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SoundTransit Assistant Permits Administrator (Code Analyst)
Contech Engineered Solutions Water Resources Engineer Sr (3443)
California Water Resources Control Board Water Resource Control Engineer (2 Vacancies)
Natural Resource Group Natural Resource Specialist (Job Code: 8944)
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist II (position #77072953)
Coos Watershed Association Watershed Restoration Project Manager
EPA Director (EPA-SES_-2015-0018)
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) Lake Champlain Lakekeeper
Environmental Intelligence, LLC (EI) Environmental Specialist
Environmental Intelligence, LLC (EI) Wetland Scientist
Allstate Flood Insurane Specialist
Johnson, Mirmira & Thompson Water Resources Design Engineer (Tracking Code: 11973)
City of Federal Way, WA Code Compliance Officer (Job 15-029)
Albany & Dougherty County, GA Code Enforcement Inspector I
City of Laredo, TX Property Codes Enforcement Inspector II, (B158430-1)
Univ. of California, Merced Associate/Full Professor - Natural Resource Mgmt. (Job #JPF00197)
Avista Corporation Civil Engineering Manager/Chief Dam Safety Engineer
U.S. Department of the Interior-Bureau of Reclamation Civil Engineer (Geotechnical), GS-0810-07/09/11
England-Thims & Miller, Inc. (ETM) Planner / GIS Specialist
City of Portland, ME Zoning Administrator
Town of Cary, NC Zoning Compliance Officer
San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG Environmental Planner
Neon Environmental Permitting Specialist
Whatcom Land Trust Conservation Director
Pacific Science Center Mercer Slough Educator
Ecosystem Management, Inc. Natural Resources Technical Writer
River Partners Central Valley Regional Director
Skelly and Loy Principal Scientist
Fred Phillips Consulting Restoration Program Director
ICF NEPA Senior Manager (Job Number: 1500000526)
Barr Engineering Environmental Scientist or Engineer - Water Permitting Focus - Senior Level
Barr Engineering Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist
Barr Engineering Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist
Barr Engineering Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist
Barr Engineering GIS Specialist
Barr Engineering Hydrogeologist
Barr Engineering Hydrogeologist
Barr Engineering NEPA Specialist
Barr Engineering Water Resources Engineer - Mid Level
Barr Engineering Water Resources Engineer - Entry Level
Barr Engineering Wetland / Regulatory Specialist
State of Arizona ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER(Job Id 15077)
Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) CRS Program Assistant (Req# 2015-2871)
State of Nebraska Natural Resources Planner Coordinator (Position #02901011)
State of Massachusetts Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator I (Job ID: J46498)
City of Tulsa, OK Plans Examiner III
MRINetwork Water Infrastructure Program Manager (Program ID 3663)
Pinellas County, FL Floodplain Coordinator
Amec Foster Wheeler Environrmental & Infrastructure Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Specialist (Sr. Planner) (Req ID: 23296BR)
American Rivers Director
Shannon & Wilson SEA-ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER/SCIENTIST II - (AT10045)
State of Washington ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST 5 *02089H
Snohomish County, WA Engineer III - Surface Water Management
Klamath Tribes HYDROLOGIC TECHNICIAN III
Resolve Natural Resources Program Associate 2015
State of Wyoming Natural Resources Analyst - Cheyenne (ENNR09-02323)
Michael Baker Corporation Planner - Risk Communication, Flood Mgmt. & Community Planning
Civiltech Engineering, Inc. Project Engineer - Water Resources
Tory R. Walker Engineering, Inc. Project Engineer, Water Resources
National Wildlife Federation Climate Adaptation and Resilience Specialist
Insurance Services Office Flood Program Field Representative
Rutgers University Professor in Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response
Princeton Hydro, LLC Staff Engineer (Water Resources)
Association of State Floodplain Managers Member Services Coordinator
Ackerman-Estvold Senior Water Resources Engineer
Sarasota County, FL Watershed Coordinator/Engineer, Public Utilities (Job Code: 2094)


Position Title: Assistant Permits Administrator (Code Analyst)
Employer: SoundTransit
Address: 625 Building
Seattle, WA
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Seattle, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $62,389.00 - $77,987.00 Annually
Benefits:
Job Description: Under general supervision, provides technical and administrative support and assistance in the oversight and preparation of all regulatory processes and approvals for Link related projects; assists in strategizing, developing and implementing processes with both internal and external customers to improve permit process approval and master schedule; prepares and assembles review packages for submittal to local jurisdictions for review and approval; assists construction management teams with permit and site-related issues; coordinates early submittals with local regulatory agencies to meet conditions required by permit.

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

* Coordinates the preparation and assembly of permit packages; tracks and monitors the process through multiple regulatory agencies; documents status of permit packages in process; tracks and records review and approval.
* Provides administrative and technical assistance to construction management (CM) teams with on-site permit and water quality related issues; and coordinates and tracks early submittals with local jurisdictions to satisfy permit requirements.
* Provides administrative assistance in the development and maintenance of the master permit schedule for all U-Link permits.
* Coordinates and works with multiple regulatory agencies to develop strategies to help streamline Link review processes; and develops and implements internal strategies for critical permit approvals necessary to meet master schedule.
* Assists other Sound Transit groups with permit-related issues and inquiries.
* Provides support to the department/division and others on matters as directed; serves as staff on a variety of committees as requested; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the fields related to area of assignment; incorporates new developments as appropriate; ensures processes, policies and practices are interpreted and applied consistently and effectively; ensures accountability and compliance with all current and applicable state and federal laws, Agency policies and procedures, rules and regulations.
Qualifications: Associates Degree or technical school certification in construction management, business, public policy, or closely related field and three years of experience providing technical and administrative support and assistance in the oversight and preparation of regulatory processes and approvals, or in a position with regular interaction with regulatory agencies; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Licenses or Certifications:
Possession of a valid Washington State Drivers License.

Required Knowledge of:
* Operations, services, and activities of a permit process program.
* Pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations as related to environmental compliance.
* Regulatory agency processes.
* Architectural, engineering, structural and other disciplines.
* Understanding of erosion control and water quality issues.
* Principles and procedures of record keeping.
* Customer service and public relations methods and techniques.
* Methods and techniques of research and analysis.
* Project management techniques and principles.
* Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
* Principles of business letter writing and report preparation.
* English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
* Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.

Required Skill in:
* Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports.
* Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public.
* Interpreting and administering policies and procedures sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.
* Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
* Applying advanced principles and practices of the regulatory approval process.
* Preparing and analyzing data and reports.
* Demonstrating a positive customer service orientation with both internal and external clients.
* Researching, analyzing, and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques.
* Collaborating with multiple regulatory agencies in advancing agency goals.
* Working effectively under pressure, meeting deadlines, and adjusting to changing priorities.
* Applying appropriate oral and written communication techniques to various individuals.
* Applying project management techniques and principles.
* Working cooperatively with other departments, Agency officials, and outside agencies.
Comments:
How To Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1095299
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/25/2015

Position Title: Water Resources Engineer Sr (3443)
Employer: Contech Engineered Solutions
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Baltimore, MD
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: The Water Resources Engineer acts in a consultative role to identify, design, and implement solutions for specifying civil engineers to meet storm water quality, quantity, and low-impact development/runoff reduction objectives as well as stormwater drainage and system layout requirements. The Water Resources Engineer proactively supports the field marketing team to establish and build civil engineering client relationships and meet the commercial objectives of the company. Additionally, the Senior Engineer will oversee a team of 3-4 junior engineers.

Primary Responsibilities:
* Present project specific solutions to civil engineering clients. Provide quality design calculations, basic illustrations, and advice to secure and integrate our products on site plans.
* Work effectively with field and internal team members to achieve team goals.
* Respond to civil engineer clients on project-specific inquiries and general industry questions.
* Provide feedback and design assistance to civil engineer clients through plan review and interpretation.
* Oversee a team of 3-4 design engineers.
* Establish and maintain rapport with civil engineer clients.
* Manage and track projects in the design phase. Ensure all project data is current and communicated to all team members on a regular basis. Assist with all projects, at all stages, as necessary.
* Maintain engineering standards and procedures.
* Provide project and technical support for submittal drawings, production and product delivery.
* Negotiate directly with specifying civil engineer to develop and hold product specification.
* Ensure pertinent information collected from specifying civil engineers is accurately entered into the project database.
* Understand and provide advice to clients and field team on local stormwater regulations.
* Work with Regulatory Services to develop new markets, increase market presence in existing markets, and drive the highest specification for water quality that the region will support.
* Proactively promote Contech products to increase pipeline and sales.
* Support promotional and strategic efforts of the organization.
* Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: * BS in Civil or related engineering field.
* At least 5 years relevant experience with site civil projects preferred with emphasis on drainage design preferred.
* Commercial aptitude and good judgment.
* Ability to prepare and review standard engineering documentation and plans.
* Enthusiasm and passion for the business and achieving organizational goals.
* Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Team player; able to share thoughts openly, accept new ideas and get the job done in a highly interactive process.
* Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
* Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, data base management software, basic CAD)
* Ability to withstand substantial movement of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
* Required to have close visual acuity to perform duties
Comments:

Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.



Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law.

Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.
How To Apply: https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career_ns=job_listing&company=contech&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&rcm_site_locale=en_US&career_job_req_id=3443&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=3hXAXA1g6vuTWZ69
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/25/2015

Position Title: Water Resource Control Engineer (2 Vacancies)
Employer: California Water Resources Control Board
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Sacramento, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: Salary: $4,608.00 - $8,630.00
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Job Description: Under the direction of the Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR) I Chief, the incumbent will perform duties related to the implementation of the WDR Program. The incumbent is expected to perform the duties consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) Strategic Plan. The incumbent assists the Unit Chief to plan, implement, and coordinate with the Regional Water Boards to develop a statewide program that evaluates the program effectiveness, cost of implementation, addresses the backlog of WDR applications, and perform other activities related to implementation of the WDR Program as assigned. The work includes review of technical documents, monitoring reports, databases, other information sources, and preparation of technical reports, management briefings, WDRs, CEQA documents, and present information to management, stakeholder groups, Regional Water Board staff and stakeholder groups. Other tasks as assigned to assist the Regional Water Boards and respond to questions from the public. Some travel and the ability to perform inspections at wastewater treatment plants, industrial facilities, and unpaved areas may be required. Develop statewide general WDRs for categories of discharge activity such as wastewater treatment plants, food processing facilities, wineries etc. Prepare technical reports on petitions of WDR orders adopted by the Regional Water Boards, policies, environmental assessments, legislative analyses, and responses to correspondence. Work with State and Regional Water Board staff to evaluate the existing WDR program and develop a plan to modernize its operation to address short and long-term WDR Program challenges. Perform outreach efforts, including presentations, training and fielding technical and regulatory questions from the public, State and Regional Water Board staff and the regulated community.
Qualifications: Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, have strong organizational skills, be able to set priorities on assignments and meet deadlines, be able to deal effectively with all levels of staff, management, and the public, be able to work independently while handling multiple assignments, and be able to respond appropriately to the public, local government and other entities as needed.

Applicants should (1) understand municipal wastewater treatment processes, (2) be familiar with the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act and water quality issues in California, (3) have experience writing WDR and NPDES permits, (4) have effective communication skills and the ability to work well with others, (5) possess good writing and computer (Microsoft Office) skills, and (6) be willing to travel as needed.
Comments: Applicants must hold a current Water Resource Control Engineer appointment or possess list, transfer, or reinstatement eligibility to the classification. Applications will be reviewed and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

Individuals who have list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility for appointment to the above class. **Must have list eligibility on the State Water Resources Control Board's Water Resource Control Engineer certification list. A listing of available examinations provided by the State Water Resources Control Board can be found at http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/about_us/employment/exam_bulletin.shtml. In order to be considered for this position, please indicate the basis of your eligibility (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement) in the "Explanation" of the State application form STD 678. Appointment is subject to the provisions of the SROA process. SROA/Surplus/Reemployment candidates are encouraged to apply. Surplus employees must attach a copy of their surplus letter.

Please include RPA#14-250-089 in the Examination or Job Title(s) section of the State application.

How To Apply: http://jobs.spb.ca.gov/wvpos/more_info.cfm?recno=611591
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/6/2015

Position Title: Natural Resource Specialist (Job Code: 8944)
Employer: Natural Resource Group
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: Natural Resource Group (NRG), an ERM Group Company is seeking a Natural Resource Specialist with expertise in wetlands and sensitive species to join our Charlotte, NC office. This individual will assist primarily with energy-related capital development and compliance initiatives, including Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-regulated pipelines, midstream oil and gas projects, and electric transmission lines. These projects are often fast-paced, multi-faceted, and geographically diverse, allowing a talented person to gain valuable task management skills and broad exposure to regulatory, public outreach, engineering, and right-of-way issues.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Evaluate regulatory requirements and prepare permit applications where required by federal, state or local environmental regulatory authorities for energy facility development, expansion, maintenance, or decommissioning;
* Prepare technical project documents (e.g., Resource Reports, Environmental Impact Statements, Biological Assessments, etc.), including research, writing, word processing, building tables and spreadsheets, tabulating, and manipulating data;
* Compile data in support of technical project documents obtained through web-based research, aerial photos, and survey reports;
Develop project plans and schedules;
* Participate in agency consultations, client contacts, site visits, and field reconnaissance;
* Assist with project management reporting, such as monthly progress reports;
* Project work will involve travel (approximately 25 percent of the time) for field work, agency meetings, project team meetings, environmental training, and/or to conduct site visits;
* Compliance with corporate Health, Safety, and Environment policies; and
* Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor's degree, preferably in environmental studies or a natural science field of study;
* 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience, including familiarity with wetland delineation surveys, protected species surveys, and habitat assessments:
* Experience preparing environmental permit documents;
* Working knowledge of wetland and endangered species policy, the National Environmental Policy Act, and natural resources management agencies;
* Familiarity with GPS technology and map interpretation (e.g., National Wetland Inventory, US Geological Survey maps, aerial photography);
* Thorough working knowledge of MS Office Suite software programs:
* Strong oral and written communication skills;
* Keen detail orientation, and recognized organizational abilities;
* Self-motivated, quick learning, flexible individuals who have a common-sense approach to conducting business and workload management will be most successful.

Preferred Qualifications:
* MS degree in a natural science field of study.
* Familiarity with engineering drawings (e.g., site plans, alignment sheets, blueprints).

Natural Resource Group, LLC will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc.) to fill this position.
Comments: TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter online. Thank you for your interest in NRG!

NRG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

NRG does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, NRG employees or any other company location. NRG is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

How To Apply: http://nrg-llc.com/join-our-team/team-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/25/2015

Position Title: Fisheries & Wildlife Biological Scientist II (position #77072953)
Employer: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Address: Bartow NRCS Service Center
1700 Hwy 17 S,
Bartow, FL 33830
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Bartow, FL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $1,234.18 bi-weekly + benefits
Benefits:
Job Description: The Office of Conservation Planning Services (CPS) is seeking an energetic and motivated candidate to work in the Landowner Assistance Program (LAP). CPS provides scientific support and technical assistance to a wide array of private landowners and local, state, and federal governmental entities on habitat-related issues. LAP wildlife biologists have the opportunity to influence management at the landscape level by working directly with private landowners, developing long-term partnerships, and contributing to the stewardship of lands representing over half of Florida's natural resources.

The primary functions for this position will be to: assist the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in development of habitat restoration management plans for and monitoring of land enrolled in Wetland Reserve Easements (WRE); coordinate with and provide wildlife and habitat expertise to the NRCS for the implementation of Farm Bill Conservation Programs including WRE, Working Lands For Wildlife (WLFW), Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), and Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP); provide technical assistance to NRCS and private landowners through development of comprehensive habitat-based management plans.

Duties and responsibilities:

The primary duties of this position are: to conduct monitoring of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) properties; to assist in data collection and map development for habitat restoration and management plans. Other duties include: coordinate with and provide wildlife and habitat expertise to the NRCS for the implementation of Farm Bill Conservation Programs; provide technical assistance to NRCS and private landowners through development of comprehensive habitat-based management plans. This position will be co-located in an NRCS office and will have the opportunity to closely coordinate and act as a liaison to implement FARM Bill programs. Frequent day travel and some overnight travel will be required.
Qualifications: Knowledge of Florida plant/animal communities and habitat management techniques; experience with Geographical Information System and mapping tools; experience with field data collection; good writing skills; the ability to positively communicate with a wide variety of landowners who have different land-uses and objectives for their property; the ability to multi-task as well as work alone when needed; valid driver's license.
Comments: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, and are encouraged to apply.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click here. Applicants may fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

FWC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer. If you require an accommodation to participate in the application / selection process, please contact the hiring authority n advance.

The State Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. If a conditional offer of employment is made, you will be required to provide identification and proof of citizenship and or authorization to work in the United States for the hiring authority to which applications is made. E-Verify will be used to confirm work authorization.

The State of Florida supports a drug-free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S.
How To Apply: https://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-788404&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/5/2015

Position Title: Watershed Restoration Project Manager
Employer: Coos Watershed Association
Address:
Contact Person: Jon Souder
Phone Number: 541-888-5922, jsouder@cooswateshed.org
Job Location: Charleston, OR
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: Level I: $30,000 $36,000/year with benefits, DOE. Level II: $34,000 - $44,000/year with benefits, DOE. Level III: $40,000-$50,000/year with benefits, DOE.
Benefits:
Job Description: The Coos Watershed Association is seeking a manager to lead its restoration efforts to restore salmon and improve water quality in the Coos watershed. The Coos Watershed Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1994, with an annual budget of approximately $1,000,000 for assessment, restoration projects, and monitoring in the 610 square mile watershed.

Watershed Restoration Project Management Responsibilities (85%)
1. Work with landowners, agencies, technical experts, and Coos Watershed Association (CoosWA) staff to develop and implement restoration projects consistent with the CoosWA mission, landowner's goals and current best management practices. Focus for the Project Management responsibilities will be for projects including stream complexity (large wood and boulder placement), fish passage improvements, and road sediment reduction. (55%)
2. Coordinate contractors and work crews, including crew member hires, job bids, and inspection of completed work (15%).
3. Manage restoration project budgets, permits, land use agreements, and grant reports (15%).

Monitoring Responsibilities (15%)
1. In concert with the Executive Director and Monitoring Program Manager, maintain existing restoration monitoring projects and develop new monitoring protocols specific to watershed restoration projects (5%).
2. Coordinate with, and advise, permanent staff in the areas of GIS, hydrology, aquatic habitat surveying, fish sampling, water quality monitoring, and sediment reduction surveys, as well as seasonal and project-specific monitoring field crews. (5%)
3. Cooperate with the Monitoring Program Manager and other staff to seek external funding and prepare grant proposals to provide continued support for the CoosWA's monitoring program. (5%)
Qualifications: Level I:
1. Bachelor's degree in natural resources, forestry, business, civil engineering, and/or environmental science. A minimum of two years experience in some type of natural resources management, which can include summer employment and volunteer positions. A Master's degree in natural resources can be substituted for work experience.
2. Physical ability to conduct strenuous fieldwork in adverse conditions and weather.
3. Academic or similar training experience with Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS). Computer literate in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and preferably Access. Experience in using statistical software (e.g. R-statistics), in academic or similar setting.
4. Demonstrated ability to think and write clearly. Ability to be productive in a collaborative work environment. Ability and willingness to work with private landowners of diverse backgrounds and view points.

Level II:
1. Post-graduate degree (s) in natural resources, forestry, business, civil engineering, and/or environmental science. A minimum of two years experience in natural resource management programs, preferably including instream complexity restoration, fish passage and road sediment reduction projects.
2. Field experience in fisheries, forestry, hydrology or geology. Physical ability to conduct strenuous fieldwork in adverse conditions and weather. Also, academic or similar experience in topographic surveying with total station.
3. Demonstrated experience in program, contract, and grants management, including preparation of budgets, tracking of expenditures, and preparation of required financial and project completion reports.
4. Work experience with Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS). Extensive experience with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and preferably Access. Experience in using statistical software (e.g. R-statistics), in advanced academic environment or work setting. Experience using HEC-RAS or similar hydrodynamic modeling systems, in an academic or similar setting.
5. Excellent ability to think and write clearly. Ability to be productive in a collaborative work environment. Ability and willingness to work with private landowners of diverse backgrounds and view points.

Level III:
1. Post-graduate, degree(s) in fisheries, forestry, civil engineering, hydrology, geography, and/or geomorphology. Thesis-level research, and/or specific work experience, including statistical analyses, on salmonid fish population dynamics, habitat utilization, and/or watershed processes. A minimum of two years experience in natural resource management programs, preferably including instream complexity restoration, fish passage and road sediment reduction projects.
2. Experience as field crew leader in fisheries, forestry, hydrology or geology. Physical ability to conduct strenuous fieldwork in adverse conditions and weather. Also, work experience in topographic surveying with total station.
3. Demonstrated experience in program, contract, and grants management, including preparation of budgets, tracking of expenditures, and preparation of required financial and project completion reports.
4. Extensive work experience with Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS). Computer literate in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, and preferably experience with associated Macros. Experience in using statistical software (e.g. R-statistics), in applied research or similar study setting. Experience with engineering design software (AutoCAD, Surfer). Experience using HEC-RAS or similar hydrodynamic modeling systems, in an advanced academic environment or work setting.
5. Excellent ability to think and write clearly. Ability to be productive in a collaborative work environment. Ability and willingness to work with private landowners of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. Experience with grant writing.

Other Desired Experience: Coursework/work experience, as related to ecosystem management, with statics, dynamics, hydraulics, watershed processes, fluvial geomorphology, juvenile salmonid sampling (snorkeling, e-fishing), aquatic habitat surveying/data analysis, habitat limiting factors modeling, stream channel re-meandering, fish passage design, flow duration and load duration curves, and water quality data analysis related to forest roads. Application Procedure. Position is to be filled by June 1, 2015 (preferably sooner), with a start date prior to July 1, 2015. Applicants should email a resume, transcript of undergraduate and graduate coursework (doesn't need to be official), and the names of three references (see email address below).
Comments: Position is to be filled by June 1, 2015 (preferably sooner), with a start date prior to July 1, 2015.

Applicants should email a resume, transcript, and the names of three references to Jon Souder:
jsouder@cooswatershed.org
How To Apply: http://www.cooswatershed.org
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/15/2015

Position Title: Director (EPA-SES_-2015-0018)
Employer: EPA
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $121,956.00 to $183,300.00 / Per Year
Benefits:
Job Description: he position is located in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, Water Division, and reports to the Regional Administrator. The incumbent is the principal advisor to the Regional Administrator on all water management program matters and is responsible for planning the division program objectives and managing the activities of the division in accordance with agency program guidance.

The division is responsible for implementing the provisions of the Water Quality Act of 1987, also known as the Clean Water Act (CWA), as amended, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), as amended, and the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA) within the geographic boundaries of Region 9. Under these statutes and in accordance with implementing regulations and agency guidelines, the division director has the ultimate responsibility for assuring that the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the region's waters are restored and maintained so that water pollution does not constitute a threat to public health, safety, well-being and the environment. To carry out its mission, the position works with other federal agencies, state, tribal and local agencies, the public, non-governmental organizations and the private sector. In assuring compliance with the requirements of the CWA, SDWA, and the MPRSA, the division carries out a wide variety of program functions including: providing grant assistance for the construction of drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities, protecting wetlands, issuing permits for the discharge of wastewater and stormwater effluent to surface waters; issuing permits for discharge into underground injection wells; approving state-adopted and tribal water quality standards or developing federal standards; providing grant assistance for state and tribal water pollution control, drinking water, underground injection control; performing field work and providing technical assistane.
TRAVEL REQUIRED
Qualifications: ES-0340 series: The work of this position is classified in the 0340 series where the qualifications include both general management skills and characteristics that are applicable to all SES positions and technical or program responsibilities specific to this position. Applicants must have substantive general experience which provides a good basic or general knowledge of the principles of organization, management and administration; and substantive specialized (operating administrative or managerial) experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to this position.

Applicants must have one year of experience at a level close to the work of this job that has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform successfully. You will be evaluated on the following Executive Core Qualifications. Please provide a narrative not to exceed two pages per ECQ and not more than 10 pages.

You must be a U.S. citizen.
Comments: You are strongly encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application for this position. You must provide specific examples of your education, experience, training and awards in the manner and order instructed below which are applicable to each: (A) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), (B) Technical Qualifications (TQs), and (C) Desirable Qualifications (DQs). Response to the five ECQs and TQs is mandatory. Failure to address the ECQs and TQs will result in your application being disqualified. Addressing the DQs is optional; however, not addressing them will impact your rating. To begin the application process, click the Apply On-line button to the right on this screen, follow the prompts to log-in/register, submit all required documents, and complete the assessment questionnaire. To be considered, you must submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date of this announcement. All required supporting documents will be collected electronically via the USA Jobs document portfolio feature. If you cannot apply on-line, you must contact the Human Resources Office listed to the right for assistance no later than three business days prior to the closing date of this announcement. You must provide complete application materials by the closing date of this announcement. For detailed instructions to assist you in ensuring your application package is received, go to http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm.
How To Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/398207200
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/20/2015

Position Title: Lake Champlain Lakekeeper
Employer: Conservation Law Foundation (CLF)
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Montpelier, VT
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking a Lake Champlain Lakekeeper (Lakekeeper) to advocate and work toward the restoration and protection of the Lake Champlain watershed, with a focus on water quality. The Lakekeeper will be responsible for building and engaging a strong and coordinated constituent base willing to play an active role in advocating for and implementing needed solutions to protect the Lake Champlain watershed. She/he must be a diligent advocate for improved water quality and ecosystem health using sound science and a knowledge of the workings of the state and federal agencies that are responsible for the watershed's health. She/he will interface with other non-governmental, quasi-governmental and governmental organizations involved in Lake Champlain-related matters, as well as municipal officials and the national Waterkeeper Alliance network, to generate further interest in the Lake Champlain watershed and support for measures needed to protect it. She/he must represent CLF in public and participate in governmental activities related to the watershed.

This is a full-time exempt position based in Montpelier, Vermont. Job duties will include:

* Building and maintaining a constituent base of support from among the public and strategically coordinating / harnessing the interest of other organizations to build and leverage an effective, unified voice for the watershed;
* Building and stewarding relationships with other organizations, the media, scientists, state and federal regulators, elected officials, and major funders of the Lake Champlain Lakekeeper program;
* Preparing fact sheets, Op-Eds, and other commentaries, and making strategic use of social media to address issues affecting the watershed;
* Testifying at governmental hearings and public meetings regarding the watershed;
* Preparing comments on permits and other administrative actions affecting the watershed;
* Educating government officials regarding the importance of the watershed and the science supporting CLF positions on Lake Champlain issues;
* Meeting regularly with governmental entities and Lake Champlain-related groups to have a positive influence on the direction of programs and the beneficial and strategic use of funds;
* Patrolling waters within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Lake Champlain Lakekeeper, engaging in or coordinating water quality monitoring, and receiving and responding to calls from the public, to identify problems that need to be addressed;
* Working with CLF attorneys to develop and advance policy positions and initiatives, and to develop and prosecute legal actions as necessary.
Qualifications: Preferred experience for this position includes:
* Degree in the sciences or environmental policy;
* Direct experience with water quality issues;
* Experience within the Lake Champlain watershed and with stakeholders within the watershed;
* Advanced writing skills;
* Direct experience with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies and legislative bodies;
* Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate effectively in a variety of contexts and to a variety of audiences;
* Advanced program development, planning and implementation skills;
* Public speaking experience;
* Fundraising experience;
* Experience operating/piloting a boat.
Comments: CLF offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits plan, and an open and accepting work environment where differences are highly respected.

Send your resume titled "your last name-first initial-resume" (e.g., "SMITH J RESUME") and a detailed cover letter titled "your last name-first initial-cover" (e.g., "SMITH J COVER") to careers@clf.org. Please make "Lake Champlain Lakekeeper" the subject of your e-mail. Absolutely no phone calls or in-person visits please. [Revised 3/10/2015]
How To Apply: http://www.clf.org/about-clf/employment-opportunities/#champlainlakekeeper
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Environmental Specialist
Employer: Environmental Intelligence, LLC (EI)
Address: 1590 South Coast Highway Suite #17
Laguna Beach, CA
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: info@enviro-intel.com
Job Location: Laguna Beach, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Environmental Specialist is responsible for supporting and in some cases overseeing the production of environmental compliance documentation including any or all of the CEQA issue areas. The Environmental Specialist's responsibilities may include project management duties and technical writing tasks including but not limited to: proposal writing support, environmental assessments, and CEQA/NEPA documents (like EIRs and PEAs). Responsibilities may also include environmental construction monitoring, field coordination and scheduling, providing specialized assessments, and producing plans, reports, and documentation for various projects or monitoring assignments.
Qualifications: Education and Training:
* BS, BA and/or advanced degree in environmental science, environmental studies, or similar field
Qualifications:
* Degree in environmental science, environmental studies, planning, or related field. Consulting experience, advanced degrees and/or environmental certifications (i.e. LEED, etc.) is preferred
* Proven knowledge, familiarity with environmental regulations (including CEQA/NEPA), planning requirements, and environmental policies in California
* Technical understanding and practical knowledge of CEQA and NEPA on diverse projects
* Familiarity working with multidisciplinary teams, clients, agencies, and consultants
* Proficiency in ArcGIS and Microsoft Office (specifically Microsoft Word and Excel)
Experience:
* Between 3 and 5 years of experience in the environmental planning, consulting, or similar field
* Technical writing on diverse CEQA/NEPA documents (i.e. MNDs, EIRs, EAs, EISs, PEAs, etc.)
* Project management / construction monitoring experience is preferred
Comments: To be considered for a position please send a letter of introduction and resume to info@enviro-intel.com.
How To Apply: http://www.enviro-intel.com/employment.htm
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Wetland Scientist
Employer: Environmental Intelligence, LLC (EI)
Address: 1590 South Coast Highway Suite #17
Laguna Beach, CA
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: info@enviro-intel.com
Job Location: Laguna Beach, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Wetland Scientist provides technical support for conducting jurisdictional delineations and preparing wetlands and waters permit documentation. Responsibilities may include preparation of Clean Water Act Section 404 and 401 permit applications, California Department of Fish and Wildlife 1600 Streambed Alteration Agreements, Local Coastal Development permits, CRAM assessments, and coordination with clients and regulatory officials. Duties may also include pre-construction, construction, and post construction monitoring, and producing constraints analysis, preliminary delineation reports, and other wetland documentation. Applicants should have working knowledge of current U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and CDFW protocols.
Qualifications: Education and Training:
* BS or MS in biology, ecology, wetland science, plant ecology, or similar field
Qualifications:
* Experience having completed multiple permit applications with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and California Department of Fish and Wildlife
* Proficiency in ArcGIS
* Experience and training in wetland sciences and wetland habitat restoration
* USFWS 10(a)(1)(A) Permits and/or CDFW Scientific Collecting Permits preferred
Experience:
* 3 to 5 years of professional experience as a wetland scientist (or equivalent) in Southern California
* Knowledge of wetland/jurisdictional features such as the WoUS, CRAM assessments, wetland species and the flora/fauna of Southern California
* Working knowledge of ArcGIS or equivalent
* Proven abilities in project management, technical writing, and agency negotiation
* Experience with habitat restoration plans and implementation
Comments: To be considered for a position please send a letter of introduction and resume to info@enviro-intel.com.
How To Apply: http://www.enviro-intel.com/employment.htm
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Flood Insurane Specialist
Employer: Allstate
Address:
Contact Person: Rob Dunagan
Phone Number:
Job Location: Brunswick, GA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $30,000.00 /year, Bonus $$ as large as 20k per year!!!
Benefits:
Job Description: Seeking a Sales Professional that is highly knowledgeable in the area of Flood Insurance Risk. We have a growing Flood Insurance Division that requires a GREAT Leader in the Flood Sales and Flood Retention Field. Flood Leader will be qualified for additional bonus $$ based on Flood Policy Growth and Retention.
Qualifications: FloodSmart or Underwriter Level Required
Comments:
How To Apply: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/ALLSTATE---ROB-DUNAGAN/jobs/Flood-Insurance-Specialist-eadcb41531e49dda?sjdu=QwrRXKrqZ3CNX5W-O9jEvT_4NqTm0-dlg6qbxntizdaBGzNa1FU9AVw0y2nIaOLCAZHLExGxdwRprB4py5N2YcG39j3KhYTvY7aCVB7uz2B7b0_6ODgRnOlVG4wr8Uram7gTkLfSLes2C6cIllUvwg
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Water Resources Design Engineer (Tracking Code: 11973)
Employer: Johnson, Mirmira & Thompson
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Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Newark, DE
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description:
Successful candidate will be responsible for water resources engineering design, plans production, plan reviews, studies and reports for public sector projects. Responsibilities would include: modeling/design of stormwater/drainage, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, culverts/bridges, flood studies, stream restoration and permit package preparation. Position will also be responsible for the review of other consultant stormwater and drainage designs as well as design of stormwater management/drainage features. Responsibilities also include plans/reports production and coordination of design activities with others. Work will be performed under the direction of a licensed professional engineer.
Qualifications: Required Skills
* BSCE required
* EIT preferred
* Delaware design experience and working knowledge of SWM/E&S regulations preferred.
* Candidate should be familiar with Microstation, InRoads, and/or AutoCADD; HydroCAD, HEC-RAS, PondPack, and other hydraulic and hydrologic software.
* Must have excellent oral and written communication skills for internal and external communication. Must have the ability to organize and handle multiple project assignments.

Required Experience
* 0-4 years' related experience
Comments: EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
How To Apply: https://johnsonmirmiranthompson-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=981&company_id=16357&version=1&jobBoardId=1112
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Code Compliance Officer (Job 15-029)
Employer: City of Federal Way, WA
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Federal Way, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $4,971-$6,296/Month DOQ
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Job Description: Under the direction of the Building Official, incumbents perform technical enforcement work in the inspection of existing buildings and construction sites ensuring compliance with the housing codes, land use regulations and ordinances; respond to and resolve complaints and disputes concerning City codes and appear as a witness for the City in legal actions taken to enforce complaints and to gain compliance with applicable codes.

Responsible for investigating and ensuring enforcement with City of Federal way codes and regulations regarding Land Use, Critical Area, Zoning, Building Codes and development standards. Respond to complaints and reports of possible violations, filed by citizens, other City departments, or outside agencies regarding City codes regulating the development and use of lands within the City of Federal Way. Conduct investigations of possible violations through site inspections, interviews and research to determine if a violation exists. Resolve code violations through a variety of means, including education, voluntary correction, referral to mediation and/or criminal violations when necessary, issuance of a Notice of Civil Infraction; and the imposition of civil penalties. Appear as a witness for the City in legal actions taken to enforce complaints, codes and to gain compliance. Present staff reports at public meetings before the Hearing Examiner or Improvement Officer. Prepare and maintain detailed records and statistics related to enforcement activities; operate a personal computer. Operate a motor vehicle to perform field inspections. Perform related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE OF:
* Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, rules, regulations, and statutes.
* City organization, operations, policies and objectives.
* Office principles, practices, and procedures.
* Public relations principles and practices.
* Subject matter process and methodology related to area of assignment.

SKILL IN:
* Performing field inspections.
* Ensure compliance with relevant City of Federal Way codes and regulations.
* Working under pressure to meet timelines and handling multiple and changing priorities.
* Using a variety of office equipment.
* Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
* Resolving conflicts in a positive manner.
* Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, codes and policies.
* Using a variety of computer-based technologies.
* Establishing and maintain harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; demonstrating tact, diplomacy and patience.
* Working independently with little direction.
* Physical ability to perform the essential job functions.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
Two years of undergraduate school or vocational training in Code enforcement, law or law enforcement, construction management, building inspection or related fields, and two years of experience in one of the above fields. Experience or education in land use planning is also desirable. Possession of a valid Washington State Driver's License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
* Housing, property maintenance or zoning code enforcement experience.
* Municipal city and/or county code enforcement or law enforcement experience.
* Membership in a professional organization relevant to code enforcement.
* General knowledge of planning, zoning, building and construction codes.
Comments: TO APPLY:
Please complete a required City of Federal Way application form and attach resume and cover letter. Applications are available at City Hall, 33325 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003, on our website at www.cityoffederalway.com, or by calling 253-835-2531.


The City of Federal Way is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. Any person requiring ADA accommodation should advise the City of the need. For telecommunications relay service for voice and text telephones call 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388/TTY or 1-800-833-6384/voice.
How To Apply: http://cityoffederalway.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=101&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Code-Compliance-Officer-Job-15029-47
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/3/2015

Position Title: Code Enforcement Inspector I
Employer: Albany & Dougherty County, GA
Address: 222 Pine Avenue, Suite 380
Albany, GA 31702-0447
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Albany, GA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The purpose of this classification is to perform property inspections, and to enforce city/county codes and ordinances governing minimum housing standards, unlawful dumping, vacant lots, and related regulations. This is the entry level code enforcement inspector position.

* Conducts on-site and off-site inspections of city and county properties and homes to ensure code compliance with ordinances governing housing standards and property maintenance; initiates inspection, notification, and removal of inoperative vehicles.
* Receives and investigates complaints; contacts violators and issues violation notices; takes photographs of violations prior to court; prepares documentation for court appearance and testifies in court as needed.
* Issues citations/violation notices; contacts violators; and issues summons to court.
* Interprets regulatory codes and responds to routine requests for information from employees, officials, property owners, contractors and other individuals; makes recommendations for additions/deletions to codes and regulations.
* Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures; receives and reviews Lot Cleaning orders, In Rem Notices, Court Orders, Fire Reports etc.; reviews, completes processes, forwards or retains as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including Production reports, time sheets, Weed Notices, Demolition Notices, Repair Notices, Violation Notices and Dilapidated Structure Reports.
* Operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilizing, the City's code enforcement software system, Excel, word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, Internet, e-mail, or other software; and operates general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.
* Consults with supervisors, law officers, inspectors, contractors, property owners, and other agency officials to review departmental operations, discuss problems, coordinate activities, provide technical expertise, and receive advice/direction.
* Initiates by inspection Notification of Weed Removal.
* Reviews codes and ordinances; keeps abreast of applicable city and state laws and regulations.
* Performs property tax research as needed.
* Operates a motor vehicle in the performance of duties.
Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required; additionally, two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving code enforcement of premises' violations, zoning violation enforcement, and/or related field required or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job . Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license. International Code Council (ICC) Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector certification must be attained within 12 months of hire.
Comments: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED!

