U.S. nationals: Ecologist/Hydrologist
This position is part of the R8-Klamath Falls Fish and Wildlife Office. In this position, you will serve as the Water Quality Specialist, responsible for water quality and hydrology, particularly related to surface water resources in the Upper Klamath River Basin.
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Evaluate the status of water quality as it affects fisheries resources and also evaluates the impacts of water resource use, and then uses this information to provide for viable restoration efforts for threatened and endangered aquatic species.
Provide compilation, analysis, and interpretation of data using current and appropriate statistical and modeling techniques. Provide assessment and reports of current and potential water quality conditions based on analysis and evaluation of water quality investigations and supporting physical and biological information.
Design and implement studies, analyze information, interpret results, and report water quality data and hydrology modeling that support habitat and management actions designed to improve conditions for threatened and endangered aquatic species.
Review, interpret, and summarize complicated technical hydrology, hydraulic or water quality data, data analysis, and reports.
Maintain and manage internal databases, models and software for water quality program and provides for export or distribution of information to public accessible databases (example: EPA's WQX (STORET).
Establish and maintain working relationship with Service programs, Federal and State agencies, tribes, universities, private sectors and the public.
Act as technical consultant and advisor on the planning, coordination, development, and execution of water quality investigations.