GeoHumanities Librarian

Company Name: University of Nevada, Reno Libraries

Website: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/24303
Title: GeoHumanities Librarian
Location: Reno, NV
Description: 
The GeoHumanities Librarian assists the Digital Initiatives Librarian working with faculty, staff, and students to find innovative ways to organize and creatively curate research online. This position is responsible for the digitization and interactive curation of digital collections and/or exhibits by using a variety of technologies and experiential online formats. In addition to updating UNR Library collections to become fully digitized and curated online, this position will liaise and collaborate with other departments and colleges on campus to highlight research and effectively engage public use online. Additionally, the GeoHumanities Librarian provides primary support for GIS learning and research needs.

Job responsibilities include:
•As a member of the Digital Initiatives team, support Digital Humanities initiatives on campus.
•Work closely with IT and the Libraries to set up infrastructure for collaboration with campus and community partners.
•Take an active role in promotion and outreach of digital initiatives projects.
•Work with a variety of physical and digital materials to create or enhance interactive online exhibits. In addition, act as project manager for various Digital Initiatives projects.
•Provide support for exhibit creation and digital asset management.
•Explore and utilize different platforms, such as Omeka, ESRI Storymaps, DSpace, and CONTENTdm to create digital exhibits and participate in planning for web presentation and development.
•Assist in the promotion of digital collections to users; participate in activities to unveil and promote selected collections.
•Work with the Digital Initiatives team to prepare supplemental materials, such as hand-drawn maps and tables, for digital preservation and online access. This may include georeferencing
maps and creating metadata that adheres to appropriate standards and schema (such as Dublin Core, LC Name Authority, LC TGM, and Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names).
•Maintain weekly office hours in the science and engineering library in order to assist with GIS and provide instruction and one-on-one consultations for students and faculty in GIS.
•Identify opportunities and collaborate with various departments to integrate GIS applications into instruction and research projects.

The position may collaborate with museums and organizations on campus such as the Keck Museum and Campus Arboretum to aid in the digital curation of their collections. The preferred candidate will be familiar with library standards for handling data (such as metadata, geo-tagging, etc.), new and innovative digital technologies, creative storytelling of information to engage the public, and have project management skills and the ability to work well with diverse campus and community groups. The position will have a role in building cross-university partnerships for the development of online projects highlighting the work of university libraries, departments, faculty, staff, and students.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Master’s degree and two year’s experience working in a library environment with digital projects.

Prefferred qualifications: 

Master’s degree in library or information science OR Master’s degree in geography, and/or GIS certification

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40
Salary & Benefits:  Salary: $50,000- $60,000. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, academic faculty position with full benefits. The position is approved for up to two years with continuation contingent upon funding and organizational needs. Benefits: Competitive benefits package including 24 vacation days per year and tuition benefits for self and dependents. No state income tax.

Application Process: Apply for this job through the portal provided on the UNR Jobs page found here: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/24303

Application Deadline: 5/15/2017

Potential Metallography Lab Manager Candidate

Company Name: Metcut Research Inc.

Website: www.metcut.com
Title: Potential Metallography Lab Manager Candidate
Location: N/A
Description: 
We’re currently seeking a Business and Technology leader for the Metallography Lab. As a Business Leader, we’re seeking an individual who can work with and through Metcut’s business development organization to grow the labs annual revenue from $1.2MM to $2.5MM over the next 5 to 7 years. As a Technology Leader, we’re seeking an individual who will be accountable for the building and managing customer relationships with our current customers as well as providing leadership to the Metallography and Central Coatings Lab staff. The Metallography Lab Manager will report to the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Paul Braun.
The MRI Metallography Lab today consists of four service areas, Central Coatings Lab (CCL), Failure Analysis, General Metallography, and Polymer Composite Acid Digestion. The CCL program provides companies worldwide with classroom instruction and hands-on training on the proper techniques to evaluate the quality of turbine engine coatings application. The CCL program also includes the management and execution of a round robin quality control system, and overview of vendor’s coating process control procedures. There are opportunities for growth in all four existing service areas as well as with new services.
Other MRI laboratories consist of a wide variety of commercial and internally developed servo-hydraulic and electro-mechanical test equipment to service customers with mechanical testing needs ranging from micro-specimens to large full-scale products. Typical production capacity is > 20K specimens per year. Laboratory services include support with test designs, protocols, and reporting.
In addition to the testing laboratories, overall operations include an engineering group to facilitate sales, customer contact, project updates, and data reporting. A large machining division supports specimen preparation and machining of fixtures and other required hardware.
Five core areas of competence for this position have been identified. They’re Leadership of People, Customer Relationship Management, Operational Leadership and Management and Operating Budget Planning and Management. Additional information about each area of competence follows.

