Watershed Representative in Chattanooga, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/8/2021

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JobID: 386729

Watershed Representative 

TRAINING POSITION WITH DEVELOPMENTAL ASSIGNMENTS MADE TO FAMILIARIZE THE INCUMBENT WITH A BROAD RANGE OF WATERSHED OPERATIONS TEAMS FUNCTIONS. WITH INCREASING EXPERIENCE, THE INCUMBENT DUTIES WILL EXPAND TO ENCOMPASS GREATER RESPONSIBILITY IN THE RESOURCE STEWARDSHIP PROCESS AREAS.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING: ASSIST IN DEVELOPING, REVIEWING, AND UPDATING LONG-RANGE WATERSHED-BASED STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTING AND IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF WATER RESOURCES. ASSIST IN ESTABLISHING PARTNERSHIPS WITH A DIVERSE ARRAY OF INDIVIDUALS, GROUPS, AND AGENCIES TO SOLVE WATER QUALITY AND LAND USE ISSUES.

ASSIST WITH PUBLIC MEETINGS AND COALITION BUILDING. ASSIST WITH LAND USE REQUESTS AND REVIEW AND ASSIST WITH PROCESSING APPLICATIONS FOR SECTION 26A APPROVALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES. ASSIST IN WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IMPLEMENTATION INITIATIVES AND PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO WATERSHED COALITIONS. EVALUATE SHORELINE MANAGEMENT REQUESTS SEEKING ALIGNMENT WITH WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT AND CULTURAL PROTECTION GOALS. SUPPORT IMPLEMENTATION OF SHORELINE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND RECREATIONAL PROJECTS AS OUTLINED IN PERFORMANCE PLANS.


Education 
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in environmental science, aquatic ecology, limnology, natural resource management, or closely related field or equivalent experience. Advanced degree desired.

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