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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Employment Information


On May 16, 2008, the U.S. Geological Survey OARS system integrated with the Office of Personnel Management's USAJOBS website.  You must now search and apply for USGS vacancies using USAJOBS. The integration of OARS with USAJobs is a more efficient for you to apply for Federal positions and manage your online applications.

This change will benefit you in your job search by offering:

You are encouraged to register by creating a new account on USAJOBS ( If you are already an existing registered user you do not need to create a new account in USAJOBS. If however, this is your first time using USAJOBS please visit ( for tutorials and additional information for creating a user account on USAJOBS and applying for Federal employment.

Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?

Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States?

As an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, water, the U.S. Geological Survey is dedicated to the timely, relevant, and impartial study of the landscape, our natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten us. The USGS is the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, who collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems.


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