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 Harley Means (guy.means@dep.state.fl.us) for instructions.

US Geological Survey

The vacancy announcement for this Senior Executive Service (SES) position is now live on USAJobs and will be open until Friday, May 3, at this link:

Posted: 2024-04-03
Idaho Geological Survey

The Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) is accepting applications for a motivated and enthusiastic Geoscience Manager to join our team and lead the Digital Mapping and GIS Laboratory (DML).

Posted: 2024-04-01
Pennsylvania Geological Survey

  The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Geological Survey (Middletown, PA, USA) are hosting a 1-year, post-MS or post-PhD fellowship on critical mineral potential in historical iron ores, slags, and their host rocks. We are looking for folks with expertise in…

Posted: 2024-03-22
Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) is recruiting for a Hydrologist 4 position (Hydrology Program Lead) in Fairbanks or Anchorage.



Posted: 2024-03-20
Minnesota Geological Survey

The Minnesota Geological Survey is seeking motivated candidates to fill multiple full-time Field Assistant and Technician positions. To read details, please visit the attached link and follow the steps below. 


Posted: 2024-03-18
Washington Geological Survey

We at the Washington Geological Survey are very excited to announce that we have an open recruitment for an App Developer position!


This is a critical position responsible for IT development and maintenance of our Geologic Information…

Posted: 2024-02-21
Kentucky Geological Survey

The Kentucky Geological Survey is seeking a Geoscience Editor to support our publication processes.  The successful candidate will be help us prepare and finalize abstracts, reports, journal articles, fact sheets, web materials, maps, and other forms of science…

Posted: 2024-02-16
California Geological Survey

The California Geological Survey is looking for a highly capable, self-motivated Senior Engineering Geologist (Supervisor) with experience in geomorphic interpretation, landslide hazards assessment, slope stability, fluvial geomorphology, and surface water…

Posted: 2024-02-15
Tennessee Division of Mineral and Geologic Resources

TDEC-State Geologist

Division of Mineral and Geologic Resources


Posted: 2024-02-13
Division of Utah Geological Survey



Posted: 2024-02-13