Geologist Job in Las Vegas, Nevada – Department of the Interior



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Interior. The opening is for a Geologist in Las Vegas, Nevada Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Geologist – Las Vegas, Nevada
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 588080
Start Date: 04/21/2022
End Date: 05/20/2022

Qualification Summary
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. Basic Education Requirement: A degree in Geology, which included or is supplemented by 20 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. I will provide a copy of my college transcript. OR Have a combination of education and experience with course work equivalent to that above plus appropriate experience of additional education. I will provide a copy of my college transcript. Specialized experience for GS-09: Meet the basic requirement AND have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-07. Specialized experience is further defined as: review & provide geologic expertise in the processing of applications to conduct drilling; review mineral exploration proposals & recommend stipulations to protect resource values; provide geologic data to staff engaged in drainage & economic evaluation; OR two (2) years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master`s degree; OR master`s or equivalent graduate degree in the field of geology or directly related education; OR I meet the basic requirement AND I possess an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above. I will provide a copy of my college transcript. Specialized experience for GS-11: Meet the basic requirement AND have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09. Specialized experience is further defined as: experience gained through geological field or laboratory work that provided a means of obtaining professional knowledge of the theory and application of the principles of geology and closely related sciences, e.g., geophysics, geochemistry, or hydrology. Such work generally must have involved making close observations, taking samples, handling various types of instruments and equipment, assembling geologic data from source materials, and analyzing and reporting findings orally and in writing; OR three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the field of geology or directly related education. I will provide a copy of my college transcript. Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of specialized experience and appropriate graduate education. Graduate level education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. 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. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604. If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level. Physical Demands: Some work of the position takes place mostly in an office or laboratory setting. No special physical effort is required. May be expected to hike distances of several kilometers over uneven terrain while carrying equipment. Field work may require working in remote field sites with limited to no services. Field work may require the use of proper personal protective gear, working in dusty, hot, humid, and extreme cold environments, occasional off-road driving of 4-wheel drive vehicles, traveling to remote
field sites in helicopters or small fixed wing planes, and/or boats. Lifting of equipment and objects weighing up to 20 kilograms may be necessary. Work Environment: Some work takes place in office or laboratory settings with adequate heat, light, and ventilation. Office conditions do not require special safety precautions; field conditions may include extreme heat or cold, rain or snow, and hazardous conditions such as exposure to extreme temperature, noxious or toxic gasses, ice or flooding. Field work may involve encounters with dangerous fauna and flora, and other wilderness dangers.

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