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Posted on: April 12, 2022 • Category: (none)

Environmental Scientist & Specialist - Operational

State of New Mexico

Apply By: May 31, 2022
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $38,101 - $66,296 Annually

State of New Mexico

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.


Why does the job exist?

This position identifies, implements, and manages environmental surveillance and monitoring projects for the DOE Oversight Bureau (DOE-OB) at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, NM. The DOE-OB performs non-regulatory activities that provides scientifically valid results of environmental surveillance and monitoring activities at DOE facilities in New Mexico. This position contributes to sampling and analysis plans, work plans, standard operating procedures, and technical reports for submittal to the DOE. This position performs environmental multi-media sampling, data analysis, and other quality assurance /quality control functions related to environmental monitoring and data generation.

How does it get done?

The incumbent in this position implements multi-media environmental monitoring programs approved under the federal grant statement of work between the U.S. DOE and the State of New Mexico, and conducts environmental sampling and data analysis activities.

Who are the customers?

The Bureau provides technical analysis of data, reports, and other documents to inform the public about DOE activities in New Mexico and to assure the public that those activities are protective of public health and the environment.

Ideal Candidate

¿ Planning and conducting multi-media (including air, water, biota, vegetation and sediment/soils) environmental sampling and data analysis;
¿ Performing data review and analysis to compose technical reports for submittal to the DOE;
¿ Implementing quality assurance / quality control measures and documentation; and
¿ Facilitating public awareness and understanding of environmental issues by presenting complex technical data and information
to a non-technical audience.

Minimum Qualification

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