USA citizens: Hydrologist
Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?
Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.gov.
What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
Salary: $53,030 (Step 01) to $68,942 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
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As a Hydrologist within the Texas Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:
- Conduct interpretive studies with a small team of hydrologist's, geologists, and hydrologic technicians.
- Prepares written reports on subsidence and /or geophysics and assigned components of interpretive studies.
- Attend and participate in meetings with cooperators, government agencies, private and professional organizations, and the general public.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requires frequent physical exertion while conducting field portions of project work and with inspection of ongoing operations, including walking over rough, rocky, or uneven terrain; lifting and carrying equipment and supplies; and wading in streams in all types of weather.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work involves some degree of risk when conducting on-the-ground assessment of operations as well as exposure to moderate discomfort from such extremes as heat, cold, and inclement weather.
Occasional travel - Overnight travel may be required an average of 3 nights per month.