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Township of Pequannock Municipal Flood Advocate
Lake County IL Stormwater Management Commission Water Resource Professional
Illinois DNR, Office of Water Resources Section Chief, Downstate Regulatory Prorams
City of Findlay Enforcement Officer
Gila River Indian Community Hydrologist
Yuma County Civil Engineer

Position Title: Municipal Flood Advocate
Employer: Township of Pequannock
Address: 530 Newark Pompton Turnpike
Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444
Contact Person: David W. Hollberg
Phone Number: 973-835-5700, Ext. 136
Job Location: Pompton Plains, New Jersey
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 35
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pay Range:
Benefits: Yes
Job Description: This new position will have a variety of responsibilities involving the Township's efforts to prepare for and mitigate the impact of flooding along the Pompton River including frequent contact with residents and acting as liaison between Flood Plain Property Owners and Municipal Departments.
Qualifications: Applicants must have experience in Flood Plain Management and either possess or be able to obtain the CFM designation, have excellent oral and written communication skills and be familiar with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Experience with grant writing and Community Rating System (CRS) would be highly desirable.
Comments: A letter of interest along with a resume and salary history should be sent to David W. Hollberg, Township Manager, Township of Pequannock, 530 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444 or e-mailed to
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Application Deadline: 7/27/2016

Position Title: Water Resource Professional
Employer: Lake County IL Stormwater Management Commission
Address: 500 W. Winchester Road
Suite 201
Libertyville, IL 60048
Contact Person: Patricia Werner, ACIP
Phone Number: 847-377-7717
Job Location: Libertyville, IL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $63,800 - $81,900 depending on qualifications
Benefits: Excellent
Job Description: Under general supervision, this position exercises considerable professional and technical judgment and initiative to develop watershed plans, implement watershed projects and manage grants. Both field and office work will be required. The successful candidate will lead multi-disciplinary teams of staff and consultants, and must have excellent initiative, project management, and communication and leadership skills. This position will represent SMC to elected officials, local governments, planning committees, the general public and state and federal agencies.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements: Bachelors degree in water resources, environmental studies, civil engineering or related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in stormwater management. Strong communication and organization skills are required. The candidate must have a valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record, as local travel is required.
Desired skills & experience: The successful candidate will have professional training and experience in watershed-planning and project implementation including design and execution of best management practices for flood damage reduction, water quality improvement and natural resource protection. Specialized knowledge or experience in stormwater green infrastructure, stream restoration, wetlands science, grant writing, and geographic information systems (GIS) is desired, but not required.
Comments: Direct questions about this announcement or the position to Patricia Werner, AICP, Planning Supervisor,
How To Apply:
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Application Deadline: 7/31/2016

Position Title: Section Chief, Downstate Regulatory Prorams
Employer: Illinois DNR, Office of Water Resources
Address: One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, Illinois 72702
Contact Person: Loren Wobig
Phone Number: 217-782-9130
Job Location: Springfield, Illinois
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 38
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 1-hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off
Pay Range: $4295 - $12128 per month
Job Description: Subject to administrative review by the Manager of the Division of Water Resource Management and is responsible for administering the Divisions Floodway Construction and Public Waters regulatory programs as mandated by the Rivers, Lakes and Streams Act, coordinating these programs with the National Flood Insurance Program, and assisting in administering the Divisions Dam Safety and Levee Safety programs for the ninety-six (96) downstate counties. Implements and enforces the Floodway Construction and Public Waters regulatory programs; coordinates with the National Flood Insurance Program, and provides assistance to the Dam Safety and Levee Safety programs and field inspection functions.
Qualifications: Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to a bachelors degree in civil engineering. Requires four years of progressively responsible administrative and project management experience. Requires possession of valid Illinois Certification as a Registered Professional Engineer. Certification as a floodplain manager preferred. Must have detailed knowledge regarding hydrologic and hydraulic engineering and related current computer applications. Requires possession of a valid drivers license.
Comments: Senior Public Service Administrator, Opt. 8E
How To Apply: An Illinois CMS100 application is required to apply for this position and must be sent to Loren Wobig by June 24, 2016
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Application Deadline: 7/13/2016

Position Title: Enforcement Officer
Employer: City of Findlay
Address: Municipal Building
318 Dorney Plaza
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Contact Person: Don Essex/Todd Richard
Phone Number: 419-424-7123
Job Location: Fiindlay Ohio
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am -5)0 pm
Pay Range: $19.23 -$28.84/HR
Job Description: Summary
Incumbent performs the duties and assists in supervising both the Floodplain/Zoning and N.E.A.T. areas and is
responsible for inspecting plans, structures, and construction in progress, and remediation activities for
compliance with the terms of permits, statutes and ordinances related to zoning, flooding, hazard remediation and
Job Description
Incumbent will assume supervisory role in the absence of Floodplain/Zoning Supervisor
Facilitates and Represents the City at Board of Zoning Appeals and other meetings, as directed;
Executes forms and letters advising property owners and tenants of possible violations, and of the time allowed
to correct deficiencies;
Consults the file of violation reports, and revisits dwelling at periodic intervals to verify corrections of violations
by property owners and tenants;
Explains requirements of flood and zoning regulations to property owners, Engineers, and other interested
Handles incoming complaints and inquiries regarding Code violations and other issues;
Consults with City officials, other City staff members, and other interested official bodies concerning issues
related to zoning enforcement and floodplain issues;
Works in cooperation with Neighborhood Enhancement and Abatement Team (NEAT), the Fire Department,
the Health Department, and other regulatory bodies to resolve nuisance abatement issues;
Performs duties of N.E.A.T Code Enforcement Coordinator in his/her absence;
Serves as resource in the event of a flood or other disaster, and assists in its aftermath to ensure compliance
with applicable ordinances and regulations;
Interacts with regulatory bodies in regards to compliance issues in the areas of flooding and zoning;
Performs customer service duties to the public: takes calls for service and responds to inquiries from the public.
Provides general information and directs callers to other City services, as necessary, to appropriate staff (e.g.,
zoning/flood information, property complaints, footer inspections, etc.). Answers contractor and developer
questions or refers them to appropriate person, either in Floodplain and Zoning Section or in another City
Schedules footer inspections and forwards them to the Floodplain and Zoning Supervisor;
Researches zoning complaints and forwards them to the Floodplain and Zoning Supervisor;
City of Findlay
Receives permit applications from the public, and explains the permitting process. Reviews permit applications
and works with applicants to elicit missing information. Forwards permit applications to the Floodplain and
Zoning Administrator;
Reviews various applications and plans for compliance with all zoning and related codes, regulations, and
ordinances; and issues the necessary permits, as needed;
Measures dwelling units and rooms to determine compliance with ordinance space requirements, as needed;
Performs data entry of permit applications. Maintains database filing system of FIRMs, permits, and plans
approved, denied, and pending;
Maintains appropriate database to track work, schedule, permits issued and pending, workload and the like, in
order to comply with Community Rating System (CRS) requirements, as needed;
Examines plans, specifications, and other development and construction documents for compliance with
established ordinances and regulations at the time of permit issuance, throughout construction, development,
or remediation, as needed;
Coordinates with Engineering Department regarding new construction, and confirms that appropriate permits
have been issued;
Collects fees from applicants for permits issued. Processes necessary paperwork for permit fees collected, and
forwards them to the City Auditors Office;
Coordinates purchase orders and vouchers, when appropriate, obtaining appropriate approval signatures.
Forwards purchase orders and vouchers to the City Auditors Office for processing. Maintains file system of
purchase orders and vouchers;
Monitors expenditures, transfers and transactions related to the sections budget;
Requests inventory tags for new equipment;
Assists with preparing the annual Section budget;
Prepares payroll timecards, verifies sick leave, overtime, etc., forms are complete; obtains appropriate approval
signatures, and forwards to the Citys Auditors Office;
Generates various reports from databases, upon request of City employees and the public;
Generates flood verification letters, change or address letters, and other requested letters, according to City
Creates and/or formats correspondences for staff;
Creates forms and other documents for Section transactions;
Coordinates incoming mail and distributes to appropriate staff. Coordinates outgoing mail and faxes;
Maintains adequate number of zoning/flood codebooks, compliance manuals, and other appropriate
documents for purchase by the public. Maintains adequate blank form copies;
Maintains adequate office supplies for the Section, obtaining quotes and ordering supplies as needed;
Performs other duties as required.
Certified Floodplain Management (CFM) Certification required within two (2) years of hire.
Education and/or experience in Engineering Technician, Urban Planning, Architecture, Zoning and/or Real Estate.
Prior Supervisory experience is desired.
City of Findlay
General surveying knowledge, especially regarding property and right-of-way locations;
General zoning, planning, and land use knowledge;
Extensive knowledge of floodplain management, zoning and permitting process;
Excellent language skills and proficiency in technical report writing;
General understanding of local government procedures;
Ability to make appropriate decisions regarding zoning and flood codes;
Ability to use various instruments to make sketches and basic plans;
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other
agencies and the general public.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations must be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Light work, primarily sedentary. Required lifting of up to twenty (20) pounds occasionally. Frequently lifting up to
ten (10) pounds. Walking, standing, and sitting for significant periods of time to perform required duties.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Majority of work is performed indoors, protected from external weather condition, but regular exposure to field
work is required in all types of weather and surface conditioning.
Certified Floodplain Management (CFM) Certification required within two (2) years of hire.
Education and/or experience in Engineering Technician, Urban Planning, Architecture, Zoning and/or Real Estate.
Prior Supervisory experience is desired.
Comments: Must complete paper application and submit by e-mail or regular mail.
How To Apply:
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Application Deadline: 7/3/2016

Position Title: Hydrologist
Employer: Gila River Indian Community
Address: PO Box 97
Sacaton, AZ 85147
Contact Person: Mary Jane Balser
Phone Number: 520-562-9800
Job Location: Sacaton, AZ
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: DOE
Benefits: Medica, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, STD...etc
The Hydrologist position located within the department of Land Use Planning & Zoning performs professional level technical and regulatory work protecting the Community from floods, effectively address storm water and flood control issues, conducts hydrologic research and data collection activities; and functions as a high-level technical contributor on highly visible, sensitive, and technically complex projects. Project activities evolve around 600 square miles located south of Phoenix on the Gila River Indian Community.
Develop, coordinate, implement, assist and be responsible for all aspects of floodplain management and associated Ordinances. This includes responsibilities of application reviews; review engineering and environmental plans, specifications and reports; general and individual permit development and issuance; tracking; monitoring; periodic on-site inspections of permitted facilities and other flood control related activities; and compliance. Ordinance includes enforcement of Community Flood plain & Drainage regulations.
Perform hydrologic and hydraulic calculations that model stormwater runoff on Commuity lands. Tabulate cost estimates for studies, designs, and construction projects.
Provide construction oversite and development of maintenance plans for flood control infrastructure. Use engineering methodology, best practices, and professional judgement to secure solutions to protect the Community and environment with limited funding and resouces.
Provide technical oversight on multi-scale groundwater and unsaturated zone corrective action projects including contamination investigations and cleanup activities.
Evaluate surface water resources to formulate flood control management plans.
Compile, review, and analyze scientific and technical data for regional and site specific hydrologic, hydraulic and environmental conditions and interpret data to evaluate findings, determine options, and develop staff recommendations and issue papers.
Write technical reports, letters, memos, documents, grant proposals and assessments related to storm water management and environmental projects.
Coordinate, interface, and maintain professional working relationship with regulated community; Community members; departments; land owners; lessees; contractors; and federal, state, and local agencies.
Serve as technical advisor to supervisor or Department Director. Informs of project challenges, obstacles, efforts, improvements, and accomplishments. Provide policy/procedure recommendations on flood control related projects and consults with management to define project goals and objectives.
Conduct and assist in delivering presentations at public meetings, Community Committees and Council, District meetings, and with other groups and individuals.
Develop oral and visual presentation materials to develop an understanding of Community stormwater projects including findings and conclusions. Develop flood control related educational and outreach fact sheets, brochures, newsletters and posters.
Coordinate activities with Community departments that deal with stormwater including Gila River Indian Irrigation and Drainage District, Pima-Maricopa Irrigation Project, and Public Works.
Participate in negotiations of agreements for the use of stormwater supplies by the Community and recommends courses of action.
Conduct periodic on-site inspections of permitted facilities, best management practices and other flood control related activities.
Conduct compliance activities according to Community ordinances and policies.
Assist in the creation of computer databases containing hydrologic, hydraulic, flood plains, water supply and engineering data.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Considerable knowledge of modern methods, principles and practices of floodplain/drainage systems, hydrogeology, mathematics, engineering, and chemistry as related to flood control and storm water management.
Knowledge of Federal environmental laws, regulations, and programs.
Knowledge of tribal sovereignty and the fidicuary responsibilities of the federal government.
Knowledge of principles and practices of project management.
Knowledge of drainage engineering, quality assurance/quality control methods, instruments/equipment used in flood control and environmental field surveys.
Knowledge of computer hardware and software, spreadsheets, databases, hydrology/hydraulic programs and word processors.
Knowledge of GIS and CAD mapping activities preferred.
Knowledge of instruments/equipment used in collecting data/samples.
Skill in completing drainage investigations including analysis, site reconnaissance and meetings.
Skill in applying scientific methods in collecting and preserving field related samples.
Skill in independently planning and organizing data, making decisions, conducting research and analyzing data.
Ability to effectively plan, supervise and coordinate work of others.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to review and evaluate plans and specifications for compliance with ordinances.
Ability to prepare narrative reports that include conclusions and/or recommendations.
Ability to analyze problems and identify alternative solutions, project consequences and implementing recommendations in support of goals and objectives.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officials and the general public.
Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.
Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in Hydrology, Geology, Environmental Science or a closely related field and a minimum of four (4) years experience in surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology, and geology with experience in applying hydrologic principles and methods to develop solutions for flood control and drainage problems.

Certified Flood Plain Manager (CFM) preferred.

Required to qualify for a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state drivers license with a current proof of driving record for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the application.
How To Apply: http://vss-server/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 7/13/2016

Position Title: Civil Engineer
Employer: Yuma County
Address: 198 S Main Street, Yuma Arizona 85364
Contact Person: Jessica Arciniega, Recruiter
Phone Number: 928-373-1013
Job Location: Development Services
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $54,957 - $83,624/yr.
Job Description: Yuma County Engineering and Flood Control Sections have combined Capital Improvement Programs exceeding $35 million. Our engineers manage design and construction of roads, bridges, drainage and erosion control structures, and buildings that make a difference in Yuma County. They also review development plans and administer permits related to public improvements and floodplains.

Under limited supervision, performs professional work of considerable difficulty related to construction, engineering, flood control, highway, bridges, infra-structures, and field and office activities; this is the journey level class of the registered civil engineering series; this position has department specific responsibility.

Example of Work:

(Illustrative Only) Designs, plans, prepares, organizes, coordinates, and inspects the operations of civil engineering projects; supervises small teams or groups; performs drafting and computing work; checks and directs field operations involved in the gathering and compilation of field data for the design layout and construction of highway, flood control, subdivision, drainage, wells, sewer systems, bridges, infra-structures and related areas; may provide technical supervision in a lead capacity; makes structural engineering analysis of proposed commercial, industrial, and highway improvements and structures; reviews and approves grading, building and structure plans for conformity to uniform codes, local ordinances, state regulations, and administrative policies; inspects and monitors projects under contract; resolves discrepancies between field conditions and design plans; makes field tests and takes samples for laboratory test of materials; writes various reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with various projects; reviews and interprets plans, specifications, and reports; regular and reliable attendance is required; performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND Ninety (90) semester hours of college level course work in civil engineering or closely related field, and five (5) years of construction management and civil engineering experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; must have registration as a Civil Engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, OR by the technical board of another state, with the ability to obtain such Arizona Registration within one (1) year of employment; position may be underfilled with Civil Engineer Assistant until registered; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license. Special Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants with experience in design of capital improvement projects including grading and flood control projects; design and construction management; community development permitting and regulatory enforcement; representing a community or organization to the public in a professional and knowledgeable way.

This position is advertised from the minimum to the maximum annual salary. Salary will be determined on education and experience at the time of offer.

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of: County policies and procedures; including Public Works Standards, Floodplain Regulations, and Standard of Conduct; the fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics as applied to engineering, topography and construction surveying, stress analysis, and analytical mechanics; the strength, properties, and uses of construction materials; civil engineering methods and practices for engineering planning studies, designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and reports as applied to flood control, civil engineering, construction and traffic studies; methods, procedures and techniques for evaluating construction contract compliance; technical drafting principles, and interpreting and utilizing engineering plans, maps and specifications.

Skill in: Preparing reports and checking designs, details, estimates, plans, and specification of engineering projects; developing, analyzing, and implementing operational systems; coordinating the work of a unit with a general program or a specific problem; designing a variety of civil engineering structures with skill and accuracy; making accurate drawings and maps, difficult mathematical computations, and keeping accurate field notes; reviewing, approving and upgrading structural plans; analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation; application of engineering theory to field and office problems; establishing effective working relationship with consultants, contractors, other agencies and the public; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; using computers and advanced level software applications.
How To Apply:
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Application Deadline: 7/30/2016

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