SALARY RANGE: Hydrogeologist III $5,642.00 to $6,500.00 per month
Hydrogeologist II $5,295.00 to $5,400.00 per month
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
SUMMARY OF WORK:
Manage groundwater permits and applications in an assigned area and make recommendations to the Department of Water Resources Director and State Engineer.
Document, organize, analyze, and interpret hydrologic data.
Provide technical advice on groundwater resource problems and complaints.
Conduct groundwater resource investigations and studies.
Design groundwater monitoring and sampling plans, including the geologic logging of test holes and installation of observation wells.
Develop and organize modeling capabilities for purposes of defining hydrologic properties of aquifers and related hydrologic systems.
Requires a Master’s of Science degree in the field of geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or closely related field plus three years of progressive responsibility in designing and implementing groundwater modeling initiatives and/or other analytical solutions for aquifer management. Also required is a valid Class D driver’s license.
If unable to find qualified applicants at the Hydrogeologist III level, the hiring manager will look at filling the position as a Hydrogeologist II. A Hydrogeologist II requires a Master’s of Science degree in the field of geology, hydrology, engineering, or closely related field plus demonstrated applied knowledge in designing and implementing groundwater modeling initiatives for aquifer management. A valid Class D driver’s license is required.
Courses or work experience in hydrogeology, groundwater or surface water modeling, or water resources management programs.
Demonstrated experience with either or both finite difference and finite element modeling techniques.
Knowledge of North Dakota water law.
Knowledge of the water resource planning and management authorities and responsibilities of state and federal agencies and local units of government.
Ability to interpret maps, hydrogeologic data, water resource studies, and reports.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and through public speaking and presentations.
Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the ND PeopleSoft System.
- State of ND employees should access the announcement and application by signing into their ND PeopleSoft account at: https://www.cnd.nd.gov/psp/strp/?cmd=login, clicking on “my Career,” and selecting “Careers” in the drop-down menu.
- Applicants who are not employees of the State of North Dakota can access the announcement and application by visiting: www.nd.gov/careers
- In addition to the online application, applicants should upload the following documents:
- Cover letter (addressed to Human Resources Division);
- Copy of college transcripts; and
- The name, address, and phone number of three (3) professional references (no letters of reference please).
- For more Team ND benefit information, Please see. https://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/team-nd-benefits
- Application materials will be scored based on a 100 point job-related personnel system.
- Applications should include information that directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and a summary of work. It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all application materials.
- Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact email@example.com or 701.328.3290.
- North Dakota State Water Commission does not provide sponsorships.
For questions regarding this position’s duties or requirements, please contact John Brintnell at 701.328.2751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
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