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Michael Baker International Hazard Mitigation Planner-Risk Communication, Floodplain Management
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) Director of Geoinformatics
City of Arlington Stormwater Civil Engineer
Cape Cod Cooperative Extension/Woods Hole Sea Grant Community Rating System (CRS) Coordinator
Fairbanks North Star Borough Flood Plain Administrator
City of West Sacramento Engineering Assistant III
CDM Smith Senior Project Manager
Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission WATER RESOURCES ENGINEER
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. Civil / Environmental Engineer
Yuma County Human Resources Civil Engineer
The Nature Conservancy Landscape Conservation Ecologist (Job ID: 43020)
Amec Foster Wheeler Environrmental & Infrastructure Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Specialist (Sr. Planner) (Req ID: 23296BR)
Sarasota County, FL Watershed Coordinator/Engineer, Public Utilities (Job Code: 2094)

Position Title: Hazard Mitigation Planner-Risk Communication, Floodplain Management
Employer: Michael Baker International
Contact Person: Shannon Burke
Phone Number: (571) 357-6033
Job Location: Seattle, WA, Chicago, IL, New York City
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: 8-5
Pay Range:
Benefits: Yes.
Job Description: Michael Baker International is looking for individuals with experience in risk communication, floodplain management and community planning to work closely with a variety of stakeholder groups to communicate tailored flood risk information and design in cooperation with local stakeholder's mitigation strategies and actions.

The planner will help develop and manage stakeholder relationships that increase flood risk awareness and reduce flood risk at the community level. This includes the development and implementation of new tools and practices that assist our client in executing community engagement and outreach. This candidate will assist our client prepare for and execute community meetings with the use of communications collateral. The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills coupled with experience in mitigation planning (preparing mitigation plans preferred) and/or the National Flood Insurance Program (policy and guidance).
Qualifications: -Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Communications, Geography or related fields
-5-years of post-Bachelor's related experience- a related graduate degree may substitute for 3 years of experience
-Knowledge and experience in implementing/supporting FEMA programs with preference given for mitigation based programs and/or preparation of community based comprehensive plans inclusive of risk mitigation approaches
-Experience in preparing and executing stakeholder meetings (in-person or virtually) , FEMA experience preferred
-Ability to travel to locations within the Region (Estimated travel greater than 50%)
-Ability to work collaboratively with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds, including engineers, planners, community officials, GIS professionals, state and federal government officials, and the public
-Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and in simple and effective ways
-Experience in establishing and managing key stakeholder relationships
How To Apply: Send a brief cover letter and resume to
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 6/18/2015

Position Title: Director of Geoinformatics
Employer: Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Address: 1200 Waterway Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Contact Person: Melissa Gona
Phone Number: 317-274-2455
Job Location: Indianapolis, IN
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F, 8:00-5:00
Pay Range:
Job Description: The Polis Center at IUPUI seeks an experienced candidate to fill the position of Director of Geoinformatics. The Director of Geoinformatics reports to the Executive Director and is a member of the centers senior management team. S/he builds and fosters relationships within government agencies, universities, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector to cultivate new and enhance existing partnerships and project opportunities. The Director of Geoinformatics also provides overall management of multiple GIS and natural hazard planning grants/contracts and projects and manages geoinformatics staff.

Expected start date: August 1, 2015


Develop partnerships and project opportunities in geoinformatics
Develop projects appropriate to the centers mission. Prepare grant proposals, budgets, and schedules.
Participate in board and community committees, coalitions, and task forces, as appropriate
Recruit and mentor GIS analysts and interns to ensure they are provided challenging opportunities to develop and enhance their career objectives

Direct multiple (10-20) GIS and planning projects and manage staff of 6-8 analysts and interns
Serve as primary point of contact for project funders and external and internal project partners
Engage communities in projects, as appropriate
Set project milestones and provide regular status updates to project partners and funders
Analyze and evaluate staff performance and allocation against grant and project requirements to ensure that effort is not duplicated, that staff is appropriately allocated, and that project deliverables meet or exceed expectations
Qualifications: Minimum masters degree in geography, disaster planning, GIS/GIScience, or related field plus minimum of five years management experience; demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of people including federal, state, and local government officials, community partners, program staff, and university faculty, staff, and students; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with attention to detail in a fast-paced team setting. Knowledge of best practices and developments within the broader field of GIScience is essential.
How To Apply: Interested candidates should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and list of relevant project experience to Melissa Gona at
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 8/1/2015

Position Title: Stormwater Civil Engineer
Employer: City of Arlington
Address: P.O. Box 90231, MS01-0220
Arlington, TX 76004-3231
Contact Person: Mandy Clark
Phone Number:
Job Location: City Hall - 101 W. Abram, Arlington, TX 76001
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: 8 - 5
Pay Range: $67,607 - $75,119
Job Description: JOB SUMMARY:
Under general direction, plans, designs and reviews stormwater related projects. Performs all contract management functions for stormwater related projects.

1. Ability to manage capital stormwater and floodplain projects through design, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation and construction phases.
2. Ability to perform and review hydrologic and hydraulic studies.
3. Ability to manage complex in-house stormwater and floodplain projects.
4. Ability to respond to inquiries, make presentations, facilitate meetings, and compile written reports to City
Council, various committees and commissions, professional and technical personnel, and the public.
5. Ability to investigate stormwater and floodplain problems and evaluate alternative solutions.
6. Ability to evaluate all engineering related issues during the acquisition of property and utility relocation
phases for stormwater and floodplain projects.
7. Ability to provide expert testimony to City Council, District Courts, and other various boards or commissions as required.
8. Ability to negotiate and administer engineering services and construction contracts to ensure that the City's policies, standards, and schedules are met.
9. Ability to evaluate floodplain related issues during planning, design, and construction of development and
capital projects.
Qualifications: Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering and hydrology and hydraulic engineering related to the design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects.
Knowledge of surveying practices and procedures, drafting, design and inspection of stormwater and
floodplain projects.
Knowledge of laws and local ordinances pertaining to stormwater and floodplain projects.
Knowledge of the methods, equipment and materials used in surface and underground construction and
Knowledge of current stormwater and floodplain management methods to ensure minimum criteria is met.
Skill in the use of hydrologic and hydraulic software such as HEC-HMS, TR-20, SWMM, HEC-RAS, XP-SWMM
and/or similar programs.
Skill in planning, organizing and coordinating multiple engineering projects.
Skill in interpreting and writing engineering specifications.
Skill in communicating orally and in writing with the public and professionals.
Ability to apply City Subdivision Rules and Regulations, Citys Design Standards Manual and the Stormwater and Floodplain Management Ordinances to stormwater capital projects.
Ability to organize and coordinate materials, information and resources associated with stormwater and
floodplain projects.
Ability to create clear, concise reports regarding engineering issues.
Ability to use independent judgment and make sound decisions.
Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication. and to make fine discriminations in sound.
Ability to perform a variety of physical skills including but not limited to seeing, holding, calculating and writing.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including but not limited to a PC and calculator.
Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Agricultural Engineering plus four years experience in the field of drainage,
stormwater, floodplain engineering or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience, and a
Professional Engineer (PE) license with the ability to secure Texas registration within six months. Possession
of a valid Driver's License (Class C). Must successfully complete required pre-employment screens including
criminal background check and motor vehicle record review. Designation as a TFMA Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred, but not required.
How To Apply: Online Only
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 6/14/2015

Position Title: Community Rating System (CRS) Coordinator
Employer: Cape Cod Cooperative Extension/Woods Hole Sea Grant
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Barnstable, MA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $58,352.06
Job Description: Definition
The position performs work gathering, analyzing and interpreting National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements, assisting towns to apply for and participate in the Community Rating System (CRS) Program, and assisting in the development and implementation of other floodplain management related programs. The incumbent directs program specific activities and assignments, coordinates with other county departments, develops/maintains community partnerships, and interacts with the public and other organizations.

