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Posted: September 14, 2022

Hydro Technician

MCD is seeking an energetic and passionate, water-focused professional to take on the role of Hydro Technician. If you fit this description – we’d love to talk to you!


Candidate will collect and accurately maintain records of water quantity and quality data used by MCD and partner organizations. Data is entered into electronic databases for analysis and reporting. Some of the water monitoring activities performed by this position includes measuring groundwater levels, conducting stream flow measurements, measuring precipitation and collecting water samples for laboratory testing.

Other responsibilities include installing, operating, and maintaining water resource monitoring equipment. Candidate will work with AQUARIUS cloud based platforms to manage water data.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field; or an Associate’s degree in a related field and two years related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Ideally, qualified applicants have experience in collecting water data. However, a candidate with some background in programming, working with databases, and knowledge of GIS could also perform well in this position.  Attention to detail, excellent time management skills, and a safe driving record are a must. Surveying experience, application development and/or competency in small repairs or maintenance work would be a plus. Experience in working with large electronic datasets is also desired.


MCD offers competitive salary based on qualifications.  The benefits package includes medical, dental and life insurance; membership in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.

Individuals interested in this position should submit a resume and cover letter to:

Shannon Phelps, Manager of Administration

Miami Conservancy District

38 East Monument Avenue

Dayton, OH 45402

Fax (937) 226-1592

Open Until Filled

The Miami Conservancy District is an Equal Opportunity Employer