[unav_all] USGS Physical Scientist vacancy

Jessica Murray-Moraleda jrmurray at usgs.gov
Thu Jul 22 19:58:14 MDT 2010


The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) invites applications for the
position of Physical Scientist in the Western Region Earthquake
Science Center located in Menlo Park, CA.  Center members conduct
research in geology, geophysics, and seismology to assess seismic
hazard on regional, national, and international scales.

The purpose of this position is to perform tasks related to the
collection and analysis of geodetic data used for measuring crustal
deformation and for earthquake response.

The successful applicant will be expected to

1) maintain continuously-recording Global Positioning System (GPS)
stations and troubleshoot telemetry for high-rate real-time data
transmission
2) maintain and optimize real-time high-rate GPS data processing and
monitoring of output positions
3) plan and carry out collection of GPS data at locations throughout
the western United States
4) apply knowledge of object-oriented programming to expand the
capability of software tools in support of crustal deformation
research and earthquake response activities.

This is a permanent full-time position with an annual salary of
$56,172 - $88,349.  U. S. citizenship is required.  This position may
be filled as a Physical Scientist, GS-1301-9 or GS-1301-11.  There is
one vacancy advertised concurrently as # WR-2010-0431 and #
WR-2010-0432.  The vacancy will be open from July 26, 2010 - August
13, 2010 and may be viewed starting July 23, 2010 on the USA Jobs
website (www.usajobs.opm.gov).  Applications must be submitted via the
USA Jobs website before midnight EDT on August 13, 2010, and all
transcripts and other supporting documents must be received by this
deadline.  The Federal Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Jessica Murray-Moraleda
 US Geological Survey
 345 Middlefield Rd., MS 977
 Menlo Park, CA 94025
 650-329-4864
 Fax: 650-329-5163
 jrmurray at usgs.gov


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