[Acmsmajors] PART-TIME STUDENT JOBS AT USGS IN TACOMA (fwd)
miller at math.washington.edu
Fri Feb 16 10:17:08 PST 2007
First released February 16, 2007, expires March 16, 2007. Applications
will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.
PART-TIME STUDENT JOBS AT USGS IN TACOMA
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Washington Water Science Center in
Tacoma, Washington is looking for two or more undergraduate and/or
graduate students who graduate in 2008 or later to assist with a variety
of research projects. The positions are part-time during the school year
(12-15 hours per week) with the possibility of full-time employment during
We are looking for students with strong quantitative skills and education
in one or more of several scientific fields, including but not limited to,
geology, math, engineering, chemistry, geography, environmental science,
physics, and biology.
Duties may range from collecting hydrologic data in the field to
processing and analyzing data in an office setting. The students will work
under the supervision of a hydrologist and may be asked to perform a
combination of the following major duties:
- Enter, manipulate, edit and retrieve data using USGS databases and
- Help summarize and analyze data using standard software.
- Organize data in an established filing system.
- Prepare for and participate in field sampling trips.
There may be opportunities to perform other duties commensurate with the
skills and interests of the student. The positions will require periods of
sitting in the office and may include considerable walking, lifting,
bending, climbing, and stream wading to collect data while in the field.
Students need a valid driver?s license and good driving record.
The position title will be Hydrologic Technician (student temporary) and
the grade-level/pay for these positions will depend on the education level
and experience of the student. Work-study students are encouraged to
apply. We expect to hire at the GS-3 or GS-4 level ($11.59-$13.01 per
hour) for an undergraduate student and at the GS-5 level ($14.56 per hour)
for a graduate student. The positions do not include benefits. Student
temporary positions require that the students be in school and registered
for at least half-time enrollment, as defined by the educational
Interested students should fax their resume, transcripts, and list of
references to (253) 552-1581, Attn: Jo Eggers, or e-mail the same
information to jeggers at usgs.gov . Applications may also be mailed to Jo
Eggers, USGS, WAWSC, 934 Broadway, Ste. 300, Tacoma, WA 98402. Students
who have questions may call Jo Eggers at (253) 552-1658. The office web
site may be accessed at http://wa.water.usgs.gov .
The U.S. Geological Survey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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