Job Overview


Are you a Scientist interested in working as a research coordinator and advisor to the Director of a science center? 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!

Will Travel and Relocation Expenses be Paid? No
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
What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
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. For additional information on our internal telework policy, please reference the Department of the Interior Telework Handbook at:  
This is an interdisciplinary position and is being advertised concurrently through merit promotion procedures open to current or former Federal employees at : ATL-2013-0594.
You must possess a valid state driver's license and a safe driving record.


As a Biologist, Hydrologist, or Physical Scientist within the South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC), some of your specific duties will include:
-Serve as the Research Coordinator for the SC CSC.
-Serve as the primary source for technical expertise and advisor to the SC CSC Director on the course of future climate research, accomplishments, priorities, development, administration, and technical support activities.
-Monitor and direct the progress of science projects to ensure that work is satisfactory and meets USGS science excellence and publication requirements.
-Assist the SC CSC Director with the management and coordination of all aspects of the research solicitation process.
-Prepare oral and written summaries, reports, documents, and briefing materials.
- Responsible for addressing USGS Headquarters requests and directives relating to SC CSC programs and reporting requirements.