The on-site position posted for Marion County. An ideal candidate would be someone with a soils degree/Crop and Soils Degree, who could learn the septic aspect once hired. Marion County pays a little better than some counties and there are lots of benefits, including some amazing soils to explore. Current Marion County job opportunities are listed at:

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Virtual Student Federal Service: Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems Inventories Using Survey 123 App and Database Improvement

Modernizing the Forest Service’s groundwater dependent ecosystem (GDE) inventory effort is necessary for the stewardship of these resources. This includes the creation and continued improvement of a GDE inventory Survey 123 app and the input of previously collected GDE data into corporate databases. We have developed a GDE Level I inventory app that will be beta tested in the field in 2020. We will use input from that testing to improve it. We have old inventories, in both paper and electronic from, that need to be entered into Springs Online. We are exploring innovative ways to efficiently transfer this data to avoid manual entry of individual surveys. We are looking for two candidates with Excel and ArcGIS/Pro experience and preferably experience with JavaScript, HTML5 and FME. Hydrology, geology, botany, soil science, ecology or any biological or physical science background would be great but is not required. There may be opportunities to work on other projects involving GDEs.


Resources for Federal Careers

  • Information on Natural Resource Specialists positions at the Department of Interior:
  • Soil Scientist (0470 series) qualifications for all federal positions


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