Please answer EACH question in its entirety and verify that your application includes the following information:

Driver's License Number
Street Address (NO P.O. Boxes)
Employer Information to include Salary, Address, Phone #, Supervisor Name, Reason for Leaving for each employer
Complete Education History (Including High School/GED)
Seven (7) year employment history
Three (3) PROFESSIONAL references
Ten (10) year street address history-INCLUDE MONTH/YEAR (MM/YYYY) LIVED AT EACH ADDRESS- Do not list the number of years lived at each address
Dates, Place, Charge & Disposition of Felony/Misdemeanor/Traffic Violation

APPLICATIONS WITHOUT THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE!


"This position is running concurrently with the Code Enforcement Inspector II vacancy. Only one of the two positions will be filled depending on the best qualified candidate."


The City of Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The City of Albany is a Drug Free Workplace.
How To Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/albany/default.cfm?action=viewjob&JobID=939221&headerfooter=1&WDDXJobSearchParams=
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Property Codes Enforcement Inspector II, (B158430-1)
Employer: City of Laredo, TX
Address: 1110 Houston Street
Laredo, TX 78040
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: $26,312.00 - $35,526.40 Annually
Job Location: Laredo, TX
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Job Description: Inspects public and private property within the City limits to determine whether or not hazardous or unsightly conditions exist in violation of City Codes and Ordinances. Takes appropriate action to have the situation corrected, which may include legal action.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Receives complaints regarding violations of property maintenance and determines ownership of the property in question by researching computer files.
* Travels to the addresses of the reported violation and inspects the property to determine if a violation exists.
* Issues warning/citations to the occupant/owner requesting compliance with City Codes or appearance in City Court; takes photographs to use for future references; follows up to ensure that compliance occurs.
* Enforces City Codes in private properties.
* Participates routinely in cooperation with Building, Health, Fire, Police, Planning, and Transportation Departments.
* Confers with or corresponds with property owners, contractors, and the general public concerning City codes and/or zoning questions.
* Makes presentations at schools, community board organizations, and social clubs to educate the community on beautification and sanitation.
* Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts.
* Must follow all rules of telephone courtesy in all telephone communications.
* Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
* Knowledge of land use methods, materials, equipment, and inspection techniques.
* Knowledge of the principles and practices of land use and zoning as applied to enforcing property maintenance.
* Ability to establish effective and cooperative relationships with contractors, the general public, and public officials to enforce land use control ordinances with firmness and tactfulness.
* Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills.
* Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
* Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and respond to general public complaints.
* Ability to project a positive and professional image of the City of Laredo.
* Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in the English language and orally in the Spanish language.
* Required to comply with all City of Laredo's policies and procedures.
* Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:
At least sixty (60) college hours or a technical school degree from an accredited college or university.
-OR-
High School Diploma or G.E.D. and a valid Code Enforcement Officer Certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

-AND-

At least two (2) years of experience in an area related to code enforcement, planning, community development, or land use programs or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Valid Licenses and Certifications:
Code Enforcement Officer Certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services must be obtained within one (1) year of employment, if not already currently certified.**

**Continued employment is contingent on successfully obtaining required certification(s) and/or license(s) within the specified period of time indicated above from time of hire.

Valid Texas Driver License*
*If applicant holds an out-of-state license, a State of Texas Driver License must be obtained prior to employment.
Comments: A person with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at (956) 727-6460 two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, THE CITY COMPLIES WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT."
How To Apply: http://www.cityoflaredo.com/Human_Resources/HRJobs.html
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Associate/Full Professor - Natural Resource Mgmt. (Job #JPF00197)
Employer: Univ. of California, Merced
Address:
Contact Person: Professor LeRoy Westerling
Phone Number: awesterling@ucmerced.edu
Job Location: Merced, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: Negotiable based on the University of California salary scale.
Benefits:
Job Description: The University of California, Merced invites applications for a ladder-rank faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level in Natural Resource Management of Public Lands and Protected Areas. They seek a distinguished scholar who will provide leadership in establishing a program of international stature within the interdisciplinary area of adaptive management of complex coupled human (legal, administrative, economic, cultural) and natural (ecological, climatic, geologic, hydrologic) systems to sustain native species, ecosystems, and landscapes, and to preserve cultural heritage. They seek a leader in scholarship and practice that addresses lands and resource management broadly in the context of changing global earth systems and governance, including conservation, ecosystem services and climate adaptation.
Qualifications: Appropriate candidates will have distinguished research, educational, and leadership experience that emphasizes science, conservation, social science, and/or management. The ideal candidate will bridge science and management, and will lead efforts to develop interdisciplinary research and education programs at UC Merced associated with science, management, and sustainability of public lands and protected areas, such as national parks. The Sierra Nevada Research Institute and other campus units provide excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaboration as well as established collaborations with external stakeholders. The campus' proximity to Yosemite National Park and several National Forests, and existing relationships with these entities, provides an excellent opportunity to build partnerships for research and practice in natural resource management in nearby parks and protected areas.

Requirements: Ph.D. in a relevant field and exemplary research, publication, and teaching commensurate with a faculty appointment at the University of California at the appropriate level.
Comments: Deadline: Evaluation of applications will begin April 15, 2015, and will remain open until filled.

Applications must be submitted via the website, <https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00197>, and must include1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research, 4) statement of teaching, and 5) names of five references with contact information, including mailing address, phone number, and email address.

The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

REQUIREMENTS
Documents:
* Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
* Cover Letter
* Statement of Research
* Statement of Teaching
* Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
* References: 5 references required (contact information only)

How to apply
1. Create an ApplicantID
2. Provide required information and documents
3. If any, provide required reference information

For additional information about this position, contact Professor LeRoy Westerling at awesterling@ucmerced.edu.
How To Apply: Apply online at; https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00197
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/15/2015

Position Title: Civil Engineering Manager/Chief Dam Safety Engineer
Employer: Avista Corporation
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Spokane, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Civil Engineering Manager/Chief Dam Safety Engineer has a unique opportunity to impact the careers of their team while ensuring the safety of hydro generation facilities throughout the Avista system. This position is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer of proven capability who is interested in tackling challenges and taking their career to the next level.

About the Training Civil Engineering Manager/Dam Safety position:
This person will be part of an engineering management team and responsible for the civil and structural design, and operational troubleshooting for Avista's hydro and thermal generating stations. Further, they will be responsible for implementation of Avista's Dam Safety program and compliance with the federal and state requirements. This requires extensive interface with Avista's Licensing and Environmental department. The Civil Engineering Manager/Chief Dam Safety Engineer will need to work cooperatively with other engineering sections and with various operating, maintenance, and construction departments, regulatory agencies, power supply, and other departments. This person will supervise a staff of Civil Engineers.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have:
BS in Civil Engineering and 8 yrs of civil/structural experience.
PE in civil, structural or geotechnical engineering.
Strong background in FERC Part 12 Dam Safety programs.
Demonstrated leadership abilities and project management skills.
Creativity to manage engineering resources in the best way to accomplish project and task objectives and to develop professional staff.
Demonstrated ability to work with other internal and external groups to collaboratively accomplish assignments and goals.
Willingness to travel to work sites to monitor project progress.
Military experience may be translatable.
Comments:
How To Apply: Apply online at www.avistacorp.com/careers
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/19/2015

Position Title: Civil Engineer (Geotechnical), GS-0810-07/09/11
Employer: U.S. Department of the Interior-Bureau of Reclamation
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Lakewood, CO
Job Duration: FullTime
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Benefits:
Job Description: Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise in geotechnical engineering. Responsibilities include performing engineering services such as slope stability, seepage, and other geotechnical analyses, providing support for risk analysis, and preparation of design drawings and specifications. Would you enjoy working on major embankment dam and water resource projects with senior geotechnical engineers at Reclamation? The selected candidate(s) will have opportunities to work on a wide variety of project types. Although we predominantly perform dam safety evaluations and designs, we also provide geotechnical expertise for canals, pumping stations, buildings, bridges, roads, retaining walls, significant excavations, pipelines, and other civil projects.

Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential! Promotions to the next grade/salary level are neither guaranteed nor automatic, but based on supervisor initiation.
You can progress from $45K to 62K in 3 years! Year 1 - $45,057 (GS-7), Year 2 - $55,116 (GS-9), and Year 3 - $62,850 (GS-11).
Qualifications: This position is open to entry level engineers or engineers with a combination of required education and experience. We offer intensive in house training and professional development as well as opportunities for external training.
Comments: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position. However, the possibility exists that a recruitment incentive may be paid to a selectee.

View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/.

All Applicants must use the USAJOBS link below to apply and be considered for this position.
The direct link and instructions on how to apply is below:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/396847500
How To Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/396847500
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Planner / GIS Specialist
Employer: England-Thims & Miller, Inc. (ETM)
Address:
Contact Person: Laurie Thomas
Phone Number: 904-265-3182, hr@etminc.com
Job Location: Jacksonville, FL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: Responsible for preparation of map exhibits and analysis of spatial data in ArcGIS, and assisting in due diligence analysis related to land development projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Define each of these better)
1. Prepare map exhibits using ArcGIS software.
2. Utilize and maintain county/government GIS data.
3. Analyze spatial data.
4. Retrieve and apply census data.
5. Understand land development regulatory requirements.
6. Advise internal project teams on matters related to land use, zoning and development codes.
7. Meet with government or agency reviewers with respect to interpretation or application of land development regulations.
8. Complete due diligence analysis of subject properties on behalf of owners or prospective buyers.
9. Provide guidance during the site planning process concerning regulatory requirements.
10. Assist in preparation and filing of land use amendments, rezoning, or concurrency.
Qualifications: Requires Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Geography or a related field. Experience not required but the ideal candidate will be pursuing a career in Planning, and is expected to receive AICP certification within three (3) years of eligibility to take the AICP exam.
Comments: Please forward all resumes to: hr@etminc.com
How To Apply: www.etminc.com
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Zoning Administrator
Employer: City of Portland, ME
Address: 389 Congress St.
Room 115
Portland, ME 04101
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Portland, ME
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range: $1,011-$1,140/week
Benefits:
Job Description: The City of Portland has an opening for a Zoning Administrator. We are seeking an experienced planner or code reviewer with a specialty in zoning review, interpretation, and drafting. The City is in the middle of a multi-year process to revise and clarify its zoning code, and this person would be part of a team to help move that effort forward. The Zoning Administrator will be the liaison to the Zoning Board of Appeals and other city departments in matters related to zoning.
Qualifications: This person must be professional with excellent communication skills to interpret and explain to the City's Land Use Code. Knowledge and experience with reviewing plans and specifications for compliance pertaining to zoning, shoreland zoning, and legislative intent with respect to ordinance language need. Excellent written and personal skills required. Graduation from a four year college or university strongly preferred, and a relevant Masters degree also preferred. Any equivalent combination of experience, education, knowledge, skills and training of the requirements described below may also be considered. Must have and maintain State of Maine certification in shoreland zoning, and any other zoning certifications or have the ability to acquire within six months of appointment. AICP or other professional certifications a plus.
Comments: To apply send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
389 Congress St.
Room 115
Portland, ME 04101
How To Apply: To apply send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources 389 Congress St. Room 115 Portland, ME 04101
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 3/31/2015

Position Title: Zoning Compliance Officer
Employer: Town of Cary, NC
Address: 316 N. Academy St.
Cary, NC 27513
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Cary, NC
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range: $21.03 - $32.59 Hourly $43,742.40 - $67,787.20 Annually
Benefits:
Job Description: Performs difficult administrative and compliance work in the enforcement of the Town's zoning code and Land Development Ordinance (LDO).

Work is performed under the general supervision of a Planning Manager.

* Explains nature of violations where applicable, informing and educating citizens, local business managers and property owners;
* Negotiates solutions to zoning requirements and code violations;
* Prepares written Notices of Violation or Citation when necessary;
* Reviews and studies construction site plans; attends pre-construction meetings;
* Provides information to contractors and answers questions;
* Monitors construction development through all phases by direct site inspections;
* Maintains a daily inspector's log of job progress;
* Coordinates with planners on Planning Department review and comment of fit-up permits, researches applicable site requirements, conducts site inspections to verify compliance, and documents results;
* Approves requests by contractors and developers regarding minor changes and field adjustments to approved site and subdivision plans based on field conditions and other unforeseen factors;
* Reviews Wake County ABC permits;
* Reviews and issues fence and temporary sign permits;
* Coordinates with planners in preparation of zoning verification letters for attorneys and financial institutions;
* Answers questions from citizens, contractors and developers pertaining to permitted, conditional and special uses, and setback requirements;
* Interprets zoning code to the public, developers, and others;
* Provides assistance to town planners on various field matters;
* Maintains appropriate correspondence and records on file such as inspection records, permits, plans, and other related documents;
* Performs other job-related tasks as required.
Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of zoning codes, LDO, standard specifications, and other Town ordinances; thorough knowledge of appropriate enforcement techniques; thorough knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws regarding zoning and building administration and enforcement; general knowledge of the principles and practices and applicable laws regarding planning, subdivisions, building permits, privilege licenses, and building code enforcement; general knowledge of landscape design and commonly used plant material, growth habits and form; general knowledge of the use of personal computers, including use of geographic information systems and preparation of presentation material; ability to interpret codes and ordinances and enforce; ability to read and interpret plans, topographic maps, specifications and blue prints; skill in contacting, communicating and negotiating with property owners, developers, and the general public and in exercising firmness and tact in the enforcement of codes and ordinances; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, the public and Town officials; ability to be consistent and fair in the exercise of effective discretion and judgment; ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in urban planning, architecture, engineering or related field and a minimum of two years experience in municipal planning or code enforcement.
Preference will be given to candidates that possess the following:

- Certification as a Zoning Official or as a Professional Planner (AICP).

- Ability to handle confrontational situations in a diplomatic manner

- Ability to read and understand construction plans and then confirm that they are being correctly implemented in the field

- Ability in the field to recognize changes from the approved plans that are significant enough to require documentation

- A working knowledge of plant material sufficient to evaluate compliance with buffer performance standards and to also offer landscaping suggestions when needed

- A general understanding of site construction processes and associated tasks

- A high attention to detail
Requires a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
Requires drug testing and background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history) prior to employment.
Comments:
How To Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/townofcary/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1092243&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271.0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORY
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/17/2015

Position Title: Environmental Planner
Employer: San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
Address: 401 B Street
Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92101
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: (619) 699-1900
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Job Duration: Temporary
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule: * These are Limited-Term SANDAG positions. Limited-Term Employees receive many of the benefits of a regular SANDAG staff position but are at-will employees.
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: Many of the projects included in the SANDAG 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) will undergo a comprehensive environmental review process to ensure that impacts to the region's unique and valuable natural resources are avoided, reduced, or mitigated prior to implementation. SANDAG also is required to ensure all mitigation measures and project features that reduce, minimize, or avoid environmental impacts are properly included in project construction bid specifications and are carried out in the field when projects are built. In addition to coordinating the environmental review process for plans and projects, the Environmental and Public Facilities Planning group is responsible for several important agency programs including the development of a Quality of Life funding strategy to implement key components of The Regional Plan, implementation of the TransNet Environmental Mitigation Program, coordination of regional habitat conservation planning, shoreline preservation planning, and more.

The Land Use and Transportation Planning Department is recruiting two Environmental Planners. One position will support the environmental review, monitoring, and reporting functions related to capital project implementation. The second position will support regional environmental programs that promote habitat conservation planning, shoreline preservation, and regional funding strategies.

These are Limited-Term positions and are expected to be funded through June 2018. Limited-Term Employees are considered to be "at-will" and receive many of the benefits of Regular employees.


Job Responsibilities

These positions are ideal for a planning professional with a strong interest in furthering their expertise in regional environmental planning, project implementation, and environmental compliance. We anticipate significant career development will occur while working on the types of duties and responsibilities described below and through mentoring and close collaboration with senior staff.

Full description posted at: http://www.sandag.org/index.asp?jobid=390&fuseaction=jobs.detail
Qualifications: For these positions, we are searching for candidates who have a strong technical background and an aptitude for analytical thinking and problem solving, who are responsible, organized, and demonstrates initiative. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively, and the use of sound judgment are important.

The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor's degree with major course work in regional/environmental planning, environmental science, geography, public administration, or a related field and one to three years of progressive career development in environmental planning. The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to these positions.

Full description posted at: http://www.sandag.org/index.asp?jobid=390&fuseaction=jobs.detail
Comments: Application Instructions:
Details about the SANDAG Employment Application and Supplemental Questions required for this position can be found at: http://www.sandag.org/index.asp?jobid=390&fuseaction=jobs.detail.

We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.

The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing hr@sandag.org. Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.

These positions are Open Until Filled. The first review of applications for the Environmental Planner positions will begin on April 3, 2015.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or hr@sandag.org.
How To Apply: http://www.sandag.org/index.asp?jobid=390&fuseaction=jobs.detail
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/3/2015

Position Title: Environmental Permitting Specialist
Employer: Neon
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Job Location: Boulder, CO
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description:

The position reports directly to the Manager of Environmental Permitting (Deputy Project Manager). The Environmental Permitting Specialist will be responsible for providing coordination of environmental policies and procedures, reviewing and preparing related permitting documents including forms, lists and diagrams, researching federal, state and local permitting requirements and arranging and facilitating meetings with appropriate regulatory and non-regulatory agencies. This role ensures that NEON permits are in compliance with regulatory agencies so that the construction and operation of NEON domains can occur on schedule.
Qualifications: Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
* Bachelor's degree in technical or science-related field (e.g., biology, environmental studies, geology, planning, and engineering).
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in preparation of permits at the Federal, State, and/or local level.
* Experience in environmental programs including regulatory compliance, biological or environmental programs, rare/threatened/endangered species, air quality, water quality, geochemistry, hydrology and/or cultural resources.
* Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
* Effective written and verbal communication skills with colleagues, customers, federal, state, and/or local agencies.
* Ability to create, provide, and support presentations for diverse groups to address general and specific concerns related to projects. Presenting at public forums is required.
* High level of attention to detail.
* Ability to effectively complete multiple tasks simultaneously, identifying and resolving priority conflicts, and adjusting with changing priorities.

Preferred Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
* Previous experience working with federal and state agencies and regulations for permitting in areas such as:
* USFWS Rare, Threatened, and Endangered species regulations including Section 7 and Section 10.
* Wetlands, Clean Water Act, and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting.
* National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and SHPO.
* Moderate to full fluency in Spanish beneficial.
* Previous experience with cold call related work. Related experience with federal, state, local agencies, and/or private property owners related to scientific research, construction, or permitting beneficial.
Comments: NEON Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Disabled Persons are encouraged to apply.

Apply online.
How To Apply: http://www.neoninc.org/about/careers/environmental-permitting-specialist
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/16/2015

Position Title: Conservation Director
Employer: Whatcom Land Trust
Address: 412 N. Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98227
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: info@whatcomlandtrust.org
Job Location: Bellingham, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $45,000 - $55,000
Benefits: health care plan, retirement match, and vacation and sick leave.
Job Description: In coordination with the Executive Director, the Conservation Director conceives and implements the overall programmatic priorities for WLT's conservation programs including developing landscape-level campaigns, and devising and implementing land protection strategies. Toward this end, the Conservation Director secures fee simple and conservation easements, builds partnerships with a broad spectrum of private and public sector players, and secures funding to underwrite this conservation work.

Click here for detailed description: http://www.whatcomlandtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ConservationDirector2015.pdf
Qualifications: Required Qualifications
A demonstrated commitment to land conservation.
Minimum 4 years of directly applicable work in conservation real estate with demonstrated success.
Bachelor's Degree required with preference in the fields of natural resources, law, or political science.
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability and personality to work collaboratively, accept responsibility, and motivate colleagues and donors.
Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to be flexible, multi-task, perform under pressure, and meet deadlines. Proven organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and show initiative, and work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team.
Ability to work with diverse people and develop positive working relationships, especially with co-workers, landowners, rural stakeholders, conservative communities, Indian tribes and government.
Practical problem-solving and organizational skills with attention to detail and record-keeping.
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Ability to walk a minimum of one mile over rough terrain, navigate in remote areas, and work independently under physically demanding conditions, including cold and wet weather and ability to lift 50 lbs.
Competent with standard computer software, including MS Word, MS Excel, ESRI ArcView, internet and email.
Experience with GIS and other mapping tools.
Valid insurable driver's license.
Excellent photography skills.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Master's Degree in conservation or natural resource related field.
Knowledge of real estate, protection techniques, and land conservation principles.
Knowledge of the theories, practices, principles and techniques of land conservation and stewardship.
Knowledge of natural history (specifically natural communities) of northwest Washington, or a strong willingness and ability to learn.
Experience working with databases.
Comments: Email a letter of interest and resume (PDF only), and contact information for minimum of three references to info@whatcomlandtrust.org with "Conservation Director" in the subject line.
Applications are only accepted electronically.
No calls please. Screening of applications begins February 10, 2015 and the position is open until filled.
WLT is an equal opportunity employer.
How To Apply: http://www.whatcomlandtrust.org/?p=1553
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/16/2015

Position Title: Mercer Slough Educator
Employer: Pacific Science Center
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Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Seattle, WA
Job Duration: Temporary
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Pay Range: $14 / hour
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Job Description: Pacific Science Center seeks Mercer Slough Educators to teach awareness, understanding, appreciation, and a sense of stewardship for the natural world, through science-based environmental education programs.

* Reports to: Mercer Slough Site Supervisor
* Positions reporting to this position: Interns (if applicable) and Science Educators in Training
* Peers: On-Call Educators, Substitute Educators, Summer Assistant Educators, Summer General Aide, Summer Educator's Aide
* Positions incumbent interfaces with inside and outside organization: Mercer Slough program participants, City of Bellevue employees
* Budget responsibility, including revenues and expenses: None

1. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE EDUCATION: Inspires stewardship and respect of the natural environment by:
* Teaching Summer Camps, Wetland Field Study Programs, Scout Programs, B'earthday Programs, and other programs as assigned
* Modeling respect and appreciation for the environment and the participants
* Teaching to the themes and objectives of each program using the curriculum provided
* Sharing excitement, wonder and enthusiasm for the program and the natural world with all participants

2. CUSTOMER SERVICE (internal and external): Ensures a pleasurable experience for all participants by:
* Following through with all paperwork associated with each program
* Responding to participants concerns as quickly as possible
* Communicating in a clear manner with all participants (adults and children)

3. PROGRAM OPERATIONS: Ensures smooth operations and professional manner in delivery of programs by:
* Arriving on time for program and adhering to the program schedule
* Daily cleaning and upkeep of program material
* Reporting any program or maintenance needs to the Site Supervisor

4. EDUCATIONAL PLANNING: Assists in the improvement of programming by:
* Giving feedback on curriculum
* Adapting and expanding upon the curriculum provided
* Taking on special projects, as assigned
* Contributing to seasonal trainings

5. MENTORING (Not all educators will have mentoring responsibilities): Supports increased awareness, professionalism and stewardship by high-school interns who are learning the fundamentals of water quality testing and teaching local elementary school students by:
* Planning and leading weekly intern meetings
* Demonstrating scientific testing techniques and leading monthly water quality monitoring
* Coordinating and communicating with elementary teachers about classroom component of program
* Supervising interns during program time
Qualifications: Position Requirements: Knowledge, Education, Skills, Experience, Abilities

1. Required Experience teaching elementary age students; Group management skills; Flexibility and the ability to think on your feet during unexpected and stressful situations; Excellent communication skills including high level of comfort with large groups; Ability to maintain enthusiasm and positive outlook; Smiling team player; Knowledge of fresh water wetlands; WA State Driver's License or ability to obtain in order to drive 15 passenger van (training provided; must be 21 to drive PSC vehicles); First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to obtain

2. Desired BA/BS in biology, natural sciences, ecology, environmental sciences or environmental education; Experience teaching environmental education, especially in regards to local ecosystems

Major Challenges and Special Conditions: Must be able to work outside in inclement weather and in a variety of conditions including mosquitoes and muddy trails. Must be able to walk 3 miles with students. Carrying up to 20 pound class bins to and from storage and assisting with carrying and loading of canoes. This is a non-benefited, temporary role from early June through August 2015. One position will last from early June through the end of July 2015 with the potential of extending through August 2015 depending on work availability. There may be opportunities to continue past August, depending on work availability. Hours vary by season. During the school year may work up to 29.5 hours per week, summer up to 40 hours per week. Working on weekends and nights is occasionally necessary.

Comments: For a full description and application instructions: http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/
How To Apply: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PACSCI&cws=1&rid=325
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/16/2015

Position Title: Natural Resources Technical Writer
Employer: Ecosystem Management, Inc.
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: miket@emi-nm.com
Job Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Natural Resources Technical Writer sought to contribute to:

1) climate change analysis of species and ecosystems for area in Colorado;

2) Integrated Resource Management Plan in northern Arizona; and serve as technical editor for other deliverables in our office.

Ecosystem Management, Inc. is a consulting firm which conducts work for federal and tribal agencies across many states. This is not a fieldwork position.
Qualifications: Excellent writing skills required. Candidates must have prepared consultant or federal reports and/or research publications. Experience with NEPA desirable. Skills in ArcGIS preferred. Previous experience with projects in the western U.S. preferred.

For highly qualified candidates, work at a station remote from our office may be possible.
Comments: Send resume and three references in one file which is designated with your name to miket@emi-nm.com
How To Apply: Send resume and three references in one file which is designated with your name to miket@emi-nm.com
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/16/2015

Position Title: Central Valley Regional Director
Employer: River Partners
Address: info@riverpartners.org
Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Chico, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Central Valley Regional Director works with the President, Senior Management, and Regional Staff to identify, develop, fund, and manage riparian protection and restoration projects in the Central Valley Watershed.

Identify riparian protection and restoration sites that are ecologically significant.
Build effective partnerships and coalitions with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Write grants, submit bids, and negotiate cooperative agreements to secure the funding necessary to successfully implement River Partners' projects.
Oversee project management and ensure that activities, budgets and milestones are coordinated and updated on a frequent basis to ensure that project scheduling, spending and reporting can expeditiously support project objectives and billing cycles.
Develop scoping requests for subcontract work and enter into agreements to ensure that cost and quality expectations are met.
Interface with Funders to ensure grant funds and project expenditures are coordinated and if necessary create and submit change orders in a timely manner to ensure that variances are properly communicated and funded.
Follow up with Funders on late payments to determine the root cause of tardy payment in efforts to ensure that unsatisfactory work performance or incorrect communications are immediate resolved and payments are received.
Support River Partners' President, Senior Managers, and Regional Staff in developing strategic plans, budgets, and marketing materials.
Monitor, oversee and report strategic initiative progress on a quarterly basis to ensure strategy is within the goals and objectives of the organization.
Coordinate with agency staff and conservation partners in the successful implementation of River Partners projects.
Actively participate in regional planning efforts including the San Joaquin River Restoration Program (BOR), the Central Valley Flood Protection Planning efforts (DWR), USFWS and CDFW endangered species recovery efforts, and local and regional water quality and supply initiatives.
Represent River Partners before the general public, elected officials, agencies, stakeholders, the scientific community, and non-profits to generate support for River Partners programs
Qualifications: BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
JD, MBA, MPA or MS in agribusiness, ecology or related field.
Minimum of five years of appropriate work experience.
Professional contract management experience utilizing a project management software system that integrates with a modular financial reporting and/or ERP system.
Demonstrate an understanding of environmental permitting requirements and restoration project components.
Proven success in managing multiple simultaneous restoration projects while successfully meeting project objectives within budget.
Have contracting experience which includes estimating against proposal specifications, bid preparation, submittals and follow up on bid awards.
Have hands-on experience working with Federal, State and local government grants, to ensure that projects are managed within scope, budget and regulatory compliance such as prevailing wage and labor compliance.
Experience developing subcontract agreements with standard general provisions and sourcing subcontractors.
Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite software
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Have experience preparing multi-million dollar proposals and bids for acquisition, restoration, research and consulting projects.
Must enjoy working with diverse people and organizations to get things done;
Creatively solve problems and learn new skills.
Effectively communicate complicated biological and marketing information orally and in writing.
Possess knowledge of ecological restoration techniques and California plants, riparian ecology, hydrology, soils and /or wildlife.
Ability to work on both a team environment and independently.
Demonstrate good organizational skills, ability to work under multiple deadlines, and flexibility to handle changing priorities. Must be able to remain dedicated and focused on multiple tasks.
Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instruction.
Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills.
Integrity and ethics beyond reproach.
Commitment and enthusiasm to carry out River Partners mission.
Comments: River Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to info@riverpartners.org and mention where you learned of this position.
How To Apply: http://riverpartners.org/about/job-openings-regional-director-centralvalley.html
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/16/2015

Position Title: Principal Scientist
Employer: Skelly and Loy
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Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: Jobs@skellyloy.com
Job Location: Hunt Valley, MD
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Skelly and Loy is seeking a principal scientist to join our Hunt Valley, Maryland team. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with technical experts in natural and water resources in the Mid-Atlantic region (Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia). The selected candidate will provide management and technical support for a diversity of professional services including, but not limited to, wetland and forest stand delineations, tree preservation planning, fluvial geomorphic analysis, T&Es, water quality monitoring, natural resources studies, permitting and agency coordination, ecosystem restoration, and support efforts associated with NEPA/MEPA planning and the TMDL/NPDES program. The position will also involve providing environmental compliance monitoring/inspection services for major design/build projects and as owner representation. - See more at: http://www.skellyloy.com/careers/opportunities/search/details/?ID=92#sthash.UpdjYzSR.dpuf

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Serve as project manager on several environmental/engineering projects of major scope or several projects of limited scope
* Responsible for technical aspects on natural resources projects, financial tracking and schedules
* Lead and participate in client and agency meetings, public meetings, field work, and site visits
* Provide technical direction and mentorship to project-level staff for technical activities
* Review and approve technical work performed
* Participate in and/or manage the develop of technical scope and costs for proposals and presentations
* Service/participation on technical committees, organizations and/or academic institutions

- See more at: http://www.skellyloy.com/careers/opportunities/search/details/?ID=92#sthash.UpdjYzSR.dpuf
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in biology, natural resources, environmental or planning discipline or a Bachelor of Art (B.A.) degree with demonstrated technical experience. Minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional technical experience with eight (8) years of experience in management of one or more complex or large-scale projects.

REQUIRED SKILLS
* Experience in environmental compliance monitoring/inspection services
* Maryland Erosion and Sediment Control Green and Yellow Cards
* Knowledge of local, state and federal permitting regulations and NEPA/MEPA procedures
* Certification as a Maryland State Forest Conservation Qualified Professional
* Ability to participate in overnight and/or extended out-of-town project assignments within the region
* Project management and client relations skills
* Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

DESIRED SKILLS
* Broad experience and knowledge in the EPA Chesapeake Bay TMDL/NPDES requirements, water monitoring, low impact development (LID), environmental site design (ESD) and stormwater management
* Established client relationships in the public and private sectors within the Mid-Atlantic region
Comments:
How To Apply: http://www.skellyloy.com/careers/opportunities/search/details/?ID=92
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Restoration Program Director
Employer: Fred Phillips Consulting
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Job Location: Yuma, AZ
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Job Description: Fred Phillips Consulting (FPC) is looking for a restoration program director in our Yuma, AZ office. FPC specializes in award winning landscape architecture, ecological restoration, wildlife biology and environmental monitoring and compliance This position will include (but not be limited to) the following duties:

Project management of FPC Yuma Area Office Projects

-350 Acre Yuma East Wetlands Restoration

-1200 Acre Laguna Conservation Area Restoration

Perform and oversee all herbicide-spraying programs for Yuma Area project. Must have previous experience with herbicide application. Must have or acquire Certified herbicide applicator license in CA/AZ and obtain applicator License and Qualifying party certification for AZ Office of Pest management.

Do daily/weekly construction observation and compliance reporting on Yuma Area Projects

Coordinate project activities with project landowners/stakeholders including the Quechan Indian Nation, City of Yuma, private landowners and federal and state agencies

Assistance with Grant development and management including writing restoration grants, reviewing grant budgets, processing invoices and developing grants reports

Assisting with soil and vegetation surveys

Personnel management of a YEW project intern, assistant project manager and 6-person maintenance crew

Assisting with tours and delegated tasks.

Oversight on maintenance and upkeep of FPC vehicles and equipment in Yuma

Enjoying your work, growing professionally and personally in a dynamic work environment
Qualifications: Must have a degree and/or at least 2 years practical experience in landscape architecture, ecological restoration, environmental engineering, civil engineering, wildlife biology, forestry or similar. Must have strong management skills. Must have strong graphic and technical writing skills and be able to work independently in a challenging work environment. Experience with ArcGIS, Adobe CS and Microsoft Office needed. Must have own reliable transportation and be willing to travel. Must be able to work in challenging field conditions (extreme heat in summer), some outdoor guiding/field experience preferred.

FPC offers sick and annual leave, maternity leave, annual bonuses, medical stipend, 401k plan and more. Office located in beautiful downtown Yuma, Arizona on the Colorado River. In this job you will learn about implementing large-scale restoration projects, grant writing and management, ecological restoration and working with communities. There are great opportunities for growth within the company.
Comments:
How To Apply: Email Resume and references to: fphillips@fphillipsconsulting.com
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: NEPA Senior Manager (Job Number: 1500000526)
Employer: ICF
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Job Location: Fairfax, VA
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Job Description: Our Environmental and Planning Division seeks a NEPA Project Manager at our Fairfax, Virginia headquarters office. This position requires leadership role in managing NEPA projects and developing new business. Requires the ability to manage the entire process for Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) and Environmental Assessments (EAs).

Key Responsibilities:
* Identifies client needs and works with others to pursue follow-on work or other ICF business.
* Provides day-to-day technical direction to project staff.
* Ensures high quality work is performed and high quality deliverables are submitted in accordance with project schedule.
* Manages day-to-day client relationships, ensures client satisfaction and works to develop long-term relationships.
* Ensures project work is completed within budget and meets profitability target.
* Ensures high quality work is performed and high quality deliverables are submitted in accordance with project schedule.
* Ensures that the client perspective is a driving force. Prevents or identifies and then resolves issues affecting client satisfaction.
* Manage agency consultation, public involvement, comment-response, impact analyses, and document production
* Manage multidisciplinary teams and developing and monitoring project budgets and schedules
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:
* 7+ years of experience managing NEPA projects
* 10+ years of experience writing and managing technical and cost proposals
* Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
* Experience with developing and maintaining project schedules, budgets and experience writing proposals.

Preferred Skills/Experience:
* Master's/Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in natural or physical science, public policy, economics, environmental management, or related subjects.
* Candidates should possess the ability and interest to contribute occasionally to ICF's non-NEPA environmental practice areas
* Experience with developing and maintaining project schedules, budgets and experience writing proposals.

Professional Skills:
* Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) and any project specific software programs.
* Builds knowledge of the business and applies understanding of ICF markets and capabilities to day-to-day responsibilities. Acts decisively on company priorities.
* Leads the execution of business priorities; aligns communication, accountabilities, and resources to ensure that business priorities yield measurable and sustainable results.
* Demonstrates trustworthiness and upholds the highest ethical standards.
* Contributes to business development by leveraging the full capabilities of ICF.
* Adds value to the refinement and marketing of ICF's products, services to maintain and grow new and existing client relationships.
* As it applies, expand ICF's visibility through writing papers, speaking at conferences, and leading proposals.
* Prioritizes and balances the need for client satisfaction, successful execution, cost control and profitability.
* Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience.
Comments: ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EEO/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities)
How To Apply: https://icfi.taleo.net/careersection/icf_prof_ext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1500000526
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Environmental Scientist or Engineer - Water Permitting Focus - Senior Level
Employer: Barr Engineering
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Job Description: Environmental Scientist or Engineer - Water Permitting Focus - Senior Level
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Summary

This position presents the opportunity to work with one of the leading consulting firms in the Upper Midwest and a firm recognized in 2009, 2011, and 2013 as one of the "Best Environmental Engineering Firms to Work For" nationally by CE News.

The person selected for this position will work on environmental consulting projects for industrial, power, fuels, and mining clients. Work will involve helping our clients comply with the environmental regulatory programs applicable to their operations. The primary programs include NPDES permitting, 316b, RCRA, SPCC, and FRP. Other programs may include SDWA, and DOT compliance. Problem-solving and consulting skills will be critical to developing strategies that will meet client objectives.

Projects may include technical analysis and solution development; report writing; preparing permit applications; assisting clients with compliance tasks; regulatory negotiations; providing guidance on other environmental and regulatory program issues such as waste management, spill prevention, control, and countermeasures; and site evaluations and investigations. In fulfilling this role, the successful candidate may work with federal, state, and local government officials and regulatory staff, resource managers, other industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and interested and concerned citizens.

Key activities may include evaluation of new or existing processes or systems with respect to regulatory requirements; interpreting regulations; performing environmental compliance audits; providing training; helping with environment compliance at remediation sites; preparing permit applications; and leading stakeholder group discussions. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field or in another office.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and be able to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in soil science, hydrogeology, or geology or an environmental or chemical engineering degree and 10 years of professional experience with federal and state environmental regulatory programs, especially NPDES permits, 316b, RCRA, and SPCC
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work to meet the service requirements of clients
Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
Computer aptitude, including experience with Microsoft Office
Acceptable driving record
Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or power industries
DOT Hazardous Materials shipping experience
Experience managing waste streams at industrial facilities
Hazardous waste site remediation experience
Hazardous materials spill response and planning
Ability to identify, develop and evaluate solutions to complex regulatory issues
Aptitude for developing client relationships and business


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in soil science, hydrogeology, or geology or an environmental or chemical engineering degree and 10 years of professional experience with federal and state environmental regulatory programs, especially NPDES permits, 316b, RCRA, and SPCC
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
* Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work to meet the service requirements of clients
* Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
* Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
* Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
* Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
* Computer aptitude, including experience with Microsoft Office
* Acceptable driving record
* Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or power industries
* DOT Hazardous Materials shipping experience
* Experience managing waste streams at industrial facilities
* Hazardous waste site remediation experience
* Hazardous materials spill response and planning
* Ability to identify, develop and evaluate solutions to complex regulatory issues
* Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
Comments: Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist
Employer: Barr Engineering
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Duluth, MN
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that was recognized nationally as the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" by CE News.

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
* Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
* Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
* Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
* A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
* Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
* Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
* Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications
* One or more internships in industry or consulting
* Five years of post-college professional experience
* High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
* Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
* Project or task management skills
* Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
* FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE
Comments: Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist
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Summary

This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that was recognized nationally as the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" by CE News.

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

One or more internships in industry or consulting
Five years of post-college professional experience
High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
Project or task management skills
Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.

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How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist
Employer: Barr Engineering
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Bismarck, ND
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that was recognized nationally as the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" by CE News.

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
* Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
* Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
* Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
* A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
* Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
* Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
* Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications
* One or more internships in industry or consulting
* Five years of post-college professional experience
* High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
* Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
* Project or task management skills
* Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
* FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE
Comments: Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist
Employer: Barr Engineering
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Jefferson City, MO
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that was recognized nationally as the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" by CE News.

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
* Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
* Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
* Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
* A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
* Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
* Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
* Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications
* One or more internships in industry or consulting
* Five years of post-college professional experience
* High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
* Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
* Project or task management skills
* Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
* FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE
Comments: Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.

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How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/?positionId=1416
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: GIS Specialist
Employer: Barr Engineering
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: The person selected for this position will undertake challenging work on projects using geographic information systems for figure and map creation; formatting and editing; data management; analysis; and quality control. Project responsibilities may include working with and interpreting aerial photos; analyzing raster and vector data, database entries, and queries; developing of GIS scripts and programs; coordinating GIS work with other software applications (e.g. AutoCAD, Google Earth); and using standard GIS extensions. Responsibilities may also include the preparation of data for GPS units, post processing, and management of GPS and other field collected data.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in GIS, environmental science, or related field; or equivalent experience
* Three years of professional experience with ESRI's ArcGIS 10.x Suite
* Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
* Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
* Good written and oral communication skills
* Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications
* M.S. degree in GIS, geology, geography, environmental science, or related field; or equivalent experience
* Experience with ArcGIS extensions (Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, etc.) and Model Builder
* Experience with Trimble GPS units, Pathfinder Office and TerraSync
* Experience with GeoDatabases (including ArcSDE)
* Familiar with ArcGIS Online, ArcServer and mobile apps
* GIS Scripting/programming skills (VB.net, VBA, HTML, Java, Python, etc.)
Comments: Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Hydrogeologist
Employer: Barr Engineering
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: Hydrogeologist
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Summary

Barr Engineering is seeking a hydrogeologist to join its Minneapolis office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to water supply evaluation, remediation of contaminated groundwater, mine planning and development, and groundwater-surface-water interaction. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and transport; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater; collection of soil and groundwater samples; and preparation of drilling logs, cross-sections, geologic maps and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and require some out-of-town travel.

NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

M.S. in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
0 - 10 years of relevant work experience
Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, ability to write well, and attention to detail
A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
Willingness to travel for up to two weeks at a time and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
Acceptable driving record
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas
Experience in aquifer test implementation and analysis
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS, and programming experience using Python or FORTRAN
Experience or coursework in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar solute transport codes
Experience or coursework in parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis using PEST or UCODE is highly desirable
0 - 5 years of relevant work experience


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* M.S. in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
* 0 - 10 years of relevant work experience
* Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
* Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
* Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, ability to write well, and attention to detail
* A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
* Willingness to travel for up to two weeks at a time and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
* Acceptable driving record
* Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas
Experience in aquifer test implementation and analysis
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS, and programming experience using Python or FORTRAN
Experience or coursework in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar solute transport codes
Experience or coursework in parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis using PEST or UCODE is highly desirable
0 - 5 years of relevant work experience
Comments: Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Hydrogeologist
Employer: Barr Engineering
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Calgary
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm with an expanding presence in Canada. Barr Engineering Company has been recognized as one of the "Best Environmental Services Firms to Work For" by CE News and Environmental Business Journal.

Barr is seeking a computational hydrogeologist to join our growing Calgary office. A successful candidate in this position will undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to water supply evaluation, remediation of contaminated groundwater, mine planning and development, and groundwater-surface water interaction. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and transport; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater; collection of soil and groundwater samples; and preparation of drilling logs, cross-sections, geologic maps, and technical reports.

While the position is located in Calgary, fulfillment of the position responsibilities may require periodic travel.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications

M.S. in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
More than 3 years of relevant work experience
Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
Strong technical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, ability to write well, and attention to detail
Flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
Acceptable driving record
Must have the ability to legally work in both the United States and Canada without the need for sponsorship or must be eligible to obtain a TN work permit

Preferred Qualifications
* More than 7 years of relevant work experience
* P. Geo or P. Eng certification, or ability to obtain certification within one year
* Familiarity with MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas
* Experience in aquifer test implementation and analysis
* Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS, and programing experience using Python or FORTRAN
* Experience or coursework in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar solute transport codes
* Experience or coursework in parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis using PEST or UCODE is highly desirable
* Knowledge and experience of the environmental and tailings management issues within the oil sands industry
* Knowledge and understanding of industrial manufacturing processes such as petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing
* Desire to become involved in the greater hydrogeology community by performing research, giving presentations, and preparing publications
Comments: Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: NEPA Specialist
Employer: Barr Engineering
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Job Description: Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a Senior National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Specialist to undertake challenging work pursuing federal environmental review opportunities while working out of Barr's Minneapolis office. The person in this position will build and build and maintain client relationships and pursue business development opportunities for permitting services and NEPA analysis with energy and mining-sector clients. The specialist also will work with multidiscipline project teams, regulatory staff, and clients to manage and support the development of environmental review documents and permit applications. Work tasks may also include managing archaeological/historical reviews and surveys; managing threatened and endangered species reviews and surveys; managing wetland delineations, inventories, and functional assessments; developing regulatory strategies with clients; and consulting and negotiating with regulatory agencies.

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in environmental science, environmental policy, or related field
* 5-10 years of directly related experience
* Superior writing and communication skills
* Project and team management, and business development experience
* Knowledge of and experience with NEPA regulations and processes
* Environmental Assessment (EA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) preparation experience
* Basic computer skills
* Proven ability to work cooperatively with local, state, and federal regulators
* Willingness to travel and work out of town
* Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications
* 10+ years of experience managing environmental review and permitting of energy and mining projects
* Experience and established relationships with energy and mining sector clients and regulators and an ability to solicit and secure work from existing and prospective clients
* Specialized experience in NEPA document preparation and knowledge of federal, state and local environmental permitting regulations
* Extensive experience with state and federal EAs and EISs, report preparation, and environmental permitting
* Experience in permitting pipelines and electrical transmission lines
* Experience working as a third-party contractor on federal EIS projects
Comments:
Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Water Resources Engineer - Mid Level
Employer: Barr Engineering
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Job Location: Bismarck, ND
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Job Description: This position will involve work on projects utilizing a diverse team of engineers and scientists, completing water resources/civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project work may include: site development design, completing plans and specifications for construction, working with permitting agencies and public officials, storm water planning, hydrologic runoff modeling and hydraulic analysis, water-resources design (hydraulic structures, open channels, swales, pipes, water control structures, ponds, etc.). Assignments may also include involvement with or supervision of GIS and CADD work, report writing, and spreadsheet work. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments either in the field or in another office.

NOTE: Must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites, and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* B.S. degree in civil/environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources/civil design
* P.E. Certification
* 5-10 years of water resources engineering experience
* Project or task management experience
* Experience with hydrologic analysis; site development design, plans and specifications; open channel and pipe flow analysis; hydraulic structures; bank stabilization and stream restoration; floodplain analysis and mapping; dam and levee analysis and design
* Strong computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets, and a working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS, and CADD software
* Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
* Acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications
* M.S. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
* Experience with proposal management and development
* Experience in business development and client management
* Experience with GIS, CADD, and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
* Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
* Large project design experience (e.g. site and roadway design, stormwater management facilities, large hydraulic structures including dams and levees), including preparation of plans and specifications
* Construction observation, field work, and surveying experience
Comments: Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Water Resources Engineer - Entry Level
Employer: Barr Engineering
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Job Location: Hibbing, MN
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Job Description: The person in this role will work on project teams conducting technical evaluations for water resources/civil engineering projects. Assignments may include GIS, CADD, and spreadsheet work; developing plans and specifications; and memo and report writing. Project work may involve environmental permitting; stormwater planning; water quality and quantity evaluations; hydrologic runoff modeling; and analysis (open channel and pipe-flow design and design of water control structures). Work may include interaction with persons in public and private client organizations and in regulatory agencies. It may also include field assignments involving surveying, construction observation, hydrologic measurements, and water quality sampling, etc. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Must be able to work in locations that may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in environmental and water resources engineering and familiarity with hydrologic analysis, open-channel and pipe flow, lake and stream water quality issues, and earthwork and grading plans
* Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets, and exposure to hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS, and CADD software
* Ability to work well in teams, concentrate on details, and keep project information organized
* Flexible working style, self-motivation, and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules to meet deadlines and/or client needs
* Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
* Eligibility to work in the U.S. without need for sponsorship
* Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications
* M.S. degree in civil or environmental engineering
* 2-5 years of civil/environmental project experience
* Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
* Project design experience (e.g., site or roadway design, stormwater management facility design, etc.), including preparation of plans and specifications
* Construction oversight experience
* Familiarity with environmental permitting
* Experience with GIS, CADD, and hydrologic and hydraulic models
* Project or task management experience
* Engineering-in-training (FE) certification, or ability to obtain certification in one year
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How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Wetland / Regulatory Specialist
Employer: Barr Engineering
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Job Location: Duluth, MN
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Job Description: The person in this position will work with clients and on project teams involving water resources/civil and environmental engineering and related technical assignments. Work tasks may include: conducting and/or overseeing wetland delineations, inventories, and functional assessments; botanical and wildlife surveys; development of permit applications; planning wetland and stream restoration projects (including construction oversight); conducting environmental reviews; and negotiating with regulatory agencies. The specialist will work with scientists, engineers, and other Barr staff, as well as with regulatory staff and clients. She or he will work to help clients address ecological and regulatory constraints and to prepare applications and reports required for project permitting and implementation. Additionally, the specialist will assist clients with wetland and stream mitigation related to development impacts.

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
* B.S. in ecology, botany, hydrology, soil science, or similar natural resources field
* Superior writing and communication skills
* Project management and business development experience
* Knowledge of and experience with Minnesota county, state, and federal NEPA regulations and permitting processes including wetland delineation, permitting, restoration, and establishment
* Experience in working and negotiating with regulatory agencies
* Experience preparing environmental assessment documents
* Field experience conducting wetland delineations, botanical surveys, and wildlife surveys
* GIS experience and basic computer skills
* 3-5 years of directly-related experience
* Ability to work cooperatively with local, state, and federal regulators
* Proven ability in meeting client needs
* Willingness to conduct field work, which may involve travel

Preferred Qualifications
* Advanced degree and/or specialized experience in ecology or other natural resources field
* 5+ years of experience
* Proven business development track record
* Knowledge of and experience with wetland restoration design, construction observation, and wetland restoration project contracting and management
* Proficiency with GIS tools
* Knowledge of state and federal endangered species programs
* EA and EIS preparation experience
* Experience with power, pipeline, and mining clients
Comments: Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr Engineering Company is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
How To Apply: https://www.barr.com/page/56/job-opportunities/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER(Job Id 15077)
Employer: State of Arizona
Address: ITD/Environmental Planning Group
1611 W. Jackson Street
Phoenix, Arizona
Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $55,202 - $99,500 / year
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Job Description: Arizona's transportation system is critical for the movement of people and commerce. The investment Arizona taxpayers have made in our infrastructure demands innovative construction, skilled maintenance, careful planning, and attentiveness to advance and protect how it operates. Our transportation infrastructure drives Arizona's economic success and affects the lives of every Arizona resident and visitor. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is the state agency responsible for maintaining, expanding and supporting that infrastructure including highways, public transit, airports and ports of entry, as well as providing motor vehicle services throughout the state and publishing the award-winning Arizona Highways magazine. To learn more about ADOT click here.



ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Arizona's transportation system is critical for the movement of people and commerce. The investment Arizona taxpayers have made in our infrastructure demands innovative construction, skilled maintenance, careful planning, and attentiveness to advance and protect how it operates. Our transportation infrastructure drives Arizona's economic success and affects the lives of every Arizona resident and visitor. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is the state agency responsible for maintaining, expanding and supporting that infrastructure including highways, public transit, airports and ports of entry, as well as providing motor vehicle services throughout the state and publishing the award-winning Arizona Highways magazine. To learn more about ADOT click here.


ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER

ITD/Environmental Planning Group

1611 W. Jackson Street Phoenix, Arizona

POSITION SUMMARY

At the direction of the Environmental Planning Group Manager, this position is accountable for resolving environmental compliance issues in planning, design, construction, maintenance activities and Facilities. This position will directly supervise the Biology Group, Air Quality, Water Quality,

Policy and Procedures, and Environmental Training sections of the environmental program. These activities are accomplished through directives to the first line section managers that report to this position.



A key role of this position will be to coordinate Department related issues in the environmental arena with local, state and federal agencies. Provide assistance to the Director's Office and the State Engineer's Office regarding environmental issues, legislative and policy review and response to public inquiries. This position will provide guidance and assistance to the environmental program for all sections of the Arizona Department of Transportation, ensuring adherence to agreed mitigation during construction and post construction mitigation monitoring, and, statewide coordination of environmental regulations for the Department. This position may serve on national committees such as The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Sub-Committee on the Environment, technical advisory committees, agency partnering groups and other special assignments.

This position will oversee the development and implementation of all environmental policies and procedures within ADOT and provide guidance for compliance by transportation elements with the rules, regulations, policies and procedures directed by the National Environmental Policy Act and all subsequent laws. Oversee the Department's compliance with The Department of Environmental Quality's Stormwater Regulations and ADOT's Permits. Overseeing conformity requirements of the Clean Air Act are also under the Program Manager's supervision. Conformity is critical to delivering ADOT's five year construction Program.

The work product resulting from support provided by this position also includes Environmental Impact Statements, Environmental Assessments, and Categorical Exclusions. In addition, various memorandums of agreement, memorandums of understanding and programmatic agreements are produced. Special studies directed by this office include Section 404 permits, Section 401 permits, Section 402 Notices of Intent related to the Water Quality Act, and Section 7 evaluations required by the Endangered Species Act. Noise Analysis Evaluations and Air Quality reports are also reviewed and approved under direction of the Program Manager.
Qualifications: Knowledge of:
* Federal, state and local environmental laws, rules, regulations and policies including State Water Quality regulations, State and local air quality regulations, The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), The Clean Air Act and The Clean Water Act.
* Project Development Process.
* People and program management.
* Budget development and administration.
* Strategic Planning.
* Environmental research and documentation methods and protocols.
* General knowledge of the potential impacts related to transportation development with regard to air quality, noise analysis, hazardous materials, cultural resources (archaeology and historical properties), water quality, wetlands, floodplains, farmlands, biological resources, socioeconomic conditions, and public involvement processes.
* Contract administration
* Basic engineering practices and terminology, Water and Air conformity, terminology and permitting requirements established by laws and regulations.
* Clean Water Act, Section 404 permitting and Section 7 procedures and requirements established by the Endangered Species Act.
* Understanding of the Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966. Understanding of mitigation and decision-making processes of all governmental agencies to include local government and Indian Tribes. Organization functions and work processes of state, federal and local governmental agencies having environmental decision making jurisdiction or interests.
* Understanding of complex procurement and management processes related to consultant contracts and performance specifications.

Skill in:
* Analytical and interpretive skill to formulate and identify effective solutions to problems.
* Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
* Verbal and written communication skills.
* Interpersonal skill to establish trust and positive perception at all levels both internal and external.
* Public speaking to influence staff, upper management or community groups to positive response and cooperation during consideration of ADOT environmental issues.

Ability to:
* Effectively plan, manage, organize and perform complex analytical environmental program management involving multi-professional disciplines and processes.
* Interpret engineering plans, maps, aerial photos, and identify potential environmental impacts.
* Motivate employees.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
* Four years of managerial experience in environmental processes and regulations or closely related fields.
* A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year o f the required experience.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.
Comments: The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
Accrued vacation pay and sick days
10 paid holidays per year
Deferred compensation plan
Wellness plans

Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Having trouble applying for this position? Email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call (602) 542-4700 for assistance.
How To Apply: http://azdot.gov/about/employment
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Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: CRS Program Assistant (Req# 2015-2871)
Employer: Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, Inc. (LAN)
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Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: 713-266-6900
Job Location: Houston, TX
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Job Description: LAN is consistently rated in the top 100 A/E firms by ENR magazine. As a subsidiary of LEO A DALY, an international planning, architecture, engineering, and interior design firm, LAN has access to the expertise of nearly 800 professionals in 31 offices.

LAN is searching for a full-time or part time person to support the company's CRS Program Team. The successful candidate will assist communities in navigating the verification and re-verification process for their CRS applications. This position would help in gathering, creating, and organizing documentation necessary for communities to participate in the CRS Program. This position would assist the CRS Programs Manager with working with communities, writing plans, and compiling reports and documentation. This work involves working directly with the community, so some travel may be necessary at times.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates need to be a CFM and have a working knowledge of floodplain management practices. Some knowledge or experience with the CRS Program is preferred. We are willing to train the right person if they have a solid background in floodplain management. Applicant needs to have good communication skills, be proficient in all Microsoft applications, and be able to work with limited supervision. Good candidates will include anyone who has worked in local government, in planning, and or in Engineering.

Bachelor of Science degree is preferred, but 5-6 years of experience in floodplain management can replace the degree requirement.
Comments: Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 713-266-6900. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law
How To Apply: https://careers-lan.icims.com/jobs/2871/crs-program-assistant/job?mobile=false&width=570&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300
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Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Natural Resources Planner Coordinator (Position #02901011)
Employer: State of Nebraska
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Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Lincoln, NE
Job Duration: FullTime
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Work Schedule: Overnight travel is required about 10% of the time; timing and amount of travel may vary depending on workload needs. Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday.
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Job Description: The position is located in the Engineering Programs and Services Division of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources. The primary duty of this position is to provide floodplain management program technical assistance to counties and communities in the State of Nebraska.

Perform assignments under limited supervision as directed by his/her supervisor including: Providing floodplain management program assistance to counties and communities, including reviewing the status of existing local floodplain management programs, providing guidance on implementing floodplain management administrative procedures, assisting with ordinance adoption & floodplain development permitting , assisting with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) participation, answering questions about local floodplain management problems, and providing floodplain management information using Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), Flood Insurance Studies (FIS), and other related information; works with FEMA on issues related to the status of NFIP communities, helps FEMA keep NFIP databases up to date, conducts community assistance visits to audit communities for floodplain regulation compliance for FEMA, assisting with maintaining the Floodplain Management Section's spatial data through geodatabases; assisting in maintaining and creating new information for the Floodplain Management website and Interactive Floodplain Map; maintaining the Floodplain Management Section's correspondence file system; helping with coordination and participating in outreach and training efforts including demonstration of the section's 3D flood model; writing articles for the section newsletters; educating the general public about floodplain management; participating in and conducting meetings as they relate to grant activities. Overnight travel is required about 10% of the time; timing and amount of travel may vary depending on workload needs.
Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in field related to water resources planning plus six years of related experience. This position is required to work a flexible schedule in order to provide technical assistance and trainings during the evenings and on weekends. Overnight travel is required about 10% of the time; timing and amount of travel may vary depending on workload needs.


PREFERRED: Experience using ESRI GIS software, such as ArcView 3, ArcGIS 9, and ArcGIS 10, and Microsoft Office, is required. A Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred, but not required. Applicant will be required to obtain their CFM within the first year of employment.

OTHER: Valid driver's license or able to provide independent authorized transportation.

Knowledge of: the principles of technical writing; effective communication; public speaking and outreach; floodplain management; FEMA's flood insurance rate maps and flood insurance studies. Skilled in using: ESRI GIS software and the Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to: prioritize tasks, be detail-oriented, interpret regulations, and work independently.
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How To Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nebraska/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1084937
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator I (Job ID: J46498)
Employer: State of Massachusetts
Address: 400 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01702
Contact Person: Debra Tata
Phone Number:
Job Location: Framingham, MA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $46,834.32 to $67,169.18 Annually
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Job Description: This position is designated as an Emergency Personnel position. Due to the critical nature of these job functions, this position may be required to report to his/her assigned work site as scheduled, regardless of an emergency situation that may otherwise affect staffing of other state offices.

Working with other members of the State Hazard Mitigation Team, the Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator will successfully implement federally-funded natural hazard mitigation grant programs in the Commonwealth. The Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator working with other members of the MEMA Hazard Mitigation Unit, Fiscal Unit, and others, directly manages, administers and monitors the progress of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant awards to communities and other eligible grant recipients.

The Hazard Mitigation Grants Coordinator works with private, state, local and federal agencies to coordinate, review and monitor FEMA-funded hazard mitigation program activities. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: assisting eligible applicants with grant application & scope of work development; technical review of submitted grant applications; review of plans and specifications for construction projects; developing documentation to conduct environmental & historic preservation review of proposed mitigation projects; conducting Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) and Loss Avoidance Studies (LAS); conduct outreach, presentations and training on hazard mitigation; monitoring all phases of project development through completion of scope of work and final inspection; conducting site visits and reviewing expenses associated with projects and programs assigned.

For more information go to: https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J46498&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no
Qualifications: MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for the required experience.*

II. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license may be required.
Preferred Qualifications:

1. Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Products (Including MS Excel, MS Access, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint) and willingness to learn advanced applications.

2. Experience in working with local emergency management or related programs preferred.

3. Strong organizational and interpersonal communications skills.

4. Basic understanding of natural hazard mitigation and projects/actions that reduce the long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards and their effects.

5. Civil Engineering background & experience preferred, but not required.

6. Basic understanding of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and related floodplain management issues.

7. Basic understanding of Commonwealth principals and practices regarding grants and grant-funded activities.

8. Previous experience working with Federal and/or State funded grant programs.

9. Overall project management experience (manage projects from "cradle to grave") i.e. project scoping/application thru to final inspection and project closeout.

10. Knowledge of State and federal procurement rules/regulations/requirements.

11. Basic understanding of federal/state/local environmental and historic preservation review, permitting and approval process.
Comments: Cover letter and resume may be sent via email to memaemployment@state.ma.us

Please reference Posting ID #J46498 on all correspondence.

If you are unable to apply via email, candidates should send two (2) copies of cover letter and resume with identifying Posting ID #J46498 to:

Debra Tata
Director of Human Resources
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
400 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01702
How To Apply: https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/31100001/job/job_view.do?postingId=J46498&code=search.public&federalStimulus=no
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Plans Examiner III
Employer: City of Tulsa, OK
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Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Tulsa, OK
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $20.14-$38.47/Hr.
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Job Description: Under general supervision performs advanced-level technical and review work on various construction plans and related documents to ensure compliance with the City's building, fire, sign, storm water, water/sewer, and zoning codes and ordinances and other related assigned duties.

Essential Job Functions:
Examines selected plans, blue lines, specifications, and technical data for new construction, alterations, and repairs to construction projects to determine compliance with the City's construction/development codes and ordinances, particularly to review designated advanced permits

Assists training of staff in plans review code specialties

Provides primary backup in areas of expertise as cross trained

Reviews and consults with builders, design professionals, applicants, and general public on pre-submittal projects, participating in preliminary discussions regarding pertinent and applicable code requirements

Performs moderately difficult mathematical calculations and applies general engineering principles to determine code compliance

Creates design details using basic CADD techniques

Maintains various logs, records, reports, and code documents for staff reference and archive use

Assists cross training of staff in code related issues and processes

Provides professional communication to assist attorneys, contractors, developers, property managers, realtors, and other key construction industry members in understanding complicated code issues or interpretations

Assists in preparing budget requests to upgrade materials and match references to codes

May perform the tasks and responsibilities of other Examiners when necessary

May perform the duties of at least two (2) and cross trains in the basic duties of at least one (1) other of the eight (8) plans review code specialties

Must report to work on a regular and timely basis

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a five (5) year professional degree in architecture; or a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, business administration, or other related field of study; three (3) years of progressively responsible construction related experience in the field or office; and prefer plans review code analysis and field experience mixture. Experience may not be substituted for education. Refer to the Plans Examiner Progression Criterion Document for additional requirements.

Comprehensive knowledge of all types of building construction, materials and methods related to perform duties and responsibilities; comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles associated to specific codes and ordinances (structural engineering for building code reviews or civil engineering for stormwater management reviews); and good knowledge of the City's construction codes and ordinances. Ability to interpret plans, specifications and blueprints; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to perform moderately difficult mathematical calculations and apply engineering principles; ability to use engineering devices and reference materials; ability to become proficient in the use of the City's Permit and Licensing System; ability to demonstrate skillful use of basic computer word processing software; and the ability to understand and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding.
Comments:
How To Apply: https://www.cityoftulsa.org/our-city/jobs/current-openings/professional/plan-examiner-iii.aspx
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Water Infrastructure Program Manager (Program ID 3663)
Employer: MRINetwork
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: San Pedro, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range: $100,000-$180,000
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Job Description: An amazing opportunity for an experienced professional in environmental and/or water infrastructure to join a national firm in their established San Diego office. This is a chance to join an environmental consulting firm that offers growth and rewards success with competitive pay, incentive bonus plans, and ownership opportunities. They are seeking a management level professional who has an entrepreneurial spirit and strong experience in stormwater, wastewater, drinking water, and watershed restoration. This is a chance to join a stable environmental and engineering firm that is one of the fastest-growing in the US. This is a Regional Position for an accomplished seller/doer to join this firm's team in a leadership role.

This position entails the management and continued expansion of the firm's stormwater, wastewater, drinking water and related infrastructure maintenance, compliance, operation, and small ancillary construction services throughout California, Arizona, and Nevada. This position entails the development, growth, senior technical oversight, and execution of existing multi-site, multi-year contracts; leveraging existing client relationships; and building new client relationships to develop business opportunities in California and adjoining states. Additional responsibilities include managing and mentoring project staff, developing and implementing business strategies, and ensuring the safe execution of all phases of project work to meet our clients' objectives as well as company goals for revenue generation and profitability. Approximately 50% program/project management and 50% business development anticipated.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

Requirements include 10 years of successful client and project management experience spanning a broad baseline of service areas including managing operation and maintenance of utility infrastructure; floodplain, stormwater master planning, permitting, and compliance; watershed improvement; and related professional and construction services. A strong safety record and demonstrated dedication to safety work practices is required, along with a minimum of 5 years successful business development experience in California and adjoining states, and a BS in science or engineering.
Comments:
How To Apply: https://www.mrinetwork.jobs/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=135215&site_id=148&site_id=148
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Floodplain Coordinator
Employer: Pinellas County, FL
Address: 22211 US Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33765
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Pinellas County, FL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $55,931-$92,309 / Year
Benefits:
Job Description: This is specialized professional and technical work assisting in the development and implementation of the County's Floodplain Management program. Under the general supervision of the County's Floodplain Administrator, the position performs work of moderate difficulty, gathering, analyzing and interpreting National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements; ensuring compliance with NFIP requirements, proactive participation in the Community Rating System (CRS) Program; compliance with county floodplain management regulations, 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 advisory boards, the public and other organizations. The incumbent exercises a great deal of independent judgment in a variety of work situations.

Illustrative Tasks (These are examples and are not all inclusive.)
* Assists is the coordination of the county's Floodplain Management Program ensuring that the county meets FEMA's minimum NFIP participation requirements.
* Assists in overseeing the county's FEMA Community Rating System (CRS) for flood insurance discounts and proactively develops a plan for improved rating.
* Assists in the application of the County's Floodplain Ordinance, regulations, policies and procedures, and inspection processes related to the Floodplain Management Program.
* Promotes public awareness of the Floodplain Management Program through speaking engagements, advertising, and other programs.
* Provides routine field reviews, responds to specific complaints, and documents observations and investigations related to compliance with the county's Floodplain Ordinance.
* Assists in development and implementation of the Pinellas County Flood Risk Program for Public Information (PPI).
* Presents information to the Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission, and Code Enforcement, Special Magistrate.
* Provides assistance in mediating complaints, as directed by the Floodplain Administrator or Building Official.
* Explains floodplain development requirements to community leaders, citizens, and the general public.
* Maintains records and documents that keep the community eligible to participate in the FEMA's NFIP and CRS program.
* 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.
* Monitors and coordinates other Federal and State Floodplain Management programs.
* Appears as a witness involving floodplain violations.
* Prepares and presents oral and written reports.
* Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as assigned or required.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualification Requirements
* Training in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with a possession of a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certificate; and
* 7 years of professional level experience in the assigned field of floodplain management; or
* Bachelors degree with major course work in physical or natural science, planning, emergency management, engineering, or related field, and 3 years of experience as described above; or
* An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

Appointing Authority May Also Require
* Florida Driver's License or Florida Commercial Driver's License and endorsement, if any.
* Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.
* Extensive knowledge and background in FEMA and NFIP programs and regulations including CRS program participation requirements.
* FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) E 273-Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program class graduation.
* FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) E 278-National Flood Insurance Plan/Community Rating System class graduation.
* Other highly desirable knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials relevant to a position.

Highly Desirable
* Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.
* Extensive knowledge and background in FEMA and NFIP programs and regulations including CRS program participation requirements.
* FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) E 273-Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program class graduation.
* FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) E 278-National Flood Insurance Plan/Community Rating System class graduation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* 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
* Knowledge of applicable Florida Statutes and local resolutions and ordinances relating to floodplain permit requirements and inspection procedures.
* 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 enforce and interpret Floodplain Management Program with firmness, tact and impartiality.
* Ability to utilize various computer software programs such as Word, Excel, GIS (Arc View, etc), and particularly those related to the NFIP permit requirements.
* Ability to plan, supervise, and evaluate the work and activities of professional and support personnel; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with county, state and federal officials, contractors, staff, volunteers, and the general public.
* Ability to work independently on complex tasks and deal with non-routine matters.
Comments: EOE/AA/ADA/DFW/VP



Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.

Ciertos miembros del servicio y veteranos, sus esposas/os, y sus familiares reciben preferencia y prioridad en el empleo con el gobierno y se les recomienda que apliquen para los puestos.

Please allow 45 minutes to an hour to complete your online application and answer any Supplemental Questions that may be required for any position.

All REQUIRED fields must be completed.
How To Apply: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PCG&cws=1&rid=660
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/4/2015

Position Title: Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Specialist (Sr. Planner) (Req ID: 23296BR)
Employer: Amec Foster Wheeler Environrmental & Infrastructure
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resoruces
Phone Number:
Job Location: Topeka, KS
Job Duration: FullTime
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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.

How To Apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=1305029&PartnerId=25283&SiteId=5191&codes=JB_Indeed
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 6/27/2015

Position Title: Director
Employer: American Rivers
Address: American Rivers
Attn: CA Central Valley Position
1101 14th Street, NW, Suite 1400
Washington, DC 20005
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: No phone calls please
Job Location: Sacramento, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Central Valley River Restoration Director will help American Rivers protect and restore floodplains in the Sacramento&#8208;San Joaquin Basin, promote opportunities for Central Valley communities to recreate on Central Valley rivers, and promote a river stewardship ethic among California decision makers. The Director will work to promote program objectives in close collaboration with numerous organizations American Rivers has partnered with, including other conservation groups, government agencies, universities and communities. The Director will contribute policy and technical expertise to our efforts to restore Central Valley floodplain functions and reform flood management policy at the state and national level. - See more at: http://www.americanrivers.org/about/careers/director-california-central-valley-river-restoration/#sthash.dtoA74nZ.dpuf

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
* Master's degree with an emphasis in environmental planning, engineering, science, economics, policy or equivalent professional experience. Law degrees considered.
* Minimum of 10 years of experience in California river and water policy field or equivalent.
* Proven experience developing, funding and advancing on-the-ground projects, including land acquisition, particularly wetland and river restoration projects.
* Excellent understanding of California water law and policy, with focus on flood management, hydrology/hydraulics and river restoration preferred.
* Proven involvement in analytically complex projects and the ability to read and synthesize large amounts of data. Strong analytical skills coupled with a solid understanding of and interest in data and metrics preferred.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and the ability to effectively communicate with senior agency and legislative representatives.
* A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor.
* Initiative, coupled with creative and strategic thinking. An insightful, curious, pragmatic, and strategic mind.
* Willingness to work from a home office near Sacramento and to travel frequently in the Central Valley.
* Personal commitment to American Rivers' mission.
Comments: Applications will be considered immediately. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: jobs@americanrivers.org with "CA Central Valley Position" in the subject line or to American Rivers, Attn: CA Central Valley Position, 1101 14th Street, NW, Suite 1400, Washington, DC 20005. No phone calls please. - See more at: http://www.americanrivers.org/about/careers/director-california-central-valley-river-restoration/#sthash.dtoA74nZ.dpuf
How To Apply: http://www.americanrivers.org/about/careers/director-california-central-valley-river-restoration/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: SEA-ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER/SCIENTIST II - (AT10045)
Employer: Shannon & Wilson
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Seattle, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Responsibilities Include

~Perform and observe field explorations and collect samples for analysis.
~Assist with writing proposals, work plans, and technical reports.
~Assist with Phase I, II, & III Environmental Site Assessments.
~Complete Hazardous Building Materials Surveys.
~Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
~Experience performing engineering analyses and calculations
~Assist with business development and marketing activities as directed.
~Follow Shannon & Wilson's Quality Assurance policy.
~ Follow and promote Shannon & Wilson's Health & Safety and Loss Prevention policies and procedures.
~Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications: Requirements Include

~BS degree (MS preferred) in environmental engineering/science (engineering preferred), or a related field (geology, hydrology, civil, chemistry, biology, or other natural science)
~1 to 3 years of experience in areas above.
~Experience with soil and groundwater sampling and/or remedial technologies.

~Ability to produce accurate field notes and sketches to document work.
~Other desirable skills and training:
~40-hour HAZWOPER training
~AHERA training (preferred)
~Lead awareness, PCB, and/or mold training (preferred)
~Knowledge of OSHA, RCRA, CERCLA, and state environmental regulations
~Experience preparing design specifications and drawings
~Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills required to effectively interact with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
~Critical thinking and analysis, and performing tasks using mathematical skills
~Ability to multitask in a fast paced atmosphere, with a good understanding of the time-critical nature of producing proposals and reports, and the importance of providing superior client service.
~Must be personable, flexible, and professional.
~Must be able to work independently with the appropriate level of supervision.
~Must be willing and able to travel to support the needs of other S&W offices.
~Must have and maintain a valid driver license and insurable driving record.
~Basic computer skills: MS Word, Excel, required; MS Access, ArcView, and AutoCAD desirable.
Comments: Shannon & Wilson is an equal opportunity employer and a VEVRAA federal contractor (preference to Veterans). Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We also maintain a drug-free workplace and perform drug testing.

If you would like to apply for an open position at Shannon & Wilson, Inc., please submit your resume using the Online Application for Employment below.

If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you directly. No phone calls please.
Recruiters must also submit resumes through the Online Application for Employment.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact us at human-resources@shanwil.com.
Currently we are not sponsoring applications for visas or for U.S. permanent residency.
How To Apply: http://www.shannonwilson.com/careers/applications
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST 5 *02089H
Employer: State of Washington
Address:
Contact Person: Larry Dominguez
Phone Number: 360.902.2561, lawrence.dominguez@dfw.wa.gov
Job Location: Olympia, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $4,214-$5,535 / month
Benefits:
Job Description: The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) protects, conserves, and restores the State's native fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. These properly managed resources provide sustainable fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing and other outdoor experiences for millions of residents and visitors. WDFW's employees are diverse, interdisciplinary, and enjoy the challenges and satisfaction of working in perhaps the Nation's most beautiful state. Biologists, scientists, enforcement officers, spatial analysts, land stewards, administrators, lab and computer technicians, customer service representatives and others manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species, maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands, provide opportunities for recreational and commercial fishing, wildlife viewing and hunting, protect, restore habitat, and create/enforce laws that protect fish and wildlife resources. Find more about fish passage work at www.wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/habitat/fish_passage.

The WDFW is recruiting to fill one full time permanent Environmental Specialist 5 position located in the Restoration Division of the Habitat Program. The duty station for this position is the Natural Resource Building, Olympia, Thurston County. The position works within a staff of motivated, creative and passionate people who enjoy applying their technical expertise towards stewardship of our State's natural resources.

The Fish Passage Scoping Supervisor directs operational activities relative to fish passage scoping within the Fish Passage Section, helping to ensure the conservation and restoration of Washington's fish and wildlife and their habitats. This position is responsible for ensuring that the Agency is complying with the Culvert Case Injunction in terms of barrier repairs, re-inventories, maintenance, monitoring and reporting. Additionally, this position works with an interdisciplinary team of biologists, engineers, and contractors. If you are interested in a supervisory position, are an experienced fish biologist with knowledge of aquatic habitat restoration and fish passage requirements, you are encouraged to apply for this exciting and rare opportunity.

The position is responsible for:
* Lead, organize, and account for the work performed by scoping biologists.
* Supervise and evaluate the effectiveness of up to 6 senior level staff.
* Represents the agency when interfacing with the public, legislators, tribes, Governor's office, and other state, federal, and local governments when appropriate.
* Ensuring a productive and collegial relationship with project engineers and with external partners.
* Accurate and modern database management and public availability of fish passage data.

Duties:
* Work cooperatively and productively with the WSDOT fish passage specialized design teams to implement projects in an efficient manner. Provide guidance to staff on fish passage projects, promote effective partnerships, and assist with permitting challenges. Identify emerging issues and recommend preventative or corrective measures.
* Effectively manage, supervise and mentor staff as well as regular communication with supervisor and regional staff and keeping management apprised of controversial issues in the region
* Conduct site reviews and provides data to assist multi-disciplinary teams with fish passage projects, Assess species use and fish benefits, and propose conceptual design options. Provide biological expertise to environmental engineers, and WSDOT personnel on the fish passage projects
* Work closely with the Protection Division to administer the Hydraulic Project Approval process. Read and interpret engineered drawings and provide constructive comments to facilitate quality projects
* Conduct project compliance and monitoring field review post- construction.
* Work closely with landowners and outside entities to conduct fish passage scoping and effective project planning.
* Pursue opportunities to implement fish passage projects with outside entities.
* Develop and foster partnerships while providing leadership and project guidance for partners
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree involving major study in biological, environmental, physical, or one of the natural science, engineering or allied fields and six years of professional level experience in biology, environmental engineering, and/or project management.

OR

A Master's degree in one of the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience. A PhD in the applicable science may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

OR

One year of experience as an Environmental Specialist 4.
* Leadership and exceptional communication skills are necessary to interact and communicate with coworkers, engineers, contractors, landowners, government officials, and non-profit organizations;
* Good oral and written communication skills conveys clear, timely, persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others;
* Responsive to the various styles and behaviors of the individuals/groups with whom he/she is communicating.

