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.

Kansas Geological Survey


Electrical Engineer

Position Overview

Using an engineering approach, the Electrical Engineer in this unique position will test, maintain, refine, design, build, troubleshoot, and ready advanced equipment and…

Posted: 2022-10-29
West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey


Geologist I

Geologist I (Two Openings)

Posting Number/Identifier: Geologist I

Release Date: 10/7/2022

Closing Date: When Filled

The West Virginia…

Posted: 2022-10-18
New York State Geological Survey

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education (OCE) is seeking candidates for a Museum Scientist 3 position in the New York State Museum. Under the supervision of a Museum Scientist 4 or higher, the incumbent will serve as a curator within the Geology program.…

Posted: 2022-10-18
Wyoming Geological Survey

The Wy Geo Survey is hiring 2 entry-level geologist positions w/backgrounds in geologic investigations, mapping, GIS, scientific writing, & geologic principles. Info on essential functions, qualifications & how to apply



Posted: 2022-10-12
Illinois State Geological Survey


Principal Research Scientist, Geology - Illinois State Geological Survey

Champaign, IL, United States

Posted: 2022-10-04
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

Posted: 2022-10-03
Wyoming Geological Survey

WyGeoSurvey is hiring 2 entry-level #geologist positions w/backgrounds in geologic investigations, mapping, GIS, scientific writing, & geologic principles.…

Posted: 2022-09-29
Illinois State Geological Survey

As part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, our agency has released an ad seeking a Scientific Specialist, GIS and Remote Sensing.  

Posted: 2022-09-13
New Jersey Geological and Water Resources

Department of Environmental Protection Notice of Vacancy

Filling of this position is contingent upon further approval process

Posted: 2022-09-12