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Research Hydrogeologist
University of Idaho

  • Dec. 20, 2017
  • Research Hydrogeologist
  • Water/Energy Resources Res Inst
  • University of Idaho
    Boise, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Water Management/Policy
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University of Idaho

Research Hydrogeologist

Location: Boise

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $39,520 - $43,476 annually

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Provide support for the IWRRI applied research projects in support of the Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer planning, management and water rights adjudication programs. This includes aiding in the installation of continuous ground water level recording devices, collecting water level data recorded by these devices, entering and processing this data into IDWR database systems, performing QA/QC analysis for this data, and performing statistical and mathematical analyses using this data to determine trends in water surface levels in the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer. This position works under the direction of the IWRRI Director with input from the IDWR Planning staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. in hydrologic sciences, geology, water resources or related field of study.

Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

Education or demonstrated experience in collection of hydrogeologic data.

Experience with computerized data management and analysis systems, including GIS software (ArcView/ArcInfo), spreadsheet software (Excel), database software, and computer programming languages (Python, Fortran, etc.).

Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.

Current Drivers License.

Preferred Qualifications:

M.S. in hydrologic sciences, geology, water resources or related field of study.

Experience with contract oversight.

Experience with water quality data analysis.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

This position requires extensive field work involving multiple days at a time away from Boise and the ability to lift and/or otherwise carry 40 pounds of equipment.

Posting Number: SP001659P

Posting Date: 12/18/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Preferential review of applicants will begin on January 16th, 2018.

We will be hiring two positions from this one posting.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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    University of Idaho


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