Environmental Scientist and Specialist Operational

$35,380.80 – $61,568.00 Annually

Santa Fe (City), NM

Job Type
Permanent Position

Department of Environment

Job Number

1/12/2018 11:59 PM Mountain

Job Description
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Purpose of Position:
This position will work in the Monitoring, Standards and Assessment Section (MASS) of the Surface Water Quality Bureau. This position will be responsible for planning and conducting water quality surveys to collect chemical, biological (fish, benthic macroinvertebrates, and periphyton), and physical habitat data for the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 305(b) assessment of state waters, the CWA Section 303(d) list of impaired waters, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) development, water quality standards refinement, and criteria development.

This position is a Pay Band 70.

Classification Description
Environmental Scientist & Specialist Operational

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical, Natural, or Environmental Science, Soil Science, or Engineering and two (2) years of work experience in public/environmental health, environmental science, Air Quality Management, Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Geology, Hazardous Waste Management, Wildlife Management, and/or Water Resources. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience.

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License

Working Conditions:
Indoor office setting with significant field work required from March – November. Travel and overnight stays required. This position requires working in or around water in all weather conditions and occasionally hiking through rough country to remote sample locations and/or lifting heavy equipment. This position may be exposed to hazardous substances requiring personal protective equipment. Field work routinely requires long hours to complete field work.

Conditions of Employment:
Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency’s utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:
Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency’s utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

Agency Contact Information:
Charles Dentino, (505) 827-0101.

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