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The Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation’s invites applicants for a full-time Groundwater Hydrologist 2 position.
The Groundwater Hydrologist 2 position provides support to the Department’s Water Resources Division and Water Management Buruea in administration of the Montana Water Use Act and to support implementation of the 2015 Montana State Water Plan. The position serves as a department expert on technical analyses of complex hydrologic conditions in support of water rights administration, policy development, and water management studies. This position will also be called upon to support the State’s responsibility in fulfilling its commitment to implement the terms and conditions of 18 Federal Reserved Water Right Compact settlements. The position reports directly to the Hydro-sciences Section Supervisor; however, the incumbent is required to exercise considerable discretion, creativity, and professional judgment.
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The position is based in Helena, Montana and approximately 75% of the work occurs in a normal office setting. Frequent travel and field work is required between the months of April and November. Travel may exceed 1,500 miles per month and will occasionally be two (2) to three (3) days in duration. The position requires the ability to walk over rough and steep terrain to carry field equipment to data collection sites. The hydrologist must be able to work outdoors during bad weather. The hydrologist must rely on experience and judgement as to what safety precautions are prudent. The hydrologist must have good driving skills required for both on-road and off-road travel and during times of inclement weather. Some irregular hours, evenings, and weekends are involved.
The vacancy announcement can be found on the State of Montana Careers website.
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume, References, Supplemental Questions (Refer to Job Posting)
Contact Name: David Ames | Contact Email: DKAmes@mt.gov | Contact Phone: 406-444-6673

Location: Helena, MT
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Job Type: Full Time Hire


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Name: David Ames
Email: DKAmes@mt.gov
Phone: 406-444-6673

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