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Stormwater Quality Specialist

Ada County Highway District
Garden City , ID Full-time
Posted on July 3, 2019

Stormwater Quality Specialist

Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a Stormwater Quality Specialist specializing in dry weather monitoring and outfall inventory. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting wage range of $21.58 - $24.81 per hour, DOQ.  

  • ACHD offers an excellent benefits package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and
    holidays, and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI)

Primary Responsibilities:

  •  The Stormwater Quality Specialist with dry weather monitoring and outfall inventory applies
    technical environmental and stormwater knowledge and skills to develop and implement aspects of
    the District’s NPDES Phase I and Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permits.
  •  The primary duties of this position include the implementation of the Dry Weather Outfall Screening
    Program and outfall inventory through field investigations, characterizing dry weather discharges,
    source tracking, discharge mitigation/elimination, data management, and reporting. Other duties may
    include assisting with wet weather sampling events, mapping, and inspection.

Qualifications:
 The successful candidate must have considerable knowledge of hydrologic concepts such as
watershed delineation and have a good knowledge and understanding of water quality principals, as
they apply to sample collection and handling; the ability to follow standard operating procedures;
and implement sampling plans. The ability to work outdoors in inclement weather is required.

  • The ability to understand and interpret federal, state, and local environmental regulations, prepare and edit technical reports, and communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  •  The ability to read and interpret construction plans and understand the municipal storm drain system
    is preferred.
  •  Must possess a valid Idaho driver’s license, and be proficient in Word, Excel, and Adobe. Working
    knowledge of data entry in Access and ArcGIS is preferred.
  •  Graduate of college or university with a 4-year degree in Environmental, Physical, or Biological
    Science is preferred. Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the
    required knowledge, skill, and abilities may be acceptable.


A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources no later than 4:30 p.m., July 24, 2019. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St., Garden City ID, or on our website at www.achdidaho.org.

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations