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    Announcement: ODOT18-2486oc
    Highway Region 3 – Geo/Hydro Unit
    Project Geologist 1 – Professional Geologist 1
    SALARY: $5,190.00 – $7,667.00 monthly
    Roseburg, Oregon

    Bring your geological expertise to ODOT!
    The primary purpose of this role is to provide all necessary geologic information and guidance on ODOT projects. This includes develop, oversee, interpret, and report on geologic investigations and geologic hazards for transportation related projects in the exciting and complex geology of southwestern Oregon. Duties include emergency geologic hazard response, subsurface investigations, analysis, and design for infrastructure, modelling (slope stability, kinematic analysis, rockfall, etc.), quarry management, and more. Position will work as part of the geology group often in collaboration with geotechnical engineers. An essential function of the position will be to coordinate with project managers, maintenance personnel, construction group, planners, contractors, consulting firms, and other federal, state, county, and city agencies.

    Learn more about the beautiful city of Roseburg and the quality of life in this great city, click here.

    What’s in it for you?
    Working for an agency that values a work/life balance. You will work with a great team of like-minded individuals to partner with. We offer full medical, vision, and dental with paid Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal Leave and 10 paid holidays a year! Come bring your geological expertise to ODOT!

    Application Instructions:
    For more information about the position and/or to apply, visit and search announcement ODOT18-2486oc or click here.

    ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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    Announcement: ODOT18-2484oc
    Geo Tech Expert/Hazmat – Professional Geologist 2
    Salary: $72,096.00-$106,536.00 annually with relocation assistance
    Bend, Oregon

    ODOT has an opening for a Region 4 Geo Tech Expert / Hazmat in Bend. The primary purpose of this position is to act as the Engineering and Economic Geology technical expert and lead-worker for the Central and Eastern Oregon Region’s (C&EOR). This position will coordinate, schedule and evaluate Engineering and Economic geology work for an area spanning approximately 2/3rds of the state land mass, from the summit of the Cascades east to the Idaho State line.

    Why Work For ODOT?
    ODOT’s Region 4 headquarters, located in Bend, offers a culturally diverse work environment that emphasizes public service, productivity and collaboration. You will feel engaged and motivated as you work with other like-minded individuals who are passionate about what they do.
    Come live in Bend, Oregon!
    Central Oregon offers a wide variety of things to do and see. With its spectacular views and a variety of outdoor activities, come and check out why Bend is THE place to work and live!
    To learn more about this thriving community, click here!
    What’s in it for you?
    With competitive salary and relocation assistance, ODOT also offers full medical, vision, and dental with paid Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year! ODOT values a work / life balance and offers flexible schedules.
    Application Instructions
    We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please go to and search announcement ODOT18-2484oc or click here.

    ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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  • Hello,

    My name is Claudio Avila and I am geologist that works for the Department of Water Resources in West Sacramento.
    Our division is about to a post a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for a future Geologic Engineering Contract. Is it possible to post the RFQ in the AEG webpage? If so, what is the cost to advertise?


  • The State Mining and Geology Board and the Department of Conservation are accepting applications for the position of State Geologist. The California State Geologist serves as the head of the California Geological Survey (CGS), one of the largest state surveys in the nation. CGS provides scientific products and services about the state’s geology, seismology, and mineral resources, including their related hazards, that affect the health, safety, and business interests of the people of California. It is one of the oldest geological surveys in the nation, and today produces more products and provides more services to more people than any other state survey.

    Interested parties should submit a statement of interest and a completed Standard Form 678 (which may be supplemented by a resume) to the State Mining and Geology Board.

    Final Filing Date:
    Open Until Filled

    Pursuant to California Public Resource Code section 677, the State Mining and Geology Board considers candidate’s qualifications and nominates candidates for potential appointment as State Geologist. The Board will accept applications on a rolling basis. Applicants for the State Geologist position who submit applications more than 15 days prior to the next Board meeting may be asked to interview with the Board at that next meeting. Board meeting dates are posted on the Board’s website here. Applicants will be notified not less than 10 days prior to a Board meeting if the Board wishes to interview them at that meeting. Interviews will be conducted in closed session. Applicants the Board believes qualified to serve as the State Geologist will be advanced for consideration of potential appointment to the State Geologist position.

