4 water resources professional job postings are listed as of 9/15/02, details below:

 

1. Two water faculty positions, Colorado State University 9/15/02

2. EPA Region 6 Extension Program Specialist - Environmental Quality 9/15/02

3. Two NC Cooperative Ext. agent openings 8/25/02

4. Water Resources Dept. Mgr. Wilmington DE 7/17/02

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9/15/02

1. The Department of Civil Engineering at Colorado State University

invites applications for two tenure track water faculty positions at the

assistant or associate professor level in hydrology, hydraulics, and in

water resources.

 

Responsibilities: The successful candidates are expected to: (1)

teach graduate and undergraduate courses in hydrology, hydraulics, and

water resources planning and management; (2) conduct innovative

research in their areas of expertise; and (3) develop an active multi-

disciplinary sponsored research program. The position is intended to

strengthen multi-disciplinary research activities in hydrology and

groundwater, hydraulics and fluid mechanics, water resources planning and

management, and environmental engineering. Collaboration with faculty

members within the Department and across the University is essential.

 

Qualifications: The degree requirement is a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering,

Environmental Engineering or a closely related field completed by August

1, 2003. Applicants must have outstanding credentials in one or several

of the following areas: water resources planning and management, hydrologic

sciences and engineering, and hydraulics. The candidates must have a

demonstrated commitment to obtaining and conducting sponsored research.

Applicants should also have a demonstrated ability to work on multi-

disciplinary research teams. Candidates will be evaluated with regard to

excellence in research, teaching and professional service. The appointment

will be made at a level commensurate with the candidate's experience and

qualifications. Under exceptional circumstances, full professor positions may

be considered. CSU provides full academic year salary, excellent benefits

and extensive facilities and laboratories.

 

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Benefits package included.

 

Proposed Starting Date: As early as August 15, 2003.

 

Closing Date: Applications are due by October 15, 2002, for full

consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position

is filled.

 

Application Process: To apply, please submit a resume, a detailed list of

research projects and publications, a statement of teaching and research

interests, and a minimum of three names of references to: Water Search

Committee Chair Department of Civil Engineering Colorado State

University Fort Collins, CO 80523-1372 Questions about the position

can be directed to Bernadette Shepard at (970)-491-5049 or

bshepard@engr.colostate.edu . Inquiries and initial applications will be

treated confidentially.

 

For more information about our department and academic programs, please

visit our web site at: http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce . CSU is an

EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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9/15/02

2. EPA Extension Program Specialist position in Environmental Quality,

Region 6 (Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana)

SALARY: Commensurate with Training and Experience

AVAILABILITY: Currently available. This position is subject to annual

review and continuation is dependent upon availability of funding (on a

federal fiscal year basis) by all agencies involved, which includes the

Extension Services in the 5 states and Region 6 Environmental Protection

Agency. Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position

has been filled. This is a non-tenure track position.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in agriculture,

environmental science, or closely related field is required; Ph.D. desirable.

Three to five years experience in Cooperative Extension work is highly

desirable. Successful experience in development and delivery of

educational programs on environmental issues and experience

working with environmentally-related federal or state agencies is desirable.

Knowledge of and experience in developing strategies dealing with

water quality, pesticides, toxics and nonpoint source pollution

preferred. Ability to serve as an effective liaison between EPA and

Extension Services in Region 6 states and willingness to travel as

necessary to coordinate program efforts is required. Demonstrated ability to

work cooperatively with others and communicate effectively both orally

and in writing. Computer competency is requested.

ADMINISTRATIVE RELATIONSHIPS: The individual selected will be

employed by the Texas Cooperative Extension. If the applicant selected is

currently employed by the Extension Service in Arkansas, Louisiana, New

Mexico, or Oklahoma, and wishes to retain that affiliation/appointment,

such an arrangement would be negotiable. The Associate Director for

Agricultural Sciences in Texas or designee will have supervisory responsibility

to assure job performance and communications with the Extension Services in

other states in EPA Region 6. The Director of the Multimedia Planning &

Permitting Division of the EPA Region 6 will provide day-to-day program coordination.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides leadership in strengthening

coordination among EPA, USDA-CSREES, Cooperative Extension Services in

the five state region, other USDA agencies, agricultural chemical user groups,

and related agricultural and water quality agencies. Identifies and provides related

Extension educational materials to EPA and others as appropriate. Serves as liaison

in identifying and communicating research, information, and education needs of

Extension audiences to EPA and other appropriate organizations. Cooperates with

state and federal agencies in development and implementation of integrated

education and outreach programs in areas including surface and groundwater

protection, pesticides, toxics, pollution prevention, endangered species, and

other initiatives as assigned.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: All interested individuals who meet the

basic qualifications stated above are encouraged to apply. Please submit a resume

and transcripts of all college and university work. In responding please apply to:

 

Mark L. McFarland, Ph.D.

