Geomorphologist, Trinity River, CA

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Subject: [Geomorph-L] Geomorphologist, Trinity River, CA

Job: Geomorphologist

Agency, Location: Yurok Tribe. Trinity River. Willow Creek, CA.

Categories: Professional

Job#: NA

Salary: $59,130 – $92,134 DOE

End Date: Until Filled


Provides expertise in geomorphology, geology, physical science, and river restoration design and implementation. Responsible for developing and implementation of geomorphic monitoring and assessment, hydraulic and sediment transport modeling, analysis and interpretation. Serves as the Yurok Tribe’s Physical Workgroup representative and co-lead of the Yurok Design Group for the Trinity River Restoration Program. This includes preparation of restoration design plans and reports, review of partner design plans and reports, and participation in meetings. Performs hydraulic and sediment transport modeling, geomorphic baseline monitoring and in-stream flow measurements, including 2D hydraulic and fish habitat modeling in support of rehabilitation site design assessments and development of alternatives. Conducts numerical analysis and computer modeling to develop gravel augmentation plans and evaluate sediment transport and changes in channel morphology. Prepares technical reports, presents findings, and makes recommendations in a clear and logical manner. Supervises and provides training for subordinate staff. This position may also be involved with regulatory permitting and other duties as necessary to meet the needs of the organization.


Masters degree (M.S.) or Bachelor’s degree with an equivalent combination of education and experience in Geology, Geomorphology, Environmental Engineering or closely related field and four years of progressive experience involving fluvial geomorphology, fisheries restoration, and/or river restoration engineering. See link below for additional information.

Contact: Tim Hayden, Yurok Tribal Fisheries Program

Email: thayden