Internship Job Title: Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst
Application Window: March 18, 2022 — Open until filled
Duration and Schedule: This is a limited-term paid position from April 2022 to August 31, 2022. Both start date and weekly schedule are flexible.
Internship Host Organization: Oregon Health Authority–Drinking Water Services (OHA–DWS) works to reduce the incidence and risk of waterborne disease and exposure of the public to hazardous substances potentially present in drinking water supplies.
Position Description: The Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst will aid in OHA–DWS’s efforts to enhance understanding of wildfire impacts on drinking water systems, will analyze volatile organic compounds (VOC) analytical data and will improve emergency response by summarizing impacts from the September 2020
wildfires in Oregon. The Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst is responsible for supporting and advancing the OHA–DWS Wildfire VOC study and will work with members of the OHA–DWS team, Oregon State University (OSU) faculty and staff and operators of Oregon public water systems to analyze, synthesize and communicate meaningful study findings in both ESRI StoryMap and/or a technical report.
Location: Most of this work may be conducted remotely but will require full access to the needed operating systems and technology.
Compensation: Dependent on qualifications, education and experience. This position is not eligible for standard employee benefits.
• Write a report and develop an accompanying ESRI StoryMap summarizing VOC results and OSU Water Utility Survey data collected from public water systems after the September 2020 wildfires.
• Verify, organize and analyze VOC monitoring results and survey data to identify trends and correlations.
o Determine whether benzene or other VOCs are good indicators for the identification of VOC contamination in a distribution system where a water system lost pressure as a result of wildfire that burned into an urban area.
• The report and ESRI StoryMap may include the following:
• Table of impacted drinking water systems that includes selected general system information from known facts, information from Data Online, and information from survey results, such as pipe size, depth, damage,
• A paragraph or two for each public water system giving facts, results, statistics, etc.
• Synthesis of lessons learned and best management practices.
Requested Education and Skills:
• Education: High school graduate. Currently working on a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in a natural resource field such as GIS mapping, engineering, geography or a related field.
o Basic knowledge of technical report writing, data management and analysis, and mapping techniques and methods.
o Working knowledge of ArcGIS and ESRI StoryMap.
o Functional knowledge of ArcDesktop or ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access).
o Ability to prepare technical reports and documents.
o Ability to work on projects with limited supervision, work well with other people and communicate well both orally and in writing is fundamental to this position.
Note: Knowledge of chemical compounds, contamination standards or public water system operation is not necessary.
Interested applicants should send an email with “Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst” in the subject line. Email a resume and a brief cover letter expressing your interest to Casey Lyon at Casey.LYON@dhsoha.state.or.us. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Position will remain open until filled.
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If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!
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An Associate's Degree in a related field and two years of experience in GIS and database management are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed in the job description.
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What we're looking for
At a minimum, to be considered, you need this technical experience:
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This job announcement will remain posted until filled. First review of applications will take place the week of April 4, 2022.
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is a non-union, limited term employment and anticipated to last 15 to 18 months.**
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supervision Received and Exercised:
Work is performed under moderate to general supervision.
Formal GIS Training and/or certification. Graduation from an accredited four-year college preferred.
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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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The posting will close at 11:59 p.m. April 3, 2022.
Follow link below to learn more or apply online.
This position will be located in Salem with occasional travel to agency field offices.
The Oregon Water Resources Department is committed to creating a workplace culture that understands and appreciates differences among people and is welcoming and inclusive to all. By fostering fairness and equity in its work culture, the Department strives to improve services for all Oregonians. We acknowledge that not all people have experienced equitable opportunities or fair treatment. We are committed to increasing our awareness and understanding of historic injustices and building a foundation for meaningful change. We value a wide range of professional and lived experiences, and people of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
What you will do
The primary purpose of this position is to analyze, develop or enhance agency developed desktop and web applications with an emphasis on geographic/spatial data presentation. In support of this, the position will use a variety of tools and software to code, debug and test developed applications. This position will also query databases for data sets to be displayed within applications or distributed in reports, spreadsheets and maps. This position will collaboratively define agency application development standards and practices. This position will work closely with other IS staff and give direction to junior application developers. This position will work directly with customers, vendors and technical staff from other agencies as needed. This position will report to the IS Manager and be largely self-directed.
This position will help support the Department’s information services and platforms, as called for in the state’s 2017 Integrated Water Resources Strategy by keeping complicated system infrastructure running and available for staff and the public.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Information Systems Specialist 6
We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may not meet every one of our listed preferred qualifications. Lived experience may count towards the preferred qualifications. If you are excited about this position, we encourage you to apply. If you are unsure as to whether you meet the preferred qualifications of this position, please contact us to discuss your application.
The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series for employees who start prior to April 1, 2022 or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
(a) Five (5) years of information systems experience in: Software and/or Web Application Development. Geographic Information Systems development or administration.
(b) An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field,
completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field;
three (3) years of information systems experience in: Software and/or Web Application Development. Geographic Information Systems development or administration.
(c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
one (1) year of information systems experience in: Software and/or Web Application Development.
Geographic Information Systems development or administration.
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