Works under the administrative direction of the Coastal Processes Specialist well as the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and Woods Hole Sea Grant Directors.

Job Environment
Work is generally performed in a typical office setting; some field work and exposure to poor weather conditions; work requires occasional evening or weekend meetings.

Operates computer, standard office equipment, automobile, hand tools and audio visual equipment; may also use specialized tools, equipment and or software based on responsibilities.

Makes and maintains regular contacts with public officials, private industry, and the general public when developing CRS program plans and documents.

Essential Functions
The essential functions or 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 the position.

Assists in the coordination of Barnstable Countys floodplain management efforts ensuring that the county can support communities that participate in the FEMA Community Rating System (CRS).

Assists in overseeing the countys FEMA Community Rating System (CRS) for flood insurance discounts and proactively develops a plan for improved rating.

Promotes public awareness of the floodplain management through speaking engagements, advertising, and other programs.

Assists in development and implementation of the County Flood Risk Program for Public Information (PPI).

Presents information to town Board of Selectmen, planning commissions, and various other public and community agencies and organizations.

Explains floodplain development requirements to community leaders, citizens, business owners, and the general public.

Maintains records and documents that keep the community eligible to participate in the FEMAs NFIP and CRS program.

Develops and maintains the Community Floodplain Management Reference Library.

Provides assistance to FEMA and State Floodplain Manager representatives during Community Assistance Visits (CAV), Community Rating System (CRS) Program reviews, and other floodplain management program activities.

o Masters degree with major course work in physical or natural science, planning, coastal geology, emergency management, engineering or related field and 3 years of professional level experience or Bachelors Degree and 5 years professional level experience in the assigned field of floodplain management or related field.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill
Knowledge: Knowledge of FEMA regulations and guidelines for flood mitigation grant work and processes, and knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program and the Community Rating System.

Ability: Ability to interact well with elected officials, department heads, and the general public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with town, county, state and federal officials. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records. Ability to work independently on complex tasks and deal with non-routine matters. Ability to utilize various computer software programs such as Access and Microsoft Office suite programs.

Skill: Skill in statistical analysis, and database management. Skill in mass media techniques and video presentations. Skill in public speaking and public relations, and ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a variety of audiences.

Special requirements
Valid Massachusetts drivers license.


Education and Experience
o Training in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with a possession of a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certificate (or willingness to obtain).
o FEMAs Emergency Management Institute (EMI) E 273-Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program class graduation (or willingness to attend training).
o FEMAs Emergency Management Institute (EMI) E 278-National Flood Insurance Plan/Community Rating System class graduation (or willingness to attend training).

Knowledge, Ability and Skill
Knowledge: Extensive knowledge and background in FEMA and NFIP programs and regulations including CRS program participation requirements.

Ability: Skill in statistical analysis, and database management. Skill in mass media techniques and video presentations. Skill in public speaking and public relations, and ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a variety of audiences. Ability to work independently on complex tasks and deal with non-routine matters.

Skill: Ability to utilize various GIS computer software programs such as Arc View, etc.

Physical Requirements
Minimal physical effort required to perform office duties; required to sit, talk and listen more than two-thirds of the time; may occasionally have to lift 30 pounds, such as file boxes; ability to type at sufficient speed and sit at a computer monitor for long periods of time.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Comments: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references to:
Human Resources Department
Re: CRS Coordinator
PO Box 427
Barnstable MA 02630
How To Apply: See above
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 5/29/2015

Position Title: Flood Plain Administrator
Employer: Fairbanks North Star Borough
Address: 809 Pioneer Road
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Contact Person: Borough Direct Job Line
Phone Number: 907-459-1206
Job Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F 8a-5p
Pay Range: $28.94/hr
Benefits: Yes
Job Description: POSITION TITLE: Flood Plain Administrator
SALARY: 14A $28.94/hr
STATUS: Regular Full Time 1.0 FTE
FLSA: Non-Exempt
PCN: CP-031-6A
CLOSING DATE: 05/18/15 9:00 pm AK
REPORTS TO: Community Planning Director
Administer the Flood Plain Management Program for the borough

1. Administer the FNSB Flood Plain Management Program. Advise on technical aspects of flood plain management planning.

2. Maintain/update a post disaster flood response program satisfying state requirements and FEMA guidelines, including a substantial damage determination process, post disaster permitting process, repetitive loss analysis, documentation of flood elevations, etc.

3. Create and implement a formal flood plain management public awareness and outreach plan. Maintain and update floodplain information on Borough website. Provide public with technical interpretations of Borough zoning, land use, flood zone, comprehensive plan, subdivision and related codes.

4. Provide flood plain coordination between state, local and federal agencies to ensure legal requirements are met. Recommend improvements to the program as needed to ensure compliance.

5. Perform field inspections and gather field data to be used in enforcing and/or monitoring development in the floodplain and to ensure compliance with flood plain permits and after flood activity review.

6. Monitor flood plain permit process. Review and authorize zoning permits, flood plain permits and base flood elevation certificates.

7. Investigate flood plain related complaints; develop corrective recommendations for identified problems and determine action needed to effect compliance with established program standards.

8. Secure funding for program by writing and securing grants and working with other agencies. Provide project management and grant coordination. Provide periodic status reports as required by grant provisions.

9. Gather and analyze data, prepare staff reports and formulate department recommendations regarding land use flood hazards; including providing written and oral presentations. Propose revisions and updates to the flood plain ordinance as necessary.

10. Create and implement plans to prepare for FEMA Community Assistance Visits (CAV) and to resolve floodplain management issues identified in the CAV report.

11. Maintain databases and files pertaining to flood plain management activities.

12. Work with land management agencies to review land disposal efforts to reduce or limit disposal of property within the flood plain.

13. Coordinate flood map revisions for the Borough.

14. Perform other tasks and projects as assigned. Provide backup for other planning staff.
1. Bachelor's degree in planning, natural resources, hydrology, geography or closely related field and two years of experience in flood plain management planning. A graduate degree in planning or a closely-related field of study may be substituted for one year of the experience requirement.

2. Have (or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire) and maintain ASFM "Certified Flood Plain Manager" certification.

3. Knowledge of land use planning theory, practice, process, ordinances and their applications.

4. Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning and Federal and State laws and guidelines as relates to the flood plain management process, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and floodplain mapping.

5. Demonstrated ability to prepare, evaluate and implement plans, studies and statistical data and to present facts and conclusions clearly and effectively in oral, written and graphic form.

6. Ability to deal with the public in a pleasant and courteous manner under adverse and stressful conditions.

7. Ability to work independently, set priorities and organize workload.

8. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer. Proficient with MS Word, MS Access (or other database) MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are required, prefer experience with. Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and flood plain modeling programs.

9. Must have and be able to maintain a valid drivers license. Must meet insurance standards and maintain insurability under the Borough's insurance program. If personal automobile is used for Borough business, proof of automobile insurance at statutory limits must be provided. (A CURRENT COPY OF DRIVING RECORD WILL BE REQUIRED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.)


11. This position requires a criminal background check.
Continuous interdepartmental business contact; continuous routine public contact and frequent contact involving outside organizations/agencies.

Does not supervise; experiences many minor problems daily with virtually no supervision. The consequences of error, carelessness or mistaken judgment require serious effort to recover.

General office with good, clean conditions; while performing field work experiences somewhat disagreeable conditions with minor accident probability and undesirable elements or factors; requires short periods of light lifting, pushing or pulling (1-25 lbs.); stooping, walking on uneven terrain in inclement weather conditions, bending, crouching are other physical elements of the position.

Application Procedure:

Apply Online
Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed online application on or before the closing date and time as specified in the Job Posting. On line applications can be located at

For additional information please call (907) 459-1202 or the Borough Direct Job Line at (907) 459-1206.

The Borough complies with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation to participate in the interview/selection process please be sure to complete this section of the online application.

How To Apply: Apply Online
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 6/4/2015

Position Title: Engineering Assistant III
Employer: City of West Sacramento
Address: 1110 West Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Contact Person: Barbara Usrey
Phone Number: 916-617-4567
Job Location: West Sacramento, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: 6213-7552/mo
Job Description: The Engineering Assistant III performs a variety of complex and difficult para-professional office and field engineering functions. Specific duties performed will vary depending upon the division or section to which assigned. A complete classification description can be obtained from the City of West Sacramentos web page.
Qualifications: Education: Completion of sixty (60) semester units of applicable college level courses including construction management, drafting, technology, mathematics, physical sciences, computers or related fields, depending upon section to which assigned. Experience: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of public works inspection, engineering, survey, design, drafting, traffic, flood protection or related field, depending upon assigned section. Related education beyond the initial sixty (60) semester units may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to three (3) years of the experience requirement. (Sixty semester units are equivalent to one year of experience.)
How To Apply: For complete information and apply, visit and visit the City of West Sacramento employment page. FFD: 75 qualified applications or 5/25/15, whichever occurs first.
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 5/25/2015

Position Title: Senior Project Manager
Employer: CDM Smith
Contact Person: Recruitment Department
Phone Number: 617-452-6000
Job Location: Fairfax, VA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range:
Job Description: CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.
**Location is for this position is flexible**
CDM Smith is seeking a Senior Project Manager to primarily support FEMAs Public Assistance Program, FEMAs Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program and other related contracts with the U.S. government. The successful candidate will support the Program Manager by managing multiple projects and task orders and by providing technical direction and support to project teams. Projects include providing technical assistance to FEMA grant programs, engineering services, policy development support and environmental compliance activities with both HQ and the Regions. Projects are located throughout the U.S. and its territories.

A successful CDM Smith candidate will have:
Bachelors degree and at least 10 years of professional experience.
At least 2 years of FEMA related project management experience.
Previous experience with FEMA policies and procedures for emergency management and hazard mitigation.
Preferred Qualifications
Previous FEMA Public Assistant experience and/or Hazard Mitigation Assistance program experience.
P.E. (Professional Engineer) certification.

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operateas diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
How To Apply:
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 6/6/2015

Employer: Snohomish County, Washington
Contact Person: Prothman Company
Phone Number: 206-368-0050
Job Location: Everett, Washington
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Snohomish County, Washington
$90,820 - $128,339

For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Current Searches."

Snohomish County is located in northwest Washington State, twelve miles north of Seattle. The county rests between the sparkling waters of Puget Sound and the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Mountains. The quality of life is heavily influenced by the spectacular scenery, and the county is a recreational mecca with a temperate climate that encourages year-round outdoor activities. Snohomish County has major urban centers, historic villages, rural retreats, seaside ports and rich agricultural land. With a population of approximately 717,000, it is one of the largest and fastest growing counties in Washington. Everett is the county's largest city and seat of county government, with a population of over 100,000. The city is home to the Boeing Company's largest assembly plant, which is the largest building in the world and the region's most popular tourist destination.

The Public Works Department is the largest department in Snohomish County government and has a staff of approximately 590. Most of the work is performed in unincorporated areas, with some projects completed in conjunction with individual cities and agencies. The department is divided into six divisions: Administrative Operations, Engineering Services, Road Maintenance, Transportation and Environmental Services, Solid Waste, and Surface Water Management.

The Surface Water Management Utility Division (SWM) Director reports to the Public Works Department Director. The SWM Director manages approximately 90 employees within six Surface Water Management (SWM) sections. Two managers provide direct support to the SWM division director. Staff includes supervisors, planners, policy makers, engineers, scientists, technical staff, and financial and administrative personnel. The annual division budget is approximately $40 million.

