Employment Opportunities with ASRWWA
Source Water Protection Specialist
Posted: March 15, 2018
Closing Date: Until position is filled
Classification: Regular Full-Time (40 hours per week), Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Executive Director
To fulfill the contractual requirements of the National Rural Water Association Source Water Protection Sub-Award Agreement. The Source Water Protection Specialist will work with communities, water systems, businesses and agricultural producers to develop source water protection plans to protect drinking water sources. In each project area, the Specialist will hold source water protection workshops, work with local partners to help establish and manage volunteer planning committees, develop inventories of potential sources of contamination, guide committees through the recommendation-generating process, and write a source water protection plan and implement protection activities. The Specialist will be a liaison with the USDA-FSA to ensure activities align with their source water protection priorities and those of the Connecticut and Rhode Island primacy agency. The Specialist shall be required to remain organized, stay flexible, and be able to work independently with little or no supervision.
The Source Water Protection Specialist should possess, at a minimum, any combination of education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in geology, hydrology, natural resources planning, or related field and multi-year experience in a compatible area to groundwater protection or land use planning. A bachelor's degree is required, master's degree is preferred. Knowledge of local government operations and public water supplies is preferred. Eligible candidates must be proficient with a computer, web-based applications, and applicable software, such as ArcGIS and MS Office. The candidate must also be comfortable with leading successful meetings and public speaking/presentations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS
The USDA Source Water Protection Specialist is an employee of the State Rural Water Association. The USDA Source Water Protection Specialist works closely and communicates with the NRWA Source Water Project Manager to accomplish the requirements of the program.
The USDA Source Water Protection Specialist has frequent contact with water system personnel, agricultural producers, government, elected officials, industry and organizations.
Paid Leaves: Vacation, Sick & Personal Days, Holidays
Please email a Letter of Interest, Resume, and a list of three professional References to HR@asrwwa.org
No calls please.
ASRWWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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