Data visualization specialists at USGS Water

Passionate about science and data visualization? USGS Water is hiring Data Visualization Specialists at multiple levels of experience to contribute to data visualization and science communication efforts at USGS. These are permanent federal positions in the Data Science Branch of the Water Mission Area at GS-09 and GS-12 grades, location negotiable (or remote).

We seek creative individuals with experience taking complex, environmental datasets and developing static and interactive data visualizations using R, python, and/or javascript. For more information see this blog post:

These positions are with the water data visualization team, the USGS Vizlab. The USGS Vizlab is a collaborative science communication team that uses data visualization to communicate scientific data and concepts to non-technical audiences through compelling data-driven stories and graphics. See the Vizlab portfolio here.

Positions are open to applications on and will be closing on Tuesday November 23rd at 11:50 EST. Apply here:

More information about the jobs and the application process can be found in our blog. The blog contains direct links to the job announcements.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Transparency

The federal hiring process can be complicated to navigate. We don't want that to be the reason you don't apply. We are committed to inclusive hiring practices that build a healthy workplace where diversity is our strength, and everyone has the support they need to succeed. We especially encourage you to apply if you are BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, have a disability, or are of any marginalized identity. Please read our blog post for details on how the application process works.


Reach out to Vizlab team lead Cee Nell (they/them,, or ask us on twitter @USGS_DataSci.

posted: 19 November 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.