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    *Are you an Scientific professional looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for being a part of a research team? *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?

    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.

    Salary: $79,448 (Step 01) to $103,337 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

    This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled as a Computer Scientist, GS-1550, General Engineer, GS-0801, Geologist, GS-1350 or Oceanographer, GS-1360.

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    As a Computer Scientist, General Engineer, Geologist, or Oceanographer, within the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Serves as a member of the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Sediment Transport Group.
    • Configure and run numerical simulation using a variety of oceanic, wave and sediment transport models, and develop new techniques and algorithms as needed to advance group research goals.
    • Develop and apply workflow for processing observational and modeled ocean data, including search, access, analysis and visualization, developing new techniques needed to advance group research goals.
    • Work with other group scientist, develop project proposals, publications, and presentations that summarize critical information and products that support group research goals

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - An average of 2 nights a month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484369300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.