Minimum Qualifications: 

We are focused on identifying a Business and Lab Leader who possesses
• 10 + years of experience in different Materials Science and Engineering roles.
• 5 + years’ experience in a microstructural lab or work environment.
• Engineering experience related to metallography testing.
• Familiarity with thermal spray coatings highly desirable.
• Demonstrated team management/leadership success.
• Experience with departmental operations, including budgets, work organization, & scheduling.
• Demonstrated experience building and managing customer and supplier relationships.
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to instruct others and develop & conduct training classes.
• Entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to be both the business and technical leader of the Metallography Lab.
• Passionate about quality and customer service including meeting deadlines and solving difficult technical requirements.
• Has expertise with quality improvement processes such as Kaizen or Six Sigma and their application in a lab production environment.
• Is highly proficient utilizing computer systems in a networked environment as well as expertise with Microsoft Office applications.
• MS in Materials Science & Engineering. PhD would be a plus

Desired Majors: Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits:  N/A

Application Process: We’ve retained RCSN Executive Search, www.rcsnleaders.com, to lead and manage this project for Metcut. Mary Huelsman, Senior Search Consultant, RCSN will work with you should you decide you’re interested in being considered for the Metallography Lab Manager’s position. You should contact Mary directly at mary@rcsnleaders.com or call her at 513-513-1143.

Application Deadline: N/A

Geology Intern

Company Name: Silver StandardNCE

Website: www.silverstandard.com/
Title: Geology Intern
Location: Margiold Mine, Valmy, NV
Description: 
Marigold’s summer intern program is tailored to individuals who are currently enrolled in mining-related degrees as full-time students at an accredited, four-year college or university in North America. Internships typically run from mid-May to mid-August. The intern will typically work a 4×10 dayshift schedule and will report to the Chief Geologist. By providing a structured program and access to the top minds and technology in mining today, the internship will equip students with the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career. Geology interns will become familiar with large scale open pit run-of-mine heap leach mining operations.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY & DUTIES
• Assists in the exploration activities and development of drilling programs within the property boundary
• Assists in sampling programs
• Uses handheld GPS receivers
• Collects collect rock samples within a pre-established sampling grid within the exploration area.
• Catalogs and plots results of current and past sampling data, correlating with the geology and uses GIS software in presenting and interpreting the data.
• Assists with the drilling activities and logging of the cuttings and/or core from the drills.
• Participates in basic geologic, pit, high-wall and road cut mapping.
• Interprets mineralization and geologic contacts on section and plans.
• Participates in digitizing, basic computer work and some GIS computer work.
• Gains experience with the QA/QC procedures and protocol of the entire process of the collection of the drill samples through to the laboratory to the database.
• Performs work area housekeeping duties.
• Determines if work areas are safe and free of hazards. Performs Field Level Risk Assessments.
• Unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship including immediately reporting and mitigating spills and other environmental impacts.

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Must be able to complete an internship lasting a minimum of ten (10) weeks at the Marigold mine in Valmy, Nevada.
• Full time college student at the Sophomore, Junior, Senior or graduate level majoring in Geology or closely related field.
• Must be minimally classified as an incoming Junior for the Fall 2017 semester (proof of enrollment required – must submit with application as attachments).
• Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (transcripts required – must submit with application as attachments).
• Can have a maximum of two (2) internships with Marigold (this does NOT include summers as working for Marigold as a Summer Student).

