Natural Resources Specialist I - Austin, TX

Natural Resources Specialist I - Austin, TX

03 Dec 2024
Texas, Arlington, 76001 Arlington USA

Natural Resources Specialist I - Austin, TX

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Natural Resources Specialist I - Austin, TX Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number S05053P Position Title Natural Resources Specialist I - Austin, TX Department Enterprise Development Location Austin Job Family Administrative Support Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.Infrequent travel (i.e., annually) for activities such as job skills training or participating in institutional and client meetings and conferences.Open to External and Internal Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $43,020. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link: University Information The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.Job Summary Process public water system ( PWS ) information for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ( TCEQ ). Review requests for PWS data changes and that come through investigation reports, field reports, and other sources. Provide technical assistance to external and internal customers about registrations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Review requests for PWS inventory affiliation data changes; determines data accuracy.

Document decisions by preparing notes, reports, summaries, and correspondence to record data determinations.

Maintains accuracy of data and file.

Provide technical assistance to city and county officials; water system owners, operators, engineers, and lawyers; agency staff; other governmental entities.

Work with the team to create/review/revise documents such as reports, correspondence, and standard operating procedures.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with one (1) year of experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent communication skills; experience with databases and reviewing technical documents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Word and Excel; and PC’s.

Solid working knowledge of database entry; ability to learn TCEQ rules and data systems.

Skill in time management, organization, and attention to details.

Ability to work independently once trained, exercise independent judgement and initiative under general supervision, integrate complex concepts, procedures, and processes, communicate effectively with customers and coworkers.

Gather information and/or explain policies and procedures.

Prepare correspondence, reports, documents, policy, procedures, case narratives, or prepare other lengthy documents.

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Special Conditions for Eligibility

Working Title Natural Resources Specialist I

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It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

What is the highest level of education attained?


High School Diploma

Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

PhD or equivalent

How many years of professional experience do you have in the related field?

None/less than 2 years

2 to 3 years

4 to 5 years

6 years or more

Are you willing to work in Austin, TX?



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