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    GS-7 Salary:
    43,683 (Step 01) to $56,790 (Step 10);
    GS-8 Salary: $48,378 (Step 01) to $62,894 (Step 10)

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

    These positions are being recruited for the GS-5 and 6 grade levels with the following announcement: USGS-DEN-21-11164008-DE-MBA

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    As a Hydrologist within the Colorado Water Science Center, In Grand Junction, Colorado, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Installing and maintaining data collection station equipment
    • Collecting surface water and water quality data
    • Analyzing surface water and water quality records

    The work regularly requires considerable dexterity, agility, and strenuous physical exertion such as: climbing and/or working from tall ladders and scaffolding; work in areas where footing is treacherous such as slippery or icy river banks, steep rocky terrain, cableways, or fast-moving water; lifting heavy objects weighing 23 kilograms (50 pounds) or more, or crouching or crawling in restricted areas.

    Office conditions do not require special safety precautions; field conditions may include extreme heat or cold, rain or snow; hazardous conditions such as ice or flooding; or exposure to irritant or toxic chemicals. Work may require the use of personal protective equipment such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, respirators, or life jackets.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 10 nights per month for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/609044100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.