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Posted: 1/8/2016 9:15:32 AM
Name of Company: Iowa DNR
Location: Des Moines, IA
Position: Geologist 2 – Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Section
Start Date: 3/1/2016
Job Duties: The Department of Natural Resources, Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Section, has an opening for a Geologist 2 position in Des Moines, IA. This position is responsible for the following duties: coordinate lake monitoring activities and interpret monitoring results with regard to the water quality, biologic integrity, and other environmental factors; develop work plans for the ambient lake monitoring program, 319 projects with a water quality emphasis in a lake watershed and work with contractors to develop associated budgets; communicate lake monitoring plans to stakeholders (e.g., DNR Fisheries, DNR Lake Improvement staff, watershed managers, etc.); develop and implement appropriate QA/QC; and ensure accurate upload of validated lake data into the Bureau’s water quality database. Additional duties include working with the Integrated Reporting team to write water quality assessments for lake systems in support of the Department's efforts in completing work to address Sections 303d and 305b of the Clean Water Act.
Minimum Qualifications: BrassRing: 166456BR Location: Environmental Services Division, Watershed Monitoring and Assessment Section, Des Moines, IA Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. some overnights and travel Closing Date: January 12, 2016 – 11:00 p.m.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: See above
How to Apply: BrassRing: 166456BR For specific job duties, requirements, and application information, visit https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/state-employment/, select “Permanent State Employees” and then select the BR#.
Deadline: 1/12/2016
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Posted: 12/10/2015 1:46:07 PM
Name of Company: Brown and Caldwell
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Position: Water Resources Engineer (mid-level)
Start Date: 2/1/2015
Job Duties: Our Virginia Beach office has an exciting opportunity for an experienced mid-level Engineer to join and support our Water Resources group. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a growth-oriented professional consulting office. When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base. Job Expectations: In this role you will provide project management and technical support on a variety of Water Resources projects. You will conduct technical evaluations to support planning and design related to stream restoration, stormwater BMPs, and other related projects. In addition, you will perform and oversee field investigations, storm water sampling, and stream flow monitoring. You will also provide marketing and technical support to project managers and staff during the procurement and execution of key projects as requested Additional job responsibilities: Perform and oversee technical analyses including hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, statistical analyses, water quality investigations, GIS mapping, and data management Prepare and review technical memoranda, reports and electronic deliverables Supervise and coordinate the work of others on projects; ensure proper and timely execution on projects Help mentor junior level staff members Successfully manage and deliver projects on time and on budget Utilize internal project management tools and resources Participate in BC’s QA/QC process
Minimum Qualifications: BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field required; MS degree preferred 7-12 years’ experience with design of stream restorations and stormwater BMPs required Ability to use AutoCAD Civil 3D required Professional registration or ability to obtain PE in Virginia required Proven PM experience preferred Strong technical writing skills required
Preferred Qualifications: MS Degree Project Management Experience PE License
Salary: Negotiable
How to Apply: Please apply at www.brownandcaldwell.com and reference job code 2309
Deadline: 1/31/2016
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Posted: 11/15/2015 9:24:47 PM
Name of Company: PhycoTech, Inc.
Location: St. Joseph, Michigan
Position: Laboratory Manager
Start Date: 5/1/2015
Job Duties: We offer a casual, exciting work atmosphere, and flexible hours. Benefits include insurance, training opportunities, and personal time for community service. PhycoTech, Inc. is an established environmental consulting firm specializing in aquatic analyses and dedicated to raising the standards in our industry. PhycoTech is an equal opportunity workplace. General Description: The Laboratory Manager’s primary responsibility is to supervise all Laboratory activities related to sample receipt, sample processing, and running the laboratory safely and efficiently. The Laboratory Manager will take responsibility for all aspects of the lab, including equipment, employees, supplies, software, and documentation. The person applying for this position must possess excellent organizational skills with attention to detail; able to solve problems and work independently while recognizing the best interest of others and the company as a whole. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Honesty and integrity are expected at all times, with a dedication to every day excellence. Prior work experience, and B.Sc. or Master’s degree in biology or environmental science, with an emphasis on aquatics or watershed management is required. A Master’s degree is preferred, but not required.

Job Duties Include:
•Shipping and receiving oReceiving customer samples (logging into LIMS (ASA)) oShipping customer bottles/slides/sample remnants
•Computer work – using proprietary LIMS (ASA) along with MS Office products and SQL server in a Windows 7/10 environment.
•Sample preparation – acid use required for diatom mount processing
•Data entry/proofing
•Data analysis using standard statistical software and languages (SigmaStat, Primer, PC‐ORD or R preferred)
•Processing/counting zebra mussel samples from the Great Lakes (will train).
•Produce Sample Slides oCleaning, Storing, Mounting and Organizing
•Organization of Laboratory oFiling, Glassware Cleaning, Maintaining Supplies, Misc. Duties
•Minor Maintenance
•Establish and maintain effective customer communication and excellent working relationship with co‐workers.
•Minor field work
•Participation in a large K‐12 educational outreach program, with an emphasis on middle school (grades 6‐8) Preparation of field equipment and supplies for Outreach field days Participation in Science Olympiad and FLL Robotics Assist in maintenance of fresh and salt water fish tanks Native Garden Habitat Management
•Any and all miscellaneous related functions as deemed necessary
•Mandatory Drug Test and Background check (we enter federal facilities)
•Under the direct supervision of the President, the Laboratory Manager must perform to the best of their ability in order to ensure the success of PhycoTech, Inc. The Laboratory Manager must also completely follow any, and all, laboratory and safety procedures in accordance with written and verbal protocols, in order to ensure the safety of all PhycoTech employees and customers.
Minimum Qualifications: B.Sc. or Masters in Environmental Biology or Aquatic Ecology 2 Years Work Experience, including Management Experience Computer Experience with Database Management Software and common productivity software
Preferred Qualifications: Masters in Environmental Biology or Aquatic Ecology 2‐5+ Years Work Experience, including Management Experience Computer Experience with Database Management Software, Microsoft Office Programs, Biostatistics, Outreach Experience with Middle School aged children.
Salary: 45,000‐55,000/Yr.
How to Apply: http://hiring.monster.com/jpw/jobs/jobspreviewpopup.aspx?post=true&source=jcm&folderid= 195625902
Deadline: 1/14/2016
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