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Dept. Of Ecology Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 2) in Union Gap, Washington

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*Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen *

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The Office of Columbia River (OCR) *within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Hydrogeologist (Hydrogeologist 2)* position. This position is locatedin our Central Region Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA.{rel="nofollow"} *Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical services such as data collection, field measurements, hydrogeological data analysis and preparation and review of technical reports under the review of a Licensed Hydrogeologist. This position will directly support activities associated with the Groundwater Storage Element of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan.

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 Office of Columbia River (OCR) is to aggressively pursue the development of new water supplies for the Columbia River and its tributaries to benefit both instream and out-of-stream uses. Although we partner with many agencies and programs, our mission sets us apart with respect to seeking out and finding water supply solutions by using all of the available tools. We use innovative conservation technology, habitat enhancement tools, and water supply forecasting to improve water supplies for families, farms and fish in eastern Washington.

Tele-work options for this position: *This position will be eligible for up to a 80% 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.

*Please Note: *This is a project position that is funded until February 1, 2028.\ \

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled; with an initial screening date of March 29*, 2023. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before of *March 28*, 2023.* The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date. 

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