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Us Forest Service Jobs in Seattle – Hydrologist

Website U.S. Forest Service

Job Description:

Provide hydrology, watershed management, watershed improvement, and riparian area management expertise, leadership, and program management to the Regional Directors and Regional Forester.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities listed at the full performance.
  • Develop and implement the restoration plans for impaired water.
  • Provide hydrology, watershed management, watershed improvement, and riparian area management expertise, and technical guidance.
  • Provide advice to the leadership on hydrology, watershed management, watershed improvement, and riparian area management expertise, leadership, and program management.
  • Manage compliance with watershed management and quality laws and regulations, principally the Clean Water Act.
  • Manage objectives and procedures to promote effective integration of water resource values into land management plans and projects.
  • Work with complex and controversial scientific, policy, legal and social matters.
  • Assist forest and grassland units to disseminate functional and technical information and by promoting new methodologies.
  • Integrate results from diverse watershed scientific projects or reports into other resource areas to assist in planning projects.
  • Review project plans and environmental documents involving complex or controversial issues to assess compliance with a wide range of applicable laws, regulations, and policy.
  • Assist forest and grassland units to disseminate functional, technical information and promote new methodologies.
  • Work with staffs to develop and implement effective and efficient watershed management and water quality monitoring programs.
  • Work with regional staff to initiate, coordinate and evaluate assessments or studies related to the effects of forest and rangeland management practices on watersheds and water quality.
  • Advise and assist with interpretation of general policy to cover unusual or complex problems or refers such questions for higher authority with specific recommendations.
  • Respond to inquiries from congressional representatives and the general public concerning the interpretation and application of direction and policy guidelines.
  • Write scientific reports, alternatives, and related documents to provide input for land management plans, environmental analysis reviews and hydrologic project plans.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Forest Service

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Seattle, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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