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Posted: 4/7/2015
Name of Company: Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc.
Location: San Diego, CA, USA
Position: Technical Sales
Start Date: 5/18/2015
Job Duties: Job Duties Include Managing customer leads. Providing quotations and follow ups with customers. General understanding of the PME product line. Managing the PME CRM system. Creating sales reports and discussing potential projects/ leads. Some travel – possibly one to two weeks a year.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts 1 to 2 years sales experience in related field. (Environmental science, aquaculture, wastewater, water quality)
Preferred Qualifications: Two languages a plus, (English, Spanish, German, Chinese)
Salary: To Be Discussed
How to Apply: Please e-mail Kristin Elliott at with resume and experience.
Deadline: 4/30/2015

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 No phone calls please.

Posted: 3/19/2015
Name of Company: Normandeau Associates, Inc.
Location: Bedford, NH
Position: Freshwater Malacologist
Start Date:
Job Duties: Normandeau Associates, Inc., one of the nation’s largest science-based environmental consulting firms, is seeking a Freshwater Malacologist.
Minimum Qualifications: Position requires a Master’s degree in Malacology, Invertebrate Zoology, Biology, Environmental Science, or a closely related field; experience with Atlantic slope freshwater mussel fauna identification and survey techniques, especially in the northeastern United States, is essential, knowledge of mussel fauna from other geographical regions, sampling gear, and boat operation are highly preferred; demonstrable experience with fisheries and other aquatic species will also be considered favorable; periodic travel, evening, and weekend work required; ability to work as part of a team and independently required; random drug testing and formal background check will be required. Candidates must be able to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: As an employee-owned company, Normandeau Associates, Inc. offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
How to Apply: If you are interested in joining an exciting firm, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to with the subject: 2015MS.

Posted: 3/18/2015
Name of Company: Pentair
Location: Apopka, FL
Position: Aquaculture Biologist- Technical Sales Representative
Start Date: 3/18/2015
Job Duties:
The Lakes Technician is responsible for interpreting technical customer requirements and providing technical support via the telephone.  
• Support the PAES contact center and inside sales team on product related technical questions
• Support the goal of increasing sales by improving overall technical understanding of products within the contact center in order to facilitate up-selling of additional products
• Effectively communicate with customers directly to assist with product specifications, sizing, and application
• Answer phones and provide technical assistance with product applications to both customers and co-workers
• Provide price quotes for products in a timely and accurate manner that is consistent with PAES pricing objectives
• Respond to all incoming data specifically faxes, electronic mail, conventional mail, walk in customers and other sales related documentation in a timely and accurate manner Skills required:
• A thorough understanding of products related to all forms of aquaculture and aquaponics, with an emphasis on recirculating aquaculture systems
• Proven ability to manage and execute sales within the industry or related technical sales experience
• Excellent organizational and communication skills are required
• Must have ability to work independently while handling a wide variety of projects and able to prioritize them effectively
• Ability to remain in control, professional, and empathetic while handling customer interactions
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills • Skilled at navigating through multiple applications
Minimum Qualifications:
• Associates Degree or Equivalent Experience
• 2-Years Related Industry Experience preferred (Fish Farm, Hatchery, Ponds, Lakes, Wastewater, Wetland)
• Dependable and Motivated
• Must possess excellent customer service, organizational and telephone skills
• Excellent Command of English Language (Bi-Lingual a plus)  Intermediate Internet, MS Word, MS Excel Skills (Advanced Preferred)
• Multi Task Orientation LANGUAGE SKILLS
• Able to communicate effectively in the English language.
Preferred Qualifications:
How to Apply: Please send your resume and/or cover letter to Sue Desai, Talent Acquisition Manager, Put your name and the job title in the subject line.
Deadline: 4/25/2015

Posted: 3/18/2015
Name of Company: City of Thornton
Location: Thornton, CO
Position: Water Treatment and Quality Manager
Start Date:
Job Duties: Under administrative direction, directs, coordinates, plans and supervises the activities, operations, and maintenance of the water treatment plants, water quality lab, and water quality policy efforts to ensure adequate quantity and acceptable quality of the city’s drinking water supply; provides highly responsible and complex technical and administrative staff assistance to management on water treatment and water quality issues.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.) Directs, coordinates, plans and supervises the activities, operations and maintenance of the water treatment plants and water quality lab to produce sufficient quantities of water to ensure compliance with all Safe Drinking Water Act standards and Colorado Primary Drinking Water regulations. Directs, coordinates, plans and supervises water quality policy activities to ensure Thornton’s interests are represented in local, state and federal water quality regulatory or policy actions. Researches and selects the most efficient treatment techniques to comply with drinking water regulations. Reviews and provides direction to assigned staff in the application of state, local and municipal requirements and procedures. Sets operational standards for distribution of flow, addition of chemicals, water quality, SCADA system parameters and maintenance, and preventive maintenance schedules. Develops and implements rules, regulations, policies and procedures to advance the city’s mission, goals and objectives. Directs, oversees and participates in the development of the Water Treatment and Water Quality divisions’ work plan. Implements city, department and division goals and objectives. Provides progress reports. Plans and directs emergency operations and management of system failures. Supervises and directs the activities of assigned staff; makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, termination or advancement of employees. Schedules employees, assigns work, and monitors progress; guides, trains and develops employees in the accomplishment of their duties and professional growth; writes and conducts evaluations. Assists management and employees with water treatment- and water quality-related issues. Provides recommendations regarding the management of raw water sources. Educates employees on policies, programs, and procedures. Oversees the Water Treatment Division and Water Quality Division budgets. Performs cost estimates and provides forecasts of necessary funds for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies for operations, maintenance and capital improvement budgets. Monitors, approves and controls expenditures. Reviews plans, specifications and engineering reports for new and replacement equipment and facilities. Coordinates, monitors and evaluates the work of consultants. Discusses results with management and integrates information into solutions and policy recommendations. Coordinates efforts with other divisions, city departments and community agencies. Prepares and presents oral and written reports to City Council, City Manager and senior staff including resolutions, ordinances, reports and correspondence. Serves as technical advisor to the department management, City Manager and City Council on utility operational and policy matters. Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints. Attends, directs participation in or conducts a variety of meetings such as staff, organizational meetings, employee briefings, and water treatment- or water quality-related regulatory hearings. Represents the city before citizens, elected officials and community groups on utility operational or water quality matters. Represents the city with professional organizations and outside agencies on information retrieval and exchange, policy monitoring, negotiation and lobbying efforts, e.g., EPA, General Assembly, and the Water Quality Control Division/Commission. Develops, maintains and improves intergovernmental relations; ensures follow-up and continuity on issues. Develops comprehensive recommendations in conjunction with city administration for use in Water Court Cases. Provides technical support to other Infrastructure divisions, the City Attorney, and legal consultants on water quality cases. Reviews documents, develops strategies, and provides testimony. Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents. Uses all required safety equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical, Environmental or Chemical Engineering, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Natural Sciences or related field from accredited university; eight years’ progressively responsible experience in water treatment, including three years of supervisory experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

