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City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services Watershed Monitoring Field Aide
Town of Estes Park CE I / II - Floodplain Mgmt. / Development Review
DC Department of Energy and Environment Environmental Protection Specialist - Floodplain Review
Washington State Department of Ecology Regional Floodplain Management Planner (Environmental Planner 3)
City of Fort Worth TPW/Storm Water Management Professional Engineer-Stormwater Devolpment Srvcs.
Maryland Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Specialist
State of Vermont Regional Floodplain Manager
Taney Engineering Hydrologist Level II
Texas A&M Extension Service Geospatial Analyst (3-5+yrs)
Texas A&M Extension Service Planner IV+/ Program Coordinator
City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services Engineering Associate
Widseth Smith Nolting & Assoc Inc Water Resources Engineer
DHS/FEMA Floodplain Specialist: GS-11
Bridge & Stream Enginering, Inc. Water Resources Engineer
West Yost Associates Stormwater/Flood Control Engineer
Kiewit - Englewood, CO Mid-Level Water Resources/ Drainage Engineer
Kiewit - Englewood, CO Senior Water Resources/ Drainage Engineer


Position Title:
Watershed Monitoring Field Aide
Employer: City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
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Job Location: Portland, OR
Job Duration: Temporary
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Pay Range: 14.56 - 26.52
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Job Description: THE POSITION:

The Bureau of Environmental Services is looking for an individual to support the Science Integration Division (SID) within Watershed Services. This position provides support for the SID team by performing a variety of duties including assisting with environmental data collection, data entry, and data management to support the Watershed Restoration Project Effectiveness Monitoring Program. This position requires a well-organized individual with knowledge and experience using established protocol to collect instream, riparian, and wetland data. This is a temporary seasonal position that is not eligible for benefits.

Position Schedule:
Limited term with a maximum of 1400 hours per year (25 to 40 hours per week).
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: June 2020 with a potential option for a one-year renewal
This position is not benefit eligible.
Qualifications:
TO QUALIFY:

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: 1.Knowledge of environmental processes.
2.Experience with Microsoft Excel to complete data management and analysis.
3.Experience conducting environmental monitoring, data entry, and data assessment.
4.Experience in conducting data quality assurance and quality control.
5.Ability to carry a minimum of 40 pounds over rough terrain during inclement weather.

Comments:
How To Apply: Apply online through the City of Portland website
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 10/19/2019

Position Title:
CE I / II - Floodplain Mgmt. / Development Review
Employer: Town of Estes Park
Address: 170 MacGregor Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
Contact Person: David Hook
Phone Number: 970-577-3586
Job Location: Estes Park, CO
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Pay Range: CE I: $55,510 - $74,230 or CE II: $68,406 - $91,494
Benefits: Retirement, medical (eligible spouse), dental, vision, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, floating holidays and volunteer leave. The Town also offers a home ownership program and aid for dependent care through a flexible spending account.
Job Description: Perform independent review, approval, inspection, and acceptance of residential, commercial, floodplain management, and public works project proposals including plans, hydrologic and hydraulic models/analysis, drainage reports, traffic studies, and other floodplain management, development, and design related documents for compliance with Town of Estes Park and applicable local, state, and federal codes, standards, and guidelines.
Qualifications: This position will be filled at either the CE I or CE II level. A Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field is required. A minimum of 1 year (CE I) or 4 years (CE II) work experience in transportation and stormwater engineering, municipal land use development review, 1D or 2D surface water modeling, floodplain management, or closely related fields is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The CE I position requires Engineering Intern (EI), Construction Management (CM) or Project Management (PM) certification. The CE II position requires registration as a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Colorado within 6 months of appointment. Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credentials must be obtained within 6 months of appointment as Floodplain Administrator.
Comments: A job description, job announcement and application are available at Town Hall or on the Town's website. A completed application is required for consideration.
How To Apply: Submit application, cover letter and resume to: Town of Estes Park; Attn: Human Resources; P.O. Box 1200; Estes Park, CO 80517; or via email to hr@estes.org; or fax to 970-577-4770; or in person at 170 MacGregor Ave.; Room 130.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 10/18/2019

Position Title:
Environmental Protection Specialist - Floodplain Review
Employer: DC Department of Energy and Environment
Address: 1200 First Street NE
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20002
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Job Location: Washington, DC
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
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Pay Range: 64,600-83,200
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Job Description: JOB SUMMARY

The mission of the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) is to protect and restore the environment, conserve natural resources, and improve the quality of life in the District of Columbia. As the nation's capital city, the District will become a model of environmental protection and sustainable environmental practices. In partnership with other District agencies, the federal government, business groups, non-profit organizations, and residents, the department will help instill environmental awareness through innovation and best practices.

This position is located in the Water Resources Protection and Mitigation Branch of the Regulatory Review Division (RRD) within the Natural Resources Administration (NRA) in the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE). The Water Resources Branch implements the Districts regulations for development in floodplains, and manages programs to reduce flood risk in the District. Other construction permitting programs implemented by the Branch and/or RRD include wetlands, wells and soil borings, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, and Green Area Ratio. RRD is also responsible for off-site mitigation programs that provide compliance options for regulated development, including wetland mitigation and the Stormwater Retention Credit (SRC) Trading Program

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The selected candidate will serve in the Water Resources Protection and Mitigation Branch and will assist in the Branchs floodplain review efforts. This will include reviewing permit applications for compliance with the Districts Flood Hazard Rules and providing recommendations to the lead floodplain reviewer. This will also include responding to questions from customers and other stakeholders about the Districts Flood Hazard Rules, flood protection and flood resistant design, Flood Insurance Rate Maps, and processes for applying for and obtaining DOEE floodplain approval. As necessary, the selected candidate may visit sites to evaluate compliance with the conditions of approved plans.

The selected candidate will also assist in reviewing updates and revisions to the communitys Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) which occur through remapping efforts such as Letters of Map Change (LOMC), Letters of Map Amendment (LOMA), Conditional Letters of Map Amendment (CLOMA), Letters of Map Revision Based on Fill (LOMR-F), and Conditional Letter of Map Revision Based on Fill (CLOMR-F).

The selected candidate will collaborate and coordinate with other DOEE staff, including other RRD staff, Branch staff, and staff at other agencies like the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) who conduct related permitting reviews. The selected candidate will work with the lead floodplain reviewer to refine permitting workflow between DOEE and DCRA during floodplain review and provide research and recommendations to the lead floodplain reviewer on new guidance provided by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The selected candidate will assist with implementation of new Flood Hazard Rules by providing research on technical issues and drafting responses to stakeholder comments. The selected candidate may assist in the development of the Districts first ever integrated flood model that will map interior/inland flooding that occurs as a result of cloudburst and may assist with initiatives and grants management associated with flood risk mitigation projects.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

Must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the CS-9 grade level.

Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position and has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Applicants for this position must have a strong background related to floodplain management and the construction permitting process, and experience working with hydraulic and hydrologic models. The candidate should also have strong written and oral communication skills and a strong understanding of the perspective of stakeholders in the development and environmental communities, as well as federal regulators and the general public.
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How To Apply: Click link below and search for job 8489
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 10/1/2019

Position Title:
Regional Floodplain Management Planner (Environmental Planner 3)
Employer: Washington State Department of Ecology
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Job Location: Union Gap, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Full time
Pay Range: $57,948.00 - $76,128.00 Annually
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Job Description: Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit.

The Shorelands and Environmental Assistance (SEA) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Regional Floodplain Grant and Management Planner (Environmental Planner 3) position. This position will work out of our Central Regional Office (CRO) in Union Gap, WA.

The Regional Floodplain Grant and Management Planner position serves as a floodplain project manager for the Department of Ecology's Central Regional Office, responsible for Flood Control Assistance Account Program (FCAAP) comprehensive planning. This planning involves coordinating community assistance activities with local governments enrolled in the National Flood Insurance Program and providing technical assistance and state support for communities developing or implementing Comprehensive Flood Reduction Management Plans. The position is responsible for promoting, planning, managing, and assessing the performance of Floodplains by Design (FbD) projects throughout the State. The position also manages the FbD grants to local sponsors for multi-benefit flood projects in the region.

SEA is looking for an innovative, creative thinker that is highly organized, and independent. A self-starter that has a keen interest in multi-beneficial riverine and floodplain restoration processes and projects.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.

To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and follow, like or visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.



Duties

Ecology's mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment, and promote the wise management of our air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations. Our goals are to prevent pollution, clean up pollution, and support sustainable communities and natural resources.

The mission of the Shorelands and Environmental Assistance (SEA) Program is to work in partnership with communities to support healthy watersheds and promote statewide environmental interests.

Some of the key work activities of the Regional Floodplain Grant and Management Planner position are:

Acts as the state National Flood Insurance Program project manager in the CRO.
Supports program development and project management of Floodplains by Design projects.
Acts as Ecology's lead in coordinating flood hazard reduction planning.
Represents Ecology on panels, working groups, task forces, advisory and technical committees.
Coordinates work on floodplain mapping with local governments.
Qualifications: Required Qualifications:

A Master's degree or above with a major emphasis in land use, urban, regional, environmental, or natural resource planning, landscape architecture, geography, land use or environmental law, public administration with an environmental emphasis, or closely related field AND Two (2) of professional experience in land use, urban, regional, environmental, or natural resource planning, floodplain management and planning, and/or program development.

OR

A Bachelor's degree or above with a major emphasis in land use, urban, regional, environmental, or natural resource planning, landscape architecture, geography, land use or environmental law, public administration with an environmental emphasis, or closely related field AND Four (4) years of professional experience in land use, urban, regional, environmental, or natural resource planning, floodplain management and planning, and/or program development.

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One year of experience as an Environmental Planner 2, provided a degree as described above has been obtained.

Examples of professional experience can include:
1) Recommending policies, procedures, and standards of adequacy for planning by the agency, by other state agencies, by consultants, and by others performing planning activities over which the agency has supervisory responsibilities.
2) Coordinating the administration of contracted planning and other related contract professional services.
3) Conducting technical liaison with principal planning personnel in other state agencies and with directors of regional, local, and federal planning agencies.
4) Scheduling the work of professional staff in carrying out the resource planning and program responsibilities of the agency as a project leader.
5) Determining eligibility of consultants to perform work for the agency and recommends the selection of those found qualified for state planning services.
6) Coordinating the preparation of plans, reports, documents, administrative regulations, and other informational material designed to encourage and implement the planning objectives of the agency, and to provide information to technicians, planners, government officials, and the public.
7) Providing management and oversight of planning grants to local governments, other state agencies, and other organizations.
8) Assisting in the development of