Environmental Technician

Employer
Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
Location
Tama, Iowa, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Aug 18, 2021
Ref
2308095110
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
TITLE: Environmental Technician DEPARTMENT: Natural Resources

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in the implementation of Tribal Environmental programs and projects.
  • Assist in field sampling of Environmental Branch programs:
    • Air
    • Water
  • Conduct/assist in the development of resource assessments and inventories including:
    • Maintain and develop related maps and databases for the Environmental Branch.
    • Maintain accurate records of work activities, data, and information gathered for Environmental reporting requirements.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of research methods and procedures for monitoring environmental components.
  • Collect and organize data for monitoring Tribal Natural Resources
  • Attend training conferences and meetings as appropriate to assigned responsibilities.
  • Assist and develop outreach and education activities
  • Assist in maintenance and repairs of department tools, equipment, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Associates degree (w/ Bachelor's degree preferred) in Natural Resource, Environmental Science, Biology, or a related field OR equivalent combination of education and professional experience in Natural Resource related work
  • Broad knowledge of the physical and life sciences (e.g., land, soil, water)
  • Ability to analyze data and communicate results in oral and written presentations.
  • Physical ability to collect field data in all sorts of weather conditions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Must be dependable, possess initiative, be self-motivated and work independently
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable.
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Travel required for training, conferences, and/or meetings.


SUPERVISION:

- Supervised by the Environmental Branch Coordinator.

SALARY LEVEL:
  • Annual Salary Range: $16 per hour


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