U.S. nationals: Hydrologist (2 vacancies)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Tuscaloosa, AL, US


This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Office of Water Prediction (OWP) with two vacancies in Tuscaloosa, AL.

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As a Hydrologist, you will be performing the following duties:

  • Perform daily hydrologic forecast functions, including short-range forecasting during high water and flood events, stage forecasts, daily forecasts, and river velocity forecasts.
  • Collect, analyze, disseminate, and manage networks of basic water resource data such as information on reservoir and lake storage, groundwater levels, and surface and groundwater quality.
  • Develop, modify, and utilize applicable state-of-the-art computer hardware and software components in the preparation of studies of hydrological events and problems.
  • Lead briefings for senior leaders, core partners, and other federal agencies about routine and high impact weather events.

These duties are described at the full performance level of the GS-12; the GS-07, GS-09, and GS-11 are developmental, leading to such performance.