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Stormwater Quality Specialist job in Boise / Garden City

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Organization:  Ada County Highway District
Job Category:  Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Idaho (ID)
City:  Boise / Garden City
Post Code:  83714
Salary and Benefits:  $19.62 - $22.55 / hr.
05/28/2014

Applications are being accepted for the position of Stormwater Quality Specialist (SWQS) in the Stormwater Section of the Engineering Division. Starting wage is $19.62 - $22.55 per hour, DOQ, plus an excellent benefit package.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Stormwater Quality Specialist (SWQS) applies technical environmental and drainage-related knowledge and skills to develop and implement programs related to the District’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase I and Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permits.
  • The SWQS position will serve as the sampling project lead for ACHD’s Stormwater Monitoring Program. Activities and responsibilities of the position include: sample collection; equipment calibration, troubleshooting and maintenance; downloading and processing data; and other related field activities. The position will also assist in related document development, review and editing; maintaining sampling supplies and equipment inventory; and perform data entry and management.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a college or university with a 4-year degree in Environmental, Physical, or Biological Science is preferred.
  • Qualified applicants must have a strong knowledge and understanding of water quality principles; sampling and laboratory practices and protocols; and state water quality standards.
  • Must have the ability to develop and implement sampling plans, analyze data, and prepare reports.
  • Applicants must be available to sample after-hours and on weekends as necessary. The ability to work outdoors in inclement weather is required.
  • The successful candidate must have considerable knowledge of hydrologic concepts such as drainage basin delineation and environmental regulations as they apply to stormwater.
  • Must have the ability to understand and interpret federal, state, and local environment regulations, prepare and edit technical reports, and communicate effectively orally and in writing. The ability to present technical information in non-technical terms to the general public is essential.
  • Must possess a valid Idaho driver’s license and be proficient in Word, Excel, and Access.
  • OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities may be acceptable.

A completed ACHD application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., June 10, 2014. Applications are available at 3775 N. Adams; Garden City, ID 83714 or visit our website: www.achdidaho.org.

 

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