This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), River Forecast Center (RFC), with one vacancy located in Chanhassen, MN.Learn more about this agency
As a Lead Hydrologist, you will perform the following duties:
- Perform lead Hydrologic forecast functions in the day-to-day hydrologic operations of the River Forecast Center (RFC) including both real- and non-real time operations, with the latter supporting procedure development activities critical to the enhancement, implementation and maintenance of the forecast system technology.
- Perform routine daily short-range forecast operations before and during high water and flood episodes and long-range water resources forecast operations.
- Analyze incoming real time hydrologic data for consistency and process it into an operational hydrologic modeling system.
- Provide on-the-job advice and training on daily forecast operations to Hydrologic Forecasters, Hydrologic Interns, and Hydrometeorological Analysis and Support Forecaster (HAS) Forecasters.