District Representative -- Water Quality

Position Title: District Representative – Water Quality 
Accountable To: Water Quality Manager 

Primary Objective of the Position:
Performs intermediate technical work conducting lake and stream monitoring for the District, providing data to support management protection/improvement efforts of surface waters within the District and related work as apparent or assigned. 

Essential Job Functions:
Assists in coordinating and conducting District streams and lakes data monitoring.
Assists in maintaining monitoring equipment and an organized/clean laboratory.
Assist in preparing water samples for shipment. 
Assists in the management of large water quality data sets and provides data analysis and interpretation.
Assists in preparing an annual monitoring and technical reports.

Education and Experience:
Associates/Technical degree with coursework in environmental sciences, natural resources, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of water quality QA-QC; knowledge of water quality monitoring equipment; general knowledge of water quality standard operating procedures; ability to provide superior customer service and interaction in a friendly, professional manner; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to operate standard office equipment and computer equipment including related hardware and software and job-specific devices; ability to make arithmetic computations; ability to trailer and operate motorized watercraft; ability to work occasional evenings and weekends; ability to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, working relationships with all District employees/consultants, local and agency staff, and the general public.

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work frequently standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions.

Special Requirements:
Valid driver's license

Department: 
Water Quality
Staff Contact: 
Position closes: 
Monday, February 13, 2017
Open until filled?: