Data Management Specialist / Records Coordinator   Level IV

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Water Division/Groundwater and Drinking Water Section

NAPCA needs a U.S. citizen 55 years of age or older (PL-98-313) to work under the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Seattle, WA.

Qualifications Required: 

  • BA/BS in Database Management, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or related field or minimum of 5 years related experience in database and file management.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and excellent data entry accuracy.
  • Familiarity with drinking water and water treatment issues is a plus.
  • Efficient in Windows, Word, Excel, Access, Adobe, and Outlook.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Support data management and rule implementation in Tribal Drinking Water Program by maintaining database system.

  • Enter and update lab sample results.
  • Enter sanitary surveys/inspection findings, milestones and associated enforcement actions.
  • Update inventory: contacts, facilities, population, etc.
  • Manage data queries using the Access database.

Provide administrative support to staff on sampling plans and data collection from water systems.

  • Conduct QA/QC on all sample reports submitted to EPA.
  • Follow up on missing information by calling lab/water system.
  • Correlate sample sites with water monitoring plans.
  • Provide help over the phone/in-person to samplers/water operators.

Desired Qualities:

  • Eager to interface with the public/regulated community.
  • Willingness to communicate complex information to water utility staff.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Aptitude to learn computer program: Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS).
  • Diligent, thorough, detail-oriented self-starter.
  • Team player, willing to coordinate closely with tribal drinking water staff.

$16.39 per hour / 40 hours per week.  Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.  Program-paid medical insurance and self-paid dental and vision plans are available. Program enrollment is temporary year-to-year.

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*** This position is in support of a Federally Funded Program with a defined hourly rate ***