CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

3H13
AQUATIC BIOLOGIST II


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is aquatic biology work at the full performance level identifying, monitoring, studying, and analyzing biological life in water, wastewater, sludge products and industrial waste.

Work includes field research at watershed and stormwater overflow sites as well as in plant and delivery systems. Work is performed under the supervision of an Aquatic Biologist Supervisor, and includes some disagreeable aspects.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be approved for this class.)

  1. Positions in this class must be responsible for performing aquatic biology work at the full performance level, identifying, monitoring, studying, and analyzing biological life in water, wastewater, biosolids products and industrial waste.
  2. Positions in this class must be located in the Water Department.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

SKILL IN:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 6/97.)

AND

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience which has included completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university as specified above, and which has been determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department.

NOTE: Completion of a master's degree program at an accredited college or university in aquatic biology, microbiology, aquatic ecology, water pollution biology, limnology, or environmental science may be substituted for up to one year of experience as cited above.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES



PAY RANGE: EP19
Class Established: 9/1975
Spec. Revised: 9/1985

Latest Spec. Revision:
  CSC - 4/1997 ; Ad. Board - 6/1997

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 3H13