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    Summary

    This position is part of the Division of Water Resources. As a Hydrologist you will be responsible for assisting in the administration of the Regional Water Resources Program, including serving on task forces and committees, reviewing proposals from other Federal and State agencies, and advising senior leadership on water matters.

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    Responsibilities

    Assist in the administration of a Regional Water Resources Program.
    Securing and perfecting property rights in reserved and nonreserved water supplies.
    Develop facts and evidence in applying Federal, State, and case laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
    Plan, conduct, and report on studies to evaluate the water supplies and needs of Agency facilities.
    Install water measurement devices and recording systems.
    Instruct staff on various scientific techniques to measure and record water use.
    Compile, compute, and analyze water uses by the refuges and hatcheries to substantiate existing water rights and file for new water rights.
    Prepare documents for administrative hearings to document historic beneficial water use.
    Develop and use computer programs and hydrologic models to predict hydrologic changes.
    Develop hydrological study criteria, prepare professional services performance specifications and cost estimates.
    Prepare complicated official documents that require great skill in writing and text preparation.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1315 Hydrology

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