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Hydrologic Technician Series, 1316

Individual Occupational Requirements

Specialized Experience (for positions at GS-4 and above):

Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:

  • Technician or aid in engineering, earth, physical, or natural science, forestry, soil conservation, or surveying.
  • Trades or crafts work in maintenance or construction of facilities or equipment related to hydrology.
  • Drafting.
  • Construction estimating.

or

Education and Training:

For GS-3:

Successful completion of l year of study that included at least one course in subjects such as engineering, industrial technology, construction drafting, surveying, physical science, biology, or mathematics.

For GS-4:

Successful completion of 2 years of study that included at least 12 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3.

For GS-5:

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with (a) major study in an appropriate field of science, engineering, construction, or industrial technology, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as those shown above for GS-3.

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