Thread: Job Opportunity in USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Office

Started: 2020-05-29 16:48:59
Last activity: 2020-05-29 16:48:59
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Natural Hazards Mission Area is seeking to fill a Geophysicist position in the Program Office for the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP). The position will primarily be focused on the strategic direction and budgeting priorities of the EHP and the Global Seismographic Network (GSN) and Geomagnetism Programs. Both the EHP and GSN are the USGS contributions to the four-agency National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The USGS Geomagnetism Program is the USGS contribution to the multi-agency National Space Weather Program. These programs support work at regionally-managed USGS science centers, as well as by university and state partners. This position will also provide support for the Advanced National Seismic System, which is a cooperative effort to collect and analyze seismic and geodetic data on earthquakes, issue timely and reliable notifications of their occurrence and impacts, and provide data for earthquake research and the hazard and risk assessments that are the foundation for creating an earthquake-resilient nation.

A description of the position and details on how to apply can be found on USAJOBS https://www.usajobs.gov/. Applications will be accepted until June 12. There are two separate announcements, one open to current and former Federal employees (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/569550700) and the other open to all U.S. citizens (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/569550400). The GS-14 position will be filled in either Golden, CO, or Reston, VA.



Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Dora Brooks (dbrooks<at>usgs.gov). If you have questions about the duties, please contact Gavin Hayes (ghayes<at>usgs.gov)




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