U.S. nationals: Hydrologist

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Various, , US



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This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Western Region (WR), River Forecast Center (RFC) with one vacancy in each listed location: Portland, OR and Salt Lake City, UT.

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As a Hydrologist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Perform daily hydrologic forecast functions including short range forecasting of flow, velocity and stage including during high water and flood events; and long range forecasting to include spring snowmelt, flood outlooks and river volume.
  • Collect, analyze, disseminate, and manage networks of basic water resource data such as information on reservoir and lake storage, ground water levels, and surface ground water quality.
  • Develop, modify, and utilize applicable state-of-the-art computer hardware and software components in the preparation of studies of hydrological events and problems.
  • Represent hydrologic and water resource programs at public and interagency meetings and help resolve hydrologic related issues.

The duties described are at the full performance level of the GS-12 grade; the duties at the GS-07, GS-09 and GS-11 are developmental leading to the GS-12 level.




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