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Juli Genovesi juli.genovesi at csbs.utah.edu
Mon Apr 28 11:33:20 MDT 2003


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Environmental Practices Specialist- (Step range 41-56), $13.79-$20.72
hourly, Division of Plant Industry, Salt Lake City Office. Full-time,
merit position with benefits. Assists in developing programs and
projects designed to promote environmentally responsible agricultural
and land use practices; researches and presents technical data relative
to environmental assessment of agricultural practices on soils,
watersheds, ground water, surface water, and ecological systems;
participates in multi-agency task forces representing department's
interests and resources in those programs or projects that include
multiple interests or funding sources and require multi-agency
coordination; provide technical expertise and geological knowledge of
resources to the agricultural community, land users, and to agency staff
in matter of program content or areas of environmental science; acts as
lead worker and coordinator on selected programs or projects;
documentation, reports, and administrative accountability; assists in
developing educational and promotional materials; provides data for
Geographic Information System (GIS) for programs. Disseminates
EPA-developed educational materials to agricultural chemical dealers,
county extension agents, and others. Assists in the identification and
confirmation of pesticides harmful to endangered species habitats and
assists in investigating alternates or restriction to achieve species
protection. Other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Laws, rules, and
regulations of environmental and agricultural science; principles,
theories and practices of safety and risk management. Research, data
collection and field sampling. Ability to communicate information and
ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand
information presented in writing. Compose and produce reports, using a
computer and word processing software. REQUIREMENTS: Valid Utah driver
license, bending, stooping, and lifting up to 50 pounds. TO APPLY:
Submit a current resume and Utah Skill Match Cover Sheet to the
Department of Human Resource Management, State Office Building, Suite
2120, PO Box 141531, SLC, UT 84114-1531. Copies of the Utah Skill Match
Cover Sheet can be down loaded at dhrm.utah.gov. To express interest
contact UDAF Human Resources at (801) 538-7118. Opening date:
04/14/2003, Closing date: 05/02/2003.



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