FWS-Southwest Region: Hydrologist Vacancy (GS 11/12)–open September 17th-28th, 2018

The Southwest Region of the FWS (AZ, NM, OK, TX) is advertising an announcement for a Hydrologist to work within the National Wildlife Refuge System (Series GS-1315-11/12).  The position is in the Regional Office in Albuquerque and would join the Division of Water Resources’ team, providing hydrologic science and water rights expertise in support of the Region 2 Refuge System, an overall program of approximately 400 employees with a combined budget of over $50 million, supporting 47 uniquely beautiful national wildlife refuges.

Please send along this opportunity to join a highly productive and rewarding program to any potential applicants.  See the attached background information about attractions and amenities of Albuquerque and central New Mexico.  For questions or more information, please contact Andrew Hautzinger (505-248-7946).

If interested, visit www.usajobs.gov/ or use the link below to view information about job qualifications and application procedures:

Announcement Number: R2-18-10306111-NM-MP (a Full-time/Permanent position)

Open: 09/17/18    Close: 09/28/18



About New Mexico’s biggest city:  Albuquerque is a vibrant city with a diverse people, culture and history. No matter your interests, the city has countless opportunities for you to explore. Sample traditional New Mexican cuisine that takes minutes to make and hundreds of years to prepare, experience world-class museums, stroll along Central Avenue under the vintage neon glow of Route 66, or soar high above the city in the hot air ballooning capital of the world.


The city’s climate features 300 sunny days a year, while temperatures are moderated by its mile high elevation.  ABQ (aka The Duke City) enjoys four seasons with potential snow in the winter and sunny days in the 90’s during the summer. Enjoy the city’s 286 urban parks and 113 miles of urban trails including 16 miles of trails through the Rio Grande’s cottonwood bosque (forest).  Looming directly to the east are the Sandia Mountains that reach over 10,000 feet and are great for hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and skiing. In the spring, kayakers and rafters flock to whitewater stretches of the Rio Grande and Rio Chama and it’s the hot air balloon capital of the world. All told, New Mexico features ~27,000,000 acres of public lands.