Saturday , April 13 2024

Department of the Interior Jobs – PHYSICAL SCIENTIST

Website U.S. Department of the Interior

Job Description:

There is currently only one vacancy to be filled; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the development of project proposals that summarize critical information relating to the objective, approach, funding, and expected results of proposed investigations.
  • Performs chemical analyses and procedures on a broad range of environmental samples including water, soil, sediment, rock, plant tissue, animal tissue, or a combination. Performs routine instrument maintenance to ensure proper performance needed for analyses.
  • Writes reports that include summary statements, data tabulations, descriptions of standard procedures, techniques utilized, and/or results and conclusions.
  • Performs calculations using various spreadsheet software to generate reliable data.
  • Conducts limited water-quality studies and investigations which includes measuring and monitoring the nutrient and radon levels or other constituents in well-defined ground water supplies.
  • Performs established chemical analyses and procedures on samples of limited matrices for trace organic constituents, which may include extraction, column chromatography, gas chromatography, elemental analysis, spectrophotometry, and/or gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Utilizes specialized techniques, such as liquid-liquid extraction or solid-phase extraction for isolation and concentration of trace constituents.
  • Operates government vehicle as an incidental driver.

Job Requirements:

  • More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.
  • Selectee subject to successful completion of a pre-employment medical exam.
  • The duration of the Recent Graduates appointment is a trial period.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee must provide a valid state driver’s license & safe driving record.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of the Interior

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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