Desired Majors: Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology

Position Type: • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits:  N/A

Application Process: Applications are done on www.silverstandard.com/careers click on Apply Now, then scroll to bottom and select Nevada from the filtered list.

Application Deadline: 5/1/2017

Staff Engineer

Company Name: NCE

Website: www.ncenet.com
Title: Staff Engineer
Location: Reno, NV
Description: 

• Perform field exploration, inspection, analysis; provide technical support with supervision
• Act as data gatherer; prepare maps, design plans, charts; run technical computer programs
• Interpret data and test results; write complete reports
• Prepare field reports, internal correspondence, sections of formal reports
• Perform basic civil engineering design and calculations, including grading design
• May be assigned field construction administration responsibilities
• Follow company safety standards, site safety standards, and all permitting requirements
• Contact vendors; research literature and regulatory requirements under supervision
• Execute job responsibilities safely

Minimum Qualifications: 

• B.S. in related technical field with one to two (1-2) years of experience, or M.S. with zero to two (0-2) years of experience
• Able to work with minimal supervision on some tasks
• Skilled at basic or standard civil design procedures and techniques
• A valid driver’s license
• Flexibility to work outside normal business hours, as necessary
• Good oral and written communication skills

Desired Majors: Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits:  The selected candidate will find NCE to be a firm that sets its standards high by attracting the best engineers in our industry. NCE offers an exceptional benefit package which includes, health benefits for employees and their dependents, 401K participation, flexible work schedules, Paid Time Off (PTO), holiday pay and much more. Salary will be commensurate with work experience. Please feel free to visit our website at: www.ncenet.com

Application Process: Interested individuals should contact the Human Resources Manager
at (775) 329-4955 or at hr@ncenet.com

Application Deadline: N/A

Project Engineer

Company Name: NCE

Website: www.ncenet.com
Title: Project Engineer
Location: Reno, NV
Description: 

• Develop design criteria, design calculations, construction details, quantities, and cost estimates
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil3D, and Microsoft Office software
• Responsible for cost control on projects as well as quality control
• Resolve problems, interpret engineering specifications, investigate design and field engineering difficulties, and coordinate schedules
• Manage civil engineering projects, and develop cost-effective design solutions
• Provide technical guidance and mentoring of project team members
• Prepare and check design drawings and/or specifications
• Review and check engineering work completed by others
• Oversee planning, design, and construction phases of projects
• Serve as technical liaison with client on project efforts
• Market to clients in pursuit of additional projects

Minimum Qualifications: 

• B.S. in Civil Engineering
• Passed Fundamentals of Engineering (F.E.) Exam
• Minimum of 5 years of increasing responsibility in civil engineering
• Experience preparing reports as well as internal and external correspondence
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Flexibility to work outside normal business hours, as necessary
• Available to travel regionally

Preferred Qualifications:

• Eight (8) years professional consulting experience
• PE registration in Nevada and/or California (or ability to obtain within six months)
• Experience related to water resources including working knowledge of ArcMap, HEC-RAS, and XP Storm

Desired Majors: Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits:  The selected candidate will find NCE to be a firm that sets its standards high by attracting the best engineers in our industry. NCE offers an exceptional benefit package which includes, health benefits for employees and their dependents, 401K participation, flexible work schedules, Paid Time Off (PTO), holiday pay and much more. Salary will be commensurate with work experience. Please feel free to visit our website at: www.ncenet.com

Application Process: Interested individuals should contact the Human Resources Manager
at (775) 329-4955 or at hr@ncenet.com

Application Deadline: N/A

Student Trainee (Hydrology)

Company Name: Department of the Interior Geological Survey

Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467949700
Title: Student Trainee (Hydrology)
Location: Yuma, AZ
Description: General Information
This position is year-round. During the school year part-time hours will apply; however, during school breaks and the summer period, full-time hours may apply. The work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the student’s schedule.

In order to be eligible to receive consideration for this position, you must be able to: (1) report to the duty station location listed in this vacancy announcement, if selected; and (2) be available to work the schedule identified.

