Associate Director for Energy and Minerals

05/01/2018 6:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Department of the Interior
Geological Survey
    Open & closing dates:
    04/30/2018 to 05/30/2018
    $164,200 to $189,600 per year
    Pay scale & grade: ES 00  
    Permanent - Permanent, Full-time  
    1 vacancy in the following location: Reston, VA


The Energy and Minerals Mission Area conducts research and assessments on the location, quantity, and quality of mineral and energy resources, including the economic and environmental effects of resource extraction and use.


The Associate Director (AD) for Energy and Minerals serves as the senior executive for the USGS Energy and Minerals Mission Area, with oversight for the USGS Energy Resources and Mineral Resources Programs. The major duties include:

    Provides advice and counsel to the Director, Deputy Director, and the USGS Executive Leadership Team and shares in the planning, direction, and management of the integrated science programs of the bureau.
    Provides strategic direction to integrate USGS energy and minerals programs with the overall strategic goals of the bureau and the Department of the Interior, as well as goals of the Administration.
    Ensures that the Mission Area goals and directions are managed to fully support and enhance the bureau’s integrated and interdisciplinary science programs.
    Provides executive leadership to the energy and minerals programs of the USGS to ensure that the bureau’s scientific and technical program priorities and goals stay at the forefront of national policies and emerging priorities, satisfy the needs of external customers and constituent groups, and promote the integrated, interdisciplinary scientific direction of the USGS.
    The AD provides executive leadership for programs that support development of energy policy and determination of mineral resource needs; promote understanding of domestic resources and production in the context of global resource supply chains; and evaluate trade-offs of resource extraction and production, including environmental risks.
    Provides executive level representation for the USGS with Federal, State, and local governments, the scientific community in the private sector and academic institutions, and to customers and constituent groups.

Occasional travel / Supervisory status: Yes
Promotion Potential:00

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