Archive | January 2014

NDOM Job Announcement

A message from Richard Perry, Administrator, Nevada Division of Minerals:

The Nevada Division of Minerals has a job opening for a Field Specialist in Oil, Gas, Geothermal and Abandoned Mine Lands programs. The deadline to apply is February 21, 2014.

http://minerals.state.nv.us/news/FldSpecOGG-AML_20140114.pdf

BLM Job Announcements

A message from BLM: We are pleased to announce new, exciting positions available at BLM – BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT. It is our hope that qualified, career oriented individuals at your organization or other professionals known to you will actively consider this position and apply accordingly. Efforts on your part to disseminate this information are greatly appreciated.

Position Information:
Job Description: Hydrologist
Announcement Number: NV-DEU-2014-0032
Location(s) of position: Carson City, NV, US
Salary: $51,298 – $80,685
Applications will be accepted until: 02/18/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109149

Position Information:
Job Description: Planning and Environmental Specialist
Announcement Number: UT-Merit-2014-0012
Location(s) of position: Salt Lake City, UT, US
Salary: $57,982 – $75,376
Applications will be accepted until: 01/31/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109116

Position Information:
Job Description: Park Ranger (Interpretive)
Announcement Number: MT-DEU-2014-0016
Location(s) of position: Pompeys Pillar, MT, US
Salary: $22.96 – $29.85
Applications will be accepted until: 02/10/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=108989

Position Information:
Job Description: Management and Program Analyst
Announcement Number: NV Merit-2014-0093
Location(s) of position: Ely, NV, US
Salary: $38,790 – $61,678
Applications will be accepted until: 02/27/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109206

Position Information:
Job Description: Management and Program Analyst
Announcement Number: NV-DEU-2014-0044
Location(s) of position: Ely, NV, US
Salary: $38,790 – $61,678
Applications will be accepted until: 02/27/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109208

Position Information:
Job Description: Management and Program Analyst
Announcement Number: NV Merit-2014-0097
Location(s) of position: Ely, NV, US
Salary: $47,448 – $61,678
Applications will be accepted until: 03/03/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109221

W.M. Keck Museum—New Exhibit

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History of Nevada’s second oldest museum to be displayed at Keck Museum
The “Earthquakes, Chukars and Millionaires: The ‘Mackay Mines’ Story” exhibit will open Feb. 1
Story by Patrick Harris, Nevada Today, 1/24/2014
http://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2014/keck-museum-february-event

A message from Garrett Barmore, W.M. Keck Museum Administrator:  You’re invited to experience the new exhibit at the W.M. Keck Earth Science & Mineral Engineering Museum—now through Feb. 1, 2015. Learn the exciting story behind the second oldest museum in Nevada! The exhibit spans three floors! Also, please be so kind to pass on information about our opening reception Saturday February 1, 2014 from 4-6pm. The museum will be providing wine and cheese.
http//www.unr.edu/keck
Office: 775.784.4528

Keck Museum Lecture Series – January 17, 2014

Message from Garrett Barmore, Museum Administrator, W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum, UNR: I am sending you this email to let you know about a program this Friday January 17th at the Keck Museum in connection with the Moon Rock exhibit. The program is called “Space Aliens from the Moon: Animal Testing and Moon Rocks.” [Copied below is] a write-up by the presenter Dr. Richard Simmonds, for more information. The program begins at 7 pm.

Lunar Quarantine Program for Keck Museum Lecture Series

Title: “Space Aliens from the Moon: Animal Testing and Moon Rocks

Abstract for Distribution: This program will be presented by Dr. Richard Simmonds, UNR Director and Professor Emeritus, who worked with NASA during the period 1970-1977 and who was one of the Area Test Directors for the Lunar Quarantine and Biocharacterization Programs (LQBP) for Apollo Missions 14, 15, 16, and 17. In the approximately 40 minute presentation using PowerPoint® slides, Dr. Simmonds will review the reasons for establishment of the LQBP, the quarantine and test procedures for the lunar material and astronauts, and the results of the tests. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentation.

Date, Time and Location: Friday, January 17, 2014, at 7:00 pm in room 107 in the Mackay Mines Building on the UNR campus (north end of the Quad behind the Mackay statue).
http://www.unr.edu/around-campus/facilities/mackay-mines
www.mines.unr.edu/museum

BLM Job Announcements

Message from BLM: We are pleased to announce new, exciting positions available at BLM – BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT. It is our hope that qualified, career oriented individuals at your organization or other professionals known to you will actively consider this position and apply accordingly. Efforts on your part to disseminate this information are greatly appreciated.

Position Information:
Job Description: Hydrologist
Announcement Number: NV-DEU-2014-0031
Location(s) of position: Ely, NV, US
Salary: $47,923 – $75,376
Applications will be accepted until: 02/18/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to:
https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109148

Position Information:
Job Description: Assistant Field Manager
Announcement Number: NV Merit-2014-0052
Location(s) of position: Caliente, NV, US, Ely, NV, US, Winnemucca, NV, US
Salary: $73,655 – $95,750
Applications will be accepted until: 02/12/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to:
https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109076

Position Information:
Job Description: Assistant Field Manager
Announcement Number: NV-DEU-2014-0025
Location(s) of position: Caliente, NV, US, Ely, NV, US, Winnemucca, NV, US
Salary: $73,655 – $95,750
Applications will be accepted until: 02/12/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to:
https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109105

Position Information:
Job Description: Assistant Field Manager
Announcement Number: NV Merit-2014-0063
Location(s) of position: Ely, NV, US
Salary: $73,655 – $95,750
Applications will be accepted until: 02/13/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to:
https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109125

Position Information:
Job Description: Budget Officer
Announcement Number: MT-DEU-2014-0024
Location(s) of position: Billings, MT, US
Salary: $69,497 – $107,434
Applications will be accepted until: 01/29/2014.
For additional information on this job posting, please go to:
https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=109130

New GSA Fellow—Jim Faulds

Congratulations to Jim Faulds, NBMG Director and State Geologist, for being elected as Fellow to the Geological Society of America.
http://www.geosociety.org/members/newFellows.htm

From GSA website: Faulds was recognized for fundamental work on the tectonics and structural geology of the Basin and Range province. An accomplished mapper, Faulds has integrated detailed geologic mapping into nearly all his work, which has had direct applications to earthquake hazards, industrial minerals, metallic ore deposits, and geothermal resources (from Jon Price).

Congressional Briefings—Jon Price

Jon Price briefs Congress on critical minerals:
http://www.smenet.org/enews/

From Society of Mining Engineers website: On December 13, [2013], SME sponsored and participated in a series of congressional briefings in the House and Senate in Washington, D.C. titled, “Critical Minerals: Ensuring America’s Future.” Jon Price, SME [Society of Mining Engineers] board member and emeritus state geologist for the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, spoke, along with representatives from the U.S. Geological Survey, American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Defense Logistics Agency, on the role that rare earths and other critical and strategic minerals play in daily life, job creation and national security.

If you are planning to visit our office at GBSSRL, you can view a sample of the rare earth mineral bastnäsite from the Mountain Pass mine (courtesy of Steve Castor).