The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet presents an opportunity for you to make a difference in the protecting the waters of Kentucky in a fast paced, exciting, and collaborative environment. The Department for Environmental Protection, Division of WaterÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s mission is to manage, protect and enhance the quality and quantity of the CommonwealthÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s water resources for present and future generations through voluntary, regulatory and educational programs.
Currently the Division of Water seeks a candidate with experience and skill working with water quality monitoring data and databases, summarizing and communicating complex sets of data, and using data to answer questions related to managing water resources.
The Environmental Scientist III of the Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Program Support section (Standards and Data Management) is a professional level position that allows the incumbent to work across organizational lines, with the public and with the regulated community providing technical, scientific assistance on TMDLs and other water quality restoration programs, water quality assessments, water quality standards, and the management and communication of water quality data.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist with maintenance of data management systems for water quality monitoring and assessments
Assist with data analysis, data visualization, and data communication
Assist with water quality assessments
Assist with QAQC (Quality assurance/Quality control) review of water quality monitoring data and water quality assessments
Assist with data preparation to support water quality modeling and TMDL development
The Division of Water offers flexibility in work schedules, responsibilities both in and away from the office, an opportunity to network with a wide range of professionals within and outside the agency.
If you are interested in a rewarding career with the Division of Water we would love to review your application.
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a natural, biological or physical science OR Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by 20 semester hours in a natural, biological or physical science.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Three years of experience in natural resources, environmental control, or a related area.
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: Graduate study in a natural, biological, or physical science will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Experience in natural resources, environmental control, engineering, or a related area will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE
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