GS-05: $34,916 (Step 01) to $50,342 (Step 10);
GS-07: $43,251 (Step 01) to $62,351 (Step 10);
GS-09: $52,905 (Step 01) to $76,274 (Step 10);
NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. Learn more about this agency
As a Hydrologist within the Central Midwest Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:
- Assist the lead project chief to apply established modeling and numerical analysis methods to answer specific hydraulic and hydrologic questions.
- Manage, collect, analyze, and visualize hydrologic, geospatial, and climate data to assist with data retrieval, QA/QC, and routine analysis.
- Develop, test, and document code for statistical analyses and predictions of water resources data to support projects investigating water quantity, quality, and use.
- Prepare reports of findings, tables, and graphical materials summarizing results of hydrologic investigations for use in technical reports and presentations.
- Compile, query, and maintain groundwater and surface water records in scientific databases to evaluate water availability and use at local and regional scales.
The work requires frequent physical exertion while conducting field portions of project work and with inspection of ongoing operations, including walking over rough, rocky, or uneven terrain; lifting and carrying equipment and supplies; and wading in streams in all types of weather.
The work involves some degree of risk when conducting on-the-ground assessment of operations as well as exposure to moderate discomfort from such extremes as heat, cold, and inclement weather.
Occasional travel - Overnight travel of up to 3 nights per month may be required.
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