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    Summary

    This employee supports the USDA Pacific SW Research Station located in Fresno, CA or Shaver Lake, CA. If selected, you will be responsible for evaluating short-and long-term effects of forest management activities and drought on the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of streams and their watersheds.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Dr. Joseph Wagenbrenner at 707-825-2930 or jwagenbrenner@fs.fed.us.

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    Responsibilities

    • Operates, maintains, and collects data from hydrological and meteorological field instruments; performs field and laboratory measurements on hydrologic characteristics.
    • Responsible for data compilation and quality assurance for hydrological and meteorological data, including streamflow, temperature, and precipitation data.
    • Prepares and processes sediment samples to determine sediment characteristics using gravimetric methods.
    • Compiles reports of processed samples, and analyzes data to calculate standard streamflow and precipitation metrics and assess sensor functions at each monitoring station.
    • Performs supervisory duties 20% or less of the time.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel required 3-5 times per year for the purpose of conferences, meetings or field site visits. Overnight travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • Job family (Series)

    1315 Hydrology

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