Environmental Monitor

Deadline: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: EM015
Salary Range: Grade U5 / $23.49 - $29.93 Starting Salary: $23.49
Division-Section-Unit: Environmental Science & Compliance/ Environmental Monitoring
Shift: Mon. – Fri. 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM with some mandatory overtime weekends & holidays
Location: Providence and East Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Limitations: None
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union: Laborers' International Local 1033


Collects, monitors, and preserves water, wastewater, and other samples from treatment plants, rivers, bays, industries, manholes and various other remote locations. Transports samples to laboratory under strict time constraints and adheres to EPA, NBC and chain of custody procedures ensuring all permit requirements are adhered to. Utilizing various pieces of equipment, software, and technology; prepares, maintains and enters sample and test data. In addition to electronic records completes paper work and produces various types of reports. Maintains and calibrates equipment, tools, and sophisticated monitoring devices used in the drawing, monitoring, and testing of samples. Analyzes, records and interprets results of instrumentation.

Installs, maintains, cleans and removes samplers and monitoring equipment from a variety of locations, such as wastewater treatment facilities, manholes, rivers, and bays, off-site or industrial sites.   Works with and maybe exposed to hazardous chemicals and worksites. Works on the boat collecting and recording samples. Deploys, troubleshoots and retrieves equipment. Calibrates, filters, and preserves samples. Works with equipment and instrumentation such as underwater cameras, sondes, and other monitoring devices. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma, or G.E.D., and two years of environmental sampling experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: ● Valid Driver's License in good standing. ● Must obtain a Safe Boating Certification within six (6) months of employment. Management may vary scheduled work hours to meet the monitoring needs at the facility to comply with the RIPDES permits. Employee is considered an essential employee and is expected to work scheduled holidays and several scheduled weekend days each month. Essential employees are also expected to work during adverse and extreme weather conditions in accordance with the NBC Adverse Weather Policy.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

E-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be received in MS Word Format.