About PGCD

Employment

Position: Office Assistant, Full-time (Non-Exempt)
Effective Date: June 15, 2020
Hours Required: Full Time (40 hours/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Immediate Supervisor: General Manager
Salary Range: $18 – $21 hour (depending on qualifications)

Job Summary:
The Office Assistant is responsible for handling clerical tasks for the Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District. This position will be handling incoming phone calls and other communications, greeting clients and visitors, as well as managing files, updating paperwork and other documents, and performing other general office clerk duties and errands. Successful candidates will need to the ability to write clearly and be proficient with word processing applications. A pleasing personality with strong communication skills is also highly valued.

Essential Duties:
• Handling incoming calls and other communications.
• Greeting clients and visitors as needed.
• Helping organize and maintain office meeting and common areas.
• Review local District newspapers subscriptions for water conservation or groundwater related articles.
• Performing general office clerk duties and errands.
• Coordinating events as necessary.
• Maintaining supply inventory.
• Maintaining office equipment as needed.
• Creating, maintaining, and entering information into databases
• Prepare to mail, and send out District mass mailings
• Be knowledgeable of District Rules and procedures in order to answer general questions
• Work closely with the Permitting staff in handling permit applications, well registrations, production reports.
• Assist with District meeting registrations, travel reservations, and Board committee meeting schedules
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements:
• High School diploma or associate degree.
• Two years related experience, or a combination of education and experience in a related field.
• Strong communication skills are required, both written and verbal.
• Above average knowledge of computer programs, including current Microsoft Office applications.
• Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.
• Possess good customer service qualities.
• Good organizational skills and abilities.

Additional Requirements:
• Ability to work efficiently in a dependable, organized, and productive manner to be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
• Must be able to pass all testing and screening requirements established at time of application.

Physical Demands:
• Sitting at a desk using a desktop computer for extended periods of time
• Bend, lift (up to 50 lbs.) climb, walk in both indoor and outdoor working environment

To apply for this position, interested candidates are required to submit a Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District application to:
General Manager
PO Box 3128
Cleburne, Texas 76033
Or, email:
kjones@prairielandsgcd.org

Application for Employment

Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment

Position: GIS Specialist, Full-time (Non-Exempt)
Opening Date: October 1, 2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work location: Cleburne, Texas
Hours Required: Full Time (40 hours/wk) (Non-Exempt)
Salary Range: $24/$28 hour (Salary will commensurate with qualifications)

Job Summary:
The GIS Specialist is responsible for the maintenance and growth of the District’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases. Performs routine to highly complex geographic information system work, planning and research work including data analyses and technical assistance.
This position works closely with field and permitting staff to ensure proper permitting and documentation of groundwater/surface water use as well as verifying accuracy of well permits, communicating with well registrants on compliance issues, verifying well locations, meters and pumpage; and verifying and enhancing the District’s well permit database.

Essential Duties:
• Provides GIS technical assistance to District staff and public users;
• Reviews, maintains, and updates the central appraisal district files;
• Coordinates with Public Utility Commission (PUC) and Texas Commission of Environment Quality (TCEQ) to collect Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) and district boundaries;
• Collaborate with appropriate staff in various program areas to identify additional functionalities to improve business processes;
• Provide technical assistance in projections for joint and regional water planning purposes;
• Assist with permitting needs as may be required;
• Maintains required certifications and licenses and meets the continuing education needs and requirements of the position to include, attending mandatory training courses; and
• Perform other essential or marginal functions as necessary.

Knowledge of:
• GIS-related hardware and ESRI ArcGIS, Arc Editor, and other relevant geospatial software.
• Functional working knowledge of hydrogeology, surveying, and cartography
• Experience with relational databases, including querying, reviewing, and importing data.
• Experience developing mapping applications.
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• Regional and state water planning in Texas and/or water use or water projection data

Education/Experience Requirements:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree. Preference given towards Planning, Resource and Environmental Studies, Geography, Public Administration, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
• One to two years of work experience with Geographic Information System or relational database preferred.
• Relevant education and experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:
• Have proficiency with basic GIS concepts for data review, editing, and analysis
• Self-motivated
• Skills in organizational, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
• Skills in preparing and writing technical reviews and reports.
• Ability to work efficiently in a dependable, organized and productive manner to be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ability to make mature, objective decisions and identify areas of potential problems.
• Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
• Must be able to pass all testing and screening requirements established at time of application.
• Highly knowledgeable of the Rules of the District and of their application to all affected parties;

Physical Demands:
• Sitting at a desk using a desktop computer for extended periods of time
• Bend, lift (up to 50 lbs.) climb, walk in both indoor and outdoor working environment

To apply for this position, interested candidates are required to submit a Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District application to:

General Manager
PO Box 3128
Cleburne, Texas 76033
Or, email:
kjones@prairielandsgcd.org

Application for Employment

Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer