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Sarasota County seeks Senior Environmental Specialist

Sarasota County is currently accepting applications for a Senior Environmental Scientist with experience in water quality.

Senior Environmental Scientist (Official Job Title: Environmental Specialist III): Coordinates water quality sampling programs, including working with contractors, quality assurance, and conducting field work. Manages data using in-house Access database, Water Atlas and STORET. Uses statistics software to analyze data in support of management decisions. Models pollutant loading and manages the in-house model. Works with Geographic Information System (GIS) data. Tracks impaired waters, TMDL, and water quality regulations and conducts in-depth analysis of proposals. Conducts studies as needed. Supports Stormwater Operations and Planning. Supports NPDES MS4 monitoring and reporting. Represents the County at scientific forums.

Deadline to apply is April 8th.

Applicants can learn more and submit an application at the Sarasota County website ( at the lnk below.