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Classification

LE85 - Natrual Resource Technician I

Band 1
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$15,080$20,696$26,312

State Specifications:

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.

Minimum Requirements:

(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:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs, with loads up to 30 lbs. (Frequent)
Ability to climb ladders, with loads up to 30 lbs. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work below ground. (Frequent)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and recognize other ambient sounds. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Frequent)
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work odd shifts as required.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

 

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