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GS-06 Salary: $37,843 (Step 01) to $49,200 (Step 10);
GS-07 Salary: $42,053 (Step 01) to $54,670 (Step 10)
GS-08 Salary: $46,572 (Step 01) to $60,543 (Step 10)
NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.
As a Hydrologic Technician within the Upper Midwest Water Science Center , some of your specific duties will include:
The work regularly requires considerable dexterity, agility, and strenuous physical exertion such as that needed to: climb, or work from, tall ladders or scaffolding; work in areas where footing is treacherous such as on slippery river banks, in steep or rocky terrain, and in fast-moving water; lift heavy objects weighing 23 kilograms (over 50 pounds) or more; crouch or crawl in constricted areas; and defend oneself or others against physical attack.
The work regularly involves moderate risks or discomforts associated with visiting field sites with limited access, under adverse weather or flooding conditions, or exposure to irritant or toxic chemicals. Work may require the use of special clothing or gear such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, respirators, or life jackets.
Occasional travel - An average of 5-10 nights per month is required.