U.S. nationals: Hydrologist

U.S. Forest Service (USFS)

Various, AK, US


This position is located with the Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest, Supervisor’s Office, Fish/Wildlife/Watershed/Subsistence/Ecology Staff.

This position serves as a hydrologist conducting and interpreting hydrologic surveys and analysis, watershed restoration and management planning.

For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Katherine Prussian at 907-747-4240 or [email protected]

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  • Provides hydrology technical support to forest program of work including design and implementation of stream and riparian area restoration projects.
  • Works with forest and district hydrologists and fisheries biologists to update and promote methods for efficient mapping and watershed monitoring.
  • Provides technical hydrology support to forest and district level NEPA analysis, watershed restoration plans, project level permitting, and project implementation.
  • Works closely with hydrologists and engineers to review projects or activities on-the-ground and to analyze hydrologic impacts as a result of such activities; prepares reports.
  • Supports the forest-wide Aquatic Organism Passage (AOP) program as an interdisciplinary team member working with fisheries and engineering personnel to prioritize, design, and replace culverts and bridges.
  • Strategically develops partnerships and agreements for watershed restoration and water quality through coordination with state and federal agencies, municipalities and non-government organizations.
  • Travels to field sites throughout the Tongass National Forest