U.S. nationals: Hydrologist

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Various, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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Summary

General Information

Salary: Charleston, WV

  • For GS-07: $42,053 (Step 01) to $54,670 (Step 10);
  • For GS-09: $51,440 (Step 01) to $66,868 (Step 10);
  • For GS-11: $62,236 (Step 01) to $80,912 (Step 10);

Salary: Richmond, VA

  • For GS-07: $43,402 (Step 01) to $56,424 (Step 10);
  • For GS-09: $53,089 (Step 01) to $69,012 (Step 10);
  • For GS-11: $64,232 (Step 01) to $83,508 (Step 10);
  • NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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Responsibilities

As a HYDROLOGIST within the Virginia-West Virginia Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

- Assisting higher level hydrologists in conducting hydrologic studies.

- Collecting and analyzes hydrologic data using a variety of methods and equipment.

- Preparing interpretive reports of hydrologic studies and prepare hydrologic information in the form of maps, charts, or graphs.

- Computing, analyze and interpret records of streamflow, water levels, pumpage, sediment quantities, or biological and chemical quality to assist in the scientific evaluation of hydrologic phenomena.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position requires periods considerable walking, lifting, bending, climbing, and stream wading to collect data. Office conditions are normal; field conditions may include extreme heat or cold, rain or snow and hazardous condition such as ice or flooding.