Employment Opportunities

State Geologic Surveys often have excellent employment opportunities around the nation for geoscientists and non-geoscientists alike.

Download and review any of the documents below for current job descriptions and contact information. Questions about a listing? Please contact the individual state geological survey that is advertising the position.

If you are a State Geologist and would like to post a listing for a vacant position in your state's geological survey, please contact Nelia Dunbar (nelia.dunbar@nmt.edu) for instructions.

Conservation and Survey Division (CSD; Nebraska Geological Survey)

Geoscientist (Scottsbluff)
The Conservation and Survey Division (
CSD; Nebraska Geological Survey), a unit of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is seeking a…

Posted: 2021-02-28
Conservation and Survey Division (CSD; Nebraska Geological Survey)

Geoscientist (Lincoln, NE)
The Conservation and Survey Division (
CSD; Nebraska Geological Survey), a unit of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is seeking a…

Posted: 2021-02-28
Idaho Geological Survey

Data Preservation Specialist

Posted: 2021-02-22
Louisiana Geological Survey

The Office of Research and Economic Development at Louisiana State University invites applications for the position of Director of the Louisiana Geological Survey (LGS) and State…

Posted: 2021-02-12
Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma

Position: Full-time
Relocation (if needed): negotiable up to $7k 
Salary band: $65,000-$79,000

The Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) seeks two geologists to conduct research and service in one or more of the following areas: hydrogeology, stratigraphy, mineral resources,…

Posted: 2020-12-09
Wyoming State Geological Survey

The Wyoming State Geologic Survey is looking for a senior-level professional geologist with a background related to the geology of Wyoming's economic mineral resources. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to a state agency whose focus is to…

Posted: 2020-04-14