International Hydrology Remote Sensing Expert (GS3528-VA-001) Job at National Experienced Workforce Solutions, Reston, VA

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  • National Experienced Workforce Solutions
  • Reston, VA

Job Description

International Hydrology Remote Sensing Expert (GS3528-VA-001)ID:GS3528-VA-001Location:RestonProgram:USGSWage/Hr:$80.00Hours/Week:28 hrs per week - Estimated 1456 total hoursMinimum Age:55The United States Geological Survey (USGS) Experienced Services Program (ESP) was established to create a unique partnership to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The USGS ESP connects experienced workers (age 55+) to provide scientific, technical, and administrative services in support of the USGS mission. The experienced workers participating in the ESP are referred to as Enrollees and are not employees of USGS or National Experienced Workforce Solutions (NEW Solutions). NEW Solutions is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the ESP, and the enrollees work under USGS direction based on the functions in this job description. USGS ESP enrollees benefit from the opportunity to mentor and to engage in gainful project-based work, and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy and their own financial security. A background security investigation may be required prior to start date. Location, hours and hourly pay are noted in this position description. USGS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary support with this position being funded for approximately 1456 hours at 28 hours per week. (this is subject to change based on budget and other factors). Local applicants only. Must live within commutable distance to USGS office in Reston, VA. Qualifications:Minimum of 30 year(s) of experience in international water resources remote sensing OR PhD Degree in Hydrology, Remote Sensing OR Previously completed training in Hydrology and remote sensingAt least 15 years experience in dealing with US State Department, USAID, and external government entities across the world as well as USGS program implementation in Kenya, Ethiopia, Iraq, and Mauritania. Expert understanding of integrated water resources.Experience required with Windows, MS Excel, ARCVIEW (GIS), MS SharePoint, MS Teams, MS Outlook, AdobeDuties:Assist the Director, Office of International Programs (OIP) and the OIP International Water Specialist in the implementation of Integrated Water Resources Projects in (a) Kenya, (b) Ethiopia, and (c) Mauritania; and assist with the implementation of the (d) Iraq Water Resources Project. Advise the Director, OIP and the OIP International Water Specialist on a need basisAssist with USGS Kenya Integrated Water Resources program implementation30%Assist with USGS Ethiopia Integrated Water Resources program implementation30%Assist with USGS Iraq Water Resources program implementation30%Assist with USGS Mauritania Integrated Water Resources program implementation, and advise the Director, OIP and the OIP International Water Specialist on a need basis10%Other:Travel Requirements: Travel is not certain in this position, but it is possible. Travel may be needed domestically, to work with project cooperators; international travel may be needed to assist the OIP project leadership with capacity building and mentoring.Overnight travel: Infrequent on need basis. If travel is needed, it will be overnightAir travel anticipated: Infrequent on need basis. If travel is needed, it may be for a week or more when international travel is required.Required Safety Gear: If international travel is required, USGS and State Department requirements mandate completion of a safety course (Counter Threat Awareness Training (CTAT/CT401))Physical requirements: Physical requirement are mainly sedimentary. Travel in vehicles (taxi, primarily) and planes may be needed to accomplish tasksNEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.

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