LE85 - Natrual Resource Technician I
General Nature of Work:
Collects samples from predetermined sampling points and performs simple field tests.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions in this class perform routine, repetitive duties under direct supervision.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Collects samples from streams, ambient air, waste treatment plants, outfalls, exhaust stacks, swimming pools, water supply treatment plants and solid waste disposal facilities.
Performs site investigations to identify sources of pollution or contamination.
Prepares field sampling reports, vehicle reports and weekly or other periodic work reports.
Maintains sampling equipment.
Performs simple field tests, such as pH and dissolved oxygen, on samples collected.
Responds to environmental emergencies, as directed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Ability to follow instructions.
Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations.
Ability to perform simple field tests.
Ability to perform physical tasks of moderate difficulty in varying climactic conditions and during irregular hours.
Ability to keep accurate records.
Ability to prepare and present clear and concise reports.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require the possession of a valid driver's license.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.
MUSC Physical Requirements: