U.S. citizens: Hydrologist

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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As a Hydrologist within the Oklahoma Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Assists higher level hydrologists in conducting hydrologic studies by collecting, recording, analyzing and interpreting hydrologic data.
  • Collects hydrologic data using a variety of methods and equipment.
  • Computes, analyzes and interprets records of stream flow, water levels, pumpage, sediment quantities or biological and chemical quality to assist in the scientific evaluation of hydrologic phenomena.
  • Writes portions of interpretive reports of hydrologic studies and prepares hydrologic information in the form of maps, charts or graphs for inclusion in reports.
  • Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.

Physical Demands:

While in the field, considerable walking, lifting, bending, climbing and stream wading is necessary to collect data.

Work Environment:

Field conditions may include extreme heat or cold, rain or snow, and hazardous conditions such as ice or flooding.