Watershed Specialist - NEW Water

NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Bay, WI

Watershed Specialist

NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District

Green Bay, WI




In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the Watershed Specialist is responsible for conducting all activities involved in managing the watershed monitoring program, which evaluates the chemical and biological condition of Silver Creek, Ashwaubenon Creek, Dutchman Creek, and other watersheds in the lower Fox River watershed.  Information generated from the program is used to assess the impact of NEW Water’s Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) watershed Adaptive Management program.  Assists Watershed Programs Manager with watershed program management.  Works closely with other agencies and institutions involved in local environmental monitoring to provide a database of information regarding the water quality of the lower Fox River watershed.  Serves as a representative of NEW Water on a variety of advisory committees and groups.  Assists with monitoring efforts related to NEW Water’s Aquatic Monitoring Program (AMP).  Provides assistance and back-up to the Water Resources Specialist.




This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Soil science, limnology, environmental science/chemistry, ecology or closely related field. Minimum of four years of experience in the operation of a watershed monitoring program required.  Knowledge and experience in agricultural best management practices, nutrient management, and watershed nutrient removal projects required.  Training in boat operations and navigation, watershed monitoring program operations, analytical procedures, state and federal water quality standard knowledge, database management, statistical analysis, data quality control and WPDES permit requirements required.  Must possess a current and valid Wisconsin motor vehicle operator’s license. 


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  • This position was posted on: 01-21-2019.
  • It will be removed on: 02-20-2019.