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    GS-9:  $54,760 (Step 01) to $71,189 (Step 10);

    GS-11:  $66,253 (Step 01) to $86,132 (Step 10); 

    GS-12:  $79,411 (Step 01) to $103,234 (Step 10);

    NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. 

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

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    As a Hydrologist within the California Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    -Collect and analyze hydraulic and sediment transport data in rivers.

    -Perform topographic and bathymetric surveys on rivers. 

    -Interpret and publish data.

    Work Environment: The position requires moderate periods of standing and sitting while in the office.  While in the field, considerable walking, bending, climbing and stream wading is necessary to collect data, and lifting fairly heavy equipment, sometimes during adverse weather conditions. Outdoor work involves moderate or sometimes extreme exposure to the discomforts of rain, cold/hot weather, and rapidly running or icy streams and rivers. Special safety precautions are required in many cases, and the employee typically wears life jackets, special safety boots, waders, and reflective rain gear.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    1315 Hydrology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528834300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.