Demonstrated experience in, or a comprehensive understanding of the following skills, or the ability to learn them quickly:
* Juvenile fish passage mechanisms and physical capabilities of native fish to overcome potential obstacles in upstream and downstream movement;
* Thorough understanding of juvenile fish screening and passage requirements;
* General knowledge of life history for Washington fish species, especially salmonids;
* Habitat requirements of salmonids;
* Project permit requirements specifically related to the Hydraulic Project Approval process;
* Project Management;
* General construction methods;
* General engineering principles;
* In-stream monitoring principles.

Demonstrated experience supervising effective teams with diverse disciplines

Knowledge of applicable state, federal, and local environmental regulations and policies.

A valid Washington or other State Driver's License.

The best qualified applicants will have experience and training that demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
* Exceptional oral and written communication skills able to convey clear, timely, persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others.
* A comprehensive understanding of juveniles fish passage mechanisms and capabilities of native fish to overcome potential obstacles in upstream and downstream movement, specifically:
* Understanding of salmonid and other WA species life history , fish passage and habitat requirements,
* Experience and knowledge in project permitting (Hydraulic Project Approval process and other state or federal permits), project management, construction methods and engineering principles, and in-stream monitoring methods.
* Experience supervising and effectively working with different disciplines
* Knowledge of applicable state, federal, and local environmental regulations and policies.

Competencies:
* Self-motivated and must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
* Ability to manage multiple work assignments
* Resourcefulness in Problem Solving uses intelligence, common sense, hard work, conflict resolution skills and tenacity to solve particularly difficult or complicated challenges and ability to identity critical or emerging issues and to recommend preventative corrective measures.
* Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team including practice of facilitation and negotiation skills
* Must be physically able to walk streams and rugged terrain in remote areas, often carrying heavy loads and in inclement weather
* Must conduct self in a professional manner and have leadership skills
* Be accessible, timely, and responsive to internal and external entities
* Maintain active communication with supervisor and colleagues
* Seek and act on opportunities to improve, streamline, and re-invent work processes
* Seek and assume additional responsibilities, as appropriate
* Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
Comments: How to Apply:

To apply for this position you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:

* A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (generic cover letter will not be accepted)

* A current resume (please make it succinct)

* Three professional references (personal references do not count as professional)



Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will lead to disqualification. E-mailed documents will not be accepted in lieu of attaching your documents to the online profile.



Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirming e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process. In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. If desire additional information you may contact the hiring supervisor Larry Dominguez at 360.902.2561 or email address lawrence.dominguez@dfw.wa.gov.
How To Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/washington/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1093843
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Engineer III - Surface Water Management
Employer: Snohomish County, WA
Address: Main County Campus
3000 Rockefeller Ave,
Everett, WA
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Snohomish County, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range: $71,288 -$86,602 / year
Benefits:
Job Description: To perform professional engineering assignments in design, construction, land development, or program development, which require advanced expertise in a specialized area of engineering or in multiple engineering related functions. To act as resource to engineers on complex projects or manage projects or project components.

STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
* Project management, analysis, and design of major improvements and modifications to public works roads and structures; produces design reports and plans, specifications and cost estimates for construction of public works facilities such as roadways, bridges, surface water systems, and solid waste sites.
* Reviews engineering design work to ensure proposed designs meet project needs, engineering specifications and cost regulatory requirements.
* Conducts or directs the preparation of major planning or design engineering studies by identifying and researching needs and problems in the area of specialization; monitors the collection of field data and the technical evaluations used to develop recommendations.
* Manages the selection and administration of engineering consultants performing work for planning and reports, plans, specifications, estimates, and on call engineering services.
* Prepares requests for proposals for professional engineering, consulting, and environmental services; reviews requests from consultants for changes in scope of work and recommends appropriate action.
* Acts a technical resource in a specialized area of engineering to resolve complex design and construction problems within the public right of way and provide assistance in correcting related problems on private property.
* Conducts field trips to inspect project sites during planning and design phases, and during construction for compliance with specifications and plans.
* Provides technical support and acts as engineering liaison between public works, consulting engineering firms and other governmental agencies; reviews agency documents preparing and presenting comments on behalf of the department.
* Coordinates the location, notification and preparation of presentations at public meetings for assigned projects and assists in other project manager's public meetings. Provides technical testimony at Public Hearings or Meetings.
* Provides technical assistance, guidance, and training to engineering staff.
* Assigns, leads, and evaluates the work of subordinate employees as required; advises assists and trains subordinates as necessary. Participates in the selection of new employees, and makes recommendations regarding hiring..
* Researches and prepares pertinent data and reports for legal counsel for court actions and represents public works on matters pertaining to real property condemnations.
* Reviews and approves all plans and contract documents before they are used in the public bidding process for county construction projects.
* Establishes and monitors a current public meeting calendar for all required public information meetings on proposed public works projects; confers with the appropriate project manager and goes through a checklist for all the required logistical details for the meeting.
* Assures the accuracy of all engineering design standards and standard specifications used by the design staff; updates design standards and specifications as requested by the Engineering Manager and maintains up to date files of design standard drawings and standard specifications for staff use.
* Develops recommendations for mitigating measures to reduce or provide for environmental impacts to the county road system.
* Supervises or conducts field and laboratory investigations required to obtain representative soil information for potential construction sites; such investigations may be through borings, soundings, sampling or testing.
* Evaluates field laboratory soils results and makes engineering recommendations pertaining to the foundation design of roadway, bridge foundations, retaining walls and landslide corrections.
* Manages the civil materials testing laboratory; approves construction materials and their sources, maintains materials records, makes recommendations pertaining to material acceptance; establishes related procedures and criteria as necessary.
Qualifications: * A Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or related field, and four (4) years of civil engineering experience, three (3) of which are in the area of specialization; OR, any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
* A Professional Engineer's License or ability to obtain one by demonstrated training or experience is required for most positions.
* A valid Washington State Driver's License.

Knowledge of:
* engineering mathematics applied to area of specialization;
* engineering principles and practices and the materials and equipment applicable to the area of specialization;
* the current codes, trends, and developments in the field of engineering specialization;
* principles of project management, organization and administration;
* laws and regulations applicable to the area of assignment.

Ability to:
* direct and inspect the work of consultants and contractors on civil engineering studies and projects;
* prepare and manage project activities, including monitoring budgets, work schedules, grant requirements and progress reviews;
* plan, direct and coordinate the work of subordinates;
* establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county employees, representatives of other agencies and with the general public;
* communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
* prepare or oversee the preparation of engineering studies and plans.
Comments:
How To Apply: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/snohomish/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1041694
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: HYDROLOGIC TECHNICIAN III
Employer: Klamath Tribes
Address: The Klamath Tribes Research Station
Sprague River Water Quality Lab
5671 Sprague River Highway
Chiloquin, OR 97624
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Chiloquin, OR
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: GS- 6 $30,454 - $39,158 Annual/Full Benefits GS -7 $33,468 - $43,501 Annual/Full Benefits
Benefits:
Job Description: The Hydrologic Technician III position is located in the Aquatics Program within the Klamath Tribes Natural Resources Department. The primary purpose of this position is to support the Hydrologist by working independently and as part of a team performing field data collection tasks to develop scientific information regarding the movement and condition of water, especially as it relates to aquatic ecosystem functions, and then formulates and implements strategies for restoration, monitoring, or management.

The Hydrologic Technician III will measure and monitor surface water and ground water flows, levels, and conditions, and integrates these data into scientific endeavors to restore and maintain aquatic ecosystems and regulatory processes designed to protect the Klamath Tribes' water rights. Other duties include establishing and maintaining a network of gauges providing continuous measurements of water flow, level, and condition in rivers, streams, springs, lakes, marshes, and shallow ground water.

The Hydrologic Technician III works with other Aquatics Program staff (Fish Biologist, Hydrologist, Fluvial Geomorphologist, Environmental Restoration Planner, and Water Quality Technicians) to implement a Fisheries Restoration Plan and an Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Plan for the Upper Klamath River Basin. Restoring and maintaining important Tribal fisheries is the primary goal of the Fisheries Restoration Team. Primary objectives include: 1) re-establishing extinct spawning populations of endangered Lost River and shortnose suckers; and 2) re-introducing extinct populations of Chinook salmon in the Upper Klamath River Basin. The primary goal of the Ecosystem Restoration team is managing and remediating processes contributing to hypereutrophication and fish habitat degradation in and above Upper Klamath Lake. Primary objectives include: 1) managing and remediating non-point source nutrient loading from agricultural landscapes to measurable reduce cyanobacteria blooms and the related adverse water quality in Upper Klamath Lake; and 2) rehabilitating and maintaining habitats to the extent necessary to recover and sustain important native fisheries, including Lost River and shortnose sucker, redband trout, bull trout, steelhead, and Chinook salmon.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Establish and maintain a network of continuous gauges measuring water flow, water level, shallow groundwater levels and flow, and other pertinent parameters (e.g. temperature, turbidity, etc.), following US Geological Survey standards or the equivalent.
2. Write standard operating procedures for establishing and maintaining gauges, for quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of data generated, and for publishing and managing final data sets.
3. Collaborate with other professionals in the US Geological Survey, the Oregon Water Resources Department, and others to establish and maintain gauges (e.g. agreements to jointly operate gauges).
4. Participate in the Klamath Tribes' Fisheries and Ecosystem Restoration Teams to implement a Fisheries Restoration Plan and an Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Plan.
5. Collaborate with other professionals in the development and implementation of ecosystem restoration and monitoring actions, fisheries restoration and monitoring projects, water quality monitoring, and other water-related activities.
6. Purchase, safely operate, maintain, and repair gear and equipment necessary for sampling and data collection.
7. Coordinate implementation of field surveys with collaborating agencies and organizations.
8. Enter, edit, update, and graph field and laboratory data.
9. Produce maps to assist with research efforts using ArcGIS.
10. Prepare written reports about and present on completed research and analysis.
11. Exercise the full range of supervisory duties for assigned staff. Perform overall work planning, establish work schedules and priorities, and assign and review work. Personally discuss the progress of the work and problems areas as they may arise. Recommend employee status and other personnel changes, approve leave, evaluate performance, identify training needs, and ensure that training opportunities are provided. Resolve complaints or minor grievances, and advise employees on matters related to less than satisfactory performance. Keep employees informed of management policies and goals.

This position entails duties that are solely fishing rights related activities. Compensation earned by Klamath Tribal members holding this position will not be considered taxable income. Any Klamath Tribal member holding this position will not have state or federal taxes withheld from their payroll checks, nor will they be issued W-2's.
Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge and ability to establish and maintain surface water and ground flow, level, and related gauges to ensure accurate measurements, and to manage and maintain resulting data sets.
Knowledge and ability to integrate diverse technical information into effective, implementable ecosystem and fisheries restoration action, and to monitor the result.
Ability to collect and compile data accurately and efficiently while being detail oriented, thorough, and staying organized.
Ability to follow and write procedures for data quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) and ability to identify aberrant or erroneous data.
Skilled user of Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Ability to effectively communicate both, orally and in writing.
Knowledge of hydrologic principles as they relate to aquatic ecology, riparian plant ecology, limnology, and ecosystem restoration.
Knowledge of agricultural operations, especially management of grazing and riparian ecosystems, and how they can influence hydrologic and functional processes in aquatic systems.
Ability to collaborate effectively with other scientists, interact with people of diverse backgrounds in a professional manner, using tact, diplomacy, and mature judgment while pursuing tribal interests.
Ability to perform work and accomplish tasks in accordance with established policies, procedures, practices, and priorities of the Natural Resources Department. This includes the ability to plan and organize work using one's own initiative and to seek information and assistance from other sources as necessary to meet program goals and deadlines.
Ability to supervise field staff, including day to day work schedules and setting medium and long term goals.
Ability to work an irregular schedule, including evenings and weekends, and as dictated by weather conditions and deadlines.
Ability to work outside in stream and lake environments in adverse weather conditions and rugged terrain for extended periods of time. Ability to hike off trail for long distances while carrying sampling equipment. Ability to perform tasks which require bending, lifting, stretching, and stooping.
Ability to safely navigate and operate:
o vehicles in adverse weather conditions and on rugged roads;
o water craft (canoe, drift boat, jet boat, Boston Whaler, etc.) on rivers and lakes in challenging conditions (high winds, larges waves, shallow water, etc.).

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND EDUCATION
Bachelors of Science Degree in Hydrology, Environmental Science, Soil Science, Geology, or closely related field, REQUIRED. (Copy of degree and transcripts must be submitted with application.)
Two (2) years experience conducting field surveys while following detailed measurement procedures or monitoring protocols, REQUIRED.
One (1) year experience monitoring stream and aquatic conditions, REQUIRED.
One (1) year experience measuring surface or ground water flow or water levels, including installing or maintaining related equipment,

PREFERRED.
One (1) year experience supervising field crews, REQUIRED.
Must be willing and able to work irregular hours in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time, REQUIRED.
Must be dependable, responsible, highly motivated, and willing and able to work independently and as part of a team, REQUIRED.
Proficiency in the use of computers for a variety of tasks including:
o general computing using Microsoft Office (e.g. spreadsheets, documents, presentations, etc.), REQUIRED;
o general understanding of and mapping experience with ArcGIS, REQUIRED;
o analysis using statistical software (e.g. R, Systat, SAS, or the equivalent), PREFERRED;
o report writing experience, PREFERRED.
Must possess a valid Driver's License, have a good driving record and be insurable by the Klamath Tribes. Must obtain and maintain a valid Oregon Driver's License within initial 90-day probationary period as a condition of employment, REQUIRED. (Copy of valid driver's license must be submitted with application.)
Must be able to operate power boats, and obtain an Oregon Boater Education Card within the initial 90-day probationary period as a condition of employment, REQUIRED.
Must submit to and clear an alcohol/drug screen test, REQUIRED. (Employment will be contingent upon clearing the required alcohol/drug screening test at the initial time of hire and at random at any given time during employment)
Indian preference will apply. (Must submit proof of Indian Preference with application.)
Comments: Starting salary will be determined by funding, experience, and training level and normally is not above the first grade, mid-step range.

This position is grant-funded and continuation of this position is dependent upon ability to secure additional funding.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Submit a Tribal Application for Employment with all requirements and supporting documentation to:

The Klamath Tribes
ATTN: Human Resource
P.O. Box 436
Chiloquin, OR 97624
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT INFORMATION TO PROVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR TRIBAL POSITIONS.

PLEASE NOTE: If requirements are not met, i.e., submission of a resume in lieu of a tribal application, or not including a required certification, your application will not be reviewed and will be disqualified.

Indian Preference will apply. In accordance with Klamath Tribal policy, priority in selection will be given to qualified applicants who present proof of eligibility for "Indian Preference".

Applications will not be returned.
How To Apply: See Comments.
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/3/2015

Position Title: Natural Resources Program Associate 2015
Employer: Resolve
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Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: jobs@resolv.org
Job Location: Washginton, DC
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: RESOLVE, a non-profit organization in Washington, D.C., is seeking a Program Associate. The Program Associate will assist in supporting and coordinating collaboration and consensus building activities. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience and/or interest in environmental policy and planning, natural resources, and energy.

Organization Overview

RESOLVE is an independent organization focused on building strong, enduring solutions to environmental, social, and health challenges. We help community, business, government, foundation, and non-governmental organization leaders solve challenging problems, achieve enduring results, and create productive, lasting relationships through collaboration. We are based in Washington, D.C. and work on local, regional, national, and international projects. Our projects focus on healthy people and communities, clean air and water, resilient ecosystems, smart energy, sustainable development, and natural resource conflicts.

Responsibilities
1. Serve as junior member of facilitation, mediation, and training teams. This includes conducting interviews with stakeholders, drafting agendas, recording flip chart notes or taking notes in meetings, and writing meeting summaries and project reports.
2. Manage logistics for meetings, including polling teams for meeting dates, reserving venues, communicating with participants, developing and managing project websites, preparing meeting materials, and managing collaborative technology (e.g., Adobe Connect) for meetings.
3. Work with organizational teams and partners to research issues, track collaborative opportunities, and write proposals.
4. Support and manage program delivery, including coalitions and networks, research activities and other activities.
5. Support collaborative strategy development for projects and programs.
Qualifications: Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree; an advance degree is preferred. Prior work experience relating to conflict resolution, public policy, or natural resource issues is a plus.

Competencies:
We are looking for an individual with demonstrated commitment to the conflict resolution and/or natural resources field, including knowledge, skills, personal characteristics, and referrals that attest to:

Knowledge:
1. Familiarity with neutrality, group dynamics, collaboration, consensus building theories and practices, and strategic planning
2. Familiarity with public policy context and processes and the role of different groups in agenda setting, advocacy, and problem solving
3. Understanding of science and technical information in environment and natural resources issues
4. Familiarity with collaborative technologies and application of them in a variety of settings and projects

Skills:
1. Excellent organizational skills and an ability to pay close attention to detail
2. Excellent analytical, writing, and editing skills
3. Proficiency with word processing, databases, and spreadsheets
4. Proficiency with use of collaborative technologies (e.g., Adobe Connect or other webinar programs; Poll Everywhere), social media, AV equipment, and web development (particularly WordPress). Experience with Google Analytics a plus.
5. Ability to balance many projects and priorities simultaneously, while closely tracking and managing various project activities, timelines, and deliverables
6. Ability to take initiative and work with teams to coordinate projects on scope and budget, with attention to highest quality and detail
7. Excellent relationship skills such as listening, building trust, empathizing, developing rapport, and both giving and receiving constructive criticism
Comments: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. RESOLVE offers excellent benefits, including: medical and dental insurance; retirement contributions; generous family, vacation, and sick leave; and long-term disability.

To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@resolv.org. Please do not e-mail other staff or inquire about opportunities by phone.

RESOLVE is an equal opportunity employer.
How To Apply: http://www.resolv.org/about/jobs
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Natural Resources Analyst - Cheyenne (ENNR09-02323)
Employer: State of Wyoming
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Cheyenne, WY
Job Duration: FullTime
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Pay Range: $3742-$4678 monthly
Benefits:
Job Description: Supports the State Engineer's Office in management of the groundwater resources of the State of Wyoming, primarily through the processing of water right applications and conducting field inspections of those water rights.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Includes Contact with Others) (Specifics of this job) The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
* Processes complex permit applications and water right petitions for ground water appropriations.
* Resolves problems, discrepancies and deficiencies on petitions, applications, maps, and reports in accordance with Wyoming law, rules and regulations.
* Assists groundwater appropriators with water right inquiries and filing of water right applications.
* Conducts field inspections of groundwater diversions and points of use for adjudication purposes.
* Prepares detailed proof inspection reports for adjudication of water rights.
* Mediates water rights disputes between appropriators.
* Installs, operates, and maintains groundwater monitoring equipment.
* Collects, reviews, analyzes, evaluates and interprets technical groundwater data and prepares reports for special projects related to management of ground water resources in Wyoming.
* Formulates detailed correspondence regarding technical issues.
* Assists public, agency, other state agencies and federal agencies in groundwater-related issues.
* Implements and enforces Division permit conditions and policies to conserve the ground water resource and mitigate impacts to existing appropriators.
* Reviews and analyzes land subdivision proposals and provides comment relative to required water right actions to be completed and articulates agency resource management and permit compliance concerns.
Qualifications: Preference may be given to applicants with a Bachelor's degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, environmental, physical or natural science field PLUS 3 years of work experience in water resource management.

