Are you looking at becoming a Geophysicist? It is an extremely competitive role to get into. Currently, there are only 18 positions for a Geophysicist across Australia with a common salary of $80k per year. However, you still have a chance. The Perfect Resume team has helped others to get into the Science & Technology industry and believe we can increase your chances with our resume writing services also!
To apply for a Geophysicist position, your resume will need to prove that you can spend a lot of time outdoors investigating mineral deposits to evaluate whether they can be mined profitably, or in the case of a Research Geophysicist, spend time in a lab, studying samples and using computer models to make calculations. Recruiters and prospective employers will also be looking for transferable skills in:
- Planning and conducting field tests.
- Gathering, analysing and interpreting geophysical data.
- Presenting geophysical data to stakeholders to help them make better decisions.
- Forecasting weather, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other natural phenomena.
- Sampling rocks for information on the composition of the surface of the earth.
- Surveying specific locations for the presence of minerals, water, and petroleum.
- Undertaking analysis and interpreting seismic data to locate and evaluate potential oil and gas targets.
- Contributing to projects to assist in lowering the risks and costs associated with oil and gas exploration.
- Submitting reports such as seismic interpretation reports to Joint Venture parties and government petroleum regulators.
- Keeping up to date with advances in geophysical technologies and implementing the use of new and innovative technology.
- Maintaining geophysical equipment.
Due to the high volume of applications for a Geophysicist received every year, qualifications that would increase your chances of landing an interview include a bachelor degree in science, majoring in geophysics, geoscience or a combination of geology and physics. Additionally, experience working in the field of geophysics at a mining or environmental organisation will help!
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When applying for a Geophysicist position, your resume needs to tell a story about your skills, expertise, talents and passions and in a highly competitive job market, standing out matters!
The team at The Perfect Resume are skilled in writing resumes for Geophysicists and have proven success helping people land interviews and the job they want! We offer all job seekers a free resume review, ATS Scan, guides and templates and genuinely care about your career outcomes, partnering with you on your job search journey, following up and providing ongoing support. You will not feel like you are on your own!
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