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Graduate Geoscientist

Mineral Geoscience; Geological Survey of Qld; Georesources; Brisbane

The role involves working as part of a multi-disciplinary professional team to develop better understanding of Queensland’s geology and mineral resources.
This work occurs through both office-based research and field-based activities.

A particular focus of this position will be on the effective promotion of new economy mineral prospectivity of Queensland through development and maintenance of systematic information and 3D data packages for key mineral deposits in Queensland.

This work also feeds into development of a geoscience 3D digital twin under development by GSQ.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Graduate
Classification PO2
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/433540/22
Closing date 15-Aug-2022
Job duration 12 months with possible extension
Contact person Jeanette Lipczynski
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The role of Graduate Geoscientist is within the Minerals Geoscience group of the Geological Survey of Queensland (GSQ).

Your knowledge, skills and attributes

We'll assess your merit for this role by looking at what you've done previously - the knowledge, skills and attributes you can bring to the role, plus your potential for development, and your personal qualities.

This position requires:

• Experience in identifying problems and possible solutions including research, comprehension and critical evaluation of relevant technical information and data.

• Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team

• Ability to follow and maintain effective data management procedures

• Strong written and spoken communication skills

Key duties and accountabilities

• Collect, collate and interpret geoscientific and mineral resource data, through literature review and applied research.

• Assist with or perform analyses on geological samples/specimens as part of a larger project.

• Maintain geoscientific and mineral resource information systems and data management practices.

• Provide support for work programs which form part of a project, including remote field work.

• Prepare written reports and/or technical products in a timely and proactive manner.

• Communicate with GSQ stakeholders, including members of the public and industry.

• Maintain an awareness of current geoscientific developments and strategies by participation in appropriate forums and events.

• Work effectively in a team environment, collaborating with colleagues at the project, Group and GSQ-level to achieve high quality outcomes.

• Support the delivery of key projects and initiatives ensuring goals, objectives and milestones are met and are in accordance with departmental project management requirements.

• Other duties as directed and required.

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