Program Specialist III

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Dallas, TX, USA 🇺🇸

Job Title: Program Specialist III

Agency: Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

Department: Biological & Agricultural Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary: Commensurate

Job Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Type: Staff

Job Description


  • Develop a watershed management plan for Rowlett Creek Watershed
  • Work closely with government agencies, non-profits, and individual citizens in the community to develop the plan
  • Provide leadership in developing a watershed management plan through the collection and analysis of land use and resource information, identification and clarification of stakeholder concerns, establishment of goals, and supporting locally initiated strategies.
  • organize and facilitate steering committee meetings, arrange logistics for public meetings, prepare draft and final plan documents, coordinate volunteers, and collect water samples as necessary
  • Interpret and analyze hydrologic models results
  • Other research or experimental duties as assigned

Required Education/Experience

  • B.S. degree in relevant field. (Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science)
  • Three years of related experience

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master of Science in relevant field (Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science)

Preferred Licenses or Certifications

  • Professional licensure (PE or FPM)

Required Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent presentation and public relations skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent team member skills
  • Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with stormwater quality and quantity studies
  • Experience with Stormwater Modeling and software such as SWMM, SWAT etc. 
  • Understanding of geographic information systems and their use in watershed planning
  • Knowledge and understanding of the mission and role of the land Grant University System

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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