Core responsibilities include:

  • Establish goals, plans, and objectives as part of the scientific and operational leadership of the Hydrology Program while providing support and expertise for the newly developed Renewable Energy Program;
  • Develop, plan, and conduct complex, multi-disciplinary investigations to help collect data, advance the State’s knowledge of surface and groundwater hydrology, and better understand and resolve complex hydrologic issues;
  • Work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary projects with other scientists where understanding hydrologic processes is critical to solving geologic problems that benefit the safety and well-being of Alaskans;
  • Apply for grants, manage administrative and scientific work, assign tasks, monitor project schedules, manage resources, and ensure projects stay on schedule and meet budget and deliverables; and
  • Provide expertise for the State as a liaison with municipal, state, federal, tribal, and industry officials.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college in hydrology or a natural or physical science which includes course work in hydrology, hydrogeology, or geohydrology; AND
  • Two years of advanced professional level experience in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, or geohydrology. This experience is met as a Hydrologist 3 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent from another employer; OR
  • One year of advanced professional level hydro-modeling experience in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, or geohydrology; OR
  • A doctorate in natural or physical sciences from an accredited college that includes specialties such as hydrology, hydrogeology, or geohydrology.

Application review begins: 22 April 2024

For more information and to apply, go to: Full position description

For questions, contact:
Trent Hubbard