Water Quality Specialist 2: Washington

Swinomish Department of Environmental Protection
La Conner, Washington
Job Category
Full time Positions
$28.54 - $42.19 DOQ
Last Date to Apply
The Water Quality Specialist 2 provides technical and programmatic support for the Swinomish Department of Environmental Protection Water Quality Program, by leading the Pollution Identification and Correction (PIC) program. The position will develop and implement a new PIC program that ensures proper data collection and management, data analysis and reporting, and administration and planning of ongoing projects related to water quality studies and pollution prevention actions. The incumbent is responsible for supporting attainment of Swinomish Water Quality standards by designing and coordinating pollutant source tracking efforts and implementing pollution mitigation actions. Position is responsible for supervising staff, coordinating program spending, assisting in grant writing for ongoing and new funding applications, preparing technical reports, presentations and reviewing documents, and providing input on Tribal environmental policies related to stormwater and wastewater management, as requested. The position is supervised by the Water Resources Manager, coordinates closely with the Water Resources Analyst, collaborates with other DEP Staff, and oversees PIC fieldwork of 2-4 technical environmental staff. Applications will be considered starting 6/5/2023. To view the full job description and apply, visit the Swinomish HR Department (linked).
- Bachelor’s degree with emphasis and college coursework in environmental, physical, or natural science, or other discipline appropriate to the position (Master’s degree IS DESIRED) AND - 2 years of experience at the Specialist 1 level or comparable job experience, OR, - Any combination of the above education and professional experience that provides 6 years of comparable responsibility in data collection and data management to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work - Proficient with software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Access - Ability to follow detailed data collection and data quality assurance/quality control procedures - Physical ability to work in the field including wading in streams, wetlands, and at beaches; work outdoors during inclement weather; as well as work in an office setting; - Valid Washington State Driver’s License - Washington State Boater Education certificate IS DESIRED
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Human Resources Department
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