Geosciences Supervisor

Devon Energy

At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.



The Geosciences Supervisor supervises a team of Geosciences professionals and technologists. Provides technical guidance for employees, and teams with geology, drilling, reservoir, operations and land to enhance Devon’s approach to a resource. Brings creativity and leadership to the team.


• Degree in Geology or related science; MS preferred


• Minimum of 5 years of recent industry experience as a working geologist or geophysicist
• Demonstrated interdisciplinary skills (geology and geophysics) 

• Recent experience in active resource plays
• Leadership experience preferred, particularly in a formal supervisory role.
• Demonstrated strong written and oral communication and presentation skills with a focus on customer service


• Provide technical oversight for the Geoscience staff, including reviewing and prioritizing work, organizing meetings, sharing results, and preparation of presentations representing team’s work and impact
• Take responsibility and guides the team in business performance, including tracking goals and budget 

• Manage team projects
• Lead technical, strategic innovation, continuous improvement, and knowledge management for the team
• Provide performance management for employees, including staff development and evaluation, and administrative tasks such as expense reports and timesheet approvals
• Demonstrate leadership through strategic planning, goal-setting, building effective relationships, energizing the team, delivering results, and modeling integrity
• Demonstrate management through leading team meetings, delegation, and keeping the team informed.
• Assist in communication with the broader Devon Leadership team on Geosciences questions and developments
• Communicate activities that affect operations, and assist in communicating the goals and priorities of the department
• Monitor metrics which are relevant to the Business Unit and Geosciences and illustrate relevance and value add from the Geosciences team
• Create the working environment that allows employees and the team to achieve full potential
• Demonstrate leadership through strategic planning, goal setting, building effective relationships, energizing the team, delivering results, and modeling integrity
• Lead team meetings, delegation, and keep the team informed


• Oil and Gas Industry Experience required
• Practice safe work habits at all times • Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
• Strong prospecting skills with a demonstrated ability to evaluate opportunities and identify/address key risk elements
• Technical background in Unconventional Resource Plays is desired
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills
• Ability to receive and respond to calls off-hours, travel to field sites, and occasionally travel out of area


Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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