| Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement
Title: Drinking & Groundwater Public Specialist
Contact: Michael A. Blodgett
Location: 1300 West Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54702 –
Telephone Number: 715-839-3745
Hourly Rate: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour, depending upon qualifications –
Duration: March through 1040 hours
Job Description: 40% Conduct inspections of non -community drinking water systems and conduct follow up corrective actions. Provide limited technical assistance and investigate contamination issues 30% Run completeness checks and verify information in vulnerability assessments. Update DWS and obtain GPS coordinates as needed. 30% Complete site investigations and contacts to find new public water systems. Maintain accurate inventory and update DWS. Provide assistance to new systems on sampling, operator certification, and general requirements.
Knowledge Required: University-level training in hydrogeology or public health. Upon appointment should have classes or work experience in some of the following: chemistry, groundwater chemistry geology, hydrogeology, public health sanitation, water sampling, and data collection. Ability to enter data into electronic spreadsheets (e.g., Microsoft Excel), and experience with data analysis, word processing, and field sampling. Desired qualifications: Responsible and dependable, positive attitude, good phone skills, ability to be part of a small team, ability to operate car (valid driver’s license). -
Application Deadline: February 21, 2013 – March 7, 2013
To Apply: Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application (
http://dnr.wi.gov/employment/lte/lteform.pdf hard copy also available at most DNR offices), resume, cover letter, and references to: - Colleen Higgins, WCR HR Representative
WDNR, c/o Colleen Higgins
1300 West Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702
Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. This is a Limited Term Position only funded for 1040 hours.
Additional Information: Number of hours in a work week may be variable, dependent on both work load and weather conditions. Accommodations can be made for students. Overnights and travel required. Must be able to lift 10 20 lbs. -