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Flood Control District of Maricopa County Project Manager (Civil Engineer)
City of Fort Worth TPW/Storm Water Management Professional Engineer-Stormwater Devolpment Srvcs.
City of Fort Worth TPW/Stormwater Management Sr. Prof. Eng.-Stormwater Infrastructure
Texas A&M Extension Service Urban Planner/Program Coordinator
City of Fort Worth - Transportation and Public Works Department Sr Professional Engineer - Stormwater Capital Project Creation and Definition
King County Water and Land Resources Division Engineer IV (Capital Projects Strike Team)
Texas Water Development Board 20-32 Manager of Flood Modeling (Manager V)
Institute for Coastal Adaptation & Resilience Executive Director
KDA Water Structures Program Water Structures - NFIP Specialist
Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center Research Coordinator Senior
Federal Emergency Management Management Agency Floodplain Specialist


Position Title:
Project Manager (Civil Engineer)
Employer: Flood Control District of Maricopa County
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $66,560.00 - $96,200.00 Annually
Benefits:
Job Description: The Project Manager is responsible for planning, budgeting, overseeing and documenting all aspects of each engineering project.

Provides leadership, and guidance in project management processes and procedures; manages consulting staff to ensure the proper execution of all phases of the program and projects.

Plans and directs the development of the project design, scope of work, criteria, standards and specifications; resolves complex problems, and ensures conformance to project plans, and to the county, state, and Federal regulations.

Ensures projects meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements.

Provides direction in the technical review and construction of the project.

Evaluates issues, and recommends and implements solutions; ensures effective communication of issues and strategies; reviews project documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.

Coordinates the development of project design concepts, detailed plans, specifications, and estimates for public works construction projects, including work schedules, project scope, and budgets; reviews plans for conformance with original job instructions and accepted engineering practices.

Prepares, negotiates, and maintains project authorizations including MOU's, Resolutions, and IGA's and other associated project documents.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.

Three (3) years of professional civil engineering work experience.

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 Arizona Registration within six (6) months of employment.

Experience in the design and construction of public works flood control and storm water management projects.
Comments: Apply by 3/10/2020 to make the first review.
How To Apply: On-line
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/11/2020

Position Title:
Professional Engineer-Stormwater Devolpment Srvcs.
Employer: City of Fort Worth TPW/Storm Water Management
Address: 200 Texas Street
Contact Person: Stephen Nichols
Phone Number: 817 392-8731
Job Location: Fort Worth
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: 68,259.87 to 97,700.00
Benefits:
Job Description: The Stormwater Development Services (SDS) team works to safeguard citizens and resources and guide sustainable development while promoting quality growth. We are seeking a Professional Engineer with experience in drainage design, floodplain management and analysis, and plan preparation and review. The SDS team is a part of the Stormwater Management & Development Services Division of the Transportation & Public Works Department. The team serves the City by reviewing stormwater management plans, floodplain development permits, and storm drain construction plans associated with private development projects in the City of Fort Worth. We review for conformance to City drainage design and floodplain management criteria as it relates hydraulics, hydrology, and construction standards.

While the work is technical in nature, there is a strong focus on customer service. The ideal candidate for this job possesses high emotional intelligence, and strong verbal and written communication skills. As a part of your role on the SDS team, you would coordinate and communicate with Fort Worth citizens, the development community, outside agencies, and internal City departments.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or related field.

Four (4) years of increasingly responsible civil engineering experience, including two (2) years in Stormwater or Water Resources Engineering.

Possession of current registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.If licensed in another state, then continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six (6) months of employment.

A valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) years or more experience in the area of Stormwater or Water Resources Engineering.For example: drainage and grading design, stormwater system modelling and planning, detention pond design, floodplain modelling, or subdivision infrastructure design experience.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to present complex concepts clearly and effectively.

Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Adobe Pro, and geographic information systems (GIS)

Proficiency with industry standard hydraulic and hydrologic modelling software.For example: HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HY-8, EPA SWMM, XP-SWMM, PondPack, etc.

Experience with preparing or reviewing flood studies for FEMA, and familiarity with FEMA regulations and floodplain permitting requirements.

Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and produce deliverables on time and within budget.

Past municipal experience, especially development review work.

Familiarity with NCTCOG iSWM program, and preparing or reviewing stormwater management plans



Comments:
How To Apply: Online-only
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/2/2020

Position Title:
Sr. Prof. Eng.-Stormwater Infrastructure
Employer: City of Fort Worth TPW/Stormwater Management
Address: 1000 Throckmorton Street
Contact Person: Michael Owen
Phone Number: 817 392-8079
Job Location: Fort Worth
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: 81,548 to 106,012
Benefits:
Job Description: The City of Fort Worths Transportation and Public Works Departments Stormwater Management Division is seeking a Senior Professional Engineer to serve as a front-line supervisor in the Infrastructure Management team with the main responsibility of leading review of City capital projects submitted to Stormwater from multiple departments, focusing on drainage issues and Stormwater infrastructure to be delivered by the projects.

The successful candidate will undertake these plan review responsibilities along with other asset management duties including playing an instrumental role in implementing and maintaining the storm drain rehabilitation program.

Candidate must be able to work within very tight time constraints, have strong engineering technical skills including experience in drainage design and analysis, have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, the ability to work independently under the direction of an Engineering Manager; and possess good oral and written communication skills.

This candidate will assist in identifying partnership opportunities for Stormwater with other Divisions and Departments and assist with those coordination efforts, as well as assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, goals and objectives, and make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures.


Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field

Three (3) years of professional civil engineering experience as a registered professional engineer, of which two years must be related to the area of assigned responsibility

Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six months of employment.

Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Texas drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to effectively self-manage competing priorities, work independently under the direction of an Engineering Manager, and produce deliverables on time and within budget A strong history of delivering exceptional customer service


Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to present complex concepts clearly and effectively

Interpersonal Skills-Attributes like Self-Management, Accountability and Responsibility, Listening, Problem Solving, Verbal Communication

Supervisory/ Lead experience

Plan Review experience

Municipal Government experience

Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and geographic information systems (GIS)

Knowledge of Asset Management principles/practices

Working knowledge/experience with BIM 360, Bluebeam, PMIS (E-Builder), GIS, and Work Order Systems (Accela/VueWorks)

Comments:
How To Apply: Online-only
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/24/2020

Position Title:
Urban Planner/Program Coordinator
Employer: Texas A&M Extension Service
Address:
Contact Person: smikulencak@tamu.edu
Phone Number:
Job Location: Houston, TX
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Regular business hours
Pay Range: $50,000 - $64,000
Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, generous health insurance, retirement savings options
Job Description: What's Happening-
The 2019 Texas state legislative
session budgeted $6.8M in funding for
Texas A&M Extension Service to
assist communities with resiliency
planning and disaster recovery. Our
planning team in Houston, as part of
that larger effort, is seeking to hire a
planner as we expand our innovative
participatory GIS program (CHARM)
and planning projects. Flood risk and
mitigation is a huge part of our
community work. The planning team is
housed within the Texas Community &
Watershed Partners (TCWP) program,
a small, independent(ly minded) office
of 15 staff in Houston, TX. The planner
and will be working as
part of an existing team on a range of
planning projects in partnership with
community stakeholders, elected
leadership, state agencies, and federal
programs.

Our planning program helps communities plan through effective land use to grow, reduce risks, and sustain their natural resources. We believe that deep public participation and collaboration technologies are critical to connecting the dots on multiple levels and addressing wider community goals for resiliency, sustainability, and quality of life. We are seeking people who thrive on working with communities to make a difference on these fronts. The planning coordinator must be self-motivated to initiate and lead projects that both lead to successful planning outcomes and increases our programs capacity to engage communities. We support planning through our CHARM scenario planning platform, direct technical support, training, and facilitation. The hire will work as a member of the planning team to lead projects to success, expand our program, and sustain a fun but hard-working office culture.

Position Background-
Qualified candidates are expected to bring subject matter expertise and experience in local planning, ordinances, drafting, and research. Stakeholder management, community dialogue and facilitation are among the valued soft skills for this position. The target years of experience for this position is 2-5 years of planning related experience. Salary range is $50k-$64k and is commensurate with applicants qualifications and experience. Benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, generous medical insurance package, and retirement program options.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities-
- Works with local committees and stakeholders to analyze and address local planning, development, and hazard mitigation practices.

- Designs and performs data analysis to support community planning initiatives.

- Interprets relevant federal, state, and local regulations and codes for local application.

- Identifies funding solutions for implementing planning practices.

- Group facilitation skills for planning workshops and committees.

- Updates comprehensive plans, land development/land use regulations, hazard mitigation plans, and other documents that result from local planning efforts.

- Drafts and edits local plans, ordinances and regulations in partnership with community officials.

- Identifies opportunities in plans and local ordinances that could be advanced through better community planning.

- Educates stakeholders and the general public about planning and development practices to reduce risks from natural hazards.

- Assists in establishing short and long term goals and strategic planning.

- Collaborates with others to create new and expanded urban planning programs.

- Develops and maintains relationships with stakeholders.

- May supervise program staff.

- Oversees daily fiscal and purchasing activities, and assists in preparation and monitoring of budgets for programs and events.

- Assists in identifying funding opportunities.

- Plans, implements and evaluates programs.

- Prepares reports on program activities.

- Develops and updates training materials and delivers training.
Qualifications: Required Education and Experience-
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience plus an additional four (4) years of related experience.

Preferred Education and Experience-
Degree in urban planning, regional planning, environmental management, or Public policy in fields related to urban planning (i.e., housing, disaster management, coastal resources), or geography.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-
- In depth knowledge of planning principles and practices.

- Knowledge of risk awareness principles as they relate to long-range community planning.

- Knowledge of methods and practices of planning research and data collection.

- Knowledge of relevant state and federal regulations and programs related to natural hazards, mitigation, and community planning.

- Basic knowledge of GIS technology, mapping data, and spatial analysis.
Comments: This is a full time exempt position. Open until filled. Below date is a tentative deadline.

Texas A&M AgriLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
How To Apply: Attach via email addressed to our planning program leader, smikulencak@tamu.edu, the following: 1) A cover letter including which position you are applying for; 2) Your resume, with professional references; 3) A three-page sample of your writing.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/17/2020

Position Title:
Sr Professional Engineer - Stormwater Capital Project Creation and Definition
Employer: City of Fort Worth - Transportation and Public Works Department
Address: 200 Texas Street
Fort Worth TX 76102
Contact Person: Ann Marie Mendez
Phone Number: 817-392-2378
Job Location: Downtown Fort Worth
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pay Range: $81,548 to $106,012 DOQ
Benefits: Yes
Job Description: The City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works Departments Capital Delivery Division is seeking a qualified professional to serve as a Sr. Professional Engineer to lead teams in the creation and definition of complex capital infrastructure projects which are primarily Stormwater-related but could include streets, traffic improvements, waterlines, sewer lines, paving, streetlights, signals, bridges, railroad crossings, and other infrastructure features.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing professional civil engineering work and leading teams to evaluate Stormwater-related issues and develop the scope, schedule, and budget for Stormwater infrastructure capital improvement projects to address these issues. Tasks will include creating the project management plan (including the project charter, risk register, and communication plan), performing project initiation and setup, managing consultants, reviewing consultant plans and specifications, conducting public meetings, reviewing contracts, amendments, and invoices, and performing other tasks as needed.

The candidate must have a strong technical background, be a problem solver, be able to work within tight time constraints, be able to work independently under the direction of an Engineering Manager, have strong interpersonal and leadership skills and possess good oral and written communication skills. A significant amount of contact with the public will be required. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with City officials, residents, commercial entities, and other agencies.

Application may be submitted online at
https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=FORTWORTH&cws=37&rid=59425
Jobs close at 11:00 p.m. on the closing date posted on the City website.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field
Three (3) years of professional civil engineering experience as a registered professional engineer of which two (2) years must relate to infrastructure capital improvement projects.
Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas within six months of employment.
Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Texas Drivers License.
Preferred Qualifications:
Four (4) years of experience in Stormwater management/drainage, such as hydrologic and hydraulic studies, drainage and grading design, Stormwater system modelling and planning, floodplain modelling, or infrastructure design experience.
Familiarity with industry standard hydraulic and hydrologic modelling software, such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HY-8, EPA SWMM, XP-SWMM, or PondPack.
Two (2) years of experience in infrastructure capital projects, such as design or project delivery, of stormwater, street, traffic control, and water and wastewater facilities projects. May overlap with 4 years of stormwater management experience.
Experience with FEMA regulations and floodplain permitting.
PMP certification.
Understanding of the PMBOK, an industry-recognized project management standard.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point, Adobe Pro, and geographic information systems (GIS) .
Ability to effectively manage competing priorities, and produce deliverables on time and within budget.
Strong history of delivering exceptional customer service.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to present complex concepts clearly and effectively.
Comments:
How To Apply: apply online: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=FORTWORTH&cws=37&rid=59425
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/19/2020

Position Title:
Engineer IV (Capital Projects Strike Team)
Employer: King County Water and Land Resources Division
Address: 201 S Jackson St, Ste 600
Seattle, WA 98104
Contact Person: Michelle Kobuki
Phone Number: 206-477-4740
Job Location: Seattle, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays. Periodic extended hours are sometimes required.
Pay Range: $48.58 - $61.58 hourly
Benefits: King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package.
Job Description: This position will be located in the River and Floodplain Management Section within the Water and Land Resources Division. The River and Floodplain Management Section seeks to improve public safety and reduce flood damages through capital improvement projects, targeted acquisition of repetitive loss properties, policy and regulatory recommendations to address flooding problems, and other programs such as public outreach, flood warning, and technical studies. The position will report to the Managing Engineer and be responsible for supervising the new High Priority Capital Projects Strike Team and directly managing one or more capital projects. The team will be composed of a capital project manager, engineering and project/program manager staff, to implement river and floodplain management projects as service provider to the King County Flood Control District.

JOB DUTIES:
Provide direct supervision, engineering review, technical oversight and quality control to an interdisciplinary team for the implementation of river and floodplain management capital improvement projects.
Provide leadership, coaching, mentoring, and developmental assignments to assigned staff to support skills development and problem solving abilities. Determine performance standards and measures for individuals and project work teams.
Provide Licensed Engineer's signature and stamp on project designs for consistency with principles for standard engineering practice, when required.
Coordinate with basin supervisors and collaborate across teams.
Oversee the development and preparation of annual capital improvement projects and budgets, including estimating costs, assigning work, and setting priorities.
Direct personnel in the planning, design, and construction of river and floodplain management projects, including revetment, levee, floodwall or floodplain reconnection capital projects. Provide and/or direct technical and quality engineering review of capital improvement projects to apply accepted design and engineering standards.
Ensure compliance with the WLR Project Management Manual in terms of project charters and planning, alternatives analysis, preliminary and final design, permitting, acquisition, construction, and closeout.
Assist in the development and implementation of work flow processes to ensure consistency in implementation and effective delivery of capital projects. Oversee and supervise the preparation, review and approval of design and construction contract documents.
Develop and maintain positive ongoing internal and external relationships with the Flood Control District, residents, stakeholders, tribes and local, state and federal agencies.
Qualifications: EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:

Bachelors of Science from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, specifically in the area of hydraulic engineering or river mechanics, or environmental engineering, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the described duties.
At least seven years of increasing responsibility in the application of river channel hydraulics, slope stability analysis, bank stabilization and levee design, project and construction management, permitting, and cultural resources requirements. Three years of experience supervising and/or leading a multidisciplinary project team, including team building, problem solving and conflict resolution.
Knowledge of techniques used in river and floodplain management projects in the Pacific Northwest, such as bioengineering approaches for bank stabilization, incorporating riparian vegetation, and use of large wood in bank repairs and engineered logjams.
Knowledge and experience in scour and bank slope stability analyses as related to levees and revetments. Knowledge and understanding of geomorphic processes and sediment transport.
Knowledge and ability to perform workload management, resource utilization, budget and schedule development for capital projects during planning, design, contracting, and construction management phases.
Experience in the preparation of engineering plans and specifications, detailed project quantities and cost estimates, and construction procurement bid packages. Experience directing the use of drafting and mapping software, such as AutoCAD and ArcGIS, for development of engineering drawings.
Experience in preparing analytical and design reports and making presentations to a wide variety of audiences; Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information effectively, in writing and verbally, with staff, consultants, and the public.
Knowledge and experience in intergovernmental and tribal relations. Knowledge and understanding of local, state and federal permitting requirements.

Comments: Work is primarily performed in an office environment, with occasional time spent performing field site inspections. Participation in flood warning and emergency response programs and activities is mandatory and typically involves work in excess of 12 hours per day and during all hours of the day that may include evenings, weekends and holidays. Heavy workloads, deadline pressure and interruptions due to changing priorities are not uncommon and may also include evenings, weekends and holidays.
How To Apply: FORMS AND MATERIALS REQUIRED: A King County Application Form (applying online satisfies this) Resume and Cover Letter Answers to the attached supplemental questionnaire
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/1/2020

Position Title:
20-32 Manager of Flood Modeling (Manager V)
Employer: Texas Water Development Board
Address: 1700 N. CONGRESS
AUSTIN , TX 78701
Contact Person: Niki Brown
Phone Number: 512-475-1681
Job Location: Austin, TX
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $5,784.59-$8,562.25/monthly DOQ
Benefits: Click Here
Job Description: Only candidates who apply via email
to (HR@TWDB.texas.gov) with an
official State of Texas Application or
through the WorkInTexas.com website
will be considered for this position.
View this position and apply at
https://bit.ly/31Hpyr6*

Texas Licensed Engineering
candidates external to TWDB will be
eligible to receive a $5,000 recruitment
bonus if selected.

