Astrogeology Science Center

Current Openings

Job Title:  Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-13 (DEU-PERM-JG)
Department:  Department Of The Interior
Agency:  Geological Survey

Job Announcement Number:  DEN-2016-0106
Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427653100

SALARY RANGE:
$84,443.00 to $109,781.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 to Tuesday, February 9, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-2210-13
   DUTY LOCATIONS:
FEW vacancies in the following location:
Flagstaff, AZ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

As an IT Specialist within the Astrogeology Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: 

  • Making decisions on computer technology that significantly influence important policies or programs as relevant to a diverse range of scientific and IT activities
  • Serving as the technical expert to other staff requiring training
  • Providing the highest tier of support at the most complex level
  • Interfacing with and participating on DOI Cloud, High Peformance Computing, Virtualization, etc

 

Job Title:  IT Specialist, GS-2210-09/11 (DEU-TERM-JG)
Department:  Department Of The Interior
Agency:  Geological Survey

Job Announcement Number:  DEN-2016-0101
Apply at:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427910900

SALARY RANGE:
$48,968.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Thursday, January 28, 2016 to Wednesday, February 10, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-2210-09/11
DUTY LOCATIONS:
FEW vacancies in the following location:
Flagstaff, AZ View Map
   WHO MAY APPLY:
   United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

As an IT Specialist within the Astrogeology Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Installing and maintaining hardware and software on both network server and desktop client computers that are used to process scientific and administrative data
  • Serving as the technical expert to other staff requiring training
  • Writing and modifying guides relating to maintenance and installation of network server and desktop client computers
  • Providing user assistance to professional and technical staff
  • Writing and modifying user guides relating to desktop computers
  • Writing and modifying application software for desktop computers to aid in administration of computers and servers

 

 

Why it's great working for the Astrogeology Science Center?

  • Participate in space exploration, be the first to see new images of a planetary surface, command a remotely controlled vehicle, and more.
  • Flexible Work Schedule allows you to create personal time.
  • Tele-commute from home a few days a month to concentrate on complex projects.
  • Accrue annual leave, up to 5 weeks of paid leave per year.
  • Opportunities to travel to conferences, mission operations, and meetings.
  • Ability to publish not only in official USGS releases, but also professional journals.
  • Public Service by contributing to the public knowledge about our Solar System.
  • Work with world class scientists on unique and exciting projects.
  • Casual dress, no problems with cargo shorts and t-shirts.
  • Training opportunities to learn and use new skills and technologies.
  • Great benefits, retirement, health insurance, holiday pay, and more!
  • See Why It's Great Working for the USGS for more benefits information.

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Finding Jobs

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E.M Shoemaker Postdoctoral Fellowship

The E.M. Shoemaker Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides and opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to conduct concentrated research in association with selected members of the USGS Astrogeology Research Program scientific and technical staff, often as a final element to their formal career preparation. Read more…

Internships

Looking for an internship with the USGS Astrogeology Science Center or elsewhere in the federal government? Read more…