Texas Cooperative Extension

Dept. of Soil&Crop Sciences

2474 TAMUS

College Station, TX 77843-2474

Phone: (979) 845-2425

Fax: (979) 845-0604

e-mail: ml-mcfarland@tamu.edu

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8/25/02

3. Employment opportunities Two North Carolina Cooperative Extension

agent openings (1 and 2, below) to provide local educational leadership

for water quality and other environmental issues. Application details are at

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/personnel/vacancies/current.htm

and deadline is 9/1/02 or until suitable applicant is found.

 

1. Extension Agent, Natural Resources, Gaston County

Application Deadline: 9/1/02* or until suitable candidate is found

Date Available: 10/1/02

 

Gaston is the 8th largest county in North Carolina with a population of

190,365 (2000 census). Gaston County is the 2nd largest county in the

Charlotte metropolitan area and has 14 metropolitan areas. The county

seat, Gastonia, is the 12th largest city in North Carolina. The county's

population breakdown is 83% white, 17% non-white, with 12% of

the population living in poverty. The individual in this position will

be responsible for directing a comprehensive natural resources

educational program with emphasis on water quality, air quality, and

land-use issues. The agent serves as staff coordinator for the Gaston

County Quality of Natural Resources commission, a 40-member stakeholder

group with representatives from industry, environmental groups,

agriculture, homebuilders, and many other interest groups. The agent

will train and coordinate volunteers involved in environmental public

policy and community outreach. This individual will work with state

and local agencies, governmental officials, Extension specialists, and

University researchers. Skills needed include knowledge and experience

in communications, presentations, public relations/marketing, media (TV

and print), leadership, time management, organization, networking, and

grant writing. Experience in volunteer management, public policy, and

water quality monitoring is preferred. The individual should be

comfortable working with Microsoft Office applications. Arcview GIS

knowledge is preferred. The ability to plan, implement, evaluate,

document, and market outcomes of educational programs to the clientele

and elected officials is essential. A Bachelor's degree in Natural

Resources, environmental sciences, geography, or related field is

required. Extension and/or relevant experience and a Master's degree

are preferred. Must have a valid driver's license. Must be able to work

in outdoor environment.

 

 

2. Area Specialized Agent Environmental Education

Craven, Carteret, Jones, and Pamlico Counties

Application Deadline: Until suitable candidate is found

Date Available: Immediately

 

The position will be housed in Craven County North Carolina. New Bern

is the county seat and is located on the Neuse and Trent Rivers. The

county office is located on Highway 70 and is forty-five minutes from

the Atlantic Ocean and two hours from Raleigh. The four county areas

consists of a balanced economy of agriculture, governmental services,

commercial fishing, small businesses, and large industries such as Moen

Faucets, Weyarhaeuser Co., and Cherry Point Marine Air Facilities. The

total population of the four county area is approximately 150,000 with

30% black, 3% Hispanic, and 67% white. There is an abundance of

waterways in all four counties and the fishing industry has a large

impact on the economy of Pamlico and Carteret Counties. Field crops in

the four county area consists of cotton, tobacco, corn, soybeans, and

small grain. The livestock industry is the heaviest in Jones and Craven

County and consists of hogs and poultry. The Area Environmental

Education Agent will join a team of four other county-based faculty and

six campus-based faculty focusing on water quality in the Neuse River

Basin. This Neuse Education Team was formed in 1997 with a special

appropriation from the North Carolina General Assembly. The team is

charged with educating farmers and other citizens in the Neuse River

Basin about water quality protection practices. The emphasis of this

position will be on improving agronomic practices to reduce

agricultural nutrient losses in the lower four counties of the basin. The

Agent will also educate homeowners, urban resource managers, and the

general public on environmental issues. Primary responsibilities are to:

(1) work closely with extension colleagues to develop and implement

local education programs for target audiences; (2) facilitate communication

among local watershed stakeholders; and (3) provide leadership for

ongoing watershed projects to improve water quality. The position

requires a Masters degree in environmental education or a related

field and a minimum of three years of Extension experience.

Background and experience in agronomy, nutrient management,

agricultural production, water quality, and natural resources

management are preferred. Applicants are expected to have

outstanding communication skills, and a strong desire to educate diverse

audiences about the environment. The position requires occasional

travel and field-work.

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7/17/02

4. Water Resources Department Manager job opportunity in Wilm. DE,
details at www.huckecpc.com.  Requirements: Minimum 10 years experience
with MCE or MS in Water Resources or Civil Engineering. Management of
Water Resources Group of approximently 10 people in an 85 person
geoenvironmental consulting firm with three regional offices.
  4 Year
Degree. Email contact and resume info to: Nicole C. Hucke, Recruiting
Specialist jhucke@nc.rr.com