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Environmental Scientist (JC - 314366)

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Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged.

Are you interested in a dynamic and challenging position in environmental toxicology that will make an impact on California’s surface water quality? Apply today to join our team. This position will currently be eligible for telework three days a week but is subject to change based on Water Boards policies and operational needs.

The State Water Resources Control Board’s Office of Information Management and Analysis has an opening for an Environmental Scientist in the Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP). The position is located at 1001 I Street, 19th Floor, Sacramento, right in the heart of downtown next to light rail stations and other public transportation.

This position would serve as the environmental toxicology subject matter expert for SWAMP, focused on quality assurance and data management for toxicology monitoring projects. Primary roles include serving as a technical resource and coordinator for toxicology laboratory services and serving as the program coordinator for the SWAMP Toxicology and Contaminants Program. Primary responsibilities include providing guidance to select appropriate methodologies and quality assurance practices for monitoring projects to support Water Board decision-making, responding to inquiries and facilitating communication between the toxicology lab and program staff, verifying toxicological monitoring results according to the SWAMP Quality Assurance Program Plan to ensure data are submitted and qualified appropriately, and loading data to the appropriate database/portal.

Please review the attached Duty Statement for further description of the roles and responsibilities.

Additional information:
Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class.

If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

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