U.S. Geological Survey Columbia, MO, USA
Oct 17, 2019Full time
This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service. Summary What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? Salary: $51,440 (Step 01) to $66,868 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Physical Scientist / Geographer within the Columbia Environmental Research Center, some of your specific duties will include: Collecting hydrologic, hydraulic, hydro-acoustic, LiDAR, OPS, and remote-sensing data in support of riverine habitat studies. Processing and analyzing hydrologic, hydraulic, hydro-acoustic, LiDAR, OPS, and remote-sensing data using GIS and statistical techniques in support of riverine habitat studies. Developing and analyzing results from computational 1-dimensionsal and multi-dimensional hydrodynamic and particle-tracking models for application to understanding of riverine habitats. Preparing written reports or sections of reports for publication in USGS series and journals. Operating a government vehicle as an incidental driver. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requires frequent physical exertion while conducting field portions of project work and with inspection of ongoing operations, including walking over rough, rocky, or uneven terrain; lifting and carrying equipment and supplies; and wading in streams in all types of weather. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work involves some degree of risk when conducting on-the-ground assessment of operations as well as exposure to moderate discomfort ftom such extremes as heat, cold, and inclement weather. Travel Required 25% or less - Overnight travel of an average of up to 7 nights per month may be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !