Hydrologist- Bureau of Land Management

Company name: Bureau of Land Management
Company Website: https://www.blm.gov/nevada
Job Title: Hydrologist
Location: Winnemucca, NV
Description: The BLM manages more land-245 million surface acres-than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western States, including Alaska. The BLM, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM’s multiple-use mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Duties: As the hydrologist in the office, the employee must plan and coordinate projects involving the analysis and evaluation of stream flow and transport of sediment or pollutants in stream channels. The employee applies a variety of hydrologic models to generate information on high flows, channel behavior, sedimentation. The employee also calibrates models to account for changes in land use patterns in the district and modifies modeling procedures to improve model validity.

The employee engages in negotiations for agreements for the use of federally owned water resources and recommends actions to the district manager to assure availability of water needed for BLM management responsibilities. The employee provides support to other programs for water developments on public land. The incumbent may be required to provide guidance and instruction to less experienced specialists and student workers.

The incumbent provides technical advice on water rights applications and claims. The employee meets with other BLM personnel, state and local government officials, other federal agency personnel, tribal councils, State Office officials and members of the general public to discuss hydrological issues.

Physical Demands: The individual works partly in an office setting at this level, and partly in the field. Field work requires gathering samples and other data, monitoring and inventory activities, and participation in project work. In his/her field capacity, the individual will be required to walk or ride vehicles over rough terrain, perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such as equipment and samples.

Work Environment: The work of the employee is performed partly in an office setting and partly in the field. When necessary to complete the work, there is outdoor exposure. Outdoor exposure requires some discomfort in extremes of temperature or inclement weather. The incumbent may subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards.”

Qualifications: This position falls under the group coverage qualification standards for Professional and Scientific positions and has an individual occupational requirement under the Hydrology Series, 1315.

If selected for this position you will need to complete the Federal Information Systems Security Awareness (FISSA) training prior to start date (if applicable).

Key Requirements:
U.S. Citizenship is required
Be sure to read the “How to Apply” and “Required Documents” Sections
You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can you
Have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land
Direct Deposit Required
Background Investigation Required
Education Requirements:
This position has a positive education requirement. See qualification section for description of the Basic Education Requirement (BER). Additionally you must submit copies of transcripts or a list of all college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university, with your application. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education .
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: USD $51,440 – USD $80,912
Application Process: Go to https://jobs.monstergovt.com/blm/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=123407 , to read more
Application Deadline: 06/06/19