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Natural Resources Specialist II

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State of Nebraska
Job Code: 02901046
Job Title: Natural Resources Specialist II
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 06/24/14 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $19.49 Hourly
$40,539.20 Annually
Job Type: PERM FULL TIME
Location: Bridgeport, Nebraska
Requisition #: 201402285
Position #: 02901046
Department: Natural Resources, Department of
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This position performs technical professional work in collecting, analyzing and reporting various surface and ground water data and regulating irrigators and other water users in the assigned field office area. Works with irrigators, Irrigation Districts, Natural Resources Districts, and others in the performance of field office responsibilities. Conducts field investigations, dam inspections, preparation of orders, and participates in hearings for agency regulatory purposes. Some travel is required.
Examples of Work:
Works with irrigators, Irrigation Districts, Natural Resources Districts, and others in the performance of field office responsibilities. Conducts field investigations, dam inspections, preparation of orders, and participates in hearings for agency regulatory purposes. Some travel is required.
Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday.
Qualifications / Requirements:
REQUIREMENTS: Post high school coursework/training in natural or water resources, hydrology, geology, floodplain management, chemistry, engineering or related field AND one year experience in research or data analysis.
OTHER: Valid driver''s license or able to provide independent authorized transportation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience and ability to communicate and work effectively with the public at large, and with attorneys, consultants, applicants and other staff members on highly technical material. Knowledge of state water law, hydrology, stream gaging, irrigation practices, and surface and ground water. Experience in organizing and writing technical reports. Knowledge and proficiency with computers/Microsoft Office. Ability to work in and around water and rough terrain. Ability to lift 75 pounds.

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