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Temporary, 0020

State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Academic / Research, Government
Informatics / GIS
Salary Type
Employment Type
Temporary / Seasonal
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Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to:

Julie Chambers at
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The Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) is seeking to hire seasonal-temporary employees to work in the OWRB Water Quality Programs Division. Selected applicants will assist OWRB technical personnel in conducting water quality research and assessment studies and will spend significant amounts of time doing fieldwork to forward program goals.

Temporary Employees: $13.00 - $16.00 per hour Pay is based on education, experience and availability

Specific Location of Work:

Oklahoma Water Resources Board

3800 North Classen Boulevard

Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Description of Work Duties:

The positions may be either mainly field or office based and involve performing various activities to support water resources research and water quality investigations.

Examples of duties that will be performed include, but are not limited to:
  • Field sampling (physical, chemical and biological) of lakes, groundwater, and streams/rivers across the state
  • Assist with lake and wetland restoration activities
  • Assist with bathymetric mapping of lakes across the state
  • Assist with post-processing of field water quality samples
  • Equipment calibration and maintenance
  • Data entry and review
  • Assist with data management activities
  • Assist with Division activities as needed.

Overnight travel will be required for field positions. Moderate to heavy physical exercise including but not limited to: carrying field equipment, operating certain sample collection equipment, and wading for prolonged periods while working may be required. Experience with the operation of boats or other watercraft is a plus but not required. Familiarity with computers and application software is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Arc GIS is preferred, but not required. Basic knowledge of chemical and biological principles is a plus though not necessary. The position provides valuable job experience that will be beneficial in preparing the successful applicants for their professional career.

The work schedule for these positions will be Monday-Friday.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran's preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.
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