U.S. nationals: Hydrologic Technician

Curecanti National Recreation Area
Gunnison, CO, United States
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This is a temporary seasonal position which is limited to 1039 hours in a service year. Temporary positions may be terminated at any time due to lack of work or funding.

The typical season is April - October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding.

Anticipated Entry on Duty: early April 2021.
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As a temporary Hydrologic Technician, you will:

  • Safely wade streams to collect and process water quality samples.
  • Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment.
  • Perform aquatic macroinvertebrate sampling.
  • Perform wetland delineation assessments.
  • Maintain data logger stations.
  • Conduct lab analyses.
  • Perform data entry and database management.
  • Conduct fieldwork in inclement weather.
  • Hike up to four miles in steep terrain at elevations ranging from 5,000 -9,000 ft.
  • Operate motorboats.
  • Work in a team setting.