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Marine Geologist – Scientist VI  (ID # 13838)

St Petersburg, FL


Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) supports the U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS) across the United States. CNT is currently looking for a Marine Geologist to assist the USGS, at their St. Petersburg, FL, site.


CNT is currently looking for a Marine Geologist – Scientist VI level to provide technical expertise and assist in the research and mission



  • Assist in the collection, analysis and interpretation of marine geologic data, including sediment transport processes, sediment fluxes, and the impacts of coastal storms and long-term changes on the coastal sediments.
  • Coordinate with lead client PI and participate in field work relating to the study of the geology of barrier islands, sediment transport processes, and the geologic assessment relevant to broad-scale coastal evolution.
  • Lead in the collection and analyses of various sample types along with field work
  • Guide the scientific research and applications to coastal restoration as part of ongoing work at Fire Island, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic coasts, Gulf of Mexico, and other priority areas as needed
  • Collect marine geophysical data during multiple, planned fieldwork excursions in support of several funded projects
  • Coordinate and communicate within and between related projects to achieve continuity across projects.
  • Write summary of results to be used in scientific journal article or report



  • Ph.D. and five (5) or more years or related work experience at a Ph.D. level is required  
  • Understanding bathymetric and geophysical data acquisition and processing
  • Familiarity in research-project admiration within USGS, including budgeting and reporting requirement and methods
  • Experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals
  • Knowledge with geographic settings impacted by hurricanes, including post-storm recovery processes
  • Experience with federal agencies managing storm impacts and storm recovery
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written
  • Have a clean driving record and active driver’s license
  • The ability to pass a federal background check and a drug screen


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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Since 2009, Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) has been serving government clients with time-tested solutions that increase client effectiveness through the intelligent use of technology. CNT’s expertise includes software and application services, network services, and business process services. The company is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a regional office in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and client locations nationwide. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNT is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.



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