U.S. nationals: Hydrologist

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Troy, NY, US


What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?

Salary: $53,785 (Step 01) to $69,922 (Step 10);

NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

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

  • Plans, conducts, and reports on assigned parts of scientific interpretive studies
  • Collects and analyzes scientific data relating to water quality, soil chemistry, aquatic biology or surface water
  • Participates in scientific studies of considerable scope and complexity, or conducts projects that are more limited in nature
  • Maintains awareness and understanding of the latest state of the art techniques and instrumentation

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

Requires frequent physical exertion to include walking over rough and/or uneven terrain, lifting equipment and supplies in all types of weather. The work of this position involves some risk when conducting daily assessment operations and moderate discomfort from inclement weather.