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Hydrology Intern

  • 511994
  • Internship


ADWR’s mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and economic welfare of the public by protecting, conserving, and enhancing Arizona's water supplies in a bold, thoughtful and innovative manner. ADWR strives to ensure reliable water supplies to meet the needs of current and future Arizonans.

Hydrology Intern (2 positions)

Hydrology Division/Field Services Section



Job Location:

Hybrid: remote and 1110 W. Washington St., Suite #310 - Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary:  $15.00 per hour

Grade: 04

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

Candidates must be enrolled in school and pursuing a degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Geography, Hydrology, Water Resource Management, or a related field. Ideal candidates should have experience with computer spreadsheets, relational databases, and GIS mapping techniques.

Job Duties:

This position will assist with the conversion of groundwater level data, driller’s, geologist, or particle sized logs, well site inventories, well construction data and other well, aquifer, geologic data to various databases. This work will be in preparation for development of digital data collection forms for the Field Services Section operations and the 3rd Party Water Level On-line Portal – Phase 2 project. Intern would assist with the standardization of data within both Department ACCESS and ORACLE databases such as GWSI and WELLS55, organize paper and electronic well files, scan Section files, review, and compile data from imaged records, assist with data quality assurance/control, research well documentation as needed, and perform well matching as directed by Section Supervisors.

This position works at the office and remotely.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Familiar with geologic, hydrogeologic, hydrologic, and, or geographic principles.

Skill in researching and analyzing water resources information from historic documents, photographs, and maps.
Ability to review documents and translate information into a spreadsheet or database format.
Skill in file/records maintenance, including computerized database information input/retrieval.
Ability to rapidly advance knowledge and skill in above listed areas as necessary to accomplish internship goals.
Knowledge of hydrologic data collection methods and skill in operating hydrologic field equipment preferred.
Skill in oral and written communication.

Selective Preference(s):


Pre-Employment Requirements:

Candidates must be enrolled in school and pursing a degree in GIS, Hydrology, Water Resource Management, Geology, Geography, or related field.


N/A - Interns are not eligible for health benefits.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Positions in this classification may participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment if meets ASRS retirement criteria. The current rate is 12.17%

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact ADWR Human Resources Office at (602) 771-8500 for assistance. Persons with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language or an alternative format by contacting ADWR Human Resources.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.