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Hydrologic Modeler

Employer
Georgia Southern University
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024


Hydrologic Modeler

Job ID: 268637
Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

To learn more about Georgia Southern's Vision, Mission and Values please click here: https://president.georgiasouthern.edu/performance-excellence/mission-values/

Location

Armstrong Campus - Savannah, GA

Department Information

Institute for Water and Health

Job Summary

The Hydrologic Modeler will play a critical role in water resource projects, utilizing their expertise to model and analyze groundwater systems of Coastal Georgia. This role requires a strong background in hydrogeology, groundwater modeling, and a passion for addressing complex water-related challenges.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement groundwater models to simulate, analyze, and predict aquifer behavior and future saltwater intrusion
  • Conduct hydrogeologic assessments and characterize groundwater flow, transport properties, and saltwater intrusion
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to integrate groundwater modeling into larger environmental and engineering projects
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on groundwater-related issues to clients and internal stakeholders
  • Analyze and interpret modeling results to support decision-making and project recommendations
  • Stay current with advancements in groundwater modeling technologies and methodologies
  • Contribute to the preparation of technical reports and proposals
  • Prepare and present project findings to sponsors, regulatory agencies, and the public


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • Master's Degree in Hydrogeology, Geology, or a related field

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in groundwater modeling


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
  • Familiarity with local and state regulations related to groundwater management
  • Experience in predictive modeling specifically using artificial intelligence

Preferred Education
  • Professional Geologist (PG) or Professional Hydrogeologist (PHG) certification


Proposed Salary

$71,500 - $92,900

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Three (3) Professional References


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

KNOWLEDGE
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard groundwater modeling software (e.g., MODFLOW, FEFLOW, or similar)
  • Strong understanding of hydrogeologic principles and groundwater flow and transport processes
  • Experience conducting field investigations related to groundwater characterization

SKILLS
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Excellent data analysis and interpretation skills


Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Application review may begin as early as February 15, 2024.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Proof of valid Driver's License upon hire and throughout employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Travel required


Background Check
  • Standard + Education & DMV


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=268637&PostingSeq=1



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