Environmental Supervisor

Salary:  $74,318.40 – $111,508.80 annualized


Location:  Fort Worth, TX




Position Summary:


Assist with managing the programs associated with the health of the District’s reservoir and river systems.  This includes all aspects of the monitoring program for current and future conditions.  Represents the District with entities on all levels to coordinate plans and operations from an environmental perspective as well as ensure environmental compliance with local, state and federal programs.



Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position.


  • Coordinate all aspects of TRWD’s water quality sampling program
  • Lead, supervise, train and oversee staff to accomplish sampling program goals
  • Develop, oversee and coordinate the daily activities of direct reports
  • Develop annual performance review for each direct report
  • Assist Environmental Manager with developing budget costs for sampling programs and equipment
  • Manage water quality database to stay current and accurate
  • Provide data analysis
  • Coordination of well system at Twin Points
  • Data support to Environmental Manager
  • Write/review Environmental Division project Technical Memos
  • Act as point of contact for TRWD contracted laboratories and customers
  • Act as Environmental Division’s point of contact for calls of environmental concern in TRWD’s reservoir and river system
  • Identify training budget needs
  • Performance review alignment
  • Job description review
  • Maintain familiarity with strategic District levels of service
  • Continuous improvement monitoring and innovation efforts
  • Perform other duties as required



Required Experience:


  • Five (5) years of experience in water monitoring, reservoir analysis/management or related field
  • Three (3) years direct supervision of field staff



Desired Experience:


  • Water quality modeling with CEQUAL-W2 and QUALTX
  • Coordination of contracting with laboratories



Required Education/Certification/License:


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in limnology, water resources, biology or other environmental field
  • Valid Texas driver’s license



Desired Education/Certification/License:       


  • Master of Science with thesis in related field of study



Success Factors/Job Competencies:


  • Self-Motivated – ability to perform task without direct supervision
  • Teamwork – ability to collectively work together as a company for common goal
  • Leadership – demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
  • Planning – ability to think ahead and plan over a one to two year time span
  • Management – ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both strategic and functional levels
  • Commitment to company values



Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must repeatedly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires ability to swim and to travel extensively in a pick-up or other utility vehicle, and to get in and out of the vehicle repeatedly
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides within an office or cubicle and will have occasional field work that will expose the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time



(HR Use Only:  Pos # 172)

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 545.05 550.00 -4.95
Benbrook 680.44 694.00 -13.56
Bridgeport 821.49 836.00 -14.51
Cedar Creek 318.19 322.00 -3.81
Eagle Mountain 640.45 649.10 -8.65
Lake Worth 590.71 594.00 -3.29
Richland-Chambers 312.30 315.00 -2.70
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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