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"Water Resource Specialist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Design or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply, quality, and regulatory compliance issues.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Water Resource Specialist"

1) Supervise teams of workers who capture water from wells and rivers.

2) Review or evaluate designs for water detention facilities, storm drains, flood control facilities, or other hydraulic structures.

 

3) Negotiate for water rights with communities or water facilities to meet water supply demands.

4) Perform hydrologic, hydraulic, or water quality modeling.

5) Compile water resource data, using geographic information systems (GIS) or global position systems (GPS) software.

 

6) Compile and maintain documentation on the health of a body of water.

7) Write proposals, project reports, informational brochures, or other documents on wastewater purification, water supply and demand, or other water resource subjects.

8) Recommend new or revised policies, procedures, or regulations to support water resource or conservation goals.

9) Provide technical expertise to assist communities in the development or implementation of storm water monitoring or other water programs.

10) Present water resource proposals to government, public interest groups, or community groups.

11) Identify methods for distributing purified wastewater into rivers, streams, or oceans.

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12) Monitor water use, demand, or quality in a particular geographic area.

13) Identify and characterize specific causes or sources of water pollution.

14) Develop plans to protect watershed health or rehabilitate watersheds.

 

15) Develop or implement standardized water monitoring and assessment methods.

16) Conduct cost-benefit studies for watershed improvement projects or water management alternatives.

17) Analyze storm water systems to identify opportunities for water resource improvements.

18) Conduct technical studies for water resources on topics such as pollutants and water treatment options.

19) Conduct, or oversee the conduct of, investigations on matters such as water storage, wastewater discharge, pollutants, permits, or other compliance and regulatory issues.

20) Develop strategies for watershed operations to meet water supply and conservation goals or to ensure regulatory compliance with clean water laws or regulations.

21) Conduct, or oversee the conduct of, chemical, physical, and biological water quality monitoring or sampling to ensure compliance with water quality standards.

Job Description for "Water Resource Specialist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Water Resource Specialist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  11-9121.02


 

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