Water Quality Technician
The British Columbia Conservation Foundation (BCCF) is seeking a Water Quality Technician for a parental leave from mid-July through approximately 26 weeks. This position will work on data processing and review of regulatory reporting data for water quality. Large amounts of data are generated through field and laboratory analysis and this data is maintained in databases, both internal and external, for regulatory purposes, long term trend analysis and consultant studies. The data requires thorough review and QA/QC checks to ensure and maintain its validity.
- Post-secondary education in chemistry or environmental sciences.
- Significant experience with Excel and database programs are required.
- QA/QC of data, including data entry, compilation, tabulation, processing and analysis for production of reports.
- A background in working with data related to environmental monitoring/assessments, and wastewater systems.
- Experience in checking the accuracy of database entries for environmental and wastewater data (WaterTrax or other database programs) against laboratory Certificates of Analyses.
- Knowledge related to the environmental and wastewater fields, and familiarity with National Pollutant Release Inventory and Green House Gas Reporting Regulation and Environment Canada’s on line data entry portal.
The expectation is that the successful candidate will be available for work 7.5 hrs per day 5 days a week for approximately 26 weeks. This work will be done from home and the candidate will be required to provide his or her own office space, computer, and software (allowances provided). Limited travel expenses may be provided to attend meetings.
975 hours (7.5 h/day, 5 days/week)
Submit a resume and cover letter using the form below. Please submit both in separate files with your name in the file name and in .pdf format.
Closing date: June 24 at 4:30 PM
The British Columbia Conservation Foundation (BCCF) is committed to ensuring that no person is denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to ability, and to achieving and maintaining a workforce that is representative of women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
BCCF undertakes to identify and remove any discriminatory policies and practices found in the recruitment, selection and hiring, promotion, training, retention and termination of employees in all levels and categories of employment.