Hydrologist I - Remediation

Recruitment #051724-MGBF01-400400

Introduction

The DNREC-Remediation Section protects public health, welfare, and the environment in Delaware by managing and assisting with the investigation, clean-up and restoration of hazardous substance, petroleum, and hazardous waste release sites.  This includes sites in the Brownfields, Voluntary Cleanup and Corrective Action Programs.

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Summary Statement

This position is responsible for confirming and evaluating the nature and extent of contamination related to hazardous substances releases.  This position performs a full range of essential functions including managing the investigation and cleanup of sites under the Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act.  Additionally, this position will provide technical support in regulation development and the evaluation and regulation of groundwater quality.

Career Ladder

Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets field samples, scientific literature and statistical data. 
  • Supervises and documents the installation of wells; inspects and compiles data regarding existing wells, waste disposal sites, and underground storage facilities.
  • Summarizes data used in studies, projects, plans, specifications and research.
  • Performs mathematical calculations to aid in the selection of alternatives.
  • Reviews and comments on permit applications.
  • Provides technical and regulatory information.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Hydrologist I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Geology, Hydrology or related field. 
  2. Knowledge of hydrogeology and stratigraphy.
  3. Knowledge of collecting hydrologic field data such as geologic descriptions, water levels and water samples.
  4. Knowledge of technical report writing.

Additional Posting Information

The State of Delaware recognizes the value of telework and flexible working schedules. This position is eligible for Telework and Alternative Work Schedules according to the State of Delaware’s Alternative Work Arrangement Policy. More information will be shared at the time of interview. 

Conditions of Hire

DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

DNREC Medical Exam: To meet health and safety requirements, applicants for this position must successfully pass a baseline medical examination to demonstrate fitness for duty. 

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 


Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.