The Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District is seeking qualified individuals for the following position(s):

Position: Field Technician, Full-time (Non-Exempt)

Immediate Supervisor: Field Operations Coordinator

Salary: $35,000 - $45,000; Commensurate with Experience

Job Summary:
Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Field Technician. 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:
• Identify and evaluates well permits for accuracy and resolve issues as needed;
• Perform field inspections as needed for meter readings, wells and verify in compliance;
• Identify unpermitted wells and perform investigations. Sends notices for compliance;
• Maintain a current inventory of field equipment on hand as well as a need to order inventory list;
• Ensure timely maintenance of field equipment and vehicles for safety standards;
• Develop and file reports concerning performance of field activities and services provided;
• Apply basic principles of groundwater conservation and highly knowledgeable of the Rules of the District and of their application to all affected parties;
• Provide on-site technical support in areas of water conservation to help reduce overall water consumption; and
• Provide quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

Secondary Duties:
• Assist in day to day operations of the Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District in areas of compliance and permitting;
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalency; comparable job experience considered;
• Basic knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office; Preference given to GIS software.
• Ability to read legal descriptions/maps and locate specific points of interests on maps and in the field.
• Valid Driver’s License and above average driving record.
• Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
• Must have personable nature, possess good customer service qualities, and be
  able to work under pressure and deadlines.
• Strong communication skills are required, both written and verbal.
• Should possess above average organizational skills and abilities.
• Ability to lift 50-100 pounds
• Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions
• Must be able to pass a drug screen.

Applications: Please submit resume via email to; US Mail
to: ATTN: General Manager, PO Box 3128, Cleburne, TX 76033

Deadline: Resumes will be accepted until qualified applicant is selected.

Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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