There is one temporary position available in ODOT's Salem office for a Temporary Geologist. The position is anticipated to begin March 1st with the candidate working 40 hours per week. You must have completed a Bachelors degree in Geology from an accredited degree program to qualify. We are also considering Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering with a Geotechnical emphasis. Review of all applications will begin January 31, 2011 with interviews scheduled via phone or in-person shortly thereafter. Offers for employment will be extended with the expectation for employment to begin on or soon after March 1st. If you are not selected for an interview you will not be contacted other than email notification of your application submission. Only electronic submissions of application materials will be reviewed. Please upload transcripts, resume and letters of reference at the time of submission. Do not mail, fax or hand-deliver any materials. Documents delivered separately will not be attached to applications. Duties & Responsibilities: Assist primarily with Unstable Slopes Program (landslide/rockfall) data collection: · Research as-built engineering drawings, inspection reports, project files · Collect field data using measuring devices and survey equipment · Download field data into office computer · Conduct Quality Control on field data to assure correctness & completeness · Enter data, run queries and generate computer reports Qualifications & Desired Attributes: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • a Bachelor's degree in Geology • possess a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. Your driving record is considered unacceptable for any of the following traffic offenses in the last 36 months. Offenses include but are not limited to: o Misdemeanor or felony traffic offense in the last 36 months. Includes reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants, and others; or o Felony revocation of driving privileges or felony or misdemeanor driver license suspension with the last 36 months; or o More than 3 Class B traffic violations in the last 12 months; or o Class A moving violation in the last 12 months. Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following profile: * Completed at least the Bachelors Degree by March 2011; * Direct work experience in Geology; * Knowledge/education in geology with emphasis on slope; geomorphology, engineering geology; * Ability to recognize mass-wasting features; * Ability to read engineering plans, construction documents and inspection reports Working knowledge of measuring devices (rules, tapes, protractors); * Land surveying knowledge/education and use of surveying instruments, i.e.: clinometers & GPS receivers; * Ability to organize and present field notes/findings in a clear, concise manner and produce sketches of site conditions. Additional Information: Working Conditions · Work out of the Salem office and a field environment throughout the state of Oregon. · Physically demanding (extreme weather conditions; rugged terrain; steep embankments; work around bodies of water and traffic; use machete, hand tools, digital camera, etc.) · Extensive/extended travel weekly/overnight/throughout Oregon, must have valid driver's license. · Regular/punctual attendance is required. Contribute to a courteous, professional, positive and productive work environment. Your answers to supplemental questions will be used as a tool to identify the best fit candidates for the advertised position. DETAIL IS IMPORTANT. The answers must clearly address how your coursework, employment or volunteer activities would make you the best fit candidate for the position. Please provide examples of work performed and accomplished. The on-line application will accept attachments with your application. Please attach ALL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS to your application. Unofficial Transcripts are acceptable. Transcripts should either be in Word or PDF form. Do not mail, fax or hand-deliver any transcripts. Only electronic submissions of application materials will be reviewed. Please upload transcripts, and resume at the time of submission. Do not mail, fax or hand-deliver any materials. Documents delivered separately will not be attached to applications (Recommendations excluded). Recommendation is not required at the time of application; however for best consideration, you are encouraged to submit signed, recommendations from faculty, administrators or previous employers on official letterhead. All recommendations must include the full name, school attended (or job title if written by an employer), announcement numbers of position(s) to which you are applying. Omission of this information may hinder the ability to connect the letter with the appropriate application. If you are selected for an interview, you will be expected to submit a recommendation. Confidential recommendations can be submitted to: ODOT Human Resources Attention: College Relations 2775 19th Street SE Salem, OR 97302 *Applicants previously employed as ODOT Interns from 2007 through 2010 will have an evaluation on file that will be used in lieu of a recommendation. For help with applying on-line, contact: 1-888-NEOGOV1 ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting the automated application hotline 503-986-3847 or 1-(866) ODOT JOBS (866-6368 5627) or TTY 503-986-3854. ODOT does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. For questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, contact: 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT) For information regarding the job announcement, contact: (503-378-6202) There is a high volume of applicants for the internship program and only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted; you will receive an on-line confirmation of receipt when your application is uploaded. We will not otherwise confirm receipt of application materials.

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