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Joshua V Hoops

Josh is a Hydrologic Technician in the Upper-Midwest Water Science Center, Lansing Field Office. Josh operates and maintains a network of surface-water streamgages and discrete water-quality sampling sites.

Josh grew up in Northern Illinois, served three years in the US Air Force and attended Southern Illinois University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Forestry before starting his career with the USGS. 




Professional Experience

  • (2019-Present) Hydrologic Technician for UMID WSC, Lansing Field Office

  • (2016-2019) Hydrologic Technician for WY-MT WSC, Billings Field Office

  • (2009-2012) Aerospace Ground Equipment Technician for USAF

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Forestry