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.

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
Wyoming State Geological Survey

The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) performs the critical function of interpreting Wyoming’s geologic history and working to understand its geologic hazards and natural resources, such as water, minerals, and energy. We provide geology-related information needed to navigate the state’s…

Posted: 2024-02-01
California Geological Survey

The California Geological Survey is looking for a geoscientist to lead the Watershed Hazards and Climate Adaptation Branch. The Branch consists of four technical programs including geological mapping and 3D modeling (incl. geologic carbon sequestration),…

Posted: 2024-01-29
Oklahoma Geological Survey

The Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) is hiring 4 project research associates. These RAs will work with OGS staff on projects funded by the Department of Energy.

The positions each address a…

Posted: 2024-01-29
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Posted: 2024-01-25
Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Washington Department of Natural Resources Product Sales and Leasing Division has an open recruitment for a unique opportunity. They are looking to fill the position of Mining and Minerals Program Manager. See the attached job bulletin and the link below for more information.…

Posted: 2024-01-12