Hydrologic Technician

Posted on Aug 02, 2021 via USAJobs

Geological Survey, Department of the Interior

Tallahassee, FL  |   #government

 


What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? Salary: $64,649 (Step 01) to $84,049 (Step 10).

FOR GS-11: Applicants must meet one of the following to qualify for the GS-11 level: Possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service that is in or related to the duties of this position.

Specialized experience may include work as a technician or aid in engineering, earth, physical, or natural science, forestry, soil conservation, or surveying; trades or crafts work in maintenance or construction of facilities or equipment related to hydrology; drafting; or construction estimating if it equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

Examples of GS-09 level assignments: 1) Installing, adjusting, inspecting, and servicing crest-stage indicators, well-recorders, and other instruments for the collection of ground and surface water data; and checking gage settings to ensure continuing accuracy of the records obtained from instruments; 2) Measuring stream discharge utilizing various devices; observing and noting conditions which may have a bearing on stage-discharge relationships; making and compiling observations of the fluctuations of ground water levels in designated wells; and collecting water samples for chemical analysis.

For examples 1-2, assignments included responsibility for the development of the plans, assembly, analysis and evaluation of data, and the preparation of appropriate reports.

There were opportunities for unreviewed decision making.

Work was carried out with an unusual amount of autonomy and required the modification of applicable methods and techniques.

Responsibilities included the resolution of problems that impeded the progress of the project, with cooperating agencies (state and federal) and private individuals.

**OR Applicants may substitute successful completion of 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education (54 semester hours, 81 quarter hours or the equivalent) leading to a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in hydrology or other field of study directly related to the work of this position for the required 1 year of specialized experience if it provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of this position.

**OR Applicants may substitute a combination of appropriate specialized experience (as described above) and appropriate graduate level education (as described above) that is beyond the first 2 years of progressive graduate study to meet the qualification requirements.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.


Deadline: 2021-06-18 (Expired)
Salary: 64K-84K Per Year


How to Apply

Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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