Water Quality Technician

State of Utah

Job Description

The Department of Environmental Quality is seeking to fill multiple intern position in the Division of Water Quality. These positions are temporary and part time.

Principal Duties

Assist with field monitoring activities with Monitoring Section Staff
Collects, organizes, and review water quality data and samples
Delivers field samples to appropriate labs
Follows quality assurance procedures including standard operating procedures and field manuals
Ideal Candidate
Work experience or educational background related to watershed sciences
Skills include knowledge in physical, chemical, and biological dynamics of water quality monitoring
Experience with operating scientific monitoring equipment
Experience with operating 4WD vehicles, boats, and towing trailers
Ability to get along with a diversity of personalities and maintain a positive attitude under stressful situations
Flexible schedule and able to travel overnight frequently
An associate degree or higher in a field related to watershed sciences is preferred. But, candidates who are still pursuing their degree will be considered. This includes environmental studies, natural resources, wildlife biology, environmental chemistry, geology, etc.
Certification is unnecessary.

Additional Information
This is a part-time, temporary position that is anticipated to last May through October 2023.

Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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