• Help

    Duties

    Summary

    Are you a professional Hydrologist (Modeler) looking for a position in the Federal workforce? Do you want to be part of an innovative research science organization? Would you like to work with a team of professionals committed to preserving our natural resources and environment? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!

    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?

    There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.

    Open to all U.S. citizens: SAC-2018-0185

    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    As a Hydrologist (Modeler) within the Nevada Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    -Serve as project chief or senior project member for complete hydrologic investigations by planning, conducting, and reporting on interpretive studies that typically require modification of established techniques or procedures and extensive collection, interpretation, analysis and evaluation of hydrologic data.

    -Develop approaches, standards, methods, guide and procedures for conducting the interpretive study and provide advice, interpretation and training to other professionals in the application or modification of established standards, methods or procedures to ensure adequate treatment and thorough consideration of anomalous study conditions or situations.

    -Prepare report of findings for complete hydrologic interpretive studies summarizing the results of hydrologic investigations and technically reviews parts of reports prepared by project team members.

    -Develop project proposals or descriptions that summarize critical information relating to the object, approach, funding and expected results.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight travel of 2-4 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current or former Federal employees with permanent competitive status; OR individuals eligible under a special or noncompetitive appointing authority (e.g., VRA, disabled, eligible Pathways Intern within conversion period, former Intern noncompetitively converted to a term appt, Returning Peace Corps Volunteer, etc.). Veterans with preference or have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after approx 3yrs or more of continuous active service. Addtl info: VetGuide.

    Questions? This job is open to 4 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/496929300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.