• Help



    This position is located in the National Weather Services (NWS), Office of Water Prediction with one vacancy in Tuscaloosa, AL.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NWS-SR-2017-0048, 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.


    *This vacancy may be used to fill other Hydrologist, GS-1315-12 positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band requires the same qualifications as indicated in this vacancy announcement).

    Learn more about this agency


    As a Hydrologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Represent hydrologic and water resource programs at public and interagency meetings and helps to resolve hydrologic related issues.
    • Collect, analyze, disseminate and manage networks of basic water resource data including information on reservoir and lake storage, ground water levels and surface and ground water quality.
    • Perform daily hydrologic forecast functions including short-range and long-range forecasting.
    • Develop, modify, and utilize applicable state-of-the art computer hardware and software components in the preparation of studies of hydrological events and problems.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    * Status Candidates - Current Federal employees with competitive status or Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility;
    * CTAP/ICTAP eligibles;
    * Veterans under VEOA or 30% Disabled and certain Military Spouses;
    * Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A);
    * Peace Corps, Vista (AmeriCorps) eligibles;
    * Those eligible under an OPM interchange agreement or other special appointing authority.

    Questions? This job is open to 6 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1315 Hydrology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/475543000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.