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Posted: 07/23/2013
Advertisement Number: 14036
Job Title: SR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENTIST
Expires: 08/07/2013 Wednesday
Department: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Division: ENVIRONMENTAL SVCS CIP
Location: 400 MARQUETTE NW
Job Code: 800150 This is not a union position
Grade: E17 Starting $1,958.40 to Midrange $2,365.60 Bi-weekly

POSITION SUMMARY:
Lead, oversee and participate in the more complex and difficult work involved in the development and implementation of short and long range plans, programs and special projects in the field of municipal environmental health; implement strategies for achieving improved environmental health standards and perform a variety of other highly technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in natural or environmental science, engineering or related field, plus six (6) years experience in conducting scientific, environmental, and/or environmental health evaluations. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires: Background check.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Principles and practices of environmental engineering geology and hydrology
Laboratory principles and methods
Principles and practices of soil and groundwater remediation
Analytical laboratory data validation
Interpret, apply and enforce applicable Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations
Conduct a variety of environmental health evaluations, analyze and interpret data and draw conclusions
Operate a computer and a variety of computer programs including data bases, spread sheets and statistical programs
Operate groundwater sampling equipment and vehicles in a safe and effective manner
Develop groundwater monitoring well networks and strategies
Apply Federal Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability
Act (CERCLA), State of New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) Regulations, State of New Mexico Petroleum Storage Tank Regulations, and New Mexico Solid Waste Management Regulations.
Perform ground water and contaminant fate and transport studies
Asses the feasibility of groundwater and soil remediation technologies and best management practices.
Develop and implement soil and groundwater remediation strategies
Prepare clear and concise analytical, statistical and narrative reports

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.

NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.

VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.


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