Graduation from a major college or university with major course work in civil or hydraulic engineering, hydrology, planning, or public administration; AND, five (5) years of management experience in storm water or utility operation; OR, any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Snohomish County is an equal opportunity employer. First review: June 7, 2015 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.
How To Apply: To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application."
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 6/7/2015

Employer: Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
Address: W239 N1812 Rockwood Dr
PO Box 1607
Waukesha, WI 53187
Contact Person: Elizabeth Larsen
Phone Number: 262-547-6721
Job Location: Waukesha, WI
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Job Description: The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC), the regional planning agency for the seven county greater Milwaukee area, has an immediate opening for a civil engineer with an interest in stormwater and floodplain management analysis and planning. The Commission is a leader in the application of sophisticated, state-of-the art approaches to the solution of water resources problems. This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer interested in working on a team utilizing cutting edge geographic information system and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling techniques.
Qualifications: Responsibilities include the preparation of flood hazard maps and systems level plans, including computer modeling of hydrologic and hydraulic processes, and assistance to local units of government in the areas of stormwater and floodplain management.

A bachelors degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in hydrology and hydraulics, and the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing are required for the position. A masters degree and experience with water resources-related computer modeling and geographic information systems is desirable.
How To Apply: Submit resume via e-mail to
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 6/5/2015

Position Title: Civil / Environmental Engineer
Employer: Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Contact Person: Kelly Crook
Phone Number:
Job Location: Mobile, AL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Regular, fulltime
Pay Range: DOE
Job Description: Role Overview
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Civil / Environmental Engineer to join our team in Mobile. AL. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering with 4-6 years of experience designing and/or consulting on site civil or drainage projects.

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

With pro-forma 2013 annualized scope revenues of 5.5 billion and over 40,000 employees in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package including: medical, vision, & dental coverage, 401K Matching, Educational Reimbursement, and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path. Additional information can be obtained from our website at
Qualifications: BS in Civil Engineering;
EI registration minimum with a desire to become PE;
4 6 years related work experience;
Stormwater modeling and design experience a must;
Preference given to those proficient in AutoCAD;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Experience with contractors and construction sites desired; and
Environmental permitting and compliance experience a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.
How To Apply:
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/29/2015

Position Title: Civil Engineer
Employer: Yuma County Human Resources
Address: 198 S Main Street
Contact Person: Jessica Arciniega
Phone Number: 928-373-1013
Job Location: 2351 W. 26th
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: NATURE OF WORK
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.

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of: County policies and procedures; 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: 5/30/2015

Position Title: Landscape Conservation Ecologist (Job ID: 43020)
Employer: The Nature Conservancy
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Landscape Conservation Ecologist provides scientific leadership, expertise and support to the Conservancy's conservation teams on Long Island and New York State. He/she is responsible for assessing the ecological integrity of, and threats to, conservation targets; recommending management and monitoring strategies to abate threats and measure success; and collecting and analyzing monitoring and inventory data. Provides ecological information, best practices, training, and technical support to Conservancy staff and partner organizations. Builds cooperative partnerships with other institutions and agencies to share technology, establish priorities, and coordinate actions. Helps identify private and public funding sources and provides technical input to fundraising proposals.

The Landscape Conservation Ecologist will work in the following focal areas for the purposes of protecting and restoring biodiversity, natural resources and ecological processes and function: terrestrial/freshwater connectivity and health, planning for climate change adaptation and climate change analyses, atmospheric deposition in the context of reducing air pollution impacts to terrestrial and freshwater systems, and urban/suburban interactions.

* Gather and interpret the scientific information needed to assess the ecological integrity, connectivity, and threats to ecological communities at priority conservation areas/preserves on Long Island. Included are literature reviews, consulting with experts, attending professional conferences, preparing conceptual ecological models, field observations, inventory, mapping, and monitoring.
* Develop and implement monitoring protocols to assess the ecological integrity of conservation targets and to measure success at abating threats. Train and assist staff and volunteers in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting monitoring data.
* Recommend ecological management strategies and actions to maintain the ecological integrity of targets, incorporating monitoring and management data in an adaptive management framework.
* Identify, develop, and participate in ecosystem restoration opportunities designed to restore and maintain the long-term viability of priority species, habitats, and healthy systems.
* Assist in building capacity in public agencies and local governments for ecological management and monitoring. Work in partnership with other organizations in a collaborative or advisory role.
* Serve as support to statewide conservation teams to provide scientific and technical leadership and expertise in order to protect Freshwater, reduce the impacts of Climate Change, and improve Forest Health.
* Assist in the development of research projects to be carried out on Conservancy preserves in order to use our land holdings as "natural laboratories," and ensure results are utilized to maximize benefit.
* Share results of threats analysis, planning, management, monitoring, research, and modeling with state/regional/global Conservancy staff, local partners, and academic community. Publish articles and notes in peer reviewed professional journals as appropriate.
* Serve as support and participate as appropriate in urban conservation in order to protect, conserve, and restore urban natural areas, biodiversity and ecosystems.
* Review environmental impact statements and proposed projects for potential impacts to conservation areas and targets. Prepare comments and/or testify at hearings when appropriate.
* Identify partners and serve as a conduit for conservation priority research projects.
* Assist in the development of strategic plans, conservation area plans, work plans, and budgets.
* Assist in supervising short-term employees, interns, contractors, and volunteers involved in monitoring and research projects.
* Assist in developing fundraising proposals, press releases, maps, presentations, brochures, newsletter and magazine articles, and educational materials.
* BA/BS degree and 5 years experience in conservation biology, ecology, or related natural science field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Experience negotiating complex agreements.
* Supervisory skills and experience.
* Experience communicating with the public and/or media both in writing and verbally.
* Experience using common software applications such as Word, Excel, Web browsers, etc.

* Advanced degree in conservation biology, ecology, or related natural science field and 5 years related experience preferred.

Expertise in the following:
* Ecology with a focus on conservation, management, planning, and sustainability of landscapes as coupled human-environment systems.
* Ecosystem dynamics including connectivity, fragmentation, scale, patterns and processes; ecosystem services in terrestrial and freshwater systems (especially, tradeoffs and synergies); landscape legacy effects; climate change interactions (particularly, mitigation and adaptation); sustainability and resilience (e.g., relationships between ecosystem services and human well-being in changing landscapes); mechanisms and ecological impacts of land use change; and innovative methods in landscape analysis and modeling.
* Studying and improving relationships between ecological processes in the environment and particular ecosystems to be done within a variety of landscape scales, development spatial patterns, and organizational levels of research and policy.
* Experience in developing and applying practical applications of scientific concepts and technical innovations for conservation purposes, including ecological monitoring.
* Familiarity with Northeastern flora, fauna, and ecological communities, including Pine Barrens and grasslands, and their conservation needs.
* Proven ability to work well with a variety of people, make alliances, and gain the support of others, particularly government officials.
* Ability to organize time and manage multiple projects with a minimum of direct supervision.
* Excellent speaking, writing, and presentation skills. Ability to simplify and explain complex scientific data to general audiences.
* Ability and willingness to work in a team setting.

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Position Title: Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Specialist (Sr. Planner) (Req ID: 23296BR)
Employer: Amec Foster Wheeler Environrmental & Infrastructure
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Job Location: Topeka, KS
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Job Description: Are you a Hazard Mitigation or Emergency Management Specialist who enjoys the technical aspects of hazard mitigation as well as client development and business development? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established consulting firm that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure has a part-time to fulltime position available with our highly-regarded Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management (HM & EM) program for a Senior Consultant to manage, perform and market hazard mitigation and emergency management services for state and local governments as well as other clients.

