical sciences involved in determining best management practices to prevent resource problems. 3) Knowledge of lands and minerals use authorization practices. 4) Knowledge of oil and gas and other land use authorizations. 5) Ability to use various conflict resolution techniques to fashion solutions to complex issues.

Desired Majors: N/A

Position Type: Full Time
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $40033.00 – $63654.00

Application Process:  To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement. Click on the button “Apply OnLine” and login to MY USAJOBS. If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and paste or type a resume into USAJOBS. If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “Did you forget your username and/or password” link. Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement. If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at (505) 954-2223 or via email at BLM_NM_HR_vacancies@blm.gov. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

 

Application Deadline: 12/2/2016

Geographic Information System Specialist for the Bureau of Land Management

Company Name: BLM

Title: Geographic Information System Specialist
Location: Norman, OK

Job Post Website: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=116634

Description: Serves as a technical advisor on GIS and is responsible for the acquisition and management of spatial information required to support the management of public lands. Implements and modifies GIS software applications and interfaces. Provides technical user support for all aspects of geo-spatial data and software. Identifies requirements and implements advanced analytical techniques necessary to solve complex issues. Provides technical user support for all aspects of geo-spatial data and software and troubleshooting assistants to field office personnel. Represents the office to facilitate the sharing and distribution of spatial information. Works actively to bring consistency to all geo-spatial data. Suggest technically feasible approaches, and makes recommendations to the user and management regarding the most efficient automation, mapping, and/or analysis approaches. Cooperates with federal, State, and other local government entities, key private organizations, and professional organizations to capture and analysis projects. Using BLM business requirements and input from BLM program leads and resource specialists, to utilize this data as a foundation on which technology will be developed and integrated in support of BLM mission requirements. Performs consultation and research to determine common and unique requirements, to recommend standardized resource base data terms and elements for uniform identification by all users and to select and develop a system design to service users individually or as a group.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), related technology, and analytical techniques in order to resolve moderately complex GIS issues for natural resources management activities. 2) Knowledge of geographic/cartographic sciences, interdisciplinary resource management, and database management in order to administer geospatial databases and identy interrelationships with GIS data. 3) Knoweldge of functions, principles, techniques of land use planning including outdoor recreation planning and interdiscipliary resource managemnt (e.g. environmental impact analysis, rangeland management,wildlife management, etc). 4) Ability to effectively communiate orally and in writing with a variety of audiences.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full Time
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $59246.00 – $77019.00

Application Process:  To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement. Click on the button “Apply OnLine” and login to MY USAJOBS. If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and paste or type a resume into USAJOBS. If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “Did you forget your username and/or password” link. Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement. If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at (505) 954-2223 or via email at BLM_NM_HR_vacancies@blm.gov. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

 

Application Deadline: 12/8/2016

Mining Engineer/ Geologist with the Bureau of Land Management

Company Name: BLM

Title: Mining engineer / Geologist
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Job Post Website: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=116747

Description: Incumbent administers the Indian Mineral Program within the District. Works with designated representatives from the various Tribal groups as well as various governmental groups including but not limited to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), the Office of Natural Resources and Revenue (ONNR), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), etc. The incumbent reviews exploration or development operating plans for adequacy on mineral leases, sales and mining operations. Participates in or leads interdisciplinary team projects for minerals related actions, such as the development of environmental documents for the purpose of evaluating applications for free use permits, material sales, oil and gas leasing, geothermal resource leasing, exploration and development drilling, and mining plans of operations. Provides written and/or oral assistance to the public on questions concerning the laws, regulations, and policy governing all aspects of mineral resources on public lands.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Knowledge of a wide variety of laws, regulations, executive orders and directives applicable to administer the office’s mineral programs. 2. Knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations. 3. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to prepare clear, concise reports with professional quality.

Desired Majors: Geology, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full Time
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $71025.00 – $92332.00

Application Process:  To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement. Click on the button “Apply OnLine” and login to MY USAJOBS. If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and paste or type a resume into USAJOBS. If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “Did you forget your username and/or password” link. Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement. If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at (505) 954-2223 or via email at BLM_NM_HR_vacancies@blm.gov. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

 

Application Deadline: 12/9/2016

Research Internships with NEON

Company Name: NEON

Title: Research Internships
Location: Boulder, CO

Job Post Website: http://www.neonscience.org/learn-experience/research-internships?utm_source=grecruit&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=intern17

Description: NEON offers a variety of research internships for undergraduates each summer, from helping to design sensor assemblies to testing sampling protocols and analyzing data. Interns work alongside staff mentors; and explore career options in weekly professional development seminars and networking events with interns from other scientific programs based in Boulder, CO. Interns work 40 hours a week and are paid a competitive salary. Airfare and housing are also covered by the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to work under someone
Research experience
Communication Skills

Mostly dependent on which internship you apply for

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Paid Internship
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Application Process:

http://bit.ly/NEONIntern17g
Applications are due 10 February, 2017.

