Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

*Are you a Oceanographer professional looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for collecting, processing and analyzing field data? *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!

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?

Salary: $92,448 (Step 01) to $120,187 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

Duties

As an Oceanographer within the Woods Hole Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Serve as a member of the Sediment Transport Group working on coastal and estuarine research issues .
  • Configures and run numerical simulations using a variety of atmospheric, oceanic, wave and sediment transport models.
  • Develop and apply workflows for processing observational and modeled ocean data.
  • Work with other scientists to develop project proposals, publications and presentations that summarize critical information.
The U.S. Geological Survey has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.

For additional information on our internal telework policy, please reference the Department of the Interior Telework Handbook at: http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/pb/telework.html.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Up to 2 nights of travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No