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Physical Demands/Work Environment: Work is divided between the office and field, but field work comprises the major component of the workload. Office work, though sedentary, may require substantial mental concentration because of the complexity of the work and the volume of work to be done. Field work will require long hours, work inclement weather, extended hikes to remote locations, hiking over rugged terrain, and driving four-wheel drive vehicles.
Salary: Salary shown is taken from the Rest of the U.S. pay table, step 1. You may view the OPM salary tables, with the various locality rates, at 2018 General Schedule (GS) Locality Pay Tables.
If selected from this or a similar competitive, seasonal announcement, your appointment may be creditable for consideration under PL-114-47, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA). The Act allows certain individuals, who have or had time-limited appointments at land management agencies, to compete for any permanent position in the competitive service under “internal” merit promotion procedures. For more information, see the section under Eligibility, which starts with Question #15 (Q15. Who is eligible for appointment under these provisions?).
Hydrologic Aids/Technicians collect surface water and ground water data in accordance with standard procedures using standard and specialized data collection equipment. Incumbent may collect a variety of samples for chemical or biological analysis and make field determination on surface and/or ground water for a variety of chemical parameters. Incumbent record notes, check computations, prepare records for computer processing, enter data into computer files, and assemble and prepare field and laboratory data for tabulation and publication. They use computers and software programs to store and analyze water resources data including spreadsheets, word processors, databases, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; position require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…All U.S. Citizens - No previous Federal Service is required.
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