The Water Replenishment District of Southern California is seeking an Assistant Hydrogeologist to work under the direction and supervision of other hydrogeologists, engineers, and other staff on field-related activities related to the groundwater monitoring duties of the District.
The position is entry level and field-focused, including:
How to Apply
Interested candidates can apply by going to the District web site at www.wrd.org to print an application. Supplemental materials such as a resume are encouraged to be submitted however no candidate will be considered without a fully completed and signed employment application. The position will remain open until filled.
Completed applications along with supplemental materials may be submitted as follows:
Via mail to:
J H Shaunessy
Water Replenishment District
of Southern California
4040 Paramount Blvd.
Lakewood, CA 90712
Position will require hydrogeological skills, including the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of groundwater data, filing and data entry, quality checks of the work of others, construction of contour maps, hydrographs, and geologic cross sections, perform basic research, and perform technical report writing as directed. All work must be of the highest quality to ensure accurate representative of data collection and documentation of methodologies.
At a minimum the successful candidate will have a B.S. Degree in the field of geology, hydrogeology, earth science, environmental science, environmental engineering or other related field and 1 to 5 years of experience in groundwater monitoring and reporting activities (school programs count as experience). The candidate should show a high level of organization and disciplined work ethic, as well as demonstrated experience through school programs, internships, or employee responsibilities with regards to groundwater monitoring and water resources activities.
Experience with commonly used software such as Excel, Word, Power Point, ArcGIS, Access and hydrogeological software such as modeling, contouring, geochemistry, geophysical logs and borehole logs a plus. Experience with mechanical skills to perform diagnostics and repairs of equipment in the field is also a plus.
A valid California driver’s license and ability to lift up to 50 pounds are required.