Salary: $15.74 per hour (Step 01) to $20.46 per hour (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

To see the exciting work being done at the Arizona Water Science Center just follow this link: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/az-water

Minimum Requirements: In order to be eligible for an appointment under the Pathways Internship Program:

You must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on a full- or half-time basis as defined by the school (certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum); AND
Enrollment is with a qualifying educational institution such as a high school or state-approved homeschool; or 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; AND
Students currently enrolled must be in good academic standing maintaining a 2.0 grade point average on a cumulative basis; AND
The duties of this position should be related to your academic or career goals.
You must continue to meet these eligibility requirements throughout the duration of your appointment under the Pathways Internship Program.
Key Requirements
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation.
The entire period served under the Intern Program counts as a trial period.
Housing will not be provided.
Selectee must provide a valid state driver’s license & safe driving record.
Selectee subject to successful completion of a pre-employment medical exam.
Qualifications
This internship is geared toward students majoring in one of the following areas of study: Environmental Science, Hydrology, Engineering, Physical Science or Biology.

For more information on basic qualifications, please click on the following: http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/sw/quals/1316.html.

For GS-05: All applicants must meet at least one of the following to qualify for the GS-05 level:

A. One year of appropriate specialized experience that is equivalent to at least the GS-04 level in the Federal service. Examples of GS-04 level work assignments include: 1) Making adjustments and minor repairs to water level recorders, or other equipment used in water investigations; 2) Following well-defined methods and designated formulas; computing, extracting, compiling, and presenting geological or hydrologic data in prescribed tabular or graphic form; 3) Computing mean daily gage heights from water stage record charts, editing record tapes, and making corrections based on field notes; **OR

B. Successful completion of a full four year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree (a) with major study in an appropriate field of science (i.e., geology, chemistry, physics, geophysics, biology, ecology, mathematics, soils, forestry, meteorology, hydrology, oceanography, physical science, atmospheric science) engineering, construction, or industrial technology, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours, or the equivalent, in any combination of courses such as engineering, industrial technology, construction drafting, surveying, physical science, biology, or mathematics; **OR

C. Equivalent combination of successfully completed post-high school education and specialized experience.

All applicants must meet qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

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.
Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the above requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://www.usgs.gov/ohr/oars/quals/foreign.html.
Are There Any Special Requirements For This Position?

Because this position requires travel for official business, the selectee will be required to apply for a charge card within 30 calendar days of appointment. Individuals who have delinquent account balances from a previous Government charge card will be required to satisfy their existing obligation before a new card can be issued.
Students who successfully complete the internship program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent appointment or a term (1-4 years in duration) appointment without further competition. Eligibility requirements for conversion: must be a U.S. Citizen; complete at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Internship Program (*may waive up to a total of 320 hours under specific conditions); successfully complete your degree or certificate requirements from a qualifying institution; meet the qualification requirements for the position to which you will be converted; meet agency-specific requirements as outlined in the Participant’s Agreement; and must have performed successfully in your position as documented through performance evaluations. *NOTE: To learn more about the conditions under which a portion of the work experience hours may be waived, visit http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/sw/studentinterns.html.
If converted to a permanent or term appointment, the anticipated target position will be Hydrologic Technician with full performance level of GS-11; however, the target position and FPL may change based on the need of the organization at that time. Interns must meet the qualification requirements for the position to which converted.
If selected, you will be required to provide official transcripts &/or letter from the school stating you are enrolled in a degree/certificateprogram on at least a half time basis in good standing and your expected graduation date.
A background investigation will be required for this position. Continued employment will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
Selected candidate must obtain a pre-employment physical at federal expense.
Selectee must submit a valid state issued drivers license and a safe driving record.

Desired Majors: Hydrogeology

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits:  $15.74 to $20.46 / Per Hour

Application Process: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467949700

Application Deadline: 4/24/2017

Student Trainee (Hydrology)

Company Name: Department of the Interior Geological Survey

Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467577400
Title: Student Trainee (Hydrology)
Location: Ithaca, NY
Description: This is a temporary position. In order to be eligible to receive consideration for this position, you must be able to: (1) report to the duty station location listed in this vacancy announcement, if selected; and (2) be available to work the schedule identified.

The work schedule may be adjusted during school breaks and the summer period.

This position is located in Ithaca, NY and will be for the SUMMER.

Minimum Qualifications: You must be a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on a full- or half-time basis as defined by the school (certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum); and
Enrollment is with a qualifying educational institution such as a high school or state-approved home school; or 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.
Students currently enrolled must be in good academic standing maintaining a 2.0 grade point average on a cumulative basis.
You must continue to meet these eligibility requirements throughout the duration of your appointment under the Pathways Internship Prgm.

Desired Majors: Hydrogeology

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits:  First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

GS-03: $12.53 (Step 01) to $16.29 (Step 10)|
GS-04: $14.07 (Step 01) to $18.28 (Step 10)

The full performance level of this position will be set at the grade level at which you are selected.

Application Process: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467577400

Application Deadline:4/24/2017

Geological Survey

Company Name: Department Of The Interior Geological Survey

Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467448100
Title: Geological Survey
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Description: As a Supervisory Physical Scientist, Geophysicist, or a Geologist within the Earthquake Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

-Plan, organize and directs activities related to the expansion, operation and maintenance of the Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN), a mission-critical, technically complex geophysical network that supports earthquake monitoring and research. The NCSN is a major component of the ShakeAlert system.

-Participates in and leads various planning, technical and operational efforts.

-Assists in evaluating the system’s performance and quality with the goal of achieving Advanced National Seismic System Performance Metrics and improving the performance and capabilities of the network and its products.

-Perform supervisory duties; providing direct or indirect supervision and technical and scientific guidance to staff.

*This position may be filled as a Supervisory Physical Scientist, Supervisory Geophysicist, or a Supervisory Geologist.

Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Occasional travel on 1-2 nights per month may be required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Are you a Scientist looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for supporting science working to mitigate the impact of natural hazards? *Do you want to be part of an important mission of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking technologies? 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 an interdisciplinary position and is being advertised concurrently with the following announcements:

Open to all qualified candidates concurrently under announcement: SAC-2017-0236

Duties
As a Supervisory Physical Scientist, Geophysicist, or a Geologist within the Earthquake Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

-Plan, organize and directs activities related to the expansion, operation and maintenance of the Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN), a mission-critical, technically complex geophysical network that supports earthquake monitoring and research. The NCSN is a major component of the ShakeAlert system.

-Participates in and leads various planning, technical and operational efforts.

-Assists in evaluating the system’s performance and quality with the goal of achieving Advanced National Seismic System Performance Metrics and improving the performance and capabilities of the network and its products.

-Perform supervisory duties; providing direct or indirect supervision and technical and scientific guidance to staff.

*This position may be filled as a Supervisory Physical Scientist, Supervisory Geophysicist, or a Supervisory Geologist.

Travel Required
Occasional Travel
Occasional travel on 1-2 nights per month may be required.
Relocation Authorized
No

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation.
Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary period.
More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.
Selectee must provide a valid state driver’s license & safe driving record.
Qualifications
For information on basic qualifications, which includes information on whether you may substitute education for specialized experience, please click on the following:
http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/sw/quals/1301.html
http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/sw/quals/1313.html
http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/sw/quals/1350.html
In addition to the basic education requirements listed in the links above, applicants must meet the following specialized experience requirements to qualify:
Geologist, GS-1350-12: One year of appropriate professional experience in geology that is equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service. Examples of such experience could include planning and executing complex geologic studies, which usually involved intensive investigations into recognized phenomena. This work typically involved conventional methods & techniques though it required going beyond clear precedents, and required adapting methods to the problems at hand and interpreting findings in terms of their scientific significance. At this level, Geologists have a very good knowledge of the principles of geology and their application, and the ability to independently perform scientific work of considerable difficulty. You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.
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.
Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the above requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://www.usgs.gov/ohr/oars/quals/foreign.html.

 

Desired Majors: Geology, Geological Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits: $86,663.00 to $112,665.00 / Per Year

Application Process: Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467448100

Application Deadline: 4/28/2017

Student Trainee (Geography)

Company Name: BUREAU OF RECLAMATION

Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/468018600
Title: Student Trainee (Geography)
Location: Provo, UT
Description: Under the close direction of the supervisor or higher graded employee, the incumbent performs, assists in, and/or continues to learn about the specialized work of their assigned area through developmental assignments.

