Water Resource Specialists
- Supervise teams of workers who capture water from wells and rivers.
- Review or evaluate designs for water detention facilities, storm drains, flood control facilities, or other hydraulic structures.
- Negotiate for water rights with communities or water facilities to meet water supply demands.
- Perform hydrologic, hydraulic, or water quality modeling.
- Compile water resource data, using geographic information systems (GIS) or global position systems (GPS) software.
- Compile and maintain documentation on the health of a body of water.
- Write proposals, project reports, informational brochures, or other documents on wastewater purification, water supply and demand, or other water resource subjects.
- Recommend new or revised policies, procedures, or regulations to support water resource or conservation goals.
- Provide technical expertise to assist communities in the development or implementation of storm water monitoring or other water programs.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 2.7%
National: + 3.3%
Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)