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Date:  Oct 20, 2021
Req ID:  1514

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  32,405

Position Number: 22087663 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 12/11/2020 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 32,405 
Natural Resources 

Hiring Authority

101 E. Capitol Ave, Ste 350

Little Rock, AR  72201

Phone: 501/682-3904


As the largest industry in Arkansas, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the development and implementation of policies and programs for Arkansas agriculture and forestry to keep its farmers and ranchers competitive in national and international markets while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of the state and nation. The Department is organized into five Divisions: Forestry Division, Livestock and Poultry Division, Natural Resources Division, Plant Industries Division, and Shared Services Division.

Position Information

Class Code: B090C

Grade: GS05


Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00


The Engineer Technician is responsible for gathering engineering data or environmental samples, assisting staff in the field, and documenting engineering studies or reports. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Assists staff engineers, architects, surveyors, and inspectors in the field as required by agency. Operates computer-remote terminal or personal computer and various computer programs to enter a variety of engineering data into established database and may manipulate data to produce drawings, plans, and/or reports. Reviews, logs, and tracks projects. Routes logs and documents as agency requires. May collect various types of environmental samples for analysis and may analyze sample to determine presence/absence of specific substances. May prepare a variety of maps, charts, or illustrations to document findings or to illustrate reports or may enter geographic data into system software to produce digitized geographic data and/or maps. Performs other duties as assigned.


May be exposed to hazards in the field or the laboratory.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic engineering principles relating to the work performed. Knowledge of data collection and analysis techniques. Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of engineering computer software. Ability to collect and analyze engineering data. Ability to prepare and present oral and written technical information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational or college training in pre-engineering, drafting, or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock