The Suquamish Tribe is recruiting for a Hydrologist/Water Resources Coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources. The incumbent will have project oversight responsibilities of Ecosystem Recovery Program staff as directed by the Ecosystem Recovery Manager. Position provides expert advice to the Ecosystem Recovery Manager and executive management, and serves as program technical expert on measures required to protect ground and surface water resources and aquatic habitat. Incumbent will be the staff lead on planning and implementing water resources management activities for the Suquamish Tribe.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: Washington State Water Law as implemented through statues, regulations, and court decisions; aquatic ecosystem functions and structures; applicable state, federal, and local environmental regulations and policies; land use and natural resource planning principals, techniques, and current trends; methods for the development of studies and investigations; interpretation of chemical, biological, and physical data.
Ability to: Effectively communicate technical information, both orally and in writing; demonstrate a high degree of technical expertise; define water resource problems and determine extent and types of information required; analyze water resource and aquatic information to recommend solutions and corrective actions; develop or review study designs and data collection methods, and interpret data; identify key relationships, draw logical conclusions, and maintain effective working relationships with governmental officials, agency representatives, and stakeholders; effectively work independently or with a team as the project manager or lead Tribal representative
Minimum: A Bachelor's degree involving a major study in hydrogeology, hydrology, geology, or closely allied field and two years of professional experience as a water resources manager, hydrogeologist, hydrologist, geologist or closely allied profession. A Master's degree with a major study in hydrogeology, hydrology, geology or closely allied field will substitute for the two years of experience.
Desired: A Bachelor's degree involving a major study in hydrogeology, hydrology, geology, or closely allied field and six years of professional level experience as a water resources manager, hydrogeologist, hydrologist, geologist, or closely allied profession. Three of the six years of professional level experience must be directly related to water rights administration, water resource policy development, or water resource planning. A Master's degree with a major study in hydrogeology, hydrology, geology, or closely allied field will substitute for two years of experience. A Ph.D. degree will substitute for three years of experience if the major research was in hydrogeology, hydrology, geology, or closely allied field. Licensed to practice hydrogeology in Washington State.
State/Tribal/Federal Criminal Background check required
Valid WA State Driver's License required
Current First Aid, CPR and Food Handlers certification required
Pre-Employment drug testing required
Salary D.O.E., plus benefits package
To Apply: Please visit our website at www.suquamish.nsn.us and complete an application. If you experience any technical difficulties with the online application, you can download a hardcopy and submit it to our HR Dept. with your cover letter & resume.
To request a job description: Please call the Suquamish Tribe Job Line at (360) 394-8414
OPEN UNTIL 3-12-2020
Job Type: Full-time
- water resource field: 2 years (Required)
- Bachelor's (Required)
- Store Discounts
- One location
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
- People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
- Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
- Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
- Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
- Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
- Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
- High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
- Monday to Friday