IT IS FINALLY OPEN FOR YOU TO APPLY!
The USForest Service has an opening for a Social Science Analyst in the Evanston, Illinois research field office (http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/units/socialscience/). You may have seen the early alert we sent a few months back. We hit a road block or two, but the position is now open and ready for you to apply!
If you are NOT a federal employee or in other ways able to apply under the “merit” system (you know who you are), then click here: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/315259600
Job Announcement #TA12-24530004-0156DP-CP
If you area federal employee, (or a merit applicant), click here: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/315259800Job Announcement #TA12-24530004-0156G-CP
Link to official website of USA jobs: http://www.usajobs.gov
A hint for nonfederal employees who apply: This is not the time for a brief one page resume. Please submit a detailed resume through the link above to be sure you get the best review of your qualifications in the HR department.
Brief Job Description:The Social Science Analystprovides research support to a group of Research Social Scientists.In this job, you will focus on supporting the unit researchers as needed and communicatingresearch and findings to the general public via plain language research summaries and content for the unit website. Research projects will focus loosely on the social side of environmental issues in the greater Chicago region. Research duties vary from project to project but include social science study design and planning; data collection, management&analysis; writing for both professional journals and non-professional venues, and literature reviews. The position also involves representing the US Forest Service at various Chicago-area environment-focused meetings and events, making presentations to professional and general audiences, and building relationships and working with research partners from state and local governments, academia, and environmental organizations. The Social Science Analyst will play a key role in the NW Indiana Urban Waters Pilotproject.
Essential skills include background in social science research, exemplary ability to communicate in writing and in person, professional demeanor, attention to detail, ability to work independently on multiple projects, strong people skills, experience with making presentations, and ability to leap tall buildings in at most twobounds. Preferred skills include comfort with the technical aspects of computer and software use, fondness for government bureaucracy, and a robust sense of humor.
U.S. citizenship is required.
Deadline: Sunday, July 22, 2012
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