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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:N3174

HYDROGEOLOGIST I

NATURE OF WORK

This is advanced professional work performing hydrogeologic analyses of contaminated sites in the county.

Work involves conducting field investigations and review of contamination reports, and assessing actual or proposed remedial actions. Employees in this class exercise judgment and initiative within federal, state and county rules and regulations. Supervision is provided by a technical superior through conferences and review of reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Reviews hydrogeologic reports pertaining to the assessment and clean up of contaminated sites.

Manages field investigations and inspections at contaminated sites; monitors well drilling and installations, analytical testing and remediation activities.

Reviews and evaluates site test data used for estimation of aquifer characteristics and plume management.

Writes reports discussing contamination report reviews and results of site inspections.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of the principles and practices and current developments in ground water hydrogeology and contamination assessment.

Knowledge of federal, state and county environmental rules and regulations regarding surface and groundwater contamination and well drilling.

Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, handicap, or political affiliation.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in geology, hydrogeology, or chemical, civil or environmental engineering; two (2) years experience in groundwater hydrogeology and the remediation of contaminated sites; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E1/91   R08/06


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