Field Tech - Water and Well Sampler

Job Description

Multiple Openings:  The Emergency Services  Project Tech will serve as a 'water sampler' and/or 'well inspector' and work closely with communities throughout the San Joaquin Valley, and their residents to test the quality of water in existing, newly drilled or deepened domestic water wells or work with well drillers to determine the needs of properties facing dry wells.  Travel is required throughout the Valley, with an emphasis on travel within Tulare County (mileage is reimbursed). Ability to communicate in Spanish is desired (full fluency not required).

• Work with individuals, communities, local municipalities, and state agencies to facilitate implementation of drought relief, access to safe and affordable water, and resiliency efforts.
• Communicate directly with families participating in all Emergency Services programs.
• Conduct private domestic well inspections and water sampling as required for all programs.
• Track and maintain detailed records of test sites, samples, daily activities, etc.
• Upload data to Microsoft Excel tracking sheets and other Microsoft 365 programs.
• Educate private domestic well and private septic owners on long term operation and maintenance and financial management
• Educate private domestic well owners on water sampling procedures, water contamination, water filtration device options, and long-term filtration device operation and maintenance.

Successful applicants will be self-starters and will demonstrate strong computer (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and communication skills. The ability to relate well with persons of diverse backgrounds is critical. Knowledge of and experience working with septic systems is desired. Working knowledge in ArcView GIS and/or Microsoft Power BI desired.

Salary is competitive and DOQ.


Type: Full-time

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Self-Help Enterprises

Self-Help Enterprises is a nationally recognized community development organization whose mission is to work together with low-income families to build and sustain healthy homes and communities. In the last 50+ years, Self-Help Enterprises’ efforts have touched the lives of over 50,000 families.

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