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July 3, 2018

This GS 12/13 position is with the USGS/DOE Cooperative Program, which provides hydrologic and geologic expertise to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to address environmental and scientific issues at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). The vacancy is open until July 27, 2018.

The individual will be working with a team of world-class scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Desert Research Institute, and other major environmental consulting firms. The USGS has historically provided hydrologic expertise and technical guidance to DOE, primarily on activities related to the characterization of the groundwater flow system. The USGS develops and participates in special studies to address unresolved hydrologic issues at the NNSS and provides regional synthesis and analysis of hydrologic information to determine groundwater flow directions and refine flow budgets in downgradient basins.


Read the vacancy announcement and apply here: General Public • Merit Promotion



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