U.S. nationals: Hydrologist

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Idaho Falls, ID, United States
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Salary: $64,009 (Step 01) to $99,741 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

There is currently only one vacancy to be filled; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.
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As a Hydrologist within the Idaho Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Writes and reviews technical reports for the Center.
  • Lead, and participate in meetings with cooperators, government agencies, private and professional organizations and the general public to coordinate water-resources activities.
  • Plan and direct ground water interpretive studies requiring data collection, analysis, and extensive modification and adaptation of standard methods and development of new techniques.
  • Develop multidisciplinary scientific proposals to address critical or prominent water-resources issues.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Field work involves moderate or sometimes extreme exposure to rain, snow, cold/hot weather, rapidly running or icy streams and rivers, mosquitoes and working in bear country. Lifting and carrying of equipment up to 100 pounds when in the field. Employee should be prepared to wear lab coat, safety glasses, or facial shielding, and gloves for extended periods of time.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel of 1-5 nights per month may be required.