Hydrologist II-III (Water Quantity Program Hydrologist)

  • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
  • 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744
  • Nov 24, 2016
Full time Biology/Ecology Natural Resources Water Quality Wetlands and Watershed Watershed/Stormwater

Job Description

The Water Quantity Program Hydrologist is responsible for evaluating potential impacts to stream hydrology and flow components from proposed and existing water resource projects and coordinates with Program and other agency staff to consider potential effects upon aquatic and estuarine ecosystems from altered flow regimes.  Performs hydrologic analyses related to surface water availability, instream flows, and freshwater inflows in response to water development projects, water right applications, environmental flow standards, spring conservation efforts, hydrogeological investigations, and regional water planning activities.  Utilizes the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) water availability models (WAM) and other tools to assist in initiatives of the Water Quantity Program related to identifying, maintaining, and securing water for environmental purposes.  May plan, assign, and/or oversee the work of others and may coordinate and oversee the efforts of a specialized team.  Represents the department in technical workgroups and committees and acts as a lead scientist or expert on complex scientific issues for the department.  Performs additional duties as assigned.  Complies with all Agency, Division, Branch, and rules, regulations and procedures.  

Closing Date/Time:Tue. 12/13/16 11:59 PM Central Time
 
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Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

$4,811.73 - $5,020.25 Monthly