Application Deadline: 02/10/2017

Ecological Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring Program Director at GBI

Company Name: Great Basin Institute

Title: Ecological Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring Program Director
Location: Reno, Nevada

Job Post Website: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=29969

Description:
The Great Basin Institute is recruiting an Ecological Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) Program Director for AIM and allied projects located in CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, and WY. The overall objective of GBI’s AIM program, which is a sub-program of GBI’s Research Associate (RA) Program, is to provide professional development opportunities and quality land management assistance by producing consistent, landscape-scale monitoring data in support of the BLM’s national strategy for standardized resource monitoring. Sampling sites are predominantly located in sage grouse habitat, on public rangelands, and on riparian systems within designated priority areas. Field crews collect biotic, hydrologic, and soil qualitative indicators in conjunction with quantitative data to inform conservation planning and adaptive management decisions.

• Proactively maintain regular communication with agency partners to coordinate and promote adaptive management, development and budgeting, and compliance with agreement terms;
• In collaboration with GBI staff, establish annual objectives and assess the program’s long-term strategies;
• Act as liaison to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) staff and other program/project affiliates to plan and coordinate current and future projects;
• Oversee and perform recruitment, management, training, and coordination of field crews working on monitoring projects;
• Support project planning, equipment organization and maintenance, vehicle coordination, and team deployment;
• Oversee data management, which includes use of the MS Access-based Database for Inventory, Monitoring and Assessment (DIMA), executing quality-assurance measures, performing quality-control data checks periodically throughout the field season, and using GIS to provide spatial analysis for reports and other mapping products;
• Promote a culture and best practices for maintaining field safety;
• Travel to perform site visits, particularly during the field and shoulder seasons, to BLM districts/offices and field sites in designated western states;
• Collaborate with other GBI staff to ensure compliance with grant and agreement terms and conditions, including: budget management, tracking and financial reporting; payroll and invoice review and processing; and compliance with AmeriCorps rules and regulations;
• Project reporting in accordance with programmatic and agency requirements;
• Engage in proactive and responsive personnel management;
• Participate in GBI or partner-sponsored training opportunities, and/or facilitate GBI training/workshops for Research Associates;
• Complete AIM program administrative support tasks including ensuring GBI and BLM policy compliance, maintaining personnel files, reviewing safety reports, and completing payroll bi-weekly; and
• Complete other duties as assigned by GBI staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Advanced academic degree and equivalent experience in the natural sciences or allied discipline;
• 2 years minimum in a leadership and supervisory position, and project management experience, including technical, personnel and budgetary management;
• Experience working with federal land management agencies, members of the public, and/or non-profit organizations;
• Understanding of principles related to the fields of botany, soil science, wildlife biology, geology, hydrology, and/or spatial analysis;
• Relevant or related field experience – knowledge of and/or experience in high desert and Great Basin ecology preferred;
• Strong background in plant community ecology and plant systematics preferred; those with familiarity with AIM implementation will be given preference (AIM experience alone will not be considered as a substitute for other qualifications);
• Ability to lead and manage simultaneously running projects across multiple western states for collection of field data according to protocol guidelines and a detailed QA/QC process;
• Experience analyzing geospatial data and creating map products with GIS;
• Familiarity with best practices for performing field work in a back country setting, with proactively maintaining field safety, and with low impact principles for conducting field work;
• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with a diverse audience, including members of the public, agency resource staff and management, and GBI program and administrative staff;
• Experience writing and editing technical reports;
• Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic office environment, and to consistently enact high performance standards and a strong work and team ethic in support of the goals and objectives of the AIM program and the mission of GBI;
• Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license and the ability to operate a 4WD vehicle on and off paved roads; and
• Meet requirements of federal agency security background checks (e.g., FBI criminal and National Sex Offender Public Website, Department of Interior Security Screening).

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $50,000 annual salary, DOE

Application Process: http://crcareers.thegreatbasininstitute.org/careers/Careers.aspx?adata=EA%2f%2bbS30FFANLnOhUu2Xxu6YeenaRsrNmRunCJQ47oge30TfCgNB3hUcShzfh0L%2bDvWjN8HmLO3djs4w6sxQwHLEmj%2bJF2p%2f2hXRCksrDuzzgVL3T8ew5smGdfpCe6GbIAbOOql47CBQB9FHcFrrWn1iPRcfbsN%2bOPp6gOIzZVL6o12W5pNdDheebQbmzoxdHyMWszGGt0KKInqzOH958n19LNPTTv%2bMKXHXCr3UDE87

Application Deadline: 11/20/2016

Associate Engineer at the Nevada Department of Transportation

Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation

Title: Associate Engineer
Location: Elko, Nevada

Job Post Website: https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=29969

Description:
Staff Associate Engineers perform professional engineering assignments not requiring licensure by the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
This position is located within District III, Elko. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining permits, utilities, and railroad agreements; processing encroachment permits in accordance with Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) policies for both private and public entities; inspecting work authorized under encroachment permits for compliance with NDOT standards and specifications as well as approved permit plans; and recognizing and addressing all forms of trespass and safety issues within the NDOT right-of-way.
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

Minimum Qualifications:

Certification by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as an Engineer Intern; OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a closely related engineering field; OR two years of journey level technical experience equivalent to an Engineering Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Majors: Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY – $46,938.24 to $69,718.32 PAY GRADE: 35

Application Process:

https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=29969

If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. The exam will consist of a written weighted 100%.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
The following are the number of questions and the category for Staff 1, Associate Engineer for Department of Transportation:

65 – Engineering
10 – Reading Comprehension
10 – Organizational Skills
10 – Interpersonal Relations

95 – Total

Additional Information: Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

Application Deadline: 11/16/2016

Archaeologist for the Bureau of Land Management

Company Name: Bureau of Land Management

Title: Archaeologist
Location: Reno, Nevada

Job Post Website: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=116545

Description:
Provides expertise in the analysis, review, development, and implementation of policies, procedures, goals, objectives, targets and priorities for the cultural heritage program statewide. Evaluates use of cultural heritage program elements to ensure the national direction, goals, and objectives for cultural heritage stewardship and public service in the human dimensions of ecosystems management are met.

serves as the Native American Coordinator (NAC) for the Regional Greater Sage Grouse Support Team. Acts as the cultural program specialist responsible for reviewing and/or developing the cultural, paleontological, and NAC portions of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents related to Regional Greater Sage Grouse plan implementation.

Serves as an advisor on complex heritage resources, collections management, repatriation, tribal consultation and/or paleontology issues. Provides technical data, professional advice, or recommendations to BLM management officials on historic preservation activities.

Leads/participates in interdisciplinary groups to address complex and/or controversial issues within the state.

Minimum Qualifications:

A degree which included three (3.0) semester hours each in the following course areas: History of archeology; Archeology of a major geographical area such as North America or Africa; Regional archeology, archeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development; Theory and methods of archeology – Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques; –AND– Archeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work; –AND– Six (6.0) semester hours of related course work in: geography, geology, or cultural geography; history, historiography, or historical archeology; environmental studies; scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or surveying;

–OR– A related degree in anthropology (with emphasis on ethnology, physical anthropology, or scientific linguistics), history, American studies, or a related discipline may be accepted as satisfying in full the educational requirements, provided the curriculum supplied academic course work sufficiently similar to the requirements in A.1 (including archeological field school);

–OR– A combination of education and experience – college level education or training that provided knowledge equivalent to that described above, plus appropriate technical experience or additional education;

–OR– Four (4) years of archeological work experience that demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of professional archeology. The work experience must have included archeology field experience, which may include that gained in an archeological field school. Field experience should have included a combination of professional experience in archeological survey, excavation, laboratory analysis, and preparation of written materials. Applicants with such field experience should, after additional experience under the direction of a higher grade archeologist, be able to demonstrate the ability to be a crew chief, directing the work of others at a single location as a part of a larger archeological project.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $71,012- $92,316

Application Process:

To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Click on the button “Apply Online” and login to MY USAJOBS.

If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “Did you forget your username and/or password” link from the right side menu.

Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.

If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at (775) 861-6431 or email us at nvjobs@blm.gov. If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

Application Deadline: 11/10/2016

Geologist at the Bureau of Land Management

Company Name: Bureau of Land Management

Title: Geologist
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Job Post Website: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=116410

Description:
This position serves as a geologist in the Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office. The geologist is responsible for performing work that involves knowledge and application of the principles of geology, and being responsible for planning, initiating, directing, and executing the minerals program activities. The geologist plans, initiates, and directs work that involves compliance activities over mining industry, sales, permits and leases to assure the orderly development and conservation of mineral materials, locatable and leasable minerals on public lands; and assures maximum economic recovery of mineral deposits through review of industry operating plans for exploration, development, and extraction of minerals and compliance with the environmental reclamation requirements of Department of Interior’s regulations and Bureau of Land Management policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position has a positive education requirement which requires that you have a degree in geology, plus 20 additional semester hours in any combination of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological science, structural, chemical, civil, mining or petroleum engineering, computer science, planetary geology, comparative planetology, geophysics, meteorology, hydrology, oceanography, physical geography, marine geology, and cartography. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)

Desired Majors: Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $40,040 – $63,665

Application Process:

To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: (1) Your resume; (2) Your responses to the Assessment/Job-Related Questions; and (3) Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Click on the button “Apply Online” and login to MY USAJOBS.

If you have not already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “Did you forget your username and/or password” link from the right side menu.

Your application package, including required documentation, must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement.

If you need assistance in applying online, please contact the Human Resources Office at 505-954-2081 or blm_nm_hr_vacancies@blm.gov. If applying online poses a hardship for you (i.e., you do not have access to the Internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.

Application Deadline: 11/07/2016