HGRP Petrological Asst-Hawaii
The Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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Two (2) Regular, Part-Time (49% FTE), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP), Humu’ula Groundwater Research Project (HGRP), located in Hilo, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.


DUTIES: Assists in the execution of scientific exploratory core-drilled bore holes. Assists the Center for the Student of Active Volcanoes (CSAV) Field/Data Manager and the Lead Core Archive Assistant & Petrological Specialist in the processing, photographing, describing, documenting, and archiving of geologic core samples. Assists in cleaning and assembling the core samples, describing and recording their physical characteristics and mineralogical make-up, and entering data into a computer database. Helps prepare core samples for long term archival and storage.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: High School Diploma or G.E.D equivalent with two (2) years of successful college-level coursework in Earth Sciences or a related field. EXPERIENCE: Up to one (0-1) year of experience with Hawaiian geology and/or mineralogy or related geology. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Familiar with common Microsoft Office software, such as Word, Excel. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Able to commute to field locations. PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

: Able to routinely lift and carry sixty (60) pounds of rock samples. INQUIRIES: Grace Furuya 956-3184 (Oahu). APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment”; select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuhhr@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344.

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