U.S. nationals: Supervisory Hydrologist

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Various, SD and ND, United States
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Salary: $104,821 (Step 01) to $136,271 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

Open to current or former Federal employees: DEN-2019-0135
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As a Supervisory Hydrologist within the Dakota Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Assist the Director in matters related to the management and supervision of the Science Research Program.
  • Oversee the development and conduct of hydrologic studies.
  • Work in coordination with Center Discipline Specialist, Studies Section Chiefs, and Field Office Chiefs to make project assignments, ensure projects are adequately staffed and have sufficient resources, and oversee projects to ensure the project objectives, timelines, and financial constraints are met.
  • Serve as acting director in the absence of the Center Director.

Physical Demands

Work is primarily sedentary with occasional physical activity including walking, climbing and bending as required during field reconnaissance of an area of site. All duties must be performed consistent with USGS and other government safety policies and practices.

Work Environment

Most work is performed in an office setting, although there is occasional field work, which involves a low degree of risk when conducting on-the-ground assessment of operations as well as exposure to moderate discomfort from such extremes as heat, cold, and inclement weather.