The National Park Service has openings for two geologists in their Lakewood (Denver) Colorado office. But move fast - applications are due by August 29.
The positions are located in the
Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate (NRSS); Geologic
Resources Division; Geologic Features and Systems Branch. The incumbent
serves as a technical advisor in geology for one or more parks. The
geologist is responsible for program development and implementation
related to geology, hydrogeology, paleontology, geomorphology, cave and
karst resources, mining, oil and gas development, erosion control, and
other related activities. The primary emphasis of this position is
writing, editing, and making available publications related to the
National Park Service’s Geologic Resources Inventory (GRI).
Another position as Technical Writer/Editor
is located in the Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate
(NRSS); Geologic Resources Division; Geologic Features and Systems
Branch, whose primary duties involve editing and making available
publications related to the National Park Service’s Geologic Resources
Inventory (GRI). The position edits material relating to National Park
Service geology, the GRI, and geologic resource management issues,
including manuscripts, reports, informational papers, posters,
brochures, and various forms of correspondence. As copy editor and
proofreader, identifies problems in style, grammar, clarity, and other
editorial considerations. Determines design and layout style and format
to be used in publications ranging from brief information papers to
multi-author, multi-section reports that vary from dozens to several
hundred pages in length. Maintains and modifies GRI report templates
using the style guidelines of the NPS and NRSS. Is independently
responsible for ensuring that all format and style guidelines and
layout-related directions are correctly adhered to in final documents.
Uses desktop publishing software to design attractive, reader friendly
reports and articles. Develops new and edits existing geologically
accurate and relevant graphs, figures, tables, and photographic images
to translate scientific results for the semi-technical or broad
audience. Compiles and creates park specific GRI product CD’s for
distribution with final GRI reports. Obtains cost estimates for report
production supplies and arranges for the production of reports. Prints
and binds a limited number of hardcopy GRI reports for distribution to
parks, networks, and regions. Produces and transmits final electronic
copies of text and supporting illustrations, tables, photographs, and/or
figures to the GRD Webmaster for inclusion on Division webpages.
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