Job Class: Student Worker Para Professional
Working Title: Watershed Student
Job ID: 28714
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 12/10/2018
Closing Date: 01/22/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-AFSCME
Division/Unit: WTR / N NorthCentrlWatrshed Unit
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: flexible
Travel Required: Yes - Up to 50% of the time
Salary Range: $14.47 - $16.95/hourly
Classified Status: Unclassified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 207 - Technical/AFSCME
Work Area: Technical
End Date: 09/01/2020
Position Numbers: 01107818, 01105459, 01105460
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Performs water quality monitoring and assistance to Stressor Identification (SID) and (GIS) staff.
Assist SID and GIS staff with equipment calibration and installation and with water quality monitoring. Assist staff in information preparation prior to field work and with field measurements and data recording. Enter water quality data into database. Assist SID and GIS staff with data entry and verification.
The position requires 50% travel. Work hours are part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer.
College student with a major in a field related to environmental protection. Completed course work in mathematics, chemistry, geology, hydrology or other biological/environmental science.
(To be eligible for appointment as a Student Worker you must be a student enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months. Students may be "off" for the summer or for one semester/quarter and remain employed as student workers, but such absences cannot exceed one semester/quarter in a year. As a student you must be enrolled in high school or in a post-secondary or graduate program. If a student is enrolled at a credit-granting institution he/she must carry at least six semester (nine quarter) credits. If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, a student must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Any lesser credit (class) load shall be treated as a semester/quarter off. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation. You will be asked to complete an Educational Verification form prior to appointment.)
Experience in, or knowledge of watershed work
Ability to organize and manage large amounts of data
Experience in water quality monitoring in-stream.
Good computer and data management skills.
Experience in GIS (map creation and python scripting)
Up to eight hours per day outdoor field work, sometimes in inclement weather. Requires traversing uneven ground, reaching to install equipment, and may involve working from a canoe or small boat. This person will be required to lift up tp 50 pounds from the back of a pick-up truck and carry equipment.
Requires a Class D Driver's License: a single unit vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than 26,000 pounds. This is a basic driver's license. Operators may also tow vehicles/trailers as long as the gross combination weight does not exceed 26,000 pounds.
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