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    There is one position that will be filled in either Carson City, NV, or Henderson, NV.

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    As the Center Director of the Nevada Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: 

    • Plans, develops and executes the USGS programs of hydrologic data collection, investigations, and research in the state of Nevada.  
    • Plans and develops cooperative programs with other Federal, state, and local agencies and formulates policies of operation.
    • Determines hydrologic data and research needs relative to the occurrence, sources, movement, quantity, and quality of groundwater and surface water within the state of Nevada.
    • Ensures that all hydrologic data are collected and stored in accordance with USGS standards and protocols, when available, and establishes scientifically sound procedures when new protocols are needed.
    • Ensures that results of hydrologic investigations are scientifically sound, published results are peer reviewed, and products and data are disseminated in accordance with USGS procedures.
    • Advises Federal, state, Native American, and local agencies on scientific problems relating to water resources investigations, hazards, and water management.
    • Serves as consultant and adviser to the Regional Director, the Director, and representatives of the Executive and Legislative Branches on issues relating to water resources in the state of Nevada.
    • Operate government vehicles as an incidental driver.

    ***There is one position that will be filled in either Carson City, NV, or Henderson, NV.***

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Occasional travel on 1-15 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530435100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.