Serves as a technical scientific advisor for Drinking Water Branch data management for compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) by providing technical oversight in creating/modifying/testing/troubleshooting of data management systems. Adds user accounts to servers and determines system privileges.
Analyzes data submitted from labs and public water systems (PWSs). Ensures data is uploaded correctly into appropriate databases. Provides reports and technical assistance as needed. Maintains databases by ensuring inventory updates are applied across database programs.
Coordinates the submission of data to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) within established time frames to meet federal and state reporting requirements. Assists with the analysis and management of geospatial data and associated databases for regulatory compliance.
Assists with preparing reports in order to respond to Kentucky Open Records Act (KORA) information requests from the general public or other staff. Creates and maintains standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all duties and processes. Recommends procedural changes necessary for the implementation of state and federal regulations.
Provides training to agency staff and regulated community. Provides guidance on data transmission and communication between programs. Provides evaluation and guidance on new and updated environmental programs. Attends applicable workshops and trainings.
The DOW offers flexibility in work schedules, responsibilities both in and away from the office, an opportunity to network with a wide range of professionals within and outside the agency. If you are interested in a rewarding career with the DOW we would love to review your application.
EDUCATION:Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in a natural, biological or physical science OR Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 20 semester hours in a natural, biological or physical science.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS:Three years of experience in natural resources, environmental control, or a related area.
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE:Graduate study in a natural, biological, or physical science will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION:Experience in natural resources, environmental control, engineering, or a related area will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.):NONE
Working Conditions: Work is typically performed in an office setting. Incumbents in this class may perform work in the field with frequent travel on a statewide basis. An incumbent in the position may be subject to adverse weather conditions, exposure to snake and insect bites, water-borne pathogens, broken glass, and rusty metal in streams. Electrocution from electro-fishing equipment is possible.
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
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