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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?
This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition.


As a Geologist within the Central Energy Resource Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Participate as part of an assessment team to execute multifaceted studies and investigate the origin and current geologic setting of undiscovered uranium resources.
  • Compile, evaluate, synthesize, and maintain field data, well log data, and other types of geochemical, geophysical and geological data from energy-related proprietary databases.
  • Utilize and apply a wide range of geospatial, modeling, statistical, and cartographic software applications.
  • Produce portions of scientific reports and publication-ready graphics.
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: 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Over night travel of 3 nights per month may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No