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]
- 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