This position serves as the geologic and hydrogeologic information source to the Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance Division (DWMAD). The division administers drinking water and environmental health programs that require interpretation and analysis of geologic and hydrogeologic conditions throughout the state. With guidance from senior staff and management the employee in this position critiques aquifer characterizations, geologic site characterizations, and hydrogeologic assessments.
This may include reviewing prepared reports, analyzing raw data, as well assembling and interpreting data from disparate sources to render professional, defensible conclusions. The analyses frequently include the use of groundwater models and hydraulic testing software as well as geographic information system (GIS) tools. In addition, this position supports all aspects of program administration including; participation on agency and interagency teams; and assist senior staff in the preparation and presentation of training materials and in presentations at conferences. This position frequently coordinates across divisions in support of the water withdrawal program and other programs.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor's degree in geology or geological, petroleum or mining engineering.
No specific type or amount is required.
One year of professional experience in carrying out geological activities to protect, develop and maintain natural resources equivalent to a Geologist 9.
Two years of professional experience in carrying out geological activities to protect, develop and maintain natural resources equivalent to a Geologist, including one year equivalent to a Geologist 10.
Alternate Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor's degree in environmental geoscience, earth science, or environmental science with 15 semester (23 quarter term) credits in the following core geology classes: physical geology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, mineralogy/petrology, structural geology and field instruction. In addition, the candidate must have 21 semester (32 quarter term) credits in elective geology coursework; and two courses each in calculus, chemistry and physics.
Additional Requirements and Information
View the class specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Geologist_12698_7.pdf
Please attach a cover letter, resume and official college transcripts, if applicable to your application. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.
State Of Michigan