U.S. nationals: Hydrologic Technician
Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.
We expect to fill many vacancies.
This is a temporary appointment. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status and will be for a period not-to-exceed 1039 hours in a service year.
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- Hydrologic Technicians collect surface water and ground water data in accordance with standard procedures using standard and specialized data collection equipment.
- They collect water/sediment for chemical or biological analysis and make field determination on surface and/or ground water for a variety of chemical parameters.
- They record notes, check computations, prepare records for computer processing, enter data into computer files, and assemble and prepare field and laboratory data for tabulation and publication.
- They use computers to store and analyze water resources data including spreadsheets, word processors, databases and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).