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Natural Resources Specialist I-Austin, TX {S01777P}

University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX
  • Expired: August 24, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Natural Resources Specialist I-Austin, TX {S01777P}
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Position Information
Posting Number
S01777P
Position Title
Natural Resources Specialist I-Austin, TX {S01777P}
Department
Enterprise Development
Location
Austin
Job Family
Administrative Support
Position Status
Full-time
Work Hours
Standard
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.
Open to
External and Internal
FLSA
Salary
Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience
Duration
Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis
Monthly
Benefits Eligible
Yes
Job Summary
Responsible for reviewing and researching water rights ownership changes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs work at a professional level in the environmental field of water rights permitting and availability. Work is performed under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Duties include processing water rights changes of ownership which involves reviewing legal documents, tracking status, and sending requests for information. This position will be responsible for communicating the technical, legal, and administrative requirements for water right permit change of ownership applications; providing assistance on water rights permitting change of ownership application and related rules and regulations to applicants, agency staff, consulting engineers, attorneys, environmentalists, and the general public; reviewing water right permit change of ownership applications for completeness and setting up related files; coordinating the flow of applications through the review, research, and approval process, and composing draft and final memos and correspondence in accordance with the state rules, policies, and guidelines; researching deeds, wills, land surveys, and other legal documents to resolve unverified ownership of water rights; coordinating with Office of Administrative Services (OAS) to ensure water right data integrity in Central Registry; preparing documentation relating to notices of violation and enforcement action reports; and entering violations and enforcement actions into central compliance tracking system. In addition, this position will participate in special assignments, including the review and/or research of water rights files, records, maps, and water rights databases.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of experience in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or related field or the equivalent experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience collecting, organizing information and/or tracking milestones for projects. Experience plotting metes and bounds or legal descriptions. Experience interpreting legal documents (e.g. deeds and/or wills). Excellent communication skills.
Working Conditions
Special Conditions for Eligibility
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Solid working knowledge of TCEQ and Environmental Protection Agency rules, regulations and procedures related to publicly owned treatment works and pretreatment programs; and Microsoft Office.
Skill in reviewing and analyzing records; determining proper courses of action; performing basic data entry skills; managing time and assignments to meet deadlines; communicating effectively with internal and external customers; and use of proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Ability to move in and around personal workspace using wheelchair or other aid, if necessary; learn, remember, and integrate complex concepts, difficult procedures, or complicated processes; communicate verbally with clients/customers to gather information &/or explain policies/procedures; routinely record information such as draft correspondence/reports/documents/policies/procedures, conduct interviews and record information, prepare case narratives, or prepare other lengthy documents using handwritten or mechanical means; perform visual activities requiring prolonged attention to detail such as editing and proofreading; hear and understand speech to interact with coworkers/clients/customers on a routine or frequent basis with use of amplifying equipment/hearing aids, if necessary; travel infrequently (i.e. annually) for activities such as job skills training at a centralized training center.
EEO Statement
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
1
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
+ *
How many years of experience do you have in data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or related field?
+ None/less than 1 year
+ 1 to 2 years
+ 2 to 3 years
+ 4 to 5 years

+ *
Are you willing to work in Austin, TX?
+ Yes
+ No

+ *
What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
+ Associate's Degree
+ Bachelor's Degree
+ Master's Degree or higher
+ None of the above

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
+ Resume or CV
+ Cover/Interest Letter
Optional Documents


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