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    This employee supports the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station Grand Rapids Office in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. If selected, you will be responsible for assisting in, conducting, interpreting and reporting hydrologic research in forest ecosystems.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Dr.Randall Kolka at 218-326-7115 or rkolka@fs.fed.us

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    • Duties listed are at the full performance level.
    • Participates in hydrologic investigations and studies focused on physical and chemical components of the hydrologic cycle
    • Conducts data collection, quality assurance/quality control, analysis, and interpretation.
    • Performs design, installation and maintenance of manual and electronic
    • Studies baseline environmental conditions as well as the impact of natural and man-made disturbance on water flows and water quality in forests.
    • Evaluates data to determine hydrologic and water quality characteristics including quantity, quality, and distribution over time and area.
    • Publishes findings into data publications and summaries and contributes to research reports or peer-reviewed journals articles.
    • Manages a research facility, on-site lodging, and collaborator use of facilities and instrumentation.
    • Performs supervisory duties 20% or less of the time.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight travel 2-4 per year to other Forest Service offices, field locations, or to attend training or professional meetings may be expected for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1315 Hydrology

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