[unav_all] Physical Science Technician Postion at the U.S. Geological Survey-Cascades Volcano Observatory

Pauk, Benjamin bpauk at usgs.gov
Fri Mar 20 10:50:32 MDT 2015


Dear Colleagues,

The U.S. Geological Survey-Cascades Volcano Observatory (USGS-CVO) is
currently advertising for one or more Physical Science Technician positions
at CVO.  This a Vancouver, WA based full time permanent position with
duties that include the design, installation, and maintenance of volcanic
monitoring stations on Cascade volcanoes.  The job is roughly 50% or more
lab/office work and at times, up to 50% field work.  Specific tasks include
integrating spread spectrum digital radios, digital broadband seismometers,
dual frequency GPS receivers and DC power systems in remote environments to
collect and analyze data from volcanoes in real time.  Work will at times
involve strenuous activity over extended periods, such as hiking, digging,
lifting, bending, mixing and pouring concrete and removing vegetation as
part of the process to install a monitoring station.  Physical work is
required, such as lifting and handling heavy materials and equipment up to
70lbs.  Strong mountaineering skills are a plus!

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with a completed
degree in any one of the following disciplines: geology, geophysics,
electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science.  The
candidate will work with senior geologists and geophysicists at the
USGS-CVO to establish new volcanic monitoring networks in remote and harsh
environments on volcanoes throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Applicants must apply through the USAJOBS website.  The position is open
until April 2, 2015.

Physical Science Technician GS-9 with Full Promotion Potential to GS-11.
U.S. Geological Survey-Cascades Volcano Observatory
Volcano Science Center
Duty Location: Vancouver, WA USA
1 or more full time, permanent positions available
Job Announcement Number PAC-2015-0382
U.S. Citizens Only

Additional information on the position, benefits and requirements can be
found on the job announcement.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/398230500

Thanks!

Ben

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Benjamin A. Pauk
Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey
Cascades Volcano Observatory
1300 SE Cardinal Court, Suite 100
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360)-993-8992 Office
(360)-356-2371 Mobile
(360)-993-8980 Fax
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