Date Posted: July 1, 2019
Closes: July 24, 2019
Stormwater Quality Specialist
Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a Stormwater Quality Specialist specializing in dry weather monitoring and outfall inventory. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting wage range of $21.58 - $24.81 per hour, DOQ.
ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
- The Stormwater Quality Specialist with dry weather monitoring and outfall inventory applies technical environmental and stormwater knowledge and skills to develop and implement aspects of the District's NPDES Phase I and Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permits.
- The primary duties of this position include the implementation of the Dry Weather Outfall Screening Program and outfall inventory through field investigations, characterizing dry weather discharges, source tracing, discharge mitigation/elimination, data management, and reporting. Other duties may include assisting with wet weather sampling events, mapping, and inspection.
- The successful candidate must have considerable knowledge of hydrologic concepts such as watershed delineation and have a good knowledge and understanding of water quality principals, as they apply to sample collection and handling; the ability to follow standard operating procedures; and implement sampling plans. The ability to work outdoors in inclement weather is required.
- The ability to understand and interpret federal, state, and local environment regulations, prepare and edit technical reports, and communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
- The ability to read and interpret construction plans and understand the municipal storm drain system is preferred.
- Must possess a valid Idaho driver's license, and be proficient in Word, Excel, and Adobe. Working knowledge of data entry in Access and ArcGIS is preferred.
- Graduate of college or university with a 4-year degree in Environmental, Physical, or Biological Science is preferred. Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities may be acceptable.
A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources no later than 4:30 p.m., July 24, 2019.