Canada nationals: Groundwater Data Specialist

British Columbia Public Service
Victoria, BC, Canada
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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The Groundwater Data Specialist is the primary position that manages the processing of water well data, including supervising contractors and acting as the lead resource and QA/QC’ing processing work done by colleagues in the regional offices . As a critical thinker you will thrive in this position that establishes and administers regulations related to the registration of qualified well drillers and well pump installers. With an aptitude for attention to detail, you will also be responsible for web content and web-access to groundwater information to support sustainable groundwater development across the natural resource sector.

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Job Qualifications:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in earth science, physical geography, water resource management or related field and 1 year of directly related experience. An equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience dealing with external stakeholders (e.g., well drillers, well pump installers and consultants) within a regulatory framework;
  • Experience in developing regulation and operational policies;
  • Experience in developing and managing web content;
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with (developing/applying/monitoring) data processing and QA/QC procedures, especially in relation to water well data;
  • Experience in analysing and interpreting groundwater data.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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