Civil or Environmental Engineering

Job Type
Job Rank
Job Institution
Las Vegas Valley Water District
Job Description

The term of this appointment will be a maximum of 36 months. All persons hired into Limited-Term positions will be required to sign a term of employment letter specifying the conditions of employment.

HOURS OF WORK: 4/10’s, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., M-Th

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering, peer-reviewed research articles, and conference presentations; will demonstrate experience in mentoring, performing bench, pilot, and full-scale research, and working with a team.

INTRODUCTION: Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires. Candidates possessing the strongest skills and experience for this position will be forwarded to the hiring department for further evaluation and to determine who will be invited to the formal interview process. The candidate hired will be required to pass a drug screening, background check and may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation.

Post-Doctoral Researcher is an advanced professional/specialized class in the physical sciences class series which is used on an LTE basis to employ recent PhD’s with specialized scientific education and research backgrounds related to drinking and reuse water issues. Incumbents work closely with the Project Manager – Applied Water Quality Research and with principal investigators in designing and managing focused, highly specialized research projects or elements of research projects and in grant writing and reporting on research results. Work requires a strong background in water chemistry, water treatment processes, and/or engineering and superior writing and communication skills.