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    The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

    This position is located with the Northern Research Station, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in North Woodstock, NH.
     
    This position serves as a Hydrologist with the Northern Research Station, Center for Research on Ecosystem Change Work Unit, with responsibility for assisting in, conducting, interpreting and reporting hydrologic research in northern forest ecosystems.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Lindsey Rustad at 603-397-7406, or email lrustad@fs.fed.us

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    Responsibilities

    Duties listed are at the full performance level.

    The Hydrologist participates in hydrologic investigations and studies required for planning and design of long term environmental monitoring programs and multi-purpose projects focused on physical and chemical components of the hydrologic cycle, including precipitation, streamflow, soil water, ground water, evaporation and transpiration.

    This position records study results that include evaluation of data, trend analysis, and recommendations, and interpret the findings in terms of scientific significance. The Hydrologist works with scientists and other staff to devise and perform routine data analysis and synthesis tasks of hydrologic, meteorological and related environmental data and interprets the findings in terms of scientific significance.  

    This position consults with other resource specialists in assessing the impacts of proposed programs and projects on watershed values. Represents the agency with various state and federal agencies concerning soils and water issues for environmental programs.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 2-3 times a month, overnight travel may be required for site visits, conferences, seminars, or training

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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    1315 Hydrology

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