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[Met-jobs] Hydrology Analyst Position at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (Canada)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:21:27 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...



PCIC is currently seeking to hire a Hydrology Analyst to analyse and
manage hydrology data that assists PCIC hydrologists. Working under the
supervision of the Lead, Hydrologic Impacts, the incumbent will provide
the primary support to quality check, analyse, archive and document
water temperature data for select watersheds in British Columbia. This
position is funded under the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program
(see E nvironment Canada Science Horizons f or more information). Refer
to the complete job description for more details. This is a full-time,
six month term commitment. Application: Interested individuals should
email a cover letter and CV, including three professional references, to
Mr. Markus Schnorbus at <climate@uvic.ca> with the subject line "ATTN:
Hydrology Analyst Position". The position is open until it is filled.

Detailed Job Posting:
Job Posting: Hydrology Analyst
Closing Date: Open until position filled
Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC)

The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) was created to assess
climate impacts in the Pacific and Yukon Region of Canada. The goals of
the Consortium are to foster collaborative research, to strengthen the
capacity to address regional climate change and variability, and to
provide the sci e ntific basis for development of policy. PCIC is a
regional climate service centre at the University of Victoria that
provides practical information on the physical impacts of climate
variability and change. Through collaboration with climate researchers
and regional stakeholders, PCIC produces knowledge and tools in support
of long-term planning. See <http://www.PacificClimate.org> for more
information.


Challenge
The Hydrology Analyst will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to
analyse and manage hydrology data that assists PCIC hydrologists. The
incumbent will provide the primary support to quality check, analyse,
archive and document water temperature data for select watersheds in
British Columbia.


Nature of Work
The Hydrology Analyst works under the supervision of the Lead,
Hydrologic Impacts. The position will also receive strong scientific
guidance from Research Scientists at the Water and Climate Impacts
Research Centre. This position is funded under the Science Horizons
Youth Internship Program (see Environment Canada Science Horizons for
more information).


Accountabilities

     Assemble a digital archive of existing water temperature data for
streams and lakes in British Columbia, including appropriate metadata
and documentation.
     Data quality assessment and quality checking (QA/QC).
     Support scientists with analysis tasks.
     Produce summary report.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge and Experience

     Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (such as
geosciences, geography, environmental sciences or engineering).
     Experience with data processing and analysis.
     An understanding of the concepts behind data management as asset.
     Hydrology or water quality background an asset.
     Math and statistics background an asset.

Skill

     Excellent computer skills.
     Excellent communication skills.
     Programming experience, preferably in GNU R as asset.
     GIS skills an asset.


Ability

     Ability to manage time series and spatial data.
     Work with team members and co-workers effectively.
     Willing to be flexible with job duties.


Employment period
6 month term commitment.

Weekly working hours
Full time (37.5 hours per week)

        Pay rate
$20.00 per hour
Additional information : Address enquiries to Markus Schnorbus at
<climate@uvic.ca>.

Application:  Please send your application with a CV, including three
professional references.
Address cover letter and application to Mr. Markus Schnorbus,
<climate@uvic.ca> , with “ ATTN: Hydrology Analyst Position ” in the
subject line.  Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in
Canada.




Thank you.


Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC)
University House 1 | PO Box 3060 STN CSC
University of Victoria | Victoria BC Canada V8W 3R4
Tel: 250.472.4682 | Fax: 250.721.7217 | http://www.PacificClimate.org




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