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Resource Planner IV-HSA, County of Santa Cruz

SALARY: $7,932 - 10,034 / Month

Do you have experience in conducting field inspections and identifying biologic, geologic and related environmental issues? Do you want an exciting career with excellent benefits? If so, read on!

• Reviews land development applications for conformance with environmental and general plan policies;
• Prepares and presents staff reports and findings on environmental permits and projects for internal staff and reviewing bodies;
• Identifies violations of environmental regulations.

The current vacancy is for Site Mitigation in the Health Services Agency, Environmental Health Division. The position will serve as a staff geologist providing technical expertise to the review of engineering and geological work associated with the cleanup and remediation of chemically impacted contaminated sites.

One year of senior or advanced journey level resource planning experience equivalent to a Resource Planner III http://sccounty01.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/personnel/Specs/TM9spec.html at Santa Cruz County.

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers work-life balance with its generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits!

APPLY NOW! Please visit www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Resource Planner IV-HSA, County of Santa Cruz [3/17/2020]

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Visiting Faculty, Humboldt State University

Visiting Faculty Position Starting August 2020
Department of Geology
JOB # 2021-11

DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University and the Department of Geology invites applications for a full-time, temporary Visiting Faculty appointment (open rank) for academic year 2020/2021, in the broad area of lithospheric evolution with expertise in one or more of the following areas: earth materials, mineralogy, economic geology, petrology, field geology, and structural geology. Ideally, this candidate’s teaching and research expertise would complement our existing strengths in geomorphology, neotectonics, glacial geology, structural geology, geochronology, and critical-zone ecohydrology. This position is a full-time one (1) year appointment per the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Article 12.32).

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Click here to apply: https://apptrkr.com/1863752

Visiting Faculty, Humboldt State University [3/12/2020]

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Geology Technician, Occidental College

The Department of Geology at Occidental College seeks a Geology Technician (9-mo/30 hrs/benefits) to support the academic program. The technician will have responsibility for maintaining the Department’s field, computing, and analytical equipment, and with Facilities Management, vehicles and physical facilities. The technician will support teaching-related field, lab, and classroom activities, train students in the use of analytical equipment and instrumentation, and assist on field trips. Position requires a Bachelors or Master’s (preferred) degree in Geology or Earth Science, a valid driver’s license, a standard background check, and an employment physical. For full listing see: https://www.oxy.edu/sites/default/files/assets/HR/Salaried/geologytechnician_oxy_2019_2020.pdf

Geology Technician, Occidental College [2/21/2020]

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Tier I Canada Research Chair in Metallogeny, Laurentian University

The Harquail School of Earth Sciences (HES) and Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) at Laurentian University invite applications for a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Metallogeny that integrates ore system research with broad scale tectonic processes. The Chair will enhance research and teaching in the field of ore deposit geology and tectonics, and advance the position of Laurentian University as a centre of excellence in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology. The Chair will be one of the scientific leaders of Metal Earth, a Canadian $104 million R&D program led by Laurentian University and funded through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

We seek an innovative individual with an outstanding record of research and publication, who will provide leadership for national and international collaborative research and become a focus for integration of research initiatives involving HES/MERC. The Chair will be expected to contribute to our BSc, MSc, and PhD programs. The successful applicant will have access to a wide range of facilities, including recently updated LA-ICP-MS facility (Teledyne Cetac Analyte G2 Excimer Laser, Thermo Neptune Plus high-resolution MC-ICP-MS, and iCap TQ triple-quadrupole ICP-MS with dedicated full-time PhD technician). Additional information about the School, MERC and Metal Earth can be found at hes.laurentian.ca, merc.laurentian.ca, and merc.laurentian.ca/research/metal-earth.

A PhD degree in a related field is required at the time of appointment. Applications, including a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching, an overview of research interests, and a curriculum vitae should be sent as PDF files to vpap@laurentian.ca. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference directly sent to the email address above. Review of complete applications will begin immediately but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions concerning the position may be directed to Dr. Doug Tinkham at dtinkham@laurentian.ca. The full advertisement for this position can be downloaded at https://hes.laurentian.ca/news-standard/careers-tier-1-canada-research-chair-metallogeny

Laurentian University is an inclusive and welcoming community and encourages applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. Laurentian University's bilingualism policy (Section 7.3.b) provides a provision regarding the language requirement for persons self-identifying as First Nations, Métis or Inuit, and the University has a policy of passive bilingualism (English/French) as a condition of tenure. Information can be found at https://laurentian.ca/bilingualism. LU faculty members are part of the Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA). Candidates are advised to consult the Collective Agreement at www.lufapul.ca/. Laurentian University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact the Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Provost for more information. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Tier I Canada Research Chair in Metallogeny, Laurentian University [1/2/2020]


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Graduate Student Opportunities (online non-thesis MS), Ohio University

The Department of Geological Sciences at Ohio University invites applications to its online non-thesis MS degree in Geology for the Fall of 2020. The program provides geology graduates and those from related STEM disciplines with advanced, applied training and experiences through a wide range of topics in earth sciences, including environmental geology, geodata analytics, sedimentary geology, planetary geology, and paleontology. The mission of the program is to enhance graduates' marketability as the next generation of practicing geoscientists, earth science educators, and allied professionals. Students normally complete the program in three semesters. These flexible and 100% online courses are well-suited for working professionals and K-12 science educators. For additional program and application information, please visit the program website at https://www.ohio.edu/cas/geology/graduate/ms-non-thesis or contact the graduate chair, Dr. Daniel Hembree (hembree@ohio.edu), or the online M.S. program coordinator, Jenny Schenk (xschenk@ohio.edu). The application deadline for the Fall of 2020 is July 15.

Graduate Student Opportunities (online non-thesis MS), Ohio University [3/5/2020]