Are you a Groundwater Hydrologist looking for a position in the Federal workforce?
Do you want to be part of an innovative science organization committed to providing reliable scientific information and understanding our natural resources and environment?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you!
Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?Embark on an exciting future!
From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment.
Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States?
As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems.
The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes.
For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.govWhat General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?
Salary Information:For GS-11: $66,386 (Step 01) to $86,305 (Step 10)For GS-12: $79,570 (Step 01) to $103,441 (Step 10)NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.
For information on basic qualifications, which includes information on whether you may substitute education for specialized experience, please click on the following: http://www.usgs.gov/humancapital/sw/quals/1315.html.If you are qualifying based on specialized experience, in addition to the basic education requirements listed in the link above, you must meet the requirements listed below: For GS-11: One year of appropriate professional experience in hydrology that is equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service.Examples of such experience include independent responsibility for a well-defined study or for a phase of a larger study that required the planning and carrying out of routine hydrologic work.
This work would have required the individual to select and make minor adaptations to procedures and accepted practices and handle unexpected conditions arising in the normal course of the work.
At this level, Hydrologists have a sound working knowledge of the principles of hydrology and the ability to independently perform moderately difficult and responsible scientific work.For GS-12: One year of appropriate professional experience in hydrology that is equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service.Examples of such experience include planning and executing complex hydrologic studies, which usually involved intensive investigations into recognized phenomena.
This work typically involved conventional methods & techniques though it required going beyond clear precedents, and required adapting methods to the problems at hand and interpreting findings in terms of their scientific significance.
At this level, Hydrologists have a very good knowledge of the principles of hydrology and their application, and the ability to independently perform scientific work of considerable difficulty.
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement.