Water Quality Technician

Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District   Sunnyside, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on July 3, 2024

Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District

Water Quality Technician

The Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District (SVID), seeks a Water Quality Technician. The individual should value working in the field collecting water samples in the morning and performing chemical and biological testing of the samples in the afternoon on the same day. Routine operation and maintenance of field sampling and laboratory equipment are required. The candidate will sample year-round by wading in district waterways and may be exposed to inclement weather. Individual is required to lift 50 lbs. of weight. Desirable skills include: working in a laboratory setting; data analysis, charting, and management in Microsoft Office programs (Access, Excel, and PowerPoint); strong field observational skills; detail-oriented, and ability to work independently. A minimum of an AA degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science, geology, natural resources, or other scientific field of study is preferred but not required. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education. Wage: $50,000 to 52,000 per year DOQ. Benefit package includes medical, dental, retirement, paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.