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    Salary:

    GS-12: $84,118 (Step 01) to $109,358 (Step 10);

    GS-13: $100,027 (Step 01) to $130,039 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. 

    Open to current or former Federal employees: DEN-2020-0234

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    Responsibilities

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

    • Evaluate and conduct research on structural processes that impact petroleum generation, migration, and accumulation in priority basins.
    • Collaborate with other USGS Energy Resource Program (ERP) scientists to support ongoing efforts to further our understanding of petroleum systems and undiscovered geologic energy resources.
    • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team of USGS ERP scientists that conducts undiscovered geologic resource assessments.
    • Prepare, complete, document, and disseminate results of research through a series of presentations and peer-reviewed publications which advance the knowledge of structural processes and petroleum systems.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Overnight travel of up to 5 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15 - The full performance level for a Research position is GS-15; however, promotion eligibility is dependent upon the scientific contributions of the incumbent as evaluated by a peer panel.

  • Job family (Series)

    1350 Geology

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