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    This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), Western Region, River Forecast Center (RFC) with two vacancies in Portland, Oregon.

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    As a Forecaster, you will be performing the following duties:

    • Perform lead hydrologic forecast functions in the day-to-day hydrologic operations of the River Forecast Center (RFC) including both real- and non-real time operations, with the latter supporting procedure development activities critical to the enhancement, implementation and maintenance of the forecast system technology.
    • Perform routine daily short-range forecast operations before and during high water and flood episodes and long-range water resources forecast operations.
    • Analyze incoming real time hydrologic data for consistency and process it into an operational hydrologic modeling system.
    • Provide on-the-job advice and training on daily forecast operations to Hydrologic Forecasters, Hydrologic Interns, and Hydrometeorological Analysis and Support Forecasters (HAS).

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1315 Hydrology

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