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    This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Central Region and is for two vacancies located in Pleasant Hill, MO.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NWS-CR-2018-0052, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

    If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

    *A one year probationary period may be required.

    *Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

    *This position is in the bargaining unit.

    *May be required to work rotational shifts.


    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Hydrologist, GS-1315-07/09/11/12 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 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 managing networks of basic water resource data such as information on reservoir and lake storage, ground water levels, and surface and 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.
    These duties are described at the FPL GS-12, the GS-07/09/11 are developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 10% of domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All qualified United States Citizens or Nationals.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • 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/488308800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.