Job Opportunities

The Geosciences Bridge Program - paid internship for incoming UTRGV freshmen

The Geosciences Bridge Program offers a six-week paid internship for high school seniors that introduces them to ocean sciences, atmospheric sciences, and geographic information systems (GIS)/Remote Sensing techniques. The program includes lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, two for-credit college courses, housing, meals, travel to and from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), and a stipend.  The 2018 Program will run from July 5-August 10, 2018. Applications are due April 20, 2018. Please visit for more information. 

Geoscientist II (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - Austin, TX)

Minimum Qualifications: Licensed as a Geoscientists by the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists (TBPG). Job Description: Conducts technical reviews of reports, applications, licenses, and Underground Injection Control (UIC) permits to regulate radioactive material recovery and groundwater restoration of facilities utilizing or recovering radioactive materials for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Conducts geologic work and data reviews for UIC for uranium production and deep injection disposal wells and analysis of grandwater monitoring, geological impacts of uranium recovery and byproduct material disposal, and other general studies related to geology. Please visit for more information.

Hydrologist V (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - Austin, TX)

Job Description: Conducts highly advanced environmental reviews related to water rights applications; and provides technical and logistical support to water rights related programs for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Leads and/or conducts highly advanced environmental reviews of water rights applications with a high level of legislative/public interest, in accordance with stat statute, rules, policies, and guidelines. Please visit for more information.

Environmental Project Manager (Genesis Professional Solutions - San Antonio, TX)

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental Sciences, Geology, Hydrogeology, Chemistry, Biology, or related field. Previous experience with risk assessments (Phase I Environmental Site Assessments [ESA]), Phase II ESA and Phase III ESA. Previous experience with asbestos cement pipe assessment, remediation, and management. Previous experience with environmental oversight and monitoring during construction. OSHA 1910.120 HAZWOPER certified.

Staff Environmental Professional (EarthCon, Houston, TX)

Required Skills and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Geoscience, or related field; Minimum one (1) year experience in environmental site investigations, soil or groundwater remediation, environmental sampling, regulatory compliance, and related activities; Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; A can-do work ethic, excellent oral and written communications skills and a team-player attitude; Candidate must have the capability and desire to obtain a PG license; 40-hr HAZWOPER certification preferred.

Staff Scientist (Tetra Tech, Houston, TX)

Qualifications: BS degree or equivalent in any of the multi-disciplined environmental sciences, engineering, or geologic sciences required. Zero to five years experience in the Oil and Gas environmental industry. Responsibilities: Serve as primary field staff on a portfolio of Oil and Gas environmental projects. Field work will include but is not limited to directing the installation of soil borings and groundwater monitoring wells, overseeing excavation projects, directing spill responses, groundwater/soil sampling, and site inspections. Develop work plans and reports for various types of investigations and environmental site assessments and remediation projects.

Staff Scientist (environmental, geologist) (Pastor, Behling & Wheeler, LLC - Fort Worth, TX)

Qualifications: BS/MS in Geology, Environmental Science, or a related field. Experience with implementation of assessment, investigation, remediation and monitoring tasks related to environmental projects preferred. OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER training is a plus. Responsibilities: Performing field-based tasks such as multi-media sampling; soil boring and monitoring well installations; lithologic logging; and aquifer testing; Collecting and managing field and analytical data from investigations. Interpreting hydrogeological information and developing conceptual site models (CSMs) for assessment and remediation projects.

Environmental Scientist (Benchmark Environmental Consultants, Dallas, TX)

Requirements: BS in an environmentally related field. 1-3 years of environmental consulting experience which must include experience conducting Phase I Site ESAs, NEPA documentation, and Phase II Site Assessments. Multitask and manage multiple projects with little guidance. Strong technical writing and client service skills. 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER and asbestos inspector license a plus. Responsibilities: Perform site visits and prepare Phase I ESAs, NEPAs, and Phase II Site Assessments. Achieve client objectives in a quick and cost-effective manner. Be able to identify Recognized Environmental Conditions utilizing various historical documentation and environmental databases.

USGS Hydrologic Technician (Few Vacancies, San Antonio, TX)

This vacancy is limited to the first 75 applications received & will close at midnight Eastern Time on the day this application limit is reached.

USGS Hydrologic Technician (2 positions in Savannah, GA and 1 position in Tifton, GA)

It will be open for 2 weeks or 50 applicants, whichever comes first.

USGS Hydrologic Technician GS-1316-05/06 (RG - DC): Few Vacancies in Norcross Office (GA)

This vacancy is limited to the first 100 applications received and will close at midnight Eastern Time on the day this application limit is reached regardless of the closing date specified in this vacancy announcement.