Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit.
The Environmental Assessment Program (EAP) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill TWO Environmental Specialist 1 positions. The positions will begin June 16th and will end October 30, 2017. The positions will be based out of our Headquarters office in Lacey, WA.
The Environmental Specialist 1 positions assist in performing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating scientific analysis; plan and conduct routine field projects; assist with conducting surveys, analyze and record field conditions, assist with project administration, gather and analyze probabilistic sampling information which is used to develop recommendations and make decisions regarding landscape level assessment of aquatic resources statewide.
We are looking for applicants who possess the ability to appropriately manage stressful situations, work well both individually and in a crew setting, communicate effectively with colleagues and members of the public, possess attention to detail, and follow through with tasks.
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The Environmental Assessment Program provides a range of scientific, monitoring, laboratory, and quality assurance services. Its mission is to measure and assess environmental conditions in Washington State.
Some of the key work activities of the Environmental Specialist 1 positions include:
Participates in the following WHM data management activities:
Please Note: The positions are temporary and will end by October 30, 2017.
A Bachelor's of Science degree involving a major study in environmental, physical, natural sciences, or other closely related field.
Experience at or above the Environmental Technician level or equivalent will substitute, year for year, for education.
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
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