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Posted: 6/19/2015
Name of Company: Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc.
Location: Based in Connecticut
Position: Limnologist
Start Date: 8/20/2015
Job Duties: Field Sampling, Data Management and Analysis, SCUBA Reconnaisance (benthic Cyanobacteria), Implementation Project and O&M work, and related tasks.
Minimum Qualifications: BS in an aquatic/environmental field, MS+ in Limnology preferred. Ability to obtain SCUBA Certification.
Preferred Qualifications: MS+ Limnology SCUBA, experience with applied limnology and implementation of management technologies.
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to admin@ecosystemconsulting.com
Deadline: 8/20/2015
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Posted: 6/11/2015
Name of Company: City of Boulder
Location: Boulder, CO
Position: Source Water Quality Program Coordinator
Start Date:
Job Duties: Under general direction, develop, recommend, and implement source water protection program to achieve source water protection and drinking water public health protection goals. Coordinate with multiple departments and local and regional agencies to develop partnerships to implement water quality protection programs. Coordinate and manage source water quality improvement/protection projects, direct meetings, and oversee project budgets. Responsible for source water quality monitoring, analysis, and data interpretation and reporting to support water resources and treatment operations. Coordinate and conduct water quality evaluation, research and special studies.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science or a related field, plus a minimum of five years experience managing source water quality programs, which include water quality improvement projects, water quality monitoring, data analysis/interpretation and limnological assessments, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Experience with drinking water laboratory procedures and current EPA drinking water standards. Demonstrated ability to manage resources and to work accurately and efficiently with minimal supervision. Experience with water quality data analysis. Strong interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to manage projects and coordinate with other agencies, contractors and the public on complex issues. Ability to function as a team member in cross-functional workgroups. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Proficient with the following computer software: LIMS, spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and geographic information systems. Ability to quickly utilize various specific application software. Experience with microbiology and aquatic ecology applications. Experience identifying phytoplankton, macroinvertabrates, and aquatic plants. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of and ability to utilize all required safety equipment designed for the field and lab. Valid Colorado driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle history.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree or additional years of direct experience in raw and treated water quality, water resources operation, water treatment and limnology. Strong background in science-related computer applications including databases and spreadsheets as well as modeling and statistical applications. Experience working in a minimal hazardous waste stream clean water lab. Experience in project management. Knowledge of the Safe Drinking Water Act, Colorado Primary Drinking Water Regulations (Regulation 11), and the Clean Water Act, and Colorado Basic Standards and Methodologies for Surface Water (Regulation 31).
Salary: $27.79 - $42.36 Hourly
How to Apply: Please see the job posting at: https://bouldercolorado.gov/human-resources/jobs-and-volunteer
Deadline:
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Posted: 6/5/2015
Name of Company: Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc.
Location: Connecticut (with some travel)
Position: Lake and Reservoir Scientist
Start Date: 8/15/2015
Job Duties:
Initial Tasks & Role
• Field SCUBA Plant Survey work, Shop Fabrication and Field Assembly/Installation of Lake and Reservoir Management equipment as a member of Dive and Site Crew Teams.
• Computer data analysis, preparation of diagnostic tables, figures, to support report writing.
• Planning, organizing and implementing Field Sampling Programs, including client scheduling, preparation and maintenance of equipment, sample handling/shipping. Fieldwork typically involves water quality and sediment sampling, aquatic vegetation surveys,
• Microscopic examination of biological samples.
• Preparation of report-ready PowerPoint slide files.
Minimum Qualifications:
• SCUBA Certification is a requirement of the position (or ability and desire to acquire)
• Minimum BS Degree in Limnology or closely related field
 • Boating License and experience
• Working knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word. Proficient computer user.
Preferred Qualifications: MS Degree in Limnology or closely related field SCUBA Certification and Experience Some construction experience
Salary: Negotiable
How to Apply: Send Cover Letter, Resume, to admin@EcosystemConsulting.com
Deadline:
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Posted: 5/9/2015
Name of Company: Kasco Marine
Location: national
Position: Aquatic biolgist
Start Date: 6/15/2015
Job Duties: Kasco Marine is a leading international supplier and innovator in the manufacture of aeration products, decorative fountains and de-icers to prevent winterkills as well as ice damage. We also offer cutting edge water quality products such as lake dye, beneficial microbes. New products being considered based on industry needs and chances of success. Kasco has a well established reputation with our products offered to the residential, lake and pond management, aquaculture, agriculture, commercial, marine, public area, industrial, resort and institutional industries. Kasco has been around for over 45 years and is a small but aggressive company and growing. Duties will include:
• Attendance and occasional presentations at conferences and tradeshows.
• Hosting training webinars.
• Travel to visit distribution network.
• Technical support and constant communication with end users and distribution network.
• Using a science based approach to create solutions to water issues.
• Potential of becoming category manager for one of our products.
• Applicant’s strengths will dictate market direction and duties.
• Offering solutions to problems with fish, water, and the aquatic environment in general.
Minimum Qualifications: Same as preferred
Preferred Qualifications:
• 4 year degree preferred • 5+ years of sales and aquatic industry experience.
• Demonstrated ability to execute sales based on supplying solutions to water quality issues.
• Outstanding ability to communicate ideas effectively.
• Understanding that science is the key to sales growth.
• Confidence when dealing with customers ranging from “Ma and Pa” fish farmers to PhD’s.
• Outgoing and confident Applicant must be a self starter who can work independently.
• Excellent analytical and presentation skills.
• Proficient in word, PowerPoint, and excel.
• Understanding of water chemistry and limnology.
• Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.
• Excellent English and writing skills (Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus).
• A great attitude and propensity to bring in new ideas to stimulate the growth of the company.
Salary: depends on applicant
How to Apply: Submit resume to Bob.r@kascomarine.com We are looking to hire someone imidately and job will remain open unitl filled. Location will be determined by skill set of applicant and tied to market strengths. See more at www.kascomarine
Deadline: 6/30/2015
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Posted: 5/6/2015
Name of Company: Clarke
Location: Roselle, IL
Position: Aquatics Applicator
Start Date: 6/15/2015
Job Duties: We are Clarke, a privately-held global environmental products and services company. For almost 70 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services. Our services help prevent disease, control nuisances and create healthy waterways. Our global customers include governments, commercial and residential groups, and international institutions such as UNICEF and U.S. AID. Working at Clarke, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will learn from some of the most talented people in your field and make an impact on the world around us. With Clarke, you join an innovative and passionate team where people are the heart and soul of the organization, working together to create an environment where the employees thrive and nature flourishes. In support of these commitments, we seek an experienced Aquatics Applicator for our Aquatic Services operations in and around Roselle, IL. This position will work out of Clarke's Roselle office and will require significant travel (including frequent overnight trips) throughout the Midwest. Aquatics Applicator duties include but are not limited to the following: The Aquatics Applicator will perform field operations associated with the survey, inspection, and treatment of lakes, ponds, and various waterways for the control of aquatic weeds and algae. The Applicator will be trained to recognize problem weeds and to apply the appropriate herbicide to control or eliminate the aquatic weeds. The work will be performed outdoors, on the water, in an environment that may include heavy vegetation, uneven terrain, and varying weather conditions using boats, (including airboats), gators, and backpack sprayers.
Minimum Qualifications:
•2-3 years previous work experience in the Aquatic Services industry
•Demonstrated knowledge of regional plant, weed and algae identification
•Previous airboat operation experience including ability to trailer and launch boat
•Ability to travel to meet the needs of the business
•Valid drivers' license and clean driving record
•Ability to obtain necessary state licenses
•Exceptional customer service skills
•Ability to read and follow maps
•Capability to lift up to 75 pounds and good physical dexterity
•College degree in related field (Biological/Environmental sciences, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, etc.) or equivalent combination of education and work experience
•Possess high school level math skills
•Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision and values of the Company
•The desire to learn and go “above and beyond” are an absolute must!
