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Job Opportunity at USGS in Menlo Park

Date: 06/22/2018

On Behalf of James Smith, U.S. Geological Survey:

The US Geological Survey has 1 open position for a Physical Science Technician within the National Strong Motion Project (NSMP). The position is located in Menlo Park, California. The USGS National Strong Motion Project operates as part of the Earthquake Monitoring Project (EMP) under the Earthquake Science Center (ESC).

The National Strong Motion Project installs and operates instrumentation in structures such as buildings, dams, and bridges whose response to strong shaking is of interest to the engineering community.

The Physical Science Technician incumbents are responsible for the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of the field equipment of the NSMP. This work is performed in collaboration with USGS and other partner personnel. The incumbents are responsible for a wide variety of equipment used for seismic monitoring, data acquisition, power, computer networking, and communications. This equipment is located throughout the United States and its territories, including at remote sites in a wide variety of environments.

If you are interested, apply online at https://www.usajobs.gov/. More detail about the positions is available there. Please be sure to submit all the requested materials, including transcripts by June 28th 2018 – and do not wait until the last minute to apply. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Earl Emerson at pacsac1@usgs.gov.

The NSMP positions are under two announcement numbers and close at midnight June 28, 2018:

• SAC-2018-0253 for current and recent federal employees, and
• SAC-2018-0252 for all US citizens.
The positions are GS-1311-09/11. US citizenship is required.


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