– Works with professionals in the implementation of the office GIS program. Works on the various projects by fact finding and assembling data acquired. This may include limited field verification.

– Enters and retrieves basic data, and work with professionals in the utilization of computer programs for GIS development. (Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Products such as ArcMap, ArcGIS On-Line, etc.)

– Prepares and utilizes common database tables to be used in the GIS process. (Excel, Access, etc.)

– Utilizes Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to obtain data in the field for use by professionals.

– Provides common plots/tables/maps/graphs to a diverse group of internal customers to aid them in the decision making process.

– Utilizes computers, large/small format scanners, and large/small format plotters.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Key Requirements
U.S. Citizenship or National
Suitability for Federal employment determined by a background investigation
You must submit a resume and supporting documentation – See how to apply
Duration of appointment is a trial period
You must submit transcript(s) to verify education requirements
Duties may include some field conditions: climbing, walking and bending.
Qualifications
Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment with an accredited college or university at least part-time, seeking a degree, and in good academic standing (as defined by the school).

GS-4: Completion of 2 academic years of post-high school study or associate’s degree.

A period of student trainee work experience is equal to 320 hours of work experience, if applicable.

This position has a positive education requirement for conversion. The required education must lead to a degree with specialization in or directly related to the field in which the student trainee is participating in the Intern program. The degree of specialization in this field must satisfy, on graduation, the specific requirements as listed in the qualification standard for professional geography positions. You may review the positive education requirements here. The term positive education requirement (also called a basic education requirement) refers to an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) determination that the duties of a scientific, technical, or professional position cannot be performed by an individual that does not have the prescribed minimum education.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits: $29,356.00 to $38,158.00 / Per Year

Application Process: Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/468018600

Application Deadline: 4/25/2017

Student Trainee (GIS)

Company Name: BUREAU OF RECLAMATION

Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/468092500
Title: Student Trainee (GIS)
Location: Boise, ID
Description: Do you want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public’s investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Student Trainee (GIS).

This is a temporary student internship opportunity under the Pathways Program. The major objective of the Pathways Program is to employ students, giving them a chance to work in a Federal agency and resume or continue their education without interruption caused by financial pressure. Students appointed may work part-time while school is in session and full-time (depending upon the needs of the agency) when students are on a vacation period or whenever the school is officially closed.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Key Requirements
U.S. Citizenship or National;
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation;
You must submit a resume, transcripts, and supporting documentation;
You must submit documents to verify you are a student;
For veterans consideration, submit document(s) under “Required Documents”;
Must be currently enrolled or accepted enrollment as a student.
Qualifications
Education/ Experience Requirements:
Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment with an accredited college or university at least part-time, seeking a degree, and in good academic standing (as defined by the school).

GS-03: Completion of 1 full academic year of post-high school study OR Completion of 1 full semester of post-high school study plus 1 period of student trainee work experience OR 6 months of general work experience.

A period of student trainee work experience is equal to 320 hours of work experience.

Academic Year: At the undergraduate level, 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours is comparable to 1 year of undergraduate education. Four years of progressive study or 120 semester hours meets the degree requirements. At the graduate level, 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours.

General work experience shows his/her ability to perform progressively more complex, responsible, or difficult duties; and that shows his/her ability to learn the specific work of this job.

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. The applicant will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Graduated students are not eligible for this position.

To be eligible, an applicant must:
– be at least 16 years of age or older;
– be in good academic standing as defined by the school they are attending; and
– be a student who has been accepted for enrollment for next semester and must maintain at least a half-time course load as defined by the applicant’s educational institution while serving in this position OR be a student who is currently enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, 2-year or 4-year college or university, graduate or professional school.

Interns must continue to meet program eligibility requirements throughout the duration of the appointment.

In addition, they must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits: The selected student will be appointed at the GS-03 ($12.53 per hour) federal pay grade level, which is determined by meeting the following qualification requirements.

Application Process: Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/468092500

Application Deadline: 5/3/2017