Senior Geologist in United States

at State of Utah
Location United States
Date Posted February 19, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Job Title: Senior Geologist

Job Description
The division of Water Resources is looking for an experienced Geologist. The Senior Geologist oversees the Geology section of the Division of Water Resources, coordinating studies and reviews of the geologic aspects of water projects throughout the state of Utah.

Principal Duties

As a Senior Geologist you will:
Provide geologic and hydrogeologic expertise to the Division of Water Resources
Conduct studies, site investigations, and manage projects as assigned
Supervise staff of the Geology Section and coordinate work with the other sections in the office
The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess:
Advanced knowledge of geologic and hydrogeologic principles
Experience evaluating geologic aspects of water related projects including dams
Ability and desire to communicate geologic information to staff, contractors, and the public

Preference may be given to individuals with 10 years or more experience working in the field of Geology as it relates to Water Resources.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Working in the Division of Water Resources provides the opportunity to be involved in the planning, conservation, development, and protection of Utah's water resources. You will work with experts across our division in the design and construction of water projects, geologic mapping of project sites, and evaluating potential well and reservoir sites. We offer flexible work schedules and great benefits, and promote a healthy work-life balance.

The Agency
For more information about the Division of Water Resources click here .

Typical Qualifications:
Must be a professional geologist licensed in the State of Utah
Must possess a current valid Utah Drivers License
Ability to communicate effectively in English (both written and verbal communication)

Supplemental Information:
Licensed as a Professional Geologist in the State of Utah, preference to individuals with 10 years or more of experience as a professional Geologist.
Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas.

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