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: based on experience
How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.clarke.com
Deadline: 6/1/2015
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Posted: 4/21/2015
Name of Company: Florida LAKEWATCH, University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, FL
Position: M.S. Assistantship
Start Date: 7/1/2015
Job Duties: Responsibilities: The successful applicant will participate in research to examine nitrate enrichment in groundwater, potential agricultural management activities to help abate the enrichment and thus the potential impacts of nitrate enrichment to Florida springs.
Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications: Applicants should have a B.S. in Limnology, Hydrology or closely related field with an interest in aquatic resource management. The applicant should have strong work ethic, good interpersonal skills, excellent writing skills and ability to start in July 2015. Experience in measuring water chemistry in the laboratory and using field instrumentation highly desired.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: Salary: $19,500 & Tuition. Two years of funding.
How to Apply: Contact: Mark Hoyer [mvhoyer@ufl.edu]. Provide cover letter outlining you interests and experience relevant to the project, CV, Transcripts, GRE scores and contact information for three references.
Deadline: 6/30/2015
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Posted: 4/13/2015
Name of Company: Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc.
Location: Connecticut (with some travel)
Position: Field Scientist- Entry Level
Start Date: 5/15/2015
Job Duties: Lake, Watershed, and Water Supply Reservoir Management Anticipated as Full-Time Temporary, May through September, with the possibility of becoming Staff. Start and End Dates are somewhat flexible.
• Field SCUBA Plant Survey work, Shop Fabrication and Field Assembly/Installation of Lake and Reservoir Management equipment as a member of Dive and Site Crew Teams.
• Computer data analysis, preparation of diagnostic tables, figures, to support report writing.
• Planning, organizing and implementing Field Sampling Programs, including client scheduling, preparation and maintenance of equipment, sample handling/shipping. Fieldwork typically involves water quality and sediment sampling, aquatic vegetation surveys,
• Microscopic examination of biological samples.
• Preparation of report-ready PowerPoint slide files.
Minimum Qualifications:
• SCUBA Certification is a requirement of the position (or ability and desire to acquire)
• Boating License and experience
• Working knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word. Proficient computer user.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Comfortable and experienced using power tools.
• GIS, AutoCad, CT Safe Boating Certificate, strong writing and communication skills, General knowledge of lake and reservoir management and treatment techniques.
• B.S. (or work toward), in Limnology, Aquatic Ecology, Water Resource Management, Environmental Engineering, or related discipline.
Salary: Initially ca. $17/hr +OT
How to Apply: To Apply: Qualified candidates should e-mail a letter of interest and resume (incl. 3 references with current contact information) to Admin@ecosystemconsulting.com. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/31/2015
Name of Company: Hydros Consulting Inc.
Location: Boulder, CO
Position: Water Resources Engineer
Start Date:
Job Duties: Surface and Ground Water Modeling Water Rights Engineering and Historical Consumptive Use analysis Water Quality Analysis / Data Collection Water Quality Modeling Database and Software Development
Minimum Qualifications:
Desired qualifications include:
• M.S. In Civil Engineering (Water Resources), Hydrology, Geology, or related field with experience and interest in Water Resources. Previous consulting experience highly desirable.
• Excellent communication skills required; the ability to clearly and effectively communicate technical material to non-technical client staff is highly valued.
• Experience with Colorado Water Rights Engineering and Analyses Tools (CDSS, StateCU, IDSCU, IDSAWAS, etc.)
• Experience in the design and development of modeling tools for water quality and quantity studies.
• Modeling Platforms: RiverWare, MODFLOW / GW-Vistas, StateMOD, HEC tools
• Programming Languages / Utilities such as: R, Python, VBA, database languages
• Self-starter who is able to work independently.
• Interest in being part of a small but growing consulting firm.
Preferred Qualifications: We are an employee-owned firm dedicated to providing outstanding service and technological expertise to our clients. We expect our staff to be self-starters with an interest in providing high quality consulting services to clients throughout the western United States and beyond. Most of our work centers on the modeling and management of fresh water systems (i.e., river basins, reservoirs, lakes), as opposed to water/wastewater treatment or environmental remediation.
Salary: Competitive Salary
How to Apply: Please send a CV/resume including three references to carron@hydrosconsulting.com. No phone calls please.
Deadline:
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