U.S. nationals: Hydrologic Technician

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Tacoma, WA, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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Summary

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This position is being advertised concurrently with the following announcements, open to all U.S. citizens under:
USGS-SAC-21-10925944-DE-LL
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Responsibilities

As a Hydrologic Technician within the Washington Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Performs a full range of stream discharge measurements at all stages; Plots discharge measurements, develops stage-discharge, velocity index curves and/or complex ratings such as those used at culverts, gates, pumps, etc. and estimates extensive periods of missing record and non-routine flow of tidal, backwater, or ice periods.
  • Performs and reviews statistical and/or technical analyses of a wide variety of hydrologic data collected in the field.
  • Prepares and evaluates data reports of results of field activities, including the preparation of materials for publications, such as tables of data, maps, and other illustrative materials.
  • Configures, installs, maintains and services a wide variety of sensing, recording and communications equipment and instrumentation.
  • Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver.

Above duties are for the GS-09 level. For the lower grade levels, incumbent will perform a wide range of tasks described in the above duties, but at a lower level of work designed to further develop and refine the knowledge and skills of the incumbent. Assignments will typically combine productive work with on-going training and instruction. Supervision received at the lower level will be closer with oversight and review being provided more frequently