Environmental Technicians II perform a variety of technical and analytical tasks for environmental, water quality, or natural resource science programs. Environmental Technicians II are assigned to programs in both the Water Bureau and BES, such as drinking water quality monitoring and compliance, industrial pretreatment and source control, environmental investigations and monitoring, stormwater management, and watershed and environmental management. Environmental Technicians II work under general supervision and are responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting water quality sampling, technical investigations and advanced environmental analysis, requiring pollution prevention controls through plan review, and coordinating and implementing watershed planning and improvement projects. Environmental Technicians II also coordinate activities and projects as part of large, multiple and/or complex environmental, water quality and natural resources programs. Technicians may also initiate, respond to and/or monitor regulatory compliance at the City, State and Federal levels. Tech II staff generally have education or experience in any of the following and related fields: environmental science, ecology, hydrology, water quality, natural resources, botany, engineering, general biology, wildlife biology, chemistry, geology, planning, research methodology, GIS, and database development and management.