U.S. nationals: Hydrologic Technician

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Carson City, NV, US


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

There are two vacancies; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

Open to all U.S. citizens under: SAC-2020-0185

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As a Hydrologic Technician within the Nevada Water Science, some of your specific duties will include:

-Data Analysis: Use a computer to analyze field data. Compute/Analyze, approve, and audit surface water records.

-Instrumentation: Use scientific instrumentations to collect, compute, and analyze scientific data.

-Surface Water: Collect, compute and analyze scientific data.

-Water Quality and Ground Water: Collect, compute and analyze data.

Working Conditions:

Incumbent will be required to work in areas where footing is treacherous such as on slippery riverbanks, in steep or rocky terrain, and in fast-moving water.  Work involves visiting field sites with limited access, under adverse weather or flooding conditions, or exposure to irritant or toxic chemicals.  This position requires the ability to swim and to travel overnight for up to 12 nights per month during field season.