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    Salary:

    GS-08 - $46,572 (Step 01) to $60,543 (Step 10);

    GS-09 - $51,440 (Step 01) to $66,868 (Step 10);

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

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    Responsibilities

    As a Hydrologic Technician within the Texas Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Make stream discharge measurements using the various techniques, equipment and protocols.
    • Performs water-level and discharge measurements from wells and springs adjusting approach for unforeseen circumstances.
    • Performs routine field measurements such as water temperature, specific conductance, pH, dissolved oxygen and alkalinity selecting he appropriate techniques, protocol, and equipment.
    • Installs, maintains and services a variety of sensing, recording and communication equipment and instrumentation.
    • Performs construction of new data collection gages and supporting structures.
    • Establishes vertical and horizontal datums using appropriate survey and geo-stationary reference techniques.

    Physical Demands: The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching, or similar activity; or recurring lifting of moderate heavy items weighing less that 23 kilograms (under 50 pounds) such as lifting and carrying gauging weigh, data collection and monitoring devices, or sample trays.

    Work Environment: The work regularly involves moderate risk or discomforts associated with visiting field sites with limited access, under adverse weather or flooding conditions, or exposure to irritant or toxic chemicals. Work may require the use of special clothing or  gear such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, respirators, or like jackets.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel of up to 5 nights per month may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    1316 Hydrologic Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543882400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.