Position: Natural Resource Specialist
Reporting Supervisor: Assistant General Manager – Aquifer Science
This position is responsible for performing District field services.
Conducts field inspections and technical work related to district rule compliance and accurately report observations; conducts water quality sampling, water flow testing, and water level measurements from water wells; updates and maintains records for assigned program areas; installs and maintains field equipment associated with assigned program areas; assists staff and cooperators regarding district conservation education programs; and performs other duties as scheduled by the Assistant General Manager.
1. Conducts field inspections and technical work related to district rule compliance and accurately reporting observations.
2. Conducts water quality sampling, water flow testing, and water level measurements from water wells.
3. Updates and maintains records for assigned program areas.
4. Installs and maintains field equipment associated with assigned program areas.
5. Assists staff and cooperators regarding district conservation education programs.
6. Fosters a professional working environment and maintaining a positive attitude while conducting District business. This includes, but is not limited to, establishing and maintaining a cooperative working relationship with District personnel, district board members, and the public.
7. Adheres to all District policies, rules and procedures, as well as state laws governing District operations.
8. Performs other tasks or assignments as requested by the Assistant General Manager or General Manager.
Must have an Associate Degree or equivalent experience and training, a valid Texas driver’s license and a safe driving record. Possess mechanical aptitude and the ability to work with little direct supervision. Must be able to work well with District staff and groups or individuals with diverse interests; have some familiarity with computers in data entry, record keeping and summary report writing. Experience related to agricultural or industrial operations a plus.
Job performance may require: occasional lifting of items such as mechanical equipment, tools, etc. with weights generally not exceeding 50 pounds; considerable walking, standing, stooping, and bending; some occasional irregular work hours and occasional long workdays seldom amounting to more than 50 hours in one work week. The job has low to moderate levels of stress. The job is performed primarily in a field environment with infrequent and short periods in an office.
For more information regarding the natural resource specialist position you may contact Dale Hallmark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-935-6401.