KNOWLEDGE: Examples of Knowledge are intended to be cumulative for each progressively higher level of work. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning other knowledge.
* Knowledge of Wyoming water law; policies, procedures and business practices of the State Engineer's Office; geologic, hydrologic and irrigation principles and practices; well construction; operation of water level and flow measuring devices; legal land descriptions; surveying principles.
* Skills in interpersonal, written and verbal communications; managing resources; computer applications (database, spreadsheet, presentation, word processing, GIS software); interpretation, analysis and reporting of geologic and hydrologic data; use of a variety of geohydrologic equipment and tools for gathering of ground water data and interpretation.
* Ability to develop collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals and to build strategic relationships among people, work groups and divisions (both internal and external); deal with others in difficult and complex situations to achieve resolution or adherence to laws and/or rules and regulations; present and convey information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals verbally, electronically and in writing to ensure they understand the information; field activities require the ability to travel statewide, often in extreme or hazardous conditions, as well as lifting and carrying equipment up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree (typically in the sciences)
PLUS
* 0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in the the sciences) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Natural Resources Specialist)
* 4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in the sciences) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Natural Resources Specialist.
Comments: 037-State Engineer's Office - Ground Water

The mission of the Wyoming State Engineer's Office and Board of Control is to provide for the general supervision and protection of both inter-and intra-state water of this state, including the appropriation, distribution and application to beneficial use of water as provided under the prior appropriation doctrine while maintaining the flexibility within that framework to meet the changing needs of the citizens of Wyoming.
Visit us online at seo.wyo.gov

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
How To Apply: http://www.westernstateswater.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/sharp-gw@wyo.gov_20150211_123936-1.pdf
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 4/13/2015

Position Title: Planner - Risk Communication, Flood Mgmt. & Community Planning
Employer: Michael Baker Corporation
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Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Duration: FullTime
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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. This individual 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: Requirements:
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

Preferences:
AICP
CFM Certification
Knowledge of hazard mitigation actions that reduce flood risk in communities
Experience with NFIP or Hazard Mitigation programs of FEMA
Community planning experience
Customer Relationship Management experience

Other:
Proven verbal, written, and presentation communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Superior interpersonal skills
Excellent critical thinking and problem solving abilities
Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team
Comments: Visit our Web site at www.mbakerintl.com, Baker is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify, EEO is the Law
How To Apply: http://www.simplyhired.com/job/fpp2twlxfg
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/11/2015

Position Title: Project Engineer - Water Resources
Employer: Civiltech Engineering, Inc.
Address: 450 E Devon Avenue
Suite 300
Itasca, IL 60143
Contact Person: Kyle E. Mishler
Phone Number: 630-773-3900
Job Location: Itasca, IL
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Summary:

Perform and coordinate engineering and
related duties associated with hydrologic and
hydraulic analysis, designing, computing,
plan development and technical reports for
projects. This position is for the individual
recently certified as a Professional Engineer
and who takes an increasingly responsible role
in the management of projects. The employee
independently evaluates, selects, and applies
standard engineering techniques, procedures,
and criteria on moderately complex projects.
Supervision of less experienced engineers or
technical support personnel is exercised on an
assignment basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Perform hydrologic and hydraulic design, and prepare technical reports, plans, permit applications, and exhibits for projects under the direction of Project Manager. Attend project meetings with clients, governmental agencies and public involvement activities as required.

- Project Engineer may also supervise the same work being performed by water
resource engineers as directed by the Project Manager.

-Maintain knowledge of latest news, trends, standards, and other concepts in the field of water resources engineering through attendance at conferences, participation in professional societies, and reviewing trade publications.

- Develop area(s) of specialization related to water resources engineering work.

- Develop professional relationships with regulatory and review agencies, including
IDOT, IEPA, FHWA, Illinois Tollway, IDNR, and Local Agency transportation, engineering and/or public works departments.

-Work within project schedules and budgets.

-May assist Project Manger with the review of monthly project billing reports and preparation of project invoices and budgets.

- Coordinate with Director of Water Resources to ensure that projects are properly staffed on a week-to-week basis.

- At the direction of Project Manager or Director of Water Resources, assist in the preparation of proposals/agreements for potential or new projects, including conceptual designs, exhibits, work hour estimates, and marketing strategies.

- Mentor and provide hands-on assistance in teaching new design elements, oral and
writing skills to coworkers.

Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Qualifications: Education and/or Experience:
- B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited 4-year college
or university.

- Typically requires a minimum of 4 years of water resources and transportation engineering experience, which may include time spent in graduate-level studies.

- Experience should include involvement in progressively more complex projects.

Special Skills and Abilities:

- Fluent with computer software including word processing, spreadsheets and other
applicable hydrologic/hydraulic software packages.

- Proficient in Autocad/Microstation and Eagle Point/GeoPak and other applicable engineering software packages.

- Comprehensive knowledge of IDOT and other local agency Design Criteria, policies and procedures.

- Proficient in technical writing.

- Comprehensive knowledge of the planning and design of sewer and stormwater utilities, stormwater and sewer analysis, modeling and the design of hydrologic and hydraulic systems.

Professional Registrations:

- Professional Engineering license within the State of Illinois.
Comments:
How To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers@civiltechinc.com
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 4/10/2015

Position Title: Project Engineer, Water Resources
Employer: Tory R. Walker Engineering, Inc.
Address: 122 Civic Center Drive, Suite 206, Vista CA 92084
Contact Person: Kelly Lipin
Phone Number:
Job Location: Vista, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pay Range: Based on experience
Benefits: Medical benefits, three weeks of paid time off per year, reimbursed costs for professional license examination and registration renewal.
Job Description: Key Responsibilities:
- Independently apply extensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices of water resources planning and engineering
- Perform and/or review pre&#8208; and post&#8208;development hydrologic and hydraulic analyses
- Perform and/or review initial map preparation and use both simple and complex hydrologic methods
- Predict peak flow rates and volumes and water surface elevations
- Use and/or oversee those using HEC&#8208;RAS software package to design and analyze major channels for amending and creating FEMA studies and other analysis of culverts and bridges
- Prepare and/or oversee those preparing Hydromodification Management Plans, Storm Water Management Plans, Drainage Reports, water quality documents, and BMP selection/design
- Prepare, process and/or review LOMR and CLOMR applications Analyze and estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, and labor hours to determine project feasibility
- Determine/review scopes, budgets, and schedules for assigned projects; prepare proposals accordingly
- Lead Junior Engineers and support staff by providing instruction on new projects
Qualifications: - 4&#8208;10 years experience
- BS in Civil Engineering or related field
- Professional Engineer license in California preferred
- Knowledge of riverine hydrology and hydraulics
- Experience with HEC&#8208;RAS and HEC&#8208;HMS
- Experience using AutoCAD
- Experience using microstation a plus
- Experience using ArcGIS preferred
- Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) a plus
- Stormwater design experience a plus
Comments: As leaders in the water resources industry, TRWE is known for expertise in surface water disciplines and
for innovative ways of integrating these disciplines. TRWE offers services in watershed, floodplain and
storm water management, river restoration, flood facilities design, and sedimentation and erosion.
Averaging 25 years of experience, TRWE's Professional Engineers have analyzed and/or designed a variety of hydraulic structures, including flood channels, storm water quality facilities, and detention, retention, and debris basins. The team has also completed regional drainage master plans, hydrologic model calibrations, and numerous hydromodification studies.
Combining flood control expertise with the study of rivers and creeks has helped create solutions and
designs that blend with the natural beauty of the water bodies. TRWE is known for using natural
materials whenever possible, to design flood control elements such as grade control and weir
structures. The TRWE team takes great pride in understanding the complexities of watersheds and the drainage systems within each watershed, and continually stays abreast of ever&#8208;changing rules and
regulations. The extensive use of industry&#8208;recognized, state&#8208;of&#8208;the art software for hydrologic and hydraulic modeling translates into reliable results for clients.
How To Apply: Send resume to info@trwengineering.com
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 4/9/2015

Position Title: Climate Adaptation and Resilience Specialist
Employer: National Wildlife Federation
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Washington, DC
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: At the National Wildlife Federation, we've been protecting wildlife and connecting Americans with nature since 1936. We're looking for a Climate Adaption and Resilience Specialist to work to achieve NWF's conservation goals through promoting the incorporation of climate considerations into conservation and natural resource management, and in community resilience efforts. This position will be involved in developing and applying new and emerging approaches to climate change adaptation for ecosystem and biodiversity conservation, and in promoting the use of natural infrastructure approaches to reduce community risks from climate-related hazards. The Climate Adaptation and Resilience Specialist will provide organizational leadership and serve as manager on selected projects and programs, including a post-Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience project being carried out in collaboration with the State of New Jersey. The position will be responsible for providing needed technical, scientific, and policy analysis and advice through written products as well as oral presentations. The position will also be responsible for identifying and pursuing foundation and government funding opportunities.

In this role you will:
* Serve as the NWF project lead for a Department of Interior-funded post-Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience project being carried out in collaboration with the State of New Jersey, Sustainable New Jersey, and a number of other organizations. Work closely with project partners, subcontractors, and NWF staff to ensure that project deliverables, budgets, and timelines are met.
* Work with selected federal and state agencies and other organizations on tailoring Climate-Smart Conservation guidance for their specific needs and uses, and assisting those organizations in integrating climate adaptation into their policies, processes, and practices.
* Work with federal agencies and others to develop and promote the use of natural and nature-based features for natural hazard risk reduction. This work may include identification of policies impeding the application of such risk-reduction approaches and in need of revision or reform.
* Build adaptation capacity among resource managers and planners through helping deliver climate adaptation training courses and through organizing other knowledge-sharing events, such as workshops, working groups, and webinars.
* Foster and maintain relationships with key conservation partners and financial donors. In collaboration with others, raise funds from public and private sources to help strategically build and carry out NWF's adaptation and resilience program. As needed, track progress toward grant deliverables, and provide funders with reports on project progress and outcomes, and financial accounting.
* Work with NWF regional offices and others to help incorporate and integrate adaptation and resiliency into the broader suite of NWF conservation programs and activities.
Qualifications: Qualifications:
* Master's degree or higher.
* Minimum 5 years of professional experience or equivalent.
* Experience in climate change adaptation, with complementary expertise in conservation science, natural resource management, and/or land use or urban planning.
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
* Good interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate and manage staff across organizational boundaries
* Able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, while maintaining focus on the "big picture."
* Good organizational skills with attention to detail.
* Must be a self starter who possesses a high degree of initiative.

In this role you may be expected to travel approx. once per month.
Comments: National Wildlife Federation is America's largest conservation organization, passionate about protecting wildlife for our children's future. NWF is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
How To Apply: https://nwf.applicantpro.com/jobs/173190.html?utm_source=CSO+Bi-Weekly+Report+02.17.2014+&utm_campaign=Weekly+Report+1.6.15&utm_medium=email
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/6/2015

Position Title: Flood Program Field Representative
Employer: Insurance Services Office
Address:
Contact Person: Vivienne Dizon
Phone Number:
Job Location: Southern California & Southern Nevada
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Due to the continued growth of the Community Rating System (CRS) program, we currently have a need for a Flood Program Field Representative (CRS Specialist) covering Southern California and Southern Nevada. The CRS program is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).



If you are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and enjoy working in the field and meeting people, then this position is for you. The primary responsibilities involve visiting communities to collect flood information, preparing reports in accordance with established standards, and representing ISO at meeting involving community officials.
Qualifications: We are looking for individuals who possess some of the following knowledge and skills, and/or experience:
Experience with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), floodplain management (i.e. through community planning).
College degree in business, engineering or similar discipline preferred and/or proven experience in flood plain mitigation.
Excellent customer service, strong math, and verbal/written communication skills are required.
A strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows is required.
Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, possess a strong work ethic and able to demonstrate the ability to work independently.
Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification is desirable.

This position requires a valid driver's license and some overnight travel, and you will work from your office at home to complete all work assignments.
Comments: Insurance Services Office, a Verisk Analytics Family of Companies
How To Apply: https://careers.verisk.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-15342&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/2/2015

Position Title: Professor in Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response
Employer: Rutgers University
Address: 83 Somerset Street, Suite 101,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Contact Person: Alexis Biedermann
Phone Number: emergency@rci.rutgers.edu
Job Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick invites applications for the first Henry Rutgers Professor in Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response, a new senior faculty position created as part of the implementation of the Rutgers University Strategic Plan.

This multi-disciplinary position will be of interest to scholars and practitioners from a wide variety of backgrounds including health care, law and law enforcement, engineering, environmental science, computer science, social science, policy and planning, and business/management.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience in one or more of the following: 1) management of complex research projects, preferably with experience directing an institute or center in a related field; 2) practical experience in design and implementation of disaster and emergency preparedness initiatives; 3) community outreach on emergency preparedness issues; 4) experience with state and federal agencies and government advisory boards; 5) familiarity with international preparedness efforts; 6) superior leadership abilities, interpersonal relations and communication skills.
Comments: Applications and nominations, including curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing interest in the position, related experience and vision should be forwarded electronically to emergency@rci.rutgers.edu. If electronic submission is not possible, hard copies of the application materials may be sent to: Alexis Biedermann at 83 Somerset Street, Suite 101, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Review of applications will begin April 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated appointment start date is September 2015, but is negotiable.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Members of historically underrepresented groups are particularly invited to apply.
How To Apply: http://nbchancellor.rutgers.edu/campus-initiatives/henry-rutgers-disaster-preparedness-and-emergency-response-professorship
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/2/2015

Position Title: Staff Engineer (Water Resources)
Employer: Princeton Hydro, LLC
Address: 1108 Old York Road
PO Box 720
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Contact Person: Mary Paist-Goldman, P.E.
Phone Number: 908-237-5660
Job Location: Flemington, NJ
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: 8:30 to 5:30 Mon-Fri
Pay Range: Competitive
Benefits: Medical, 401K and more
Job Description: Princeton Hydro, LLC is looking for an experienced Water Resources Engineer for our central NJ office (Flemington, NJ area) to join our growing team of Scientists, Engineers and Natural Resource Specialists. We take great pride in an innovative approach to water, wetland and soil resources.

As a growing and expanding firm in the areas of water resource management and engineering, ecological consulting and soils/geotechnical engineering, we are looking for an individual who can complete stormwater and wetland mitigation designs, interpret NJDEP/PADEP regulations, prepare engineering drawings in AutoCAD, and provide creative input on unique and innovative design projects. This person should be comfortable working on a team of interdisciplinary staff and be a strong multi-tasker.

The qualified candidate will be involved on a day-to-day basis interacting with engineers, scientists and ecologists, regulators, contractors, and clients.
Qualifications: Desired Skills and Experience



Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited university
2-5 years relevant experience in stormwater management design, wetland mitigation design, and/or floodplain management;
Experience in AutoCAD a must; GIS experience desired;
Hydrologic and Hydraulic modeling experience a plus (HydroCAD, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS); groundwater knowledge and modeling not required but highly desired
Knowledge of New Jersey Stormwater Management Rule (NJAC 7:8) and Pennsylvania Act 167/MS4 promulgated municipal stormwater ordinances;
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Comments: This position is open immediately
How To Apply: mpaist@princetonhydro.com
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 5/15/2015

Position Title: Member Services Coordinator
Employer: Association of State Floodplain Managers
Address:
Contact Person: Ingrid Danler
Phone Number:
Job Location: Madison, WI
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) seeks to fill a full-time Member Services Coordinator. As the “face” of the ASFPM, this position requires a friendly, confident personality, as well as the demonstrated ability to communicate professionally. Demonstrated writing and editing abilities, as well as experience in an office environment are required. This position will communicate and coordinate tracking and maintenance of our 16,000 members across the United States, as well as provide general administrative support, research and communicate ASFPM policies and information to members in a clear and efficient manner, and also support overall administration to the Association’s Executive Office, as well as booking travel for Executive staff and Board.

OUTCOMES – The primary outcomes of this position are: 1) Member Services Coordination via phone, electronic means, and database; 2) Overall office, Board and Committee administration and reception; and 3) travel planning and tracking for the Executive staff and Board.

RESPONSIBILITIES –

Key activities of this position include:
Member Services support including:
1. Communicates directly with the membership on a wide variety of issues;
2. Processes annual membership renewals and new memberships.
3. Keeps the membership database up-to-date and performs basic reports and data queries.

Administrative support including:
1. Prepares correspondence and other materials for mailing, distributes publications and information through mail, e-mail, iContact, online, or other electronic distribution mechanisms;
2. Maintains master contact directories;
3. Schedules conference calls and travel for staff and ASFPM leadership;
4. Maintains records for Board and Committees;
5. Answers telephones, and answers basic questions about the ASFPM;
6. Maintains inventory of office supplies, orders supplies as needed; and
7. Other general office administration/reception support as needed.
Qualifications: The successful candidate for the position must possess/demonstrate:
• High level skills required in Microsoft Office Suite, as well as internet posting/updates, and using databases and queries, as most of our membership and staff communicates electronically.
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• A minimum of 3-5 years of general office experience.

This is a full-time hourly position, located in the ASFPM office in Madison, Wisconsin. Travel is no more than 5% time. Hourly rate ranges $11 to $14/hr., commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard benefits apply. ASFPM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment will require a background check.
Comments: Application Process
Open until filled.
Please Email to: employment@floods.org the following:
1) Cover letter specific to your qualifications and why you are the right person for this job.
2) Resume.
We may reject your submittal if you do not complete these two submittal requirements. References will be requested later for the top 2-5 applicants. Successful completion of a background check will be required for the selected candidate.
How To Apply: employment@floods.org
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 4/15/2015

Position Title: Senior Water Resources Engineer
Employer: Ackerman-Estvold
Address:
Contact Person: McKenna Larson
Phone Number: 701-837-8737
Job Location: Minot, ND
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits: 100% company-paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) with a generous employer match and immediate vesting, Paid overtime, Paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and bereavement, Incentive-based bonuses and salary increases, & Much More!
Job Description: Typical Project Types:
Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modeling; River System Modeling; Flood Control Systems; Urban Storm Sewer Systems; Stormwater Detention / Retention Facilities; Erosion Control Systems; Water Quality Systems; Pumping Facilities; USACE / FEMA Coordination; NEPA Documentation

General Responsibilities:
Under limited supervision, plans and conducts work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection and substantial modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Manages complex projects involving special skills and multi-disciplinary teams.

Desired Software Proficiencies:
Technical: Autodesk Civil 3D, ArcGIS, XP-SWMM, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, SewerCAD, WaterCAD, HY-8, KYPipe

Other: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project

General Knowledge Requirements:
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, procedures and the completion of difficult assignments. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Qualifications: Generally will have 7-9 years of experience. Must be a Professional Engineer (PE) and have a Bachelor's Degree. Usually a member of one or more professional groups.
Comments:
How To Apply: To apply, visit http://ackermanestvold.exactapplicant.com/jobs/
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 3/31/2015

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
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Sarasota, FL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $42,411.20 - $60,611.20 May exceed depending upon experience
Benefits:
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.

Duties:

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.

Planning:
* 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.
Comments: Please mention where you learned about this opportunity.
How To Apply: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ADVANCE&cws=3&rid=2094&source=Indeed.com
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 12/5/2015





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