TOTAL COMPENSATION: $80,732.16 - $89,212.10 annually. Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, median retirement fund contributions, and current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates (including medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, and leave). The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.
This position will include both technical and project management duties. Examples of projects include collection and analysis of waste water samples for toxics (PCBs, PBDEs, dioxins), database development and management, hydrologic and hydrogeologic investigations, and water resource planning. Desired experience includes 1) complex water quality analytical data management, evaluation, and interpretation, 2) hydrologic and hydrogeologic data collection, interpretation, and reporting, 3) technical consultant project management including scope of work development, procurement, and contract management. Work requires expertise in water resources.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Collect surface and ground water samples for water quality analysis using appropriate field equipment and methods. Prepare reports summarizing analytical data.
Design and conduct scientific investigations needed to develop technical and scientific information for water resource planning efforts. Write scientific investigation reports for use by other water resource individuals/groups, as well as the general public.
Provide direction to the staff of other county departments and local and state agencies to assist them in gathering and interpreting information needed for meeting their water resource protection goals. Coordinate water resource protection measures among citizen groups and local, state and federal agencies.
Write and/ or edit resource protection plans and reports for state and federal agencies.
Develop programs, activities, and recommendations necessary to meet water resource protection goals and requirements.
Write and manage grants to fund water resource activities.
Prepare materials describing the Spokane regional water resource issues for use in schools, public meetings, and general public education programs.
Conduct public information/education meetings, programs and workshops.
Supervise data entry work and clerical tasks performed by others.
Biological systems, water chemistry, ground water/surface water hydrology, planning and land use or similar disciplines.
Ground water/surface water resources sciences including modeling, water chemistry, and contaminant transport.
Watershed/water resources planning.
Water quality data management, evaluation, and interpretation.
Spatial analysis of water quality and hydrogeologic data.
Plan and implement scientific studies.
Conduct critical analysis of water resource data.
Write technical water resources reports.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT:
824 N Adams
Spokane, WA 99260
WE ARE AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: Position #18-00096
About Spokane County
The Utilities Division protects health and the environment through the replacement of ground waste disposal with piped sewerage systems above the sole sources aquifer. Responsible for administration of the Aquifer Protections Area, Sewer Service Areas and the design, construction and maintenance of sewers and landfills. In addition, the Division administers remedial activities associated with the three designated Superfund Cleanup sites. Water Quality "208" Aquifer Protection and Education Information.