We offer a competitive compensation
and benefits package including
medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible
spending, and flexible work hours so
you can have a work/life balance! For
more information about these benefits
and more visit:
http://www.twdb.texas.gov/jobs/benefit
s.asp

Job Description Summary

Performs highly advanced (senior-
level) managerial and/or engineering
work administering the daily
operations and activities of the Texas
Water Development Board’s (TWDB)
newly created Flood Modeling
Department. Work involves
establishing and maintaining a
successful floodplain modeling
program and coordinating flood
mapping tasks with existing agency
efforts to support regional and state
flood planning. As Senior Engineer,
serves as an advisor on engineering-
related matters and oversees
applicable work conducted by staff.
Ensures floodplain model compliance
with agency-approved technical
standards and procedures and
accuracy of models and associated
data. Work involves establishing goals
and objectives; developing guidelines,
procedures, policies, rules, and
regulations; developing schedules,
priorities, and standards for achieving
established goals; coordinating and
evaluating department activities;
developing and evaluating budget
requests; and, monitoring budget
expenditures. Serves as a liaison and
gives presentations concerning
floodplain modeling, mapping, and
management in the state. Plans,
assigns, and supervises the work of
others. Works under limited
supervision, with considerable latitude
for the use of initiative and
independent judgment. Reports to the
Director of the Flood Science and
Community Assistance Division.
Qualifications: Essential Job Functions

Guides the creation of the Flood
Modeling Department and provides
effective leadership for and
management of the program.
Establishes and oversees a
statewide floodplain modeling program
designed to inform stakeholders of
flood risk and to support regional and
state flood planning, including the
development of relevant technical
standards and procedures.
Manages all project activities
within the department, to include
coordinating external activities and
training, leading, and assigning or
prioritizing the work of the team.
Develops and applies floodplain
models according to agency-approved
technical standards and procedures.
Supports efforts of the Federal
Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) Cooperating Technical
Partners (CTP) Program.
Coordinates with federal, state,
and local entities to collect NFIP and
RiskMAP engineering data in support
of floodplain mapping needs.
Develops, reviews, and
implements policies and procedures
and the results of special
investigations, audits, and research
studies to improve program
operations.
Writes, reviews, and evaluates
scopes of work, memos, reports, work
process, and policy documents.
Serves as a liaison for the TWDB
at meetings with federal, state, and
local entities or the public throughout
Texas to support floodplain modeling
and mapping.
Provides presentations to
technical and non-technical audiences.
Manages contracts related to
floodplain modeling and mapping and
assists in training and overseeing staff
contract managers.
Ensures program activities are
coordinated for efficiency and are
communicated effectively to agency
management including updates to
TWDB Board Members, as needed.
Ensures staff is equipped with the
necessary knowledge and tools to
effectively perform their duties.
Ensures the provision of quality
customer service from the department
to both internal and external
stakeholders.
Supports department
administrative requirements related to
organization, budget, and personnel.
Develops and manages program
budgets, expenditures, contracts, and
performance measures.
Monitors and reports department
work activities.
Assigns job duties, conducts
performance evaluations, clarifies
roles and responsibilities, and
monitors and measures performance
against goals.
Evaluates department
performance and recommends and
leads improvements.
Manages the performance of
direct reports, to include, timely
completion of plans and appraisals,
and follow-through on disciplinary
actions as needed.
Authorizes department hiring,
separations, disciplinary actions, and
employee performance rewards.
Maintains confidential and
sensitive information.
Presents expert testimony, as
required.
Conducts legislative bill analysis,
as required.
Ensures individual and team files
(electronic and hard versions) are
appropriately maintained and timely
disposed of in accordance with the
agencys records retention procedures
and schedule.
Maintains required certifications
and licenses and meets the continuing
education needs and requirements of
the position to include, attending
mandatory training courses.
May be required to operate a
state or personal vehicle for business
purposes.
Performs other duties as
assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited
four-year college or university with
major coursework in Engineering,
Physical/ Natural/Environmental
sciences with emphasis in
Hydrologic/Hydraulic/Hydrodynamic
Modeling, Surface Water Resources,
or a related field.
Seven to nine years of relevant
work experience conducting or leading
studies of surface water resources,
floodplain management or modeling,
or a related field.
Three years progressively
responsible professional work
experience managing projects and/or
staff (including multi-disciplinary
teams.)
Experience developing, applying,
or running hydrologic/hydraulic models
using HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, or similar
models.
Relevant education and
experience can be substituted on a
year-for-year basis.
Licensed as a Professional
Engineer (PE) by the State of Texas or
licensed in another U.S. state and able
to obtain a Texas PE license within six
months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree from an
accredited college or university with
major coursework in Engineering,
Physical/ Natural/Environmental
sciences with emphasis in
Hydrologic/Hydraulic/Hydrodynamic
Modeling, Surface Water Resources,
or a related field.
Experience with a wide range of
hydrologic methods and models for a
variety of watershed sizes.
Experience developing unsteady,
two-dimensional, or other complex
hydraulic models. Experience in
developing automation techniques for
hydraulic models.
Experience with Federal
Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) flood hazard mapping and
Base Level Engineering techniques.
Experience developing flood
modeling policies and guidelines for
communities or regional/state/federal
agencies.
Experience with developing flood
mitigation planning, modeling, and
design solutions.
Certification as a Certified
Floodplain Manager.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Knowledge of local, state, and
federal laws and regulations relevant
to floodplain management and of the
principles and practices of public
administration.
Possesses necessary skills and
comprehensive knowledge to perform
the job.
Knowledge of relevant
hydrologic/hydraulic/hydrodynamic
techniques and models, including
standard models and methods used to
develop FEMA Base Level
Engineering.
Knowledge of the National Flood
Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA
flood hazard mapping, Flood
Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), Flood
Hazard Boundary Maps,
CLOMR/LOMR submittals, and
floodplain management.
Skills in developing, applying, or
running hydrologic/hydraulic models
(e.g., HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SWMM,
InfoWorks, AdH, GSSHA, etc.) or other
computational/numerical models.
Skill with GIS applications; skill
using ESRI ArcGIS 10 (or later)
software product suite with knowledge
of Spatial and 3D Analyst extensions
and exposure to geodatabase use and
design.
Skills in reading and interpreting
engineering documents, surveys,
topographic information, and aerial
photography.
Skills in manipulation of data sets
for hydrologic and hydraulic modeling,
including topographic (e.g. LiDAR,
DEM), soils, landcover, and other data
sets. Skill in working with very large
data sets.
Skills in scientific data
management, analysis, and
interpretation, particularly of hydrologic
data.
Skills in using
numerical/visualization tools, e.g.,
Matlab, Surfer, Octave, Scipy/Numpy,
Matplotlib, Tecplot, Gnuplot, HEC-
DSS, etc.
Skills in using programming
language such as Fortran, C, etc.
and/or scripting languages such as
Perl, Python, bash, etc.
Skills in writing technical memos,
reports, work process, and policy
documents.
Skills in project management and
grant/contract administration, including
developing scopes-of-work.
Skills in communicating with
elected, local, state, and federal
officials, stakeholders, and the media.
Skills in using Microsoft Office
programs such as Word, Excel, and
Access.
Skills in use of internet, email,
word processing, spreadsheet,
presentation, database software, and
in the use of standard tools of the
profession.
Ability to lead projects and
perform duties as assigned without
direct supervision.
Ability to meet public/government
officials to initiate studies and to
request data pertinent to studies.
Ability to communicate clearly
and concisely, both verbally and in
writing.
Ability to adhere to work
schedules, follow procedures with
respect to leave and submit accurate
timesheets by prescribed deadlines.
Ability to make mature, objective
decisions and identify areas of
potential problems.
Ability to perform effectively and
willingly when changes occur in scope
and nature of the work and work
environment.
Ability to perform routine and
non-routine work assignments
accurately and on-time with little or no
supervision.
Ability to perform assigned duties
and improve work habits and/or
output.
Ability to complete assigned
work, on time, neatly, and in order with
infrequent errors or persist until tasks
are completed.
Ability to interpret policies,
procedures, and regulations.
Ability to provide prompt,
courteous and accurate assistance
and clear and concise communication
to agency staff, as well as to
employees of other political entities
and the public, both verbally and in
writing.
Ability to work with others in a
team environment and cooperate with
supervisors, co-workers, and others.
Ability to manage multiple tasks
and schedule work in order to maintain
regular progress on assignments and
meet deadlines.
Ability to stand/sit/move with no
physical limitations or aids to perform
activities such as retrieve/replace files
in a large file system for boxes up to
30 lbs.
Ability and willingness to travel up
to 15% of the time, primarily within the
State of Texas.
Ability to perform work outdoors
possibly during inclement weather or
under hot /cold temperatures.
Ability to operate a vehicle (state
or personal) for state business and
maintain a drivers license and driving
record that complies with state and
agency requirements.
Ability to work days that may
exceed 8 hours, including early
mornings, nights, and weekends.
Ability to train others.
Ability to assign and/or supervise
the work of others.

Comments: All interested candidates should apply
via WorkInTexas.com OR
HR@twdb.texas.gov with an official
State of Texas Application
Texas Water Development Board,
Stephen F. Austin Building
1700 North Congress Ave., Room 670,
Austin, Texas 78701
Please contact Human Resources for
accommodation requests.
Phone: (512) 475-2142
Email: HR@twdb.texas.gov
Apply at: Work in Texas
www.workintexas.com OR
HR@twdb.texas.gov with an official
State of Texas Application
How To Apply:
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/12/2020

Position Title: Executive Director
Employer: Institute for Coastal Adaptation & Resilience
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Norfolk, VA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Benefits:
Job Description: Old Dominion University (ODU) is recruiting a dynamic and collaborative leader as Executive Director of the Institute for Coastal Adaptation & Resilience (ICAR). The Executive Director will have the opportunity to make a significant global impact by fostering research, leveraging resources, building connections, and leading efforts to turn world-class science into global practice. The Executive Director also will have the opportunity to build on a unique partnership with the City of Norfolk, expanding that to include other localities within the Hampton Roads region.

Reporting to the Vice President of Research, the Executive Director will lead an interdisciplinary team of faculty from across the University, facilitate research and community engagement, and help to envision and develop educational programs to build the workforce of tomorrow. The vital importance of the work of ICAR for the region and the world has already garnered significant private and public support, and there is enthusiasm throughout ODU to consider opportunities to develop and deepen curricula related to resiliency and adaptation and to recruit faculty and attract students who would be drawn to this work.

The Executive Director will also collaborate with other university centers and departments, and will build partnerships with nonprofits, community groups, government agencies, corporations, and peer organizations locally, state-wide, nationally, and internationally.

The position is open to candidates with a variety of leadership experiences, a collaborative approach, entrepreneurial instincts, a commitment to diversity and equity, and excitement about and commitment to the important work of ICAR.

The Executive Director will be a skilled advocate with the ability to work with community members, academics, elected officials, media representatives, and members of the business community. They will have a history of leadership in resiliency projects, familiarity with academic institutions and scholarship, and experience forging stakeholder partnerships. Additionally, the ability to communicate resilience and adaptation research findings and best practices to citizens, decision-makers, and the media is important.

A masters degree or higher in a related field is required. Candidates with appropriate academic credentials may be considered for a tenured academic appointment. Candidates should also bring evidence of success advancing coastal resiliency in policy and/or practice.

Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Old Dominion University, is Virginia's entrepreneurial-minded doctoral research university, and is in the heart of a community recognized as being on the cutting edge of flood preparedness and resiliency world-wide.

For more information about this opportunity, please read the position description.


ODU has engaged Opus Partners to support the recruitment of this position. Craig Smith, Partner, and Sarah Gaines, Associate Partner, are leading the search, with Matthew Pohl, Associate, supporting. To apply, a resume with an accompanying cover letter must be submitted via e-mail to Matthew Pohl (matthew.pohl@opuspartners.net). Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Opus Partners at (215) 790-1188 ext. 232.

The position is open until filled and applications received by March 7 are guaranteed consideration.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation. An integral part of this policy is to administer recruiting, hiring, working conditions, compensation, training, opportunities for advancement, and termination of employment for all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

Candidates that share ODUs commitment to embrace the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and administration are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications:
Comments:
How To Apply: To apply, a resume with an accompanying cover letter must be submitted via e-mail to Matthew Pohl (matthew.pohl@opuspartners.net)
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 3/7/2020

Position Title:
Water Structures - NFIP Specialist
Employer: KDA Water Structures Program
Address: Kansas Department of Agriculture
1320 Research Park Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
Contact Person: Kelsey Senn
Phone Number: 785-564-6712
Job Location: Shawnee County
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Days
Pay Range: Annual Salary Range: $45,100 - 48,000 per year Hourly Pay Range: $21.68 - $23.08 per hour * Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.
Benefits: Benefits
Job Description: Position Summary & Responsibilities:

This position will remain posted until filled. Location: Shawnee, County

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) specialist works as part of a team to conduct work activities to complete the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Assistance Program - State Support Services Element (CAP - SSSE) grant requirements. Work includes offering floodplain management and flood insurance assistance to community personnel and the general public. Developing and applying technical knowledge to problems encountered by communities and the public attempting to comply with NFIP requirements relating to rules and regulations for floodplain development projects and aid the public in obtaining and understanding available flood hazard information. Conducts statewide activities regarding visits to communities across Kansas for the purpose of assessing the local flood plain management programs and evaluating the communities effectiveness in administering and enforcing its floodplain management regulations. Conducts on-site visits or telephone contacts as appropriate with community officials and submits written reports of each visit or contact to the supervisor. Assists the team leader in tracking the NFIP grant and writing required reports. The NFIP Specialist is supervised by the NFIP Coordinator (FMC) and the DWR Water Structures Program Manager.
Qualifications: - A bachelor's degree in environmental science with an emphasis on hydrology, geology, geography or a related natural science.
- Knowledge of ArcGIS software and products in water resource and environmental applications is preferred.
- Good written and verbal communication skills as well as the management and development of ArcSDE server applications are strongly preferred.
- Valid drivers license.
- Must be able to travel in-state and out of state, including overnight travel. Must be able to demonstrate progressive work experience in GIS applications, including GIS map creation and geodatabase design and management.
Comments:
How To Apply: Apply Online
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 2/29/2020

Position Title:
Research Coordinator Senior
Employer: Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
Address: 3819 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Contact Person: Carol Heller
Phone Number: 215-898-5688
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: Job responsibilities include qualitative and quantitative research assistance. Depending on qualifications, this could include:
Data cleaning, basic data analysis in Excel, econometric analysis in R or Stata.
Creating spatial visualizations of data in ArcMap or R.
Summarizing literature, finding data, summarizing legislation, writing blogs, drafting Policy Briefs, creating surveys/questionnaires in Qualtrics.
Familiarizing themselves with disaster databases for quick analyses for policy proposals, and related tasks.
Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in Economics, Political Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Environmental Policy, Computer Science or a related field is required. Masters degree in related field preferred.
Familiarity with either R or Stata is required. Preference given to candidates that also have familiarity with any of the following: Qualtrics. GIS, Excel, Python, or other data visualization tools.
Demonstration of strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and superb organization.
Excellent academic record.
Prior research experience preferred.
Coursework or other background in the topics of focus to the Risk Center strongly preferred.
Comments:
How To Apply: Click Here
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 4/28/2020

Position Title: Floodplain Specialist
Employer: Federal Emergency Management Management Agency
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Negotiable
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $62,236.00 to $80,912.00 per year
Benefits:
Job Description: When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares
the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We
foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled,
knowledgeable, high performance workforce.

This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program.

This is a temporary appointment in the Excepted Service, not to exceed 2 years, with the option to extend based on
workload and funding availability. Veterans Preference does not apply to the CORE selection process.
The Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Cadre (EHP) announces the hiring of EHP Environmental Floodplain Specialist (EFSP) position under FEMA's CORE Program.

How to Apply:

Submit your resume to EHPCadre@fema.dhs.gov. In Subject line, please put EFSP CORE Position

What to Expect Next:
A selection panel will review resumes of all eligible applicants. A review of resumes will be on-going. We will
inform you when you are being reviewed and/or selected for an interview.
Qualifications: This position requires a Public Trust background investigation.

You must be a U.S. citizen or National to be considered for this position.

This position is 100% travel, and you will be required to travel up to, but not limited to 320+ days a year. When not deployed, your duty station will be your residence of record (ROR).

Preference is that you have completed a BA or Masters degree program in related subject.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.


Special Physical Requirements:

Work is performed at a desk, walking, standing, bending, carrying light to medium objects, and in austere conditions.

You must be able to walk, stand, and sit, for extended periods.

You must be able to work in austere conditions and in undesirable locations.

Work may take place in undesirable conditions that include exposure to excessive heat, unhealthy environments, and extended
hours.

You must be able to stay in temporary housing when deployed if necessary.

Housing accommodations may be limited and require stays in temporary structures without electricity.

Duties:

Review and implement Executive Orders 11988: Floodplains and 11990: Wetlands (though the 8-step review process); all applicable environmental and historic preservation laws, regulations, additional executive orders, and policy for FEMA funded activities.

Prepares National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents based on the applicable level of review.

Serves as a technical specialist on floodplains and wetlands, providing advice and assistance to FEMA program staff, state emergency management staff, Tribal, state, local governments, and eligible private non-profit groups.

Performs technical project monitoring and evaluations to meet environmental and historic preservation responsibilities.

Analyze and apply a wide range of scientific and technical to environmental compliance review; specifically Executive Orders
11988: Floodplains and 11990: Wetlands.
Comments:
How To Apply: EHPCADRE@FEMA.DHS.GOV
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 3/31/2020





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