Aquatic Scientist–Austin, Texas

Agency
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Location
Austin, TX
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$3462.00/month
Last Date to Apply
02/22/2021
Website
https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/admin/jobs/docs/L21043.pdf
Description
Assists in the development, coordination, and implementation of water quality standards to protect specific water bodies throughout the state for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Assists in the development, coordination, and implementation of water quality standards, site -specific water quality criteria, and water quality management procedures. Conducts, evaluates, and participates in water quality studies and other projects. Participates in contract-related activities; and designs, coordinates, and evaluates contract documents, budgets, deliverables, and invoices. Assists TCEQ water programs in the implementation of water quality standards and site-specific water quality criteria. Coordinates with TCEQ management and staff, other agencies, and the public to convey information and to improve water quality management.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a natural science such as biology, zoology, wildlife/fisheries science, toxicology, environmental science, or a closely related field (COPY OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION). These degrees must include nine semester hours in statistics, limnology, ecology, hydrology, aquatic ecology, ichthyology, benthic ecology, wildlife biology, invertebrate biology, entomology, toxicology, phycology, marine science, aquatic chemistry, aquatic pollution, or aquatic microbiology.OR A bachelor's degree (COPY OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION) plus two years of full time experience in environmental activities related to the examples of work performed. Preferred Requirements:Educational or professional work experience in aquatic ecosystems, including evaluating impacts to water quality and biological communities.
Contact Person
TCEQ Human Resources & Staff Services
Contact eMail
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