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    Summary

    This position is   located within a National Forest. The position serves as a technical assistant in the performance of a variety of hydrology tasks, either as a crew member or individual worker.

    Due to technical difficulties affecting applicants' ability to submit applications, this announcement is being extending for an additional 5 days.

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    Responsibilities

    As directed, performs technical work in the field and/or laboratory which involves a variety of duties such as the following:

    Performs a variety of tasks involved in the compilation and tabulation of technical data which serves as a base for more complex technical studies made by hydrologists, other physican science specialists or higher-level technicians.

    Works from specified data sources, assembles data from streamflow records and sediment sample records and loads on microcomputer. Utilizes computer programs provided,for uploading daily, monthly and annual sediment data for each suspended sediment station computed.


    Follows established procedures, reviews computer output for apparent consistency and brings instances of apparent significant deviation to the supervisor’s attention for consideration. Prepares and tabulates results for filing and/or publication.


    Performs various tasks relative to the computation, compilation, and presentation of basic hydrologic data for subsequent use by hydrologists and civil engineers in river forecasting, preparation of studies, etc.


    Prepares stage duration and flow frequency curves for specified points or areas, working from supplied source material to tabulate stage and flow data. Enters material into computer through operation of local terminal to complete points and values to be plotted.


    Tabulates rainfall data, computes "mean" rainfall for specified time periods, plots these data on prepared maps showing location of observation stations, and draws in the connecting isohyetal lines. Prepares data input of this information for computer program preparation of flood control project reports.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    04

  • Job family (Series)

    1316 Hydrologic Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509538100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.