TCEQ - Geoscientist III (00037885)

 

Organization: TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

 

Primary Location: Texas-Austin

 

Work Locations: Headquarters (582-HQAUS) 12100 Park 35 Circle  Austin 78753

 

  

Job: Life, Physical, and Social Science

 

Employee Status: Regular

 

Schedule: Full-time

 

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

 

State Job Code: 2365  

Salary Admin Plan: B

 

Grade: 24  

Salary (Pay Basis): 6,189.00 - 6,189.00 (Monthly)

 

Number of Openings: 1

 

Overtime Status: Exempt

 

Job Posting: Feb 1, 2024, 10:48:17 AM

 

Closing Date: Ongoing

 

Description

 

WE ARE TCEQ

Are you ready to make a positive impact in Texas? At Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, protecting the environment is at the heart of everything we do. Choose a career where your perspective, passion, and skills are valued.

We strive to protect our state’s public health and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development. Our goal is clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste.

TCEQ employees get some great perks, including a hybrid work schedule, paid leave, health insurance, and state and federal holidays. See Benefits and Perks at TCEQ.


TELEWORK

This position offers an opportunity for a hybrid work schedule with a minimum 2-day work in office.


YOUR FUTURE TEAM

As part of TCEQ’s Office of Waste, you would contribute to agency efforts to regulate the generation, treatment, storage, and disposal of various wastes and the cleanup of contaminated sites. See details about what we do.

This position is a member of our Remediation Division.


WHAT YOU WILL DO

As a part of the division’s Remediation team, our Geoscientist III will play a key role in achieving TCEQ’s mission. You would use your skills and experience to:

  • Perform advanced technical work and oversees soil and groundwater corrective action projects requiring interpretation of geoscientific information independently for the TCEQ.
  • Oversee and coordinate remediation projects, which includes drafting documents to address technical reviews and queries; tracks correspondence to ensure completion in a timely manner. Process site-specific special projects associated with remediation that are outside the standard workflow.
  • Maintain files and database. Keep management updated on facility progress. Provide customer service and answers questions from both internal and external customers.
  • Participate in training and professional development. Provide leadership, geoscience expertise, management support, expert guidance, to the team/section/division and agency staff.

 

Qualifications

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed as a Geoscientist by the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists (TBPG) plus four years of full-time geoscientific experience beyond licensure.

OR

  • Career Ladder Progression

Two years of full-time TCEQ experience as a Geoscientist II


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with the assessment or remediation of sites under Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) / 30 TAC 350.
  • Experience overseeing or conducting soil or groundwater site assessments.
  • Experience mentoring or training staff on technical topics.


TRANSCRIPTS / COLLEGE HOURS OR COURSE WORK

See instructions on how to attach documents. A copy of your official college transcript or evaluation of foreign credentials in CAPPS is required if needed to meet the minimum qualification requirements outlined above.



CURRENT TCEQ EMPLOYEES

This position is also available as a lateral transfer opportunity (LTO) to TCEQ employees within the Geoscientist III state classification. The selected candidate must meet the minimum qualifications of the corresponding job in the Geoscientist III series.



CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

TCEQ will conduct a criminal history records search, driving history (if required for the job) on candidates offered employment.

In compliance with ADA, if you need any special accommodations during the employment process, please contact HRSS for assistance at (512) 239-0102.


MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY (MOS) CODES

Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes can be found at: https://hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions/. Please click the hyperlink under ‘Occupational Category’ for the respective Class Title.


Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Subscribe to Job Alerts