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Snohomish County Engineer III - Surface Water Management
City of Fargo Division Engineer - Storm Sewer Utility
Kenai Peninsula Borough Floodplain Adminstrator
Gila River Indian Community Hydrologist
NYS Canal Corproation Soil & Water Engineering Specialist
Nebraska Department of Natural Resources Engineer III
Nebraska Department of Natural Resources Engineer II
Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Research Fellow
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Research Hydrologist (Research Associate)


Position Title: Engineer III - Surface Water Management
Employer: Snohomish County
Address: 3000 Rockefeller Ave M/S 607
Everett, WA 98201
Contact Person: Alexa Ramos
Phone Number:
Job Location: Everett, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range: $71,288.88 - $86,608.20
Benefits:
Job Description: Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM) is seeking a highly motivated and well qualified licensed Professional Engineer to work in the Floodplain Services Group. This position designs habitat improvement projects, oversees the operation and maintenance of Snohomish County's Flood Control Structures, coordinates with local Flood Control Districts and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in planning for and responding to river flooding, supports other County departments with hydraulic analyses and design, and manages capital and non-capital projects.

The successful candidate will have qualities in alignment with SWM's core values of providing and demonstrating high quality service, leadership, stewardship, accountability, respect, and integrity. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate expertise in analyzing and designing habitat improvement projects and habitat-friendly infrastructure repair projects; operation and maintenance of flood control structures; hydraulic computer modeling; working in a floodplain environment; building community relationships; developing, implementing and monitoring project budgets; and overseeing grants and contracts. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, will demonstrate the ability to work well with staff and stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds, and will be able to positively contribute to the overall management of the Surface Water Floodplain Services section and the entire SWM Division.
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.
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How To Apply: Apply online at our website
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 2/25/2016

Position Title: Division Engineer - Storm Sewer Utility
Employer: City of Fargo
Address: 200 3rd St. N.
Fargo, ND 58102
Contact Person: Beth Wiegman
Phone Number:
Job Location: Fargo
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Primarily Days
Pay Range: $8,686-9,209/month
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Job Description: The Division Engineer provides professional engineering supervision in the design/construction of public works projects by planning/coordinating, overseeing/evaluating, monitoring progress of projects and supervising professional/technical staff under City Engineer management. This individual will be assigned specific managerial oversight responsibility for all storm sewer utility/regulatory functions, and flood plain management.

Employment contingent on successful background check and drug screen. Apply online at http://www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply or at North Dakota Job Service by 02/25/2016.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree in civil engineering or closely related field, 6+ years of previous experience in civil engineering design and construction project management, two of which must include supervisory responsibility. A current Professional Engineers license and a valid drivers license are also required. Current registration as a certified floodplain manager is desired.
Comments:
How To Apply: http://www.cityoffargo.com/hr/apply
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 2/25/2016

Position Title: Floodplain Adminstrator
Employer: Kenai Peninsula Borough
Address: Donald E. Gilman River Center
514 Funny River Road, Soldotna, AK
Contact Person: Tom Dearlove
Phone Number: 907-714-2462
Job Location: Donald E. Gilman River Center
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Pay Range: $29.31/hour
Benefits:
Job Description: For full details on job description and how to apply, visit the Kenai Peninsula Borough website under the Human Resources Department.
Qualifications:
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How To Apply: Visit: www.kpb.us
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 2/19/2016

Position Title: Hydrologist
Employer: Gila River Indian Community
Address: PO Box 97
Sacaton, AZ 85147
Contact Person: Mary Jane Balser
Phone Number: 520-562-9812
Job Location: Sacaton
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $60,144 Base
Benefits: Dental, Medical, Vision, 401K
Job Description: DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Hydrologist position located within the department of Land Use Planning & Zoning performs professional level technical and regulatory work protecting the Community from floods, effectively address storm water and flood control issues, conducts hydrologic research and data collection activities; and functions as a high-level technical contributor on highly visible, sensitive, and technically complex projects. Project activities evolve around 600 square miles located south of Phoenix on the Gila River Indian Community.
Qualifications: REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in Hydrology, Geology, Environmental Science or a closely related field and a minimum of four (4) years experience in surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology, and geology with experience in applying hydrologic principles and methods to develop solutions for flood control and drainage problems.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Certified Flood Plain Manager (CFM) preferred.

Required to qualify for a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state drivers license with a current proof of driving record for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be submitted with application.
Comments:
How To Apply: Submit Application and attach documents GRIC webpage on-line
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 2/17/2016

Position Title: Soil & Water Engineering Specialist
Employer: NYS Canal Corproation
Address: 200 Southern Blvd
Albany, NY 12209
Contact Person: Kelly Sullivan
Phone Number: 518-471-5012
Job Location: 200 Southern Blvd Albany, NY
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 38
Work Schedule: Mon - Fri
Pay Range: $77444 to $105812 Annually
Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision
Job Description: Supports the Canal Corporations comprehensive water management program; oversees all facets of the water management program and attendant issues such as navigation, water supply, and water quality as it impacts the canal system, serves as liaison to numerous regulatory agencies, water users, state and local governments and various organizations and community-based special interest groups; provides strategic and tactical direction for the development and ongoing maintenance of a flood warning system, currently under development.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, a valid New York State Professional Engineer License, hydrologist certification or comparable credentials, and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the application of water and soil conservation engineering or coordination of water management activities as they relate to hydropower, irrigation, and recreational use of inland waterways systems. A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State is also required.
Preferred Qualifications: An understanding of hydrologic, hydraulic, and forecast modeling systems is preferred; modeling experience with Mike Customized software from DHI, and working hands-on experience with database and computer systems are a plus.
Comments: Please send a resume if you are interested in the position. Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity. The New York State Thruway Authority and New York State Canal Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status. The New York State Thruway Authority and New York State Canal Corporation provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Frances Rosales, Director of Equal Opportunities Bureau at 518-436-2718.
How To Apply: Send resume to Canal Headuarters at address above. Attn: Kelly Sullivan
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 3/15/2016

Position Title: Engineer III
Employer: Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Address:
Contact Person: Katie Ringland
Phone Number:
Job Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5
Pay Range: $28.169 - $35.212 per hour
Benefits: Yes
Job Description: The salary range for the position is $28.169 - $35.212 per hour. Salary may be commensurate with applicant's education and experience, if approved. This position is located in the Floodplain Management Section of the Engineering Programs and Services Division of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources. The primary duties of this position include managing NeDNR projects and projects under NeDNR's Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) grants with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), conducting detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for flood risk identification, providing technical assistance to the general public, overseeing and supervising professional staff.

Perform assignments under limited supervision as directed by his/her supervisor including: managing projects under NeDNR's CTP grants, the SilverJackets program, and other NeDNR initiatives, conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analyses for flood hazard identification; delineating floodplain areas based on new or existing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses; preparing technical reports in accordance with State, Federal, and grant requirements; creating DFIRMs, databases, and metadata based on FEMA's guidelines and specifications; reviewing engineering studies and reports performed by other agencies and engineering firms; providing technical assistance related to the floodplain management to communities, counties and other state agencies; educating the general public about floodplain management; participating and conducting meetings as they relate to grant activities; overseeing and supervising professional staff.
Qualifications: Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Professional experience in an engineering field applicable to the employing agency AND must possess a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license at the time of application, and be licensed by the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects at the time of employment or be able to obtain such license within 90 days of employment.

OTHER: Experience using ESRI ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and Microsoft Office, is required. A Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred, but not required.

NOTE: This position may be filled at the Engineer II level which requires a Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field applicable to the employing agency and FE/EIT Certificate. Salary for this level is $23.186/hour. Applicants will also be expected to obtain their professional engineer's license at the first available opportunity that they are eligible to sit for the exam.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: principles and modern methods and techniques of hydrologic and hydraulics analyses; process for developing accurate topographic datasets using geographic information system (GIS); FEMA's flood insurance rate maps, and flood insurance reports; and knowledge of FEMA guidelines and specifications as they relate to DFIRM creation; is desired. Skilled in using: ESRI ArcGIS; HEC-RAS; HEC-HMS; and the Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to: prioritize tasks, be detailed orientated, follow guidelines and specifications, work with limited supervision, work with governmental agencies and the general public; communicate effectively; work cooperatively with co-workers, and work independently to solve complex engineering problems, is strongly desired.
Comments:
How To Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/1320148/engineer-iii
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 2/11/2016

Position Title: Engineer II
Employer: Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Address:
Contact Person: Katie Ringland
Phone Number:
Job Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5
Pay Range: $48,214 annually
Benefits: Yes
Job Description: The position is located in the Floodplain Management Section of the Engineering Programs and Services Division of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources. Please be advised that this is a grant funded position and is contingent upon continued funding. This position will cease to exist if the funding is discontinued. The primary duties of this position include: hydrology and hydraulic analysis for flood risk studies, creating digital flood insurance rate maps (DFIRMs) based on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) guidelines and specifications, and providing technical assistance to the general public. Since this position is a grant funded, duties may fluctuate based on the nature of grant funding received by the Engineering Programs and Services Division.

Perform assignments under limited supervision as directed by his/her supervisor including: conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analyses for flood hazard identification; delineating floodplain areas based on new or existing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses; developing accurate topographic datasets using geographic information system (GIS) and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) processing software; preparing technical reports in accordance with State, Federal, and grant requirements; creating DFIRMs, databases, and metadata based on FEMA's guidelines and specifications; providing floodplain information to members of the local community; providing technical assistance related to floodplain management to communities, counties and other state agencies; educating the general public about floodplain management; assisting with outreach and training efforts including demonstration of the section's 3D flood model; and participating in and conducting meetings as they relate to grant activities. May train and supervise staff if applicable to grant activities.
Qualifications: Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in engineering AND an Engineering Intern Certification OR registration as a Professional Engineer in Nebraska.

OTHER: Experience using ESRI GIS software, such as ArcView 3, ArcGIS 9, and ArcGIS 10, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and Microsoft Office, is preferred. A Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred, but not required.

NOTE: This position may be filled at the Engineer I level which requires a Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field applicable to the employing agency. Salary for this level is $23.186/hour. Applicants will also be expected to obtain their Engineer Intern Certification at the first available opportunity that they are eligible to sit for the exam.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the principles of hydrology and hydraulics; floodplain management; FEMA's flood insurance rate maps, and flood insurance reports; and knowledge of FEMA guidelines and specifications as they relate to DFIRM creation, is desired. Skilled in using: ESRI GIS software and the Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to: prioritize tasks, be detail-oriented, follow guidelines and specifications, and work independently.
Comments:
How To Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/1320161/engineer-ii
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 2/11/2016

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Employer: Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, University of Pennsylvania
Address:
Contact Person: John Paul Lacovara
Phone Number: 215-898-1212
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA USA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Job Description: The Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for two postdoctoral fellowship positions, one on insurance and critical infrastructure resilience and one in social and behavioral decision making. Priority will be given to applicants with an active interest in applying theories and methods of decision making to problems of interest to the Center, which include environmental sustainability, natural hazards, and protection against human and natural risks. Applicants will work with the Centers directors (Howard Kunreuther, Robert Meyer and Erwann Michel-Kerjan) as well as faculty in the Wharton School with interests in behavioral decision research on a variety of on-going funded projects in these areas, as well as be expected to undertake original research projects.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by the summer of 2016 is acceptable) from an accredited institution. Applicants are welcome from a variety of fields, including economics, environmental science, psychology, and sociology.
Comments: For more information, visit http://riskcenter.wharton.upenn.edu/
How To Apply: Please email your C.V., 1 or 2 representative publications or working papers and a letter of recommendation to John-Paul Lacovara (johnlaco@wharton.upenn.edu).
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 2/29/2016

Position Title: Research Hydrologist (Research Associate)
Employer: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Address: USDA/ARS, Grazinglands Research Laboratory
7207 W. Cheyenne Street
El Reno, OK 73036
Contact Person: Dr. Daniel Moriasi
Phone Number: (405) 262-5291, daniel.moriasi@ars.usda.gov
Job Location: El Reno, OK
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $58,562.00 to $76,131.00 / Per Year
Benefits:
Job Description: The position is with the Grazinglands Research Laboratory, Great Plains Agroclimate and Natural Resources Research at the USDA-ARS, Plains Area in El Reno, Oklahoma. The laboratorys mission is to develop and deliver improved technologies, management strategies, and strategic and tactical planning tools which help evaluate and manage economic and environmental risks, opportunities, and tradeoffs, for integrated crop, forage, and livestock systems under variable climate, energy, and market conditions. ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientists research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture.

The incumbent will build, calibrate, validate, and develop hydrologic and water quality models; use global sensitivity, and uncertainty techniques to evaluate these models by determining the most sensitive parameters and their reasonable range of values; establish confidence intervals and uncertainty ranges for hydrology and water quality model outputs. The incumbent will drive to off-site research locations and travel to other locations as needed to work with collaborators.

Major Duties
* Works as a member of a Team conducting research spanning multiple disciplines that requires unconventional approaches to qualify impacts of conservation practices on water quality from field to watershed scales (e.g. >250 mi2)
* Conducts research in a series of interrelated projects linked across plot, field, and watershed scales that address impacts of agricultural practices on the environment.
* Incumbents personal research assignment is to build, evaluate, and refine the Agricultural Policy/Environmental eXtender (APEX) model and the sequentially linked remote sensing-based energy balance ER algorithms (EB_ET) Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) groundwater model to conservation and agricultural management practices on water resources.
* Conducts field and watershed scale modeling and programming.
* Uses the digital elevation model, SSURGO soils, land use and land management, and geologic datasets to build the EB_ET-SWAT-MODFLOW project.
* Calibrates and validates the sequentially linked modeling system using weather, streamflow and water table elevations data from existing pumping wells.
* Evaluates, manages and maintains software, hardware, and other computer accessory requirements to support research objectives.
* Participate in hydrological studies in the field.
Qualifications: This position requires a Ph.D in Hydrology, Agricultural Engineering or a closely related field of study that has equipped the applicant with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Applicants must meet basic Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standard's requirements of the scientific discipline necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

This position has a positive education requirement. You must submit a copy of your academic transcripts OR a list of college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grades received to verify education when applying for this position. If this information is not provided, your education may not be appropriately evaluated and you may lose consideration for this position. If you are selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts prior to entering on duty. Application materials will not be returned.

TRAVEL REQUIRED
* Occasional Travel
* Travel of 1 week per month to the field with some overnight stay

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED: Yes, Relocation expenses may be authorized

KEY REQUIREMENTS
* A Ph.D. is required
* Appropriations Law and Immigration Law requirements must be met
* Pre-employment fingerprint check with successful adjudication is required

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.
Comments: If sending your application as an attachment to an email, do not send zipped files. They will be removed in accordance with standard electronic security procedures.

If application packages do not contain all of the requested information, you may lose consideration for the job. To help you ensure your application fully outlines your qualifications and eligibility for this position, please submit the following documentation as appropriate. Some of the items listed may not apply to you. NOTE: Applications received in postage paid government envelopes will not be considered.

APPLICATION PACKAGE CHECKLIST

__ Resume, Curriculum Vitae, or other document outlining your qualifications

The following information is required of all applicants:
__ Announcement number, title, and grade(s) of the position

__ Full name, mailing address (including zip code) and day and evening phone numbers (with area code)

__ Indicate country of citizenship __Copy of DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Only if claiming veterans preference. Visit the following web site for additional information: http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp)

__SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference) plus the supporting documentation required by this form (if claiming 10-point veteran's preference). Visit http://www.opm.gov/forms/html/sf.asp to obtain the form.



As an Applicant for a Postdoctoral Research Associate Position, you must also submit the following:

__ A one-page abstract of Ph.D. dissertation

__ A resume of any honors or awards received; memberships in professional or honor societies; invitations to make presentations at scientific/technical meetings; scientific society office and committee assignments; presentations (other than invitations); and publications.

__ A list of names, addresses, and phone numbers of persons familiar with your stature, contributions, and recognition.

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How To Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/396681200
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 3/3/2016





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