SRBA hiring Water Protection Specialist

Sulphur River Basin Authority is accepting Resumes for a Part Time Position for a   “Water Protection Specialist”. The Compensation will be $8.00 to $10.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Resumes will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on December 09, 2016

In the SRBA Office@ 911 N. Bishop Street-Suite C-104, Wake Village, TX. 75501 or by email –  Phone: 903-223-7887





The Specialist is a part-time employee dedicated to assuring water quality in the Sulphur River Basin. The Specialist will assist the SRBA Board of Directors by collecting, analyzing, and interpreting water quality tests. The Specialist will also provide insight on matters of science contained in Memos, Reports, and additional documents.

Essential Job Duties:

• Assist in the collection of samples that monitor water quality
• Interacts with landowners to promote good stewardship of water resources
• Leads and participates in stakeholder meetings related to water quality issues
• Performs additional duties as assigned by the SRBA Board of Directors

Skills and Abilities:

The Specialist is responsible for working closely with others in the protection of the water resources. The ability to effectively communicate and interact with coworkers, the general public, and other government officials is essential. The ability to prepare and give effective presentations is required. This employee must be able to work with specialized equipment associated in investigating the condition of surface water in the Sulphur River Basin. This employee must be able to take water samples from desired locations in lakes, streams, and additional locations. This employee must be accessible by telephone at night and on weekends. This employee must be available to work shifts, weekends, nights, and holidays.

Must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows based programs. Must have the knowledge to read, understand, and interpret water quality tests and procedures. Must possess the knowledge to be able to develop, critique, and improve quality assurance protection plans for taking samples that will be used in assessing the condition of the water in the Sulphur River Basin. Must have extensive knowledge about the sub-watersheds in the Sulphur River Basin. Must be able to interpret and explain complex science matters involving the water resources in the Sulphur River Basin.

Education and Experience:

College degree in science is required. A minimum of one year of experience with water quality programs such as the Clean Rivers Program is required. Experience in water quality sampling is desired. Experience in effective written and verbal communications is required.