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Natural Resources Specialist

Job Description

TITLE: Natural Resources Specialist

JOB CODE: 6710

EFFECTIVE DATE: 05/31/10

FLSA STATUS: E

EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

PURPOSE: Responsible for reviewing and evaluating Public Water Systems (PWS) or Utilities and Districts (UD) inventory data for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for reviewing requests for Public Water Systems or Utilities and Districts inventory affiliation data changes  submitted by various entities to determine accuracy of data.  Documents decisions and prepares notes, reports, and correspondence to memorialize data determinations.  Reviews client inventory facility data changes submitted through Comprehensive Compliance Investigation (CCI) reports, field reports from staff that produce field reports, and other sources.  Ensures the correct relation of facility data is captured correctly in WUD and the Safe Drinking Water Distribution System (SDWIS), the official database for delivery of Safe Drinking Water Act (and its amendments) data to the United States Environmental Protection Agency.  Prepares appropriate documents meeting TCEQ standards to summarize the results. Adheres to TCEQ paper and electronic file management requirements.  Provides technical assistance to city and county officials; water system owners, operators, engineers, and lawyers; agency staff; other  governmental entities; and any other individuals seeking registration of a public water supply or seeking to modify data related to a public water supply registration.   Follows all applicable TCEQ standard operating procedures.  Assists in reviewing and streamlining existing TCEQ business procedures.  Assists in developing and implementing new procedures.  Ensures that business procedures maintain compliance with all TCEQ rules or policies.  Attends training as appropriate to supplement familiarity with programmatic requirements as directed by the TCEQ Project Manager and UT Arlington.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: TCEQ Project Manager SUPERVISION: N/A REQUIRED EDUCATION: $education

REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or a related field.