    Submit applications to:
    Jeffrey Schmidt, Executive Officer via email at:
    Or, via postal mail at:
    State Mining and Geology Board
    801 K Street, MS 20-15
    Sacramento, CA 95814


  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, is recruiting for a Supervisory Geologist (GS-13). This position is responsible for coordinating, reviewing the work of, and supervising approximately 14 staff in performing the assigned functions. This Work is in support of the District’s Civil Works, Dam Safety, Military and Hazardous, Toxic and Radiological Waste (HTRW) program in primarily a seven western state area where there are many diverse and complex geologic and engineering conditions. Apply at the links below and send resume to POC.

    Open to the public:
    Open to current/former federal employees:

    For questions – contact April Fontaine 916-557-7699,


  • The California Geological Survey (CGS) Mineral Resources Program is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Geologist. The Mineral Resources Program provides data about California’s varied non-fuel mineral resources (such as metals and industrial minerals), naturally occurring mineral hazards (such as asbestos, radon, and mercury), and information about active and historic mining activities throughout the state.

    What is needed to apply:
    Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position. Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.

    Final Filing Date: August 23, 2019

    Desirable Qualifications:
    Ability to communicate effectively (verbally/written)
    Possess good interpersonal skills
    Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments and deadlines
    Ability to promote a positive working environment and relationships with others.
    Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

    You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents by mail to:
    Department of Conservation
    Attn: Jamie Rowland
    801 K Street, MS 22-13
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

    You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
    Department of Conservation
    801 K Street, MS 22-13
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Applications may be dropped off on the 22nd floor in the Human Resources Office between the hours of:
    08:00 AM – 05:00 PM


  • 1. There is a Water Resource Control Engineer position available at the State Water Board in the Land Disposal Program! The position is located in downtown Sacramento, steps from the Capitol! The engineer will have the opportunity to work on technically challenging and interesting projects such as design and construction of containment systems designed pursuant to CCR, title 27, and will also have the opportunity to work on revising regulations to meet current standards of practice. The final filing date is September 10, 2019.

    2. There is a vacancy for an Engineering Geologist in the Land Disposal Program at the State Water Board in exciting Sacramento (located at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers, with tons of museums and history, a vibrant art scene, and home to the Farm-To-Fork Festival and the State Fair – not to mention the opportunity to work steps away from the Capitol building)! This position will have the opportunity to work on technically challenging and interesting projects and collaborate on state-wide issues related to CCR, title 27. The final filing date is September 2, 2019.


  • The California Geological Survey (CGS) is looking for an engineering geologist to join the Regional Geologic and Landslides Mapping Program in Sacramento. The duties for this position range from geologic and landslide mapping, post-wildfire debris flow monitoring, investigation and response, alluvial fan mapping and hazard/risk delineation, to geologic hazards review for schools and hospitals. Applications are due November 8, 2019. Additional information regarding the position may be found here:



  • The State Water Resources Control Board’s, Division of Water Quality is looking to hire an Engineering Geologist in the Groundwater Monitoring Section, Oil and Gas Monitoring Unit 2!

    The position location is at the CalEPA building at 1001 I Street in Sacramento.

    Additional information, including the job posting, can be view at the CalCareers page.


  • Classification Title: Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) – 2 Positions

    The California Energy Commission is looking to fill two supervisory positions in its Efficiency Division and Energy Research and Development Division. You are encouraged to apply and become part of a diverse team that plays a critical role in creating the energy system of the future – one that is clean, is modern, and ensures the fifth largest economy in the world continues to thrive.

    What is an Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory)?

    How to Apply: To be considered for the positions, please follow the steps and instructions provided in the links.

    – Step 1: Take the Examination –
    – Step 2: Apply to the Positions

    Job Title: Standards Tools and Development Unit Supervisor (Final Filing Date: 11/24/2020)

    Job Title: Renewable Energy and Advanced Generation Supervisor (Final Filing Date: 11/27/2020)

    Salary: $8,260.00 – $10,264.00 per Month

    Learn more about the California Energy Commission –
    Learn more about the Efficiency Division –
    Learn more about the Energy Research and Development Division –

    For more career opportunities, visit


  • Join the California Energy Commission Team!

    Interested in a career in clean energy? Does a career in promoting energy that is renewable, efficient, reliable, and mitigates climate change fit your career goal? Join our diverse team of global energy leaders! The CEC plays a critical role in creating the energy system of the future. This position is open to all interested applicants both inside and outside of state service. To be eligible, please complete the assessment and submit an application.  

    Job Title: Deputy Director (Career Executive Assignment – C.E.A.), Energy Research and Development Division

    Benefits: State employment offers competitive benefits such as health, dental, vision, telework, leave benefits, work/life balance, student loan forgiveness, insurance, retirement, and more. To view more information about the outstanding benefits offered to state employees, visit

    Salary: $10,360.00 – $12,341.00 per Month

    Job Description: The California Energy Commission seeks a Deputy Director in the Energy Research and Development Division. This position is responsible for investigating, analyzing, planning, and directing the research and deployment programs of the Energy Research and Development Division. The research program manages ~ $165M/year to advance innovative technologies in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable generation, climate science, energy infrastructure, and transportation. The Deputy Director also serves as a member of the Executive Director’s management team and is responsible for collaborating with the team to implement the mission and goals of the Energy Commission

    Get Started Today in Shaping California’s Energy, Environment, and Equity Future!

    This is a CEA vacancy which is a combined process consisting of the Statement of Qualifications as the assessment and applying for the position in one step.

    Click here to: Take the Assessment and Apply to the position at:

    Final Filing Date: 8/6/2021

    Have questions about the position or hiring process? We are here to help! Please contact For more career opportunities, visit


  • The California Energy Commission is hiring!

    Under the general direction of the Senior Engineering Geologist, of the GeoSciences Unit in the Engineering Office, the incumbent reviews and evaluates whether there would be impacts to geologic or paleontologic resources from the construction, operation, and maintenance of energy facilities and power plants. The incumbent also assesses whether there are geologic hazards present that have the potential to impact human health and the environment. The incumbent reviews project sites that may have issues involving sensitive paleontologic resources, recognized and documented geologic resources, and faulting, seismicity, and related phenomena that may impact project construction and operation. The incumbent responds to geologic and paleontologic resources, compliance and geologic hazards issues regarding power plant operations; and conducts investigations to determine if any violations of the program’s regulations, the Energy Commission’s conditions of certification, or the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) have occurred.


  • Environmental Consulting – Professional Geologist Position
    Harris and Lee Environmental Sciences has been providing environmental due diligence, site investigation and remediation services to a diverse client base for over 30 years. We are looking for an experienced, diligent California Professional Geologist to join our team. Opportunities include full-time and contract positions.

    The primary geographic area of need is northern California, especially the greater Bay Area region.
    Except for site work and related regulatory agency visits, all work can be performed at your residence.

    Experience in variety of Phase II, III, IV investigation, monitoring and remediation projects
    Experience in performing ASTM 1527 compliant Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
    Professional demeanor
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    Salary commensurate with skills and capabilities


  • Provost & Pritchard is looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join their Geostructural team! The Geostructural Division works on wine caves and small to medium sized civil tunnel projects primarily for water districts. Wine cave work is typically for projects located in the Napa/Sonoma Valley, Central Coast and Sierra Foothills regions. Our work also includes personal wine libraries, fire refuge caves and alternate underground uses.

    To learn more about working with Provost & Pritchard please visit

    If interested, please submit your resume to or apply online.


  • Are you interested in applying your background in geology or reservoir engineering to the exciting, rapidly developing field of carbon capture and sequestration to help mitigate climate change? The California Air Resources Board, a world leader in developing and implementing programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change, has an opening for an Air Pollution Specialist with a background in geology or reservoir engineering to support its growing Carbon Capture and Sequestration program.

    Working Job Title: Air Pollution Specialist
    Job Code: JC-370170
    Salary: $5,469 – $10,585 per month
    Work Location: Sacramento, CA
    Final Filing Date: May 17, 2023
    Link to Job Posting:

    Please follow the general steps below to apply. Specific instructions are provided in the “How to Apply” section of the Job Posting.
    1. Click on the “Apply Now” link on the Job Posting
    2. Take the Air Pollution Specialist Examination (an online training and experience evaluation). This will require log in to or creation of a CalCareer Account.
    3. Complete the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678, available when you log in to your CalCareer Account.
    4. Assemble and submit the items listed under “Required Application Package Documents” in the Job Posting. Items may be submitted electronically or in hardcopy form.

    Please contact Jessica Martinez, Hiring Unit Contact (, regarding questions related to the position or application process.


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