Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Resource Assessment Specialist)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 08/31/17 11:59 PM
SALARY: $50,088.00 - $73,152.00 Annually
EMPLOYER: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
LOCATION: Hillsboro, Oregon
DEQ has an immediate opening for one (1) Natural Resource Specialist 3 - Resource Assessment Specialist. The purpose of this position is to provide complex interdisciplinary data analysis, evaluation and assessment, and technical review of complex environmental data specifically air quality monitoring data requiring GIS, R, and other technical expertise to develop reports and products for the purpose of solving difficult natural resource problems. This position works as part of the assessment team at the laboratory. The person in this position is responsible for writing reports and producing web products and other information for DEQ, the public, other state agencies such as Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Department of Agriculture, and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife as well as tribal governments, EPA and other stakeholders such as watershed councils and citizen groups. These projects mainly focus on air reporting but may include water quality data analysis. This position is responsible for coordination with headquarters, laboratory monitoring & analytical staff, regional offices, other state agencies, and external stakeholders. This position requires cross program and interagency coordination and communication. This position works in support of agency's water and air programs.
Duties & Responsibilities
Data Review and Analysis
Reports & Data Display
Minimum Qualifications - To be considered a qualified applicant you must meet the following criteria:
Three years of experience performing studies, research, resource management, compliance investigations or other activities in a Natural Resource or Environmental field related to the position. At least one year of the experience must be at a technical or professional level performing activities such as researching and analyzing data, conducting investigations, applying pertinent laws and regulations, or coordinating and monitoring project activities;
A Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources or Environmental or Earth Science or a closely-related field; OR three additional years of experience performing studies, research, or resource management activities in an environmental field with work closely related to that described in the position.
Requested Skills - Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate knowledge or experience in the following areas:
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