Two Physical Scientist Positions at the National Water Center

NOAA

NOAA is looking for two Physical Scientists to work in the National Weather Service (NWS), Office of Water Prediction (OWP), Water Prediction Operations Division at the National Water Center (NWC) in Tuskaloosa, AL.

The application process for both posiutions is open through June 21, 2018.

One scientist will serve as the primary Office of Water Prediction liaison for the nationwide network of National Weather Service Coordination Hydrologists. Duties will include:

  • Working in the Analyze, Forecast, and Support Office (AFSO)/Water Resources Branch and National Weather Service field offices, in order to refine the concept of impact based decision support services (IDSS) for water.
  • Utilizing knowledge of Earth systems, physical and social sciences for emergency management, water resources management, coastal zone management and community planning.
  • Developing, revising, and writing technical portions for agency guidelines, and write reports and position papers on potentially controversial subjects.
  • Developing short and long range plans including new approaches to problems, and required resources given existing capabilities, to apply to projects such as the NOAA Water Initiative.

Full details, including instructions regarding how to apply, are available at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501666800 (Map)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501667000 (DE)

One scientist will devise and lead projects consistent with the science and service objectives of the NWS Hydrology Program. Duties will include:

  • Coordinating development of programmatic needs with management, facilitating discussion among peers and external collaborators and partners, and producing written guidance for plans and strategies for implementing program initiatives.
  • Serving as the technical authority and provide consultation in the formulation and development of algorithms and techniques for generating sophisticated geospatial data sets and executing hydrologic model functions.

Full details, including instructions regarding how to apply, are available at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501665900 (Map)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501666300 (DE)

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