USA citizens: Hydrologist

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Tuscaloosa, AL, US



This position is located in the National Weather Servce (NWS), Office of Water Prediction (OWP) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

This position is also announced under vacancy number NWS-2018-0142, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

* A one year probationary period may be required.

* Payment of relocation expenses is authorized.

* This position is in the bargaining unit.

* May involve rotating shifts. 


This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Hydrologist, GS-1315-13 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band and requires the same qualifications and specialized experience as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

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As a Hydrologist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Perform a wide range of assignments of considerable difficulty and complexity in hydrologic forecasting, techniques and procedure development, and implementation of operational hydrologic procedures.
  • Provide leadership in supplying hydrologic services to the public and in coordinating programmatic changes in hydrologic products.
  • Lead one or more highly complex and technically advanced hydrologic service programs.
  • Develop, modify and utilize applicable state-of-the art computer hardware and software components in the preparation of studies of hydrological events and problems.