Job Details


Employer: Humboldt Redwoods Company
Location: Scotia, California
Phone: 707-485-6731

Job Specific Information


Provide expertise and leadership in the field of forest hydrology relative to understanding watershed trends and effects of forest

management on sediment, temperature, and other aspects of water quality and aquatic habitat across 200,000 acres of privately

owned and managed forest lands in Humboldt County, CA.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed

below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable

individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Collect and supervise the collection of scientific data for hydrologic and aquatic sciences projects

 Perform scientific analysis and develop and write technical reports documenting data evaluation findings and where appropriate


 Prepare statistical data evaluations, tables, figures and graphs

 Develop scientific information in support of the HRC watershed analysis program

 Support forestry staff with technical expertise in hydrology and aquatic issues

 Demonstrate strong critical thinking capabilities and a flexible approach to problem solving

 Coordinate HCP and WQ monitoring and permitting requirements between Forest Science, Roads, and Forestry departments

relative to erosion control

 Assist with restoration projects and related grant proposals

 Provide direction for fishery and water quality regulatory issues

 Provide support for HRC in-stream gravel extraction projects

 Represent HRC with fishery and watershed groups, agencies and individuals

 Work as leader and integral part of the HRC team

 Provide direction and support for HRC water drafting, permitting and monitoring

 Directly supervise Hydrologist(s) and other staff positions involved in implementing HRC’s Hydrology Monitoring Program and

Watershed Analysis related projects in accordance with Company policies and applicable laws

 Coach employees for attainment of Company and individual goals and objectives in accordance with Company guidelines and

performance management system


 Minimum Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.), Master of Science (M.S.) preferred, in Forest or Watershed Hydrology or related

subject from four-year college or university and minimum 2-3 years of work experience in Hydrology or other related field.

Minimum of one year of supervisory experience in the hydrology field is desired.

 Experience with streamflow measurements, turbidimeters, sediment sampling, surveying with total station, and dataloggers


 Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite, database systems, statistical software (including R), and GIS.

 Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

 Knowledge of advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations as well as

mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance,

correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

 Must maintain and carry a valid California driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles including

automobiles, trucks and 4-wheel drive vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines.

 Frequently required to sit, walk, walk on steep, difficult terrain, and in streambeds and occasionally required to stand; use hands

to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and communicate.

 The employee is frequently required to use a keyboard for extended periods of time while looking at a computer monitor.

 The employee is regularly exposed to outside adverse weather and field conditions.


 Email cover letter and resume including salary history to or

 Call (707) 485-6731 for more information

Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace

Posted On: 4/27/2017     Closing Date: 6/19/2017

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