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    Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking initiatives? If you answered "yes" to this question, 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: $79,799 (Step 01) to $103,739 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Social Scientist within the Fort Collins Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Plans and carries out projects for collecting detailed social science data to address social factors encountered while carrying out the U.S. Geological Survey mission.
    • Plans and prepares quantitative and qualitative analysis of social science data associated with the social factors encountered while carrying out the U.S. Geological Survey mission.
    • Plans and prepares interpretive reports resulting from the analyses of social science data associated with the social factors encountered while carrying out the U.S. Geological Survey mission.
    • Occasionally directs the work of technicians and graduate students in the collection of data pursuant to approved study plans.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - An average of 2 nights per month of travel required for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens

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    0101 Social Science

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