The Lakewood Water District seeks a collaborative, professional Hydrogeologist to join its Engineering Department. The Hydrogeologist position will be a key leader in monitoring, evaluating, planning, and protecting the District’s groundwater supply system and the aquifer system. As a regional provider of water supply and one of the largest water districts in Washington, the Hydrogeologist will help to shape the understanding of the regional aquifer system and impact the water supply strategy for years to come. This position will combine long-term planning and analysis with near-term operational improvements and new well construction projects.
The Hydrogeologist position is a specialized position that performs a variety of work, both in the office and in the field, including geologic logging, sampling, and evaluation, well construction field inspection, and water right reporting.
Qualification requirements include any combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in Geology, Hydrogeology, or equivalent; a current Washington State Professional Hydrogeologist license is required.
- Seven years of hydrogeological experience, including the installation of groundwater wells, preferably within a public water utility.
For the full position description, benefits list, and how to apply, please visit www.lakewoodwater.org/jobs.