What does a Senior Geologist do?
As a Geologist you will lead projects involving local and regional environmental studies and remediation efforts. You may work individually or as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will work in a lab environment as in the field in all types of terrain and weather conditions.
The ideal candidate will have a master's degree in geology or a related field and hold a license as required by the state. You need a minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role and proficiency in using statistics in technical writing with hands-on experience in conducting environment studies are invited to apply. You must be willing to travel up to 60% of the time and have excellent presentation skills.
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“Hire entry level with little to no experience (I was hired right out of college).”
“Raises are essentially distributed to get each member of the department closer to everyone having the same wage.”
“Decent pay and good per diem”
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“Good money and fun job”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a senior geologist
When working as a senior geologist, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Modflow, Excellent Communication, Strong VERBAL, Calculations and Spreadsheets.
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The most common qualifications to become a senior geologist is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.