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In order to be eligible to receive consideration for this position, you must be able to: (1) report to the duty station location listed in this vacancy announcement, if selected; and (2) be available to work the schedule identified.
Salary: $28,078 (Step 01) to $36,500 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
The USGS Nebraska Water Science Center is seeking (select: high school, associate, undergraduate, graduate level) student working towards a degree in (physical or natural science, or engineering, Biology) to gain practical experience in (geologic sampling, water quality, etc.).
As a Student Trainee (Hydrologist) you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of Hydrology.
- Gathering basic hydrologic data concerning any one or a combination of four areas, i.e., quantity, quality, availability, and movement and distribution of water.
- Developing hydrologic and precipitation data for current projects.
- Collecting and processing data to be used in computing stream discharge, determining ground water availability or calculating sediment, chemical, or biological concentrations and physical characteristics.
- You will be required to operate a government-owned or leased vehicle in the performance of your official duties
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel on average 1 to 2 nights per month for this position.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590305700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.