Hydrologist II

North Dakota Water Commission

Bismarck, ND, US

Hiring Range: $4900.00 to $5300.00 per month

Summary of Work

Review groundwater permit applications in assigned areas and make recommendations to the State Engineer.

Inspect completed water projects for permit compliance and perfection.

Document, organize, analyze and interpret hydrologic data.

Provide technical advice on water resource problems and complaints.

Conduct water resource investigations and studies.

Supervise subsurface exploration group in drilling test holes and installing monitoring wells in project areas.

Minimum Qualifications

-Master of Science degree in the field of geology, hydrology, engineering, or closely related field with a hydrogeology emphasis.

-Ability to communicate with, motivate and/or change behavior of others in working toward common goals.

-Valid Class D driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

-Extensive coursework or work experience in hydrology, hydrogeology, groundwater modeling, water resources management and regulation.

-Ability to interpret maps, hydrologic data, groundwater studies and reports.

-Ability to write scientific reports for water management decisions.

Application Procedures

Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System.

  • State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login&languageCd=ENG& , clicking on “my Career,” and selecting “Careers” in the drop down menu.
  • Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/announcements.asp
  • Application materials must reach this office by 11:59 pm on the closing date.
  • In addition to the online application, applicants should upload the following documents:
    • Resume;
    • Cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division);
    • Copy of all college transcripts (if applicable); and
    • The name, address, and phone number of three professional references (no letters of reference please).
  • Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job related personnel system.
  • Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work. It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all application materials.
  • Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact [email protected] or 701.328.3290.
  • North Dakota State Water Commission does not provide sponsorships.
  • For questions regarding this position’s duties or requirements, please contact John Brintnell 701.328.2751 or [email protected]

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Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.