TESTING PROCEDURES: Your application will be used as a screening tool. Completeness and accuracy are important! The City of Thornton conducts pre-employment drug testing and a background investigation as a condition of employment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the policies, procedures and goals of the city of Thornton, the department and the division. Knowledge of the organization, policies, purpose, current issues, projects, and employee responsibilities of the department. Knowledge of city of Thornton personnel policies and procedures. Knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques and methods of water treatment plant operations, including the operation of filters, membranes, pumps, valves, motors and other related plant equipment. Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures and methods for monitoring and testing the quality of source water and treated water. Knowledge of water treatment plant processes, equipment and instrumentation. Knowledge of water quality lab processes, equipment and reporting. Knowledge of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Knowledge of all federal, state and local regulations and regulatory processes associated with operation of water treatment plants and provision of drinking water to customers, including the Safe Drinking Water Act, Colorado Primary Drinking Water Regulations, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act. Knowledge of applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations. Knowledge of administrative, project management, and personnel management procedures and practices. Knowledge of established safety standards and industry guidelines for the chemicals, tools, equipment and materials used in plant operations. Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, including organizational development, management, budgeting, purchasing, expenditure control, employee supervision and training. Skill in directing the operation and maintenance of highly technical water treatment facilities. Skill in monitoring water treatment plant and water quality lab operations to ensure quality control, identifying and resolving deficiencies. Skill in interpreting and understanding information related to source water quality and treated water quality. Skill in interpreting, understanding, and following complex statutes, ordinances, regulations, standards, and guidelines. Skill in analyzing and evaluating information accurately, and in expressing ideas clearly, when providing oral or written reports. Skill in facilitating change. Skill in developing, implementing, and evaluating policies and procedures. Skill in directing, overseeing, and evaluating operational and management issues. Skill in dealing constructively with conflict and developing consensus. Skill in operating diagnostic equipment and determining proper calibrations. Skill in reading and interpreting various schematics and blueprints. Skill in the safe and lawful operation of a motor vehicle. Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Ability to evaluate operations and recommend improvements. Ability to listen well and communicate effectively orally and in writing with various audiences. Ability to supervise, direct, lead and develop employees. Ability to respond with tact, composure, and courtesy when dealing with individuals who may be experiencing significant stress. Ability to promote and ensure safe work practices. Ability to deal constructively with conflict and develop consensus. Ability to regularly exercise significant discretion and independent judgment in doing specialized technical work. Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software, including word processing, data base management, spreadsheet applications and electronic mail. Ability to listen well and communicate effectively orally and in writing with various audiences. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with city employees, management and community members. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid Colorado driver’s license with a safe driving record. Colorado Class A Water Treatment Plant Operator’s Certification.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk and sit for prolonged periods of time, to see, talk, and hear, and to stand, kneel or stoop for prolonged periods of time. The employee is required to perform light lifting.
Preferred Qualifications:
How to Apply: Please apply online at AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted: 3/17/2015
Name of Company: St. Johns River Water Management District
Location: Palatka FL USA
Position: Environmental Scientist V
Start Date:
Job Duties: St. Johns River Water Management District is actively seeking applications for an Environmental Scientist V. Applications for this position are accepted online only through the Careers section at Last date to apply is May 23, 2015. This professional position involves independent scientific contributions to the work of multidisciplinary teams, project management and preparation of technical publications related to management of Florida’s water resources. The candidate must have demonstrable skill in elucidating the roles of phytoplankton in estuarine and coastal systems, including the development and application of empirical, analytical or simulation models. The preferred candidate also will have documented knowledge of and experience with population dynamics, analysis of trophic webs and application of end-to-end models for estuarine and coastal systems. In addition, we seek candidates who have participated in multidisciplinary teams that translated experimental and theoretical work into insights to guide the actions of natural resource managers. The candidate should provide evidence of an ability to analyze scientific data; write scientific reports; manage contracts; contribute to special committees; and communicate complex scientific concepts and information to the scientific community and the lay public. Job duties include conducting scientific research, analyzing data, writing reports and scientific publications, developing scopes of work and managing contracts, maintaining a high level of professional expertise, and reviewing and updating research and management plans. Working conditions include fieldwork, traveling by automobile or boat, and exposure to extreme weather conditions and temperatures.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications are a master’s degree in botany, ecology, biology, limnology, chemistry, environmental science, or related field with environmental science emphasis, four years experience in natural resource management, and publication of scientific papers in peer reviewed scientific journals; or, a doctorate in botany, ecology, biology, limnology, chemistry, environmental science or a related field with environmental science emphasis, three years experience in natural resource management, and publication of scientific papers in peer reviewed scientific journals.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: Hourly salary range: $27.73-$46.22
How to Apply: For more information and to apply, please visit the Careers section at The St. Johns River Water Management District is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace/E-Verify participating employer. Veteran's Preference will be afforded under applicable Florida law.
Deadline: 5/23/2015

