Job Opening: Chief Geodesist at the National Geodetic Survey

The National Geodetic Survey is seeking applicants for the position of Chief Geodesist. Please find below links to the job posting. The job is open to any U.S. Citizen with the appropriate qualifications. The basic duties are:

  • Provide authoritative and technical advice on geodetic applications and complex problems involving physical and space geodesy, precise positioning, and remote sensing.
  • Formulate and implement specialized research program that advances all nationwide geodetic programs in support of defining, maintaining, and providing access to the National Spatial Reference System.
  • Communicate the importance of geodetic products and services to international, federal, state, and local users of geospatial data, enhancing partnerships; and increasing transferability of geodetic tools, methods, techniques, and technologies.

Please distribute and consider applying!  The application closes on 2/5/2017.

The vacancy number is NOS-NGS-2017-0005 for federal employees:

The vacancy number is NOS-NGS-2017-0014 for all U.S. Citizens:

P.S. You may be aware that the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government is under a hiring freeze (see below).  Do NOT let this stop you from applying! The application process is continuing, and once the freeze has been lifted, all applicants who made the deadline will be considered.