Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Job Postings

Whetstone Associates, Inc - Gunnison, Colorado (Grand Junction, Colorado Area)

Job Description
Whetstone Associates is seeking a scientist or mathematician with experience and/or
aptitude in environmental database management. The position requires relocation to
Gunnison, Colorado. Job duties will include data compilation, database development
& querying, statistical analysis, 2D mapping in GIS and/or AutoCAD, 3D visualization
of geologic and geochemical data, data contouring, preparing and plotting graphics,
and more. If you have the aptitude and attention-to-detail, this is an opportunity to
become a stable, long-term member of our project team working with environmental
data. Ideal job for a computer geek who loves the high mountains.

Desired Skills & Experience
Our ideal database/GIS guru is detail-oriented and ambitious, with the following
experience and attributes:
- A.S., B.S. or M.S. in earth sciences and/or mathematics
- Working knowledge of relational environmental databases
- Expertise in Microsoft Access and Excel
- Experience in simple programming and querying
- Ability to perform statistical analysis of water quality data
- Extraordinary attention to detail
- Ability to learn EnviroData(r) and EnviroSpase(r) software packages
- Environmental chemistry knowledge is helpful, but not required
- ArcGIS and AutoMAP3D experience is helpful, but not required
- Modflow and Modflow-Surfact experience is a plus, but not required
- ProUCL, Rockworks, LogPlot, Surfer, AQQA experience helpful, but not required

Company Description
Whetstone Associates provides consulting services in groundwater hydrology,
geochemistry, and hydrologic engineering to clients located throughout the western
United States. Our staff includes professional engineers and scientists with a wide
range of domestic and international mining experience. We specialize in
multi-disciplinary projects for permitting, construction, environmental compliance, and
mine closure.
Whetstone Associates offers interesting work in a small company environment with
excellent opportunities for client contact and professional growth. Compensation
package includes salary, incentive pay, health insurance, paid vacation, and
retirement plan. We offer a unique opportunity to live in a vibrant small community
while pursuing a challenging technical career.

Additional Information
Posted: September 3, 2012
Type: Full-time
Experience: Associate
Functions: Consulting, Analyst, Science
Industries: Environmental Services, Mining & Metals, Civil Engineering


Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Environmental Health Specialist I or
Environmental Health Specialist-in-Training
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is seeking a full-time (35-hour week) Environmental Health Specialist I or Environmental Health Specialist-in-Training. The selected candidate will perform duties including environmental health evaluations and environmental health inspections of food services, on-site waste water systems and private water supplies.

An Environmental Health Specialist I must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health or a closely related field with a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in a physical or biological science and licensed as an Environmental Health Practitioner in Illinois.
An Environmental Health Specialist-in-Training must have a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health or a closely related field with a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in a physical or biological science and must acquire an Illinois Environmental Health Practitioner’s license within three (3) years of employment.

This position requires a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation and proof of auto insurance. See full job description for duties and requirements in their entirety at www.c-uphd.org.

CUPHD provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, and vision insurance with enrollment beginning on the employee’s first day of employment; short-term and long-term disability benefits; vacation/sick/personal leave; fifteen (15) paid holidays per year; and a comprehensive pension plan offered through Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The starting annual salary for an Environmental Health Specialist I is $36,634 for a 35-hour week; the annual salary for an Environmental Health Specialist-in-Training is $32,866 for a 35-hour week.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Amy Roberts, HR Generalist
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
201 W. Kenyon Road
Champaign, Illinois 61820

Resumes can also be faxed to (217) 531-4343, Attn: Human Resources or e-mailed to:  aroberts@c-uphd.org.

When applying for this position, reference Recruitment No. 1209-18. Please note:  We can not guarantee your application will be considered if it does not include this recruitment number.

This position is open until filled. CUPHD is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted September 7, 2012