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Environmental Specialist 1 Earth Science Trainee

Frostburg State University
Job Location:
Frostburg, Maryland
Geology, Earth Sciences, and Oceanography
Environmental Specialist 1 Earth Science Trainee

Frostburg State University seeks applications for a grant funded, Contingent II, full-time Environmental Specialist 1 Earth Science Trainee. Salary commensurate with experience. This position is grant funded and will cease if the grant is ever nonrenewed.

FSU is proud to be a diverse and inclusive multicultural university. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to promoting diversity and fostering respect for our diverse student populations.

Responsibilities: This position does environmental research / data collection, creates maps using GIS software, prepares PowerPoint presentations, coordinates environmental matters related to DNR contract, and handles office paperwork. Other duties include fieldwork such as GPS, water sampling, and attending meetings.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Geography, Physics, Earth Science, Geology, or another discipline in the physical sciences. Knowledge of the elementary techniques of standard research methodology; Ability to prepare and interpret plans, maps, and specifications; Ability to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive, and informative reports on technical matters in both technical and lay terms; Must know how to use ArcGIS/Pro, and the MS Office Suite of programs.

Preferred Qualifications. Knowledgeable in Western Maryland history, environment, mining, geology, and natural resources. Experience creating PowerPoint presentations and presenting in a group setting. Proficient in ArcGIS Pro creating/managing/analyzing spatial data and creating layouts. Experience using Photoshop or similar image editing software.

About the University: A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 5,000 students enroll yearly.

About the Area: FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the mountains of Western Maryland, a region rich in history, quaint shopping areas and eclectic cafes and food choices. The Western Maryland region is considered to be a four-season outdoor mecca of recreational experiences offering activities such as; hiking, mountain biking, water sports, snow skiing/boarding, golfing, climbing, etc. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. If you are looking for insightful colleagues, energetic students, and a great place to work and call home in a region with unlimited adventure seeking opportunities, FSU is for you!

To apply: Along with your application, please provide the following: 1) resume; 2) a cover letter specifically addressing the requirements in this advertisement; and 3) contact information for three professional references


For assurance of full consideration, please submit materials by: 5/23/2022

FSU is proud to be a diverse and inclusive multicultural university.

Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance. WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU

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