Key Responsibilities
* Manage, develop and update Hazard Mitigation Plans that meet Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000) and NFIP's CRS Program standards. This includes:
* Coordinating and facilitating planning team and public meetings and perform or oversee data collection, documentation, plan development and plan approval by FEMA and credited by CRS;
* Evaluating clients' existing mitigation "capabilities" through on-line research of local plans, regulations, policies and programs and review of programs and documents;
* Identifying and incorporating data into HM/EM plans and other documents; performing risk assessment analyses on hazard data and write significant portions of planning documents;
* Assisting with the identification and description of cost effective, technically feasible, and environmentally sound mitigation actions; and
* Occasional travel to client locations nationwide.
* Will perform business development efforts to provide diversification, development, and growth of services through new business opportunities and expansion of business with existing clients using the seller/doer model;
* Assist in proposal preparation including innovative technical approaches and competitive pricing. Will prepare and perform client presentations;
* Will execute a variety of hazard mitigation plans including Community Wildfire Protection Plans, recovery planning, climate change adaptation planning, emergency operations plans, energy assurance plans, business continuity planning, drought mitigation and response plans;
* Support clients in identifying, pursuing, and developing grant funding opportunities relative to HM & EM programs; and
* Assist with other emergency management projects and plans as needed including training and exercises.
Qualifications: * BS degree in Planning, Emergency Management, Civil/Environmental Engineering, Geography, Environmental Science or related field; MS preferred;
* 7 10 years + experience in the hazard mitigation planning/emergency management/floodplain management field and experience developing or reviewing DMA 2000 hazard mitigation plans preferred;
* Strong writing and communication skills a must;
* Experience working in FEMA disaster management preferred, including working knowledge of federal pre- and post-disaster grant programs including HMA, PDM-C, HMGP and FMA;
* Knowledge of HAZUS/GIS, FEMA Benefit Cost software, EMAP, NFIP and CRS a plus;
* Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: Community Wildfire Protection Plans, recovery planning, climate change adaptation planning, emergency operations plans, energy assurance plans, business continuity planning, drought mitigation and response plans;
* Business development experience and demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships as well as experience in proposal preparation;
* Strong work ethic, self-motivated and capable of independent work, but demonstrated ability to work on project teams;
* Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and
* Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy.
Comments: We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

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Application Deadline: 6/27/2015

Position Title: Watershed Coordinator/Engineer, Public Utilities (Job Code: 2094)
Employer: Sarasota County, FL
Address: Sarasota Operations Center
1001 Sarasota Center Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34240
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Pay Range: $42,411.20 - $60,611.20 May exceed depending upon experience
Job Description: This is professional engineering work with responsibilities and activities including coordinate the watershed model updates; planning activities; site and development reviews; provide support for stormwater maintenance activities in a watershed; coordination with multiple internal departments and coordination with external governmental agencies and clients.


Watershed Modeling Activities:
* Incorporate recent development projects into the County's Record Watershed Model.
* Coordinate with GIS Staff to maintain the County's GIS database to be consistent with the Record Model.
* Maintain accurate floodplain delineation.
* Identification of Level of Service deficiencies with in the Watershed.
* Analyze areas of concern for cost effective solutions to LOS.
* Coordinate with GIS staff to update the infrastructure data base and LID tracking feature class.
* Provide support for stormwater maintenance projects.

Development Review:
* Review LDS S&D's and County CIP's for consistency with the LDR and Watershed model(s).
* Provide written comments to LDS (using LIMS) or to the County PM relative to any inconsistencies.
* Schedule and attend meetings with the EOR to discuss solutions to the S&D comments.
* Responsible to maintain plans, files, and models associated with development submittals and to determine the critical timing of incorporating approved plans into the County's Record Model.

* Provide technical comments for stormwater review projects (for Conceptual, Preliminary, and Final Development plans as necessary), to ensure that development projects satisfy the LDR and do not cause adverse impacts and LOS deficiencies. This work includes providing technical comments for rezones, special exceptions, DRIs, and other reviews that must go through a public hearing process at the BOCC and/or Planning Commission.

Preparation of stormwater project design and construction; internal designs; permitting; cost estimating; hydrologic and hydraulic modeling; flood studies and floodplain mapping.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or a related technical field. Must also have three (3) or more years of related engineering / project management experience. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of required experience. Must have or be able to obtain EI (Engineer Intern) Certification within 12 months. A valid Driver's License is required.

Job Based Competencies: Hydrology, hydraulics, and water quality. Knowledge of ICPR and ArcMap. AutoCAD is desirable.
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Application Deadline: 12/5/2015

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