Application Deadline: July 30, 2007 (note, the deadline has been extended from the original date of July 23, 2007)
The Astrogeology Team of the U.S. Geological Survey in Flagstaff, Arizona has openings for a full-time, permanent Technical Information Specialist (GS-1412) position at the GS-7 to -9 grade levels. The salary range for this position is $35,752.00 TO $56,849.00. The position will open on July 2, 2007 and close on July 23, 2007.
The incumbent will manage the Astrogeology Regional Planetary Information Facility (RPIF) on behalf of NASA and USGS. The RPIF is a planetary resource library and an archival repository for photographic and supplemental engineering data products. Major duties include but are not limited to: Incorporates new information and data into RFIF digital
and hardcopy archives. Maintains digital catalogs and inventories. Oversees and manages archival historic and/or research materials. Generates inventories, catalogs, and digital image products for use in specific research efforts or for transfer to public information users. Assists planetary scientists in finding images, maps, and other data.
Conducts general interest tours of RPIF and Astrogeology collections and facilities on a variety of planetary science topics. Provides technical or operational guidance to assistants. Assists senior staff with development and maintenance of long-range plans for future management and operation of the facility.
The Astrogeology Program of the USGS operates largely on funding from NASA.
The mission of Astrogeology is to establish and maintain geoscientific and technical expertise in planetary science and remote sensing to perform three major tasks:
- Scientifically study and map Earth and extraterrestrial bodies,
- Plan and conduct planetary exploration missions, and
- Explore and develop new technologies in data processing and analysis, archiving, and distribution.
Please see our Web site (http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/) for more information on the breadth of our research program.
To learn more about this opportunity and/or to apply go to the USGS online Online Automated Recruitment Site (OARS) at: http://www.usgs.gov/ohr/oars
Look for announcement # WR-2007-0448 for all U.S. citizens or #WR-2007-0454 for specific eligibility as described within the announcement.
or visit USA-Jobs at: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov
Look for announcement # WR-2007-0448 for all U.S. citizens. USA-Jobs will direct applicants to the OARS site above as all must apply via the OARS system.
Applicants must apply online at the OARS site by the closing date of the announcement (midnight Eastern Time on July 23, 2007).
Contact Karen Perez for more information:
U.S. Geological Survey
Department of Interior
Office of Human Resources
3020 State University Drive East
Modoc Hall, Suite 2001
Sacramento, CA 95819
Attn: Karen Perez, 916-278-9389