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.

Maine Geological Survey

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position provides administrative and policy oversight on all the programs at the Maine Geological Survey. This position is the primary spokesperson…

Posted: 2024-04-30
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
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