Drinking Water Bureau Sampler (NMENV #1010442)

Website New Mexico Department of Environment

Job ID: 126038
Location:Clovis
Posting End Date:08/12/2022
Agency: New Mexico Department of Environment
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary

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Job Posting Type

Standard Requisition

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Salary

$24.11 – $38.58 Hourly

$50,155 – $80,248 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 70

Why does the job exist?

The Drinking Water Bureau’s Water Conservation Fund Group administers the Water Conservation Fund (WCF) and provides monitoring services to public water system in accordance with the Water Conservation Fund requirements. This position exists to: Collect water quality samples from public water systems in compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act and New Mexico Drinking Water Regulations requirements

How does it get done?

The general purpose of this position is to protect public health by collecting samples at public water systems across the State of New Mexico for compliance under the Safe Drinking Water Act and New Mexico Drinking Water Regulations

Who are the customers?

The customers for this job are the Environmental Protection Agency, internal NMED staff, external drinking water stakeholders, and the citizens of New Mexico.

Ideal Candidate

1.Experience collecting water samples or conducting other types of sampling 2.Experience planning/preparing/executing large complex sampling projects spread over large geographic areas 3.Experience working with or interacting with public water systems 4.Experience using the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, GIS (or other spatial analysis) or any other database experience 5.Experience interacting with various local, state, or federal agencies regarding compliance with environmental regulations

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in Physical, Natural, or Environmental Science, Soil Science, or Engineering and two (2) years of experience in public/environmental health, environmental science, Air Quality Management, Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Geology, Hazardous Waste Management, Wildlife Management, and/or Water Resources Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table

These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education Experience Education Experience
1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 6 years of experience OR High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 6 years of experience
2 Associate’s degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 4 years of experience Associate’s degree or higher in any field AND 6 years of experience
3 Bachelor’s degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 2 years of experience  
4 Master’s degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 0 years of experience  

• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.

• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of “semester hours” in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

Employment Requirements

Must posses a current NM Driver’s License.

Working Conditions

Executive Order 2021-066 requires all employees with the State of New Mexico to provide either proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including proof of a booster dose of vaccine by January 17, 2022, or within four weeks of becoming eligible for a booster dose) or proof of a COVID-19 viral test every week.

The Public Health Order (on Vaccination) dated December 2, 2021, requires Congregate Care Facility Workers and Hospital Workers to have received a primary series of vaccination by October 6, 2021, and a booster dose of vaccine by January 17, 2022, or within four weeks of becoming eligible for a booster.

Links to the referenced Executive Order and Public Health Order can be found on the State Personnel Office website homepage: www.spo.state.nm.us

This position has regular daytime work schedule which can incur 1-2 late days per week with some overnight travel occurring 1-3 days per month on occasion.  This position can also be tasked with responding to public health threats that may require some work on weekends or during non-standard work hours.   This position is mostly an out of office setting driving to/from a site, and collecting water samples.  Remainder of time is in an office setting working on a computer entering samples collected, preparing for next sampling event (preparing required paperwork or sample bottles), or packing and shipping samples.

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Agency Contact Information: Bethany Anderson 505-469-3204Email

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

 

Bargaining Unit Position

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

For more information, please visit http://Bethany.Anderson@state.nm.us →