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Jobs at the Bureau of Geology

As of: Sunday, August 19, 2018

Application details are available on the New Mexico Tech (NMT) jobs page.

Specialist/GIS Technician and Geologic Illustrator Socorro, NM

This job will involve conceptualization and development of a broad variety of full-color maps (geologic and otherwise) and scientific graphics, including cross-sections, 3-D illustrations, using ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, and other data. The applicant must have a complete knowledge of the steps and processes involved in producing maps and graphics. This position requires collaboration with the Publications Program team and authors from inside and outside the bureau. This position also requires good communication skills and the ability to problemsolve complex geoscience visualizations. Experience in ESRI story map production desired. PCbased software knowledge in ArcGIS (ArcScene desired); and Adobe CC; database software; and the use of internet technology. Additionally, this position provides support and training as necessary in GIS techniques to other staff members in the Publication Program, and is responsible for scanning and presentation/production tasks (e.g. poster mounting) for all staff scientist.

Production Editor Socorro, NM

This position involves layout and production of various printed and electronic publications, both for technical and general audience. This editor needs to have a complete knowledge of the steps and processes involved in publications and design. This is an intermediate position, training will be provided where expertise gaps exists. Collaboration with the publications team is essential, as well as with the bureau’s science staff and scientists from outside the bureau. This position requires excellent copyediting, proofreading skills, managing several different projects at one time, including editing of maps and figures, and in some cases production from conception to final product. Computer software knowledge must include Adobe Creative Cloud, and the use of internet technology. This position demands staying current with new publications methodologies.

Hydrogeologist Socorro, NM

Work with Aquifer Mapping Program team at NMBGMR to lead and participate on hydrogeologic research projects. Conduct scientific investigation, procure funding, and publish results. Maintain and grow existing Groundwater Level Monitoring Network for NM. Conduct field work, water level measurements, sampling, data management, QA/QC, and other hydrogeologic efforts.