Hydrogeologist / Permit Writer (Hydrogeologist 2)

The Water Resources (WR) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Hydrogeologist/Permit Writer (Hydrogeologist 2) position. This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this position you will be involved in solving complex water resources issues while working with the interesting and unique hydrogeology located in Central Washington. During the work of this position, you will gain experience working with water rights in Washington and experience doing hydrogeologic analysis in the different environments found in our region.

Program Mission: The mission of the Water Resources Program is to is to support sustainable water resources management to meet the present and future water needs of people and the natural environment, in partnership with Washington communities.

Tele-work options for this position: This position will be eligible for up to a 60% tele-work schedule. Applicants with questions about position location options, tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.” Schedules are dependent upon position needs and are subject to change.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, we will review applications on June 1, 2023. In order to be considered, please submit an application on or before May 31, 2023. If your application isn’t received by this date, it may not be considered. The agency reserves the right to make a Hire any time after the initial screening date.

Please Note: We will review all applications received before the date above. Additional reviews after this date typically only occur if we have a small applicant pool, or if a successful Hire was not made.

Ecology employees may be eligible for the following:
Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth Click here for more information *

SALARY: $60,156.00 – $80,952.00 Annually *The salary listed doesn’t include the scheduled 4% general salary increase effective 7/1/2023.*

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/4048420/hydrogeologist-permit-writer-hydrogeologist-2

Department of Ecology, Hydrogeologist 4

The Environmental Assessment Program (EAP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Hydrogeologist 4 position. This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this role, you will plan, develop, direct, conduct and/or oversee hydrological/hydrogeological projects or investigations for surface water and/or groundwater investigations as well as supervise a technical group. You will be responsible for developing and implementing scientifically credible, well-coordinated Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), surface water quantity and quality studies designed to meet multiple agency objectives involving the management and regulation of Eastern Washington freshwater resources. You will get to see a lot of places in Central Washington and will gain valuable experience in water quantity and quality sampling issues, quality assurance and quality control, and interaction with the public. Future outlook for this position is promising since it usually leads to better career advancement opportunities.

Agency Mission: Ecology’s mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington’s environment and to promote the wise management of our air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations.
Program Mission: The Environmental Assessment Program provides a range of scientific, monitoring, laboratory, and quality assurance services. Its mission is to measure, assess, and communicate environmental conditions in Washington State.
During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position will be required to spend about 1-3 days per week in the office interacting with technical and field staff, and other programs managers/staff.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled; The next screening date will be on May 31, 2023. In order to be considered for the next screening, please submit an application on or before of May 30, 2023. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

SALARY: $73,260.00 – $98,592.00 Annually

If you are interested in applying for this position, please follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3905235/hydrogeologist-4

Department of Ecology Staff Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 3) (In-Training)

The Environmental Assessment Program (EAP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Staff Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 3) (In-Training) position. This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this role, you will serve as the primary lead for the Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Management Area Land Use and Groundwater Study efforts, designing the land use study, characterizing groundwater flow, overseeing installation of monitoring wells, conducting field sampling, analyzing the resulting data, determining effective land use management practices, report writing, and Environmental Information Management System (EIM) data management. You will provide support for analyzing large datasets associated with soil and groundwater sampling. In addition, you will apply state-of-the-art theories and practices in designing and directing hydrological and water quality field investigations in Central Washington, review Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs) and provide written comments for Ecology projects, local governments, and volunteer monitoring programs.

Note: This position offers a career path and on-the-job training. This position allows you to progress through the Hydrogeologist field and achieve the goal class of a Hydrogeologist 3. Candidates will be considered at the Hydrogeologist 2 and the Hydrogeologist 3 levels, depending on their qualifications. For salary levels for each, please see the qualifications section.

Agency Mission: Ecology’s mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington’s environment and to promote the wise management of our air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations.

Program Mission: The Environmental Assessment Program provides a range of scientific, monitoring, laboratory, and quality assurance services. Its mission is to measure, assess, and communicate environmental conditions in Washington State.

During Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery, employees are working a combination of in-office and/or telework based on position and business need. This position will be required to spend about 1-3 days per week in the office interacting with technical and field staff, and other programs managers/staff.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled; with an initial screening date of March 9, 2023. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before of March 8, 2023. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

To apply, please follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3922537/staff-hydrogeologist-hydrogeologist-3-in-training

Regional Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 4) – Washington State Department of Ecology

We have an exciting job announcement we would like to share with you:

The Solid Waste Management (SWM) program is looking to fill a Regional Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 4) position. This position is located in our Southwest Region Office in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this position, you serve the SWM program as a licensed hydrogeologist and expert for groundwater protection from solid waste and biosolids management facilities and actions. You will be responsible for planning, developing, conducting, directing and overseeing hydrogeologic projects and investigations, as well as providing technical assistance, expertise, training and regulatory oversight of solid waste facility environmental monitoring systems related to groundwater, leachate, and gas monitoring at landfills and other solid waste facilities.

Agency Mission: Ecology’s mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington’s environment and to promote the wise management of our air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations.

Program Mission: The mission of the Solid Waste Management (SWM) program is to reduce wastes through prevention and reuse, keep toxics out of the environment, and safely manage what remains.

Tele-work options for this position: This position will be eligible for up to a xx% telework schedule. Applicants with questions about position location options, tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.” Schedules are dependent upon position needs and is subject to change.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, with an initial screening date of January 18, 2023. In order to be considered for initial screening, please submit an application on or before of January 17, 2023. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

For more information and to apply, please follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3852287/regional-hydrogeologist-hydrogeologist-4

Boise, Idaho- Hydrogeologist

Hydrogeologist

Salary
$52,582.40 – $67,184.00 Annually
Location
Boise, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Remote Employment
Remote Optional
Department
Department of Environmental Quality
Job Number
4586
Closing
10/31/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory Science Outreach

The USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, Washington, is seeking to fill a science outreach position.  This permanent position will be filled as a Physical Scientist at the GS-11 or GS-12 level depending on candidate qualifications.  Specific duties of this position include:

  • Serving as a principal scientific communication liaison between CVO scientists with volcano hazards expertise and a wide range of stakeholders representing communities at risk from volcanoes of the Cascade Range.
  • Leading and participating in efforts to develop materials and execute training and education programs that are integrated with broader volcano hazard assessment projects in order to promote public and institutional acceptance and implementation of VSC hazard assessment products.
  • Maintain and enhance engagement with established volcano working groups across the Pacific Northwest region to ensure community awareness, readiness, and eruption response protocols in case of an eruption.
  • Help manage media interactions with observatory scientists.
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the observatory.
  • Participate in geological, hydrological, and geophysical investigations of volcanoes and volcanic processes at Cascade Range volcanoes and in monitoring and hazard response at restless or erupting volcanoes.

Applicants must meet basic education requirements along with some combination of educational and work experience to qualify for the GS-11 or GS-12 level.

The recruitment announcement will open on Wednesday, October 12 and remain open through Monday, October 24 (11:59 pm Eastern Time) or until 70 applications have been received.

The announcement number is: USGS-SAC-22-11596792-DE-MB.

Applicants can find details of this position, and instructions for application at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/682499200

Applicants should pay careful attention to the following:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Resumes should include month and year to document relevant work experience (resumes must contain enough details regarding work experience to determine if applicant has relevant specialized experience)
  • Applicants with prior federal service should list grade level details (not mandatory, but possibly helpful)

ALL required documentation MUST be submitted by the close of announcement, and all documents must be legible.

 

Additional information regarding the federal hiring process can be found at: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/

King County: Basin Steward (Project/Program Manager III)

Location
Seattle – Regional area, WA
Job Type
Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week
Department
DNRP-Natural Resources & Parks
Job Number
2022DP16886
Division
WLRD -Water & Land Resources
Closing
10/20/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Why This is a Great Opportunity: If you like to combine your technical know-how with rich community engagement and partnership building, these positions are for you! Basin stewards are ‘connectors’ in their assigned geographies. You will have the opportunity to collaborate and build relationships with numerous county divisions and departments, partner jurisdictions, community organizations as well as individual landowners and residents. Basin stewards get to see the fruits of their labor on the ground through successful acquisitions of open space, completed habitat restoration projects, and direct engagement with the communities they serve.

Permit Writer, Department of Ecology, Shoreline, WA

The Water Resources (WR) Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Permit Writer (Hydrogeologist 3) (In-Training) position. This position is located in our Northwest Region Office (NWRO) Located in Shoreline, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this role, you will learn Washington State’s water code and associated case law, and will be exposed to the technical aspects of investigating water rights applications, and will be able to observe and participate in the management of the state’s resources. You will provide hydrogeologic analysis and technical assistance related to water resource management and water rights processing, and will make decisions on water rights applications. You will develop in-depth knowledge of regional hydrogeology and hydrogeologic principles related to water availability and environmental impacts due to withdrawal and use of water. Gaining knowledge of water resources science and the state’s legal framework will allow effective communication and technical consultation with other agencies, tribes, businesses, interest groups, and local governments regarding very complex issues

For more information and to apply, follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3676072/permit-writer-hydrogeologist-3-in-training

Senior Geologist (Hydrogeologist 4) Northwest Regional Office (NWRO)

The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Senior Geologist (Hydrogeologist 4) position. This position will be based in our Northwest Regional Office (NWRO) located in Shoreline, WA.

In this role, you will be responsible for reviewing and evaluating the cleanup of contaminated sites by overseeing the investigation of site geology as a site leader or a technical expert to other site cleanup teams. You will provide expert opinions and direction to improve plans, provides technical assistance, guidance, oversight and approval on professional geological analysis on contaminated cleanup sites. This position will focus on cleaning up contaminated sites in favorable locations to increase the development of affordable housing to help combat gentrification and displacement that often follows cleanup activities.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, the initial screening date is August 9, 2022. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before August 8, 2022. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.

For more information and to apply, follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3655889/senior-geologist-hydrogeologist-4

HYDROGEOLOGIST 4, Department of Ecology, Union Gap, WA

The Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction Program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Contaminated Site Clean Up Project Manager (Hydrogeologist 4) position. This position is located in our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

Are you interested in making a difference by cleaning up some of the most contaminated sites in Washington State? This position oversees investigation and cleanup at military bases, ports, and large industries. We deal with both historic contamination and emerging contaminants like PFAS. You can develop and apply your knowledge and experience to assist our team with cleanup and hazardous waste management at these important sites.

For more information and to apply, follow this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3666926/hydrogeologist-4

Job-Number-14324 (2903-D1-Cd’A)

Engineering Geologist

Salary
$70,720.00 – $85,280.00 Annually
Location
Coeur d’Alene, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Idaho Transportation Department
Job Number
14324 (2903-D1-Cd’A)
Closing
5/31/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

 

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Job Number 5320

Salary
$54,080.00 – $61,817.60 Annually
Location
Boise, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Department of Environmental Quality
Job Number
5320
Closing
4/3/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

Job Number 1842

Salary
$58,094.40 – $70,720.00 Annually
Location
Twin Falls, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Department of Environmental Quality
Job Number
1842
Closing
4/10/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

Job Number 2743

Salary
$52,582.40 – $58,240.00 Annually
Location
Twin Falls, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Department of Environmental Quality
Job Number
2743
Closing
4/6/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

Job Number 5672 – Watershed Analyst

Salary
$52,582.40 – $58,240.00 Annually
Location
Idaho Falls, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Department of Environmental Quality
Job Number
5672

Closing
3/23/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

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Job Number 4016 – Water Quality Engineering Manager

Salary
$76,960.00 – $88,150.40 Annually
Location
Lewiston, ID
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Department of Environmental Quality
Job Number
4016
Closing
3/16/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

 

 

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Job Number  2742 – Water Quality Engineer

Salary $47,840.00 – $53,227.20 Annually
Location Idaho Falls, ID
Job Type  Full Time
Department  Department of Environmental Quality
Job Number  2742
Closing  3/21/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

ZGA

Position: Entry Level/Staff geologist

Description: On-the-job training for Phase I and Phase II Site assessments, asbestos surveys, etc.

Company: Zipper Geo Associates (ZGA)

Closes: Open

Details: Upon request

Contact: Kaelin Newman, email knewman@zippergeo.com