Geosciences GeoJobs Listerv

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Fri Apr 15 09:46:36 CDT 2016

Welcome to the Geosciences GeoJobs Listerv! 

Listed below are recent listings of available internships and full-time 
employment positions. Updated positions will be sent out weekly, or as new 
listings become available.  


Postion: Assistant Geologist 
Responsibilities include environmental site assessments, development of 
soil and groundwater sampling plans, data analysis, site remediation, 
proposal and report writing, project management as well as client 
maintenance. Other duties as assigned by manager. 
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Geology.  Entry-level position (zero to 
two years of professional experience). Excellent written & verbal 
communication skills.  Proficient computer skills. OSHA trained and 
knowledge of CERCLA, and remedial design is preferred. Previous consulting 
experience, including hazardous site assessment experience, such as Phase 
I, Phase II, and remediation also preferred. Locations: St. Louis, MO; 
Kansas City, MO; Brea, CA.
For more information, visit

Entry Level Geologist-Germantown, Maryland-
·       Plan, execute, analyze, and report on environmental measures in 
natural systems. Standard field practices and techniques using basic field 
equipment to collect samples of soil, groundwater, surface water, 
sediment, and potable water; prepare samples for shipping, and complete 
chain-of-custody or similar paperwork. 
·       Study contaminants and determine how to restore the environment
·       Performs supervised field tasks, such as soil logging, monitoring 
well installation, sampling, testing, water level/groundwater gradient 
surveys, etc.
·       Review analytical data for general indicators of quality for 
routine analyses based on well-defined guidelines
Minimum requirements
·       Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., 
environmental science, soil science, agriculture, geology or any 
scientific related field)
·       Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, 
investigation, and data entry
·       Technically proficient individual with the ability to organize 
data in a clear fashion using basic tools (spreadsheets, graphs) and the 
desire to learn and apply new tools, models, and methods
·       Must be able to oversee and work productively with subcontractors 
while assuring work scopes and safety requirements are met
·       Must be able to work outdoors year-round
·       Travel will be required, including out-of-state short-term 
overnight stays

GIS ANALYST: Please visit the following website for additional 
·       Four-year degree in Geography/GIS and/or 2 years of work related 
experience. Experience with ArcGIS Desktop applications and extensions. 
Experience with utilizing geoprocessing tools and the ability to automate 
routines utilizing ArcGIS Model Builder. Creating, updating, and 
maintaining geographic databases. Knowledge of Enterprise Geodatabases and 
SQL scripting. Excellent computer skills, proficiency with MS Word, 
Access, Excel & Power point 
·       Ability to wear required PPE while working, including at minimum: 
a hard hat, safety glasses and heeled work boots
·       This position may require travel of up to 15%
·       Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug 

Field Technician 
Nederveld Inc. - Ann Arbor, MI 
Nederveld Inc., a multi-disciplined consulting engineering and surveying 
firm, is seeking to fill the position of Survey Field Technician in the 
East Michigan area. A qualified candidate will be a self-starter with a 
high attention to detail. A strong aptitude in mathematics, specifically 
trigonometry and geometry. Candidates should be able to, or possess the 
aptitude to, become proficient in reading and interpreting construction 
plans. They should have the ability to proficiently read maps and possess 
a good sense of geography.Candidates will be required to have:
·       Valid driver’s license without incident
·       Willingness to work in various weather conditions outside
·       Ability to efficiently traverse wooded terrain
·       Ability to lift at least 50lbs of equipment and transfer to 
appropriate location.
·       Ability to work long days if necessary mostly outside standing or 
·       Strong mathematic aptitude
·       Strong work ethic
·       Ability to work well with others and communicate effectively with 
·       Self-starter, can work efficiently on their own if necessary

Mid-Level Geologist 
Pinyon Environmental, Inc. - Lakewood, CO
For more information go to: info at
Essential Responsibilities and Knowledge Requirements
·       Conduct Phase I ESAs and Phase II ESAs unsupervised. Applicant 
should anticipate at least 50% of their time to be spent on Phase I ESAs.
·       Assess environmental (chemical and non-chemical) data used in the 
preparation of scientific reports.
·       Compile and organize environmental data for use by others.
·       Plan, execute, analyze, and report on environmental measurements 
in natural systems.
·       Apply knowledge of natural sciences (geology, soil 
characteristics, chemistry, physics, biology, hydrology, and mathematics) 
to explain observations.
·       Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geologic Engineering, GeoScience or 
similar field.
·       Applicant must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook 
at a minimum.
·       3 to 5 years of experience completing Phase I ESAs and Phase II 
ESAs, subsurface investigations, site characterization, subcontractor 
oversight, borehole logging monitoring well construction, technical 
writing, and soil and groundwater sampling.

Paleontological Field Technician
PSOMAS – Santa Ana, CA
Apply at

Description:  This is a part-time, as needed Paleontological field 
position that involves monitoring of grading and other earthmoving 
activities to support development projects in Southern California. The 
paleontological monitor will perform fieldwork under the direction and 
supervision of the Senior Paleontologist. Duties include construction 
monitoring, fossil salvage, laboratory preparation, data collection and 
·       Must have a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Geology, or related 
field, or be working towards one with at least 3 years of field experience
·       Must have prior experience conducting paleontological monitoring 
in a variety of settings in Southern California
·       Must have the ability to work around large, loud construction 
·       Must have the ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours, in hot 
or cold conditions, with minimal assistance;
·       Must have the ability to recognize fossils in the ground, use 
excavation tools, and salvage resources as necessary
·       Must carry appropriate materials and have the ability to "jacket" 
·       Must be able to meet the company driving requirements; 25 years of 
age, clean driving record, valid drivers license and have a 4x4 or similar 
vehicle to drive on construction sites

Paleontological Taxonomist 
PSOMAS – Santa Ana, CA
Apply at

Description: This is a temporary position involving sorting macroscopic to 
microscopic fossils to the species level. Identify, as possible by 
counting and tabulating the taxa, and interpreting the paleohabitat based 
on the findings. 
·       Must have a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Geology, or related 
·       Must have 5+ years' working knowledge of Pliocene, Pleistocene, 
and living mollusks and habitats of the region
·       Must have a good working library of the relevant taxonomic 
literature and a knowledge of the methods of taxonomy and nomenclature
·       Must have knowledge of the specialists in diverse taxonomic groups 
and collegial relationships with them (these are important for 
consultation on difficult identifications)
·       Must have the ability to make quality digital photographs of 
microscopic specimens showing the critical taxonomic characters
·       Must have excellent written communication skills and intermediate 
use of Microsoft Word and Excel.


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Department Office, Tomanek Hall RM 233
Fort Hays State University
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Hays, KS 67601
(785) 628-5389
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