Posted: 3/11/2015
Name of Company: Alan Plummer Associates, Inc.
Location: Austin, Texas
Position: Water Quality Modeler
Start Date: 4/1/2015
Job Duties: Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. invites qualified, highly motivated individuals interested in joining our Water Quality/Permitting Team to submit resumes along with a cover letter to be considered for a Water Quality Modeler position in our Austin, Texas Office. Recent grads need to submit transcripts. APAI seeks candidates who are innovative and creative; and capable of performing individually or on a team. Skills and Abilities: Motivated and hard-working; Attention to detail and ability to efficiently analyze and process large data sets, Excellent oral and written communication skills, Capable of multi-tasking on several projects; Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Minimum Qualifications: BS degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering from an accredited university. Master’s degree or higher preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Broad knowledge of river/stream hydraulics, surface water chemistry, and nutrient dynamics in surface water. Experience with the development of hydrodynamic and water quality models such as QUAL-2E, QUAL-TX, QUAL-2K, WASP, CE-QUAL-W2, or other similar modeling platforms. Experience using these models within a regulatory framework, such as to support a wastewater discharge permit application is also desired. In addition to water quality modeling, experience with air dispersion modeling software such as AERMOD would be desirable. The ideal candidate would have 1-3 years’ experience working with surface water quality models in either an academic, regulatory, or consulting setting. Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS is also highly desirable.
How to Apply: Submit your resume, unofficial transcripts, and cover letter at under careers / job postings.
Deadline: 4/30/2015

Posted: 2/3/2015
Name of Company: Hydros Consulting Inc.
Location: Boulder, CO, USA
Position: Surface Water-Quality Scentist / Engineer
Start Date:
Job Duties: Provide technical expertise and client management in a range of service areas including:
• Surface water quality modeling
• Assessments of lake, reservoir, and river water-quality dynamics
• Watershed modeling
• Surface – groundwater interactions Job Duties
• Setup and calibrate surface water-quality models
• Analyze water-quality data for patterns and relationships
• Write technical reports and memoranda
• Review water quality and water resources data for Quality
• Manage modeling support staff
Minimum Qualifications:
• Thorough understanding of surface water-quality dynamics
• Experience in model development and calibration
• Strong data analysis and interpretation skills
• Strong technical writing skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to deal with complexity
• Self-starter
• Proficient with EXCEL, databases
• Ability to Understand Client Needs
• Advanced degree in environmental engineering or related environmental science
• At least 5 years of relevant professional experience
• Project Management experience and ability to manage multiple projects effectively
• Excellent analytical and computational skills
• Demonstrated problem-solving capabilities
• People-oriented and a collaborative team player
• Motivated and enthusiastic
Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of laboratory analytical techniques and methods
• Sampling Experience
How to Apply: No Phone Calls Please
Deadline: Until position is filled

Posted: 2/3/2015
Name of Company: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Location: La Verne, California
Position: Limnology & Reservoir Team Manager VI
Start Date:
Job Duties:
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of twenty six cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five conventional water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.6 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The MWD’s Water System Operations Group, Water Quality Section currently has one (1) opening for a Limnology & Reservoir Team Manager VI within the Microbiology Unit located at our Water Quality Laboratory in La Verne, CA.

The Water Quality Reservoir Manager is responsible for managing and supervising the reservoir management team of professional microbiologists. Areas of responsibility include source water monitoring; support of engineering by applying the science of limnology to develop water quality design criteria; and response to taste and odor events and to emerging public health issues.

1. Coordinates the source water monitoring activities for compliance, early warning, contaminant events, operations and resource planning; provides technical review and evaluation on projects for engineering, operations, environmental, recreational issues, and source water supply that may influence water quality; applies limnology principles to develop water quality design criteria for engineering projects; develops and coordinates early warning monitoring strategies to detect and evaluate taste and odor events; and conducts and is responsible for quality assurance and quality control reviews of all analytical data to ensure accuracy of reporting.
2. Supervises staff including selection, assignment and monitoring of work, coaching, counseling, and performance assessment; and reviews work for thoroughness, adherence to water quality standards, and accuracy of results.
3. Assesses employees’ competencies and develops training plans; discusses future professional development with staff; and provides safety training both routine and in preparation for emergency response to natural disasters and contaminant threats.
4. Provides general administration of the team including establishing and tracking team goals and objectives; analyzes team activities and prepares reports; develops and monitors team budget; evaluates resource needs and prepares staffing and consulting requests; and reviews and approves time, reimbursement requests, and purchases.
 5. Acts as project manager on source water quality concerns and issues; prepares proposals independently or with co-investigators to obtain outside funding for projects; and administers contracts in accordance with conditions set forth by the funding source.
 6. Meets with other team managers and Water System Operations staff to evaluate and coordinate projects; and provides technical assistance to member agencies.
7. Manages and directs the preparation of project reports, manages data, and makes presentations for a project advisory committee or other interested or involved parties.
8. Assists in developing team and unit policies, methods, and procedures; and reviews and makes recommendations regarding the development of quality assurance and quality control procedures, project milestones, presentation, and records management.
 9. Performs other related duties as required. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (Alternate Fridays off)
Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND eight years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory, or lead capacity; OR an advanced degree from an accredited college or university AND six years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory, or lead capacity.

Required Knowledge of: Management and supervisory methods and techniques; team building; water treatment regulations, processes, and procedures related to aquatic habitats; project management; standard and experimental analytical methods, concepts, and procedures; applied and theoretical limnology, and wide experience with aquatic ecosystems, wetlands, and watershed; general knowledge of chemistry, biology, aquatic ecology, statistics, and other related scientific areas; quality assurance and quality control procedures; safety regulations; relevant federal, state, and local laws; reporting and public notification requirements; and contract and grant administration.

Requirement Skills and Abilities to: Interpret and analyze results; identify and solve complex scientific problems; conduct hypothesis testing through experimental design of equipment to monitor and sample unusual aquatic situations; manage a diverse work force; mentor, develop, and motivate staff; plan, organize, and review the work of subordinates and team members; review work products for detail and adherence to quality control parameters; exercise judgment and discretion; use scientific applications such as word processing and databases; operate a variety of laboratory equipment; encourage and facilitate cooperation; communicate orally and in writing on administrative and technical topics with both scientific and non-technical audiences; and establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all levels within the organization.

 License Valid California Class C Driver License that allows you to drive in the course of your employment.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or may be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: Light
Work Environment: Primarily an indoor work environment typical of an office setting. The work environment may include some exposure to outside elements. May travel to various sites requiring overnight stay.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. To receive a copy of the complete job description, please send an email to

Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities may be requested by calling (213) 217-7738 at least 5 working days in advance of the scheduled examination date(s).

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $58.59 - $76.60 per hour
How to Apply: Please visit the link to apply for the position.

Posted: 12/4/2014
Name of Company: Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University
Location: Starkville, MS
Position: Professor and Head
Start Date: 7/1/2015
Job Duties: We seek a leader for our Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University. We are a diverse team, focusing on applied and theoretical natural resources problems at state, national, and international levels. The successful candidate will lead and administer research, teaching, and extension programs, and work with on- and off-campus units, stakeholders, and clientele.
Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications include a doctorate in wildlife, fisheries, aquaculture, or related natural resources field, and a professional background appropriate for tenure and appointment at the rank of Professor. Mississippi State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Preferred Qualifications: Administrative experience is desirable.
How to Apply: Apply at (PARF# 8470). Send direct inquiries and supplemental documents to: Dr. Scott Willard, WFA Search Chair, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Mississippi State University, Box 9760, MS State, MS 39762, or / 662-325-0233. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is chosen; review of the candidate pool will begin January 20, 2015.
Deadline: 4/30/2015