Air Quality Technician

Job Closing: Jan 28, 2021

Job Code: 19-4091
Status: Full-time, Permanent
Exempt: No
Location: Library Road/Env Div Offices
Department: Environment
Reports To: Air Quality Program Manager

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Air Quality Program Manager, the Air Quality Technician is responsible for field sampling, maintaining log books, tabulating data, working with spreadsheets and all aspects of sampling and monitoring. The technician is also responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all equipment which includes preparing and sending the equipment out for annual calibrations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Air Quality Technician, also referred to as environmental science technicians, work in laboratory or field settings under the supervision of the program manager. They measure resources, including water, soil and air, to monitor pollution levels.

Specific tasks include designing, modifying, testing and operating equipment to aid in the prevention and resolution of environmental problems. Environmental technicians use measuring tools and computer equipment to accomplish their goals. Part of their job involves writing up and organizing reports and summaries to reflect their results.

  • Maintain project logbook records or computer program file
  • Record laboratory or field data, including numerical data, test results, photographs, or summaries of visual observations.
  • Review work plans to schedule activities
  • Update quality assurance project plans as needed.
  • Perform weekly calibrations on air monitoring instruments
  • Prepare and package environmental samples for shipping or testing
  • Research product information, identify vendors or suppliers, or order materials or equipment to maintain inventory.
  • Help with grants and contracts of the air quality program.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems and repair on-site.
  • Travel may be required with this position.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisor requirements for this position,

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have two-year degree in Environmental Studies or related field.

The position requires physical exertion including the ability to carry equipment over uneven terrain. Subject to Background and Fleet policies. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to work with minimal

supervision, have a valid driver’s license and their own transportation. They must be familiar with the Akwesasne Mohawk community

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Associates degree (A. A.) from two-year College in Environmental Science or related field or 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Consideration will be given to an equivalent, relevant combination of education/experience in the Environmental field.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communication skills required. Must have excellent computer skills including word, excel, and experience with varying databases.

Technician should be able to work alone in a location away from the office setting.

Must be at least 21 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor.

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Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to human.resources@srmt-nsn.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.

NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.

DRUG TESTING POLICY

The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.

BACKGROUND CHECK

Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.

ELIGIBILITY LIST

A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.

INTERVIEW

Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.