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Field Geologist (Bedrock Mapper)

Socorro, NM

JOB DUTIES: The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources is seeking a Geologist to join our Geologic Mapping Program. Applicants with the aptitude and technical skills to manage fieldwork, data, and databases generated as part of each project, and a strong desire and ability to conduct field-based bedrock geologic mapping are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will participate as a team member in field-based geologic projects, and work with senior geologists in generating geologic maps, associated data, and ensure geologic and geospatial data is collected to program specifications. Duties may include (but are not limited to): extensive field mapping, utilizing GIS software, use of graphic design programs (such as Adobe Illustrator), use of database software, technical writing and preparation of summaries of geologic reports. Field studies will focus on geologic mapping of Proterozoic and Phanerozoic bedrock units, including detailed characterization of volcanic, sedimentological, metamorphic, structural, and in some cases geotechnical features. The successful candidate will interact with citizens and agencies concerning geology. This position will work within the NM STATEMAP program and is considered a regular full-time position that is supported by soft-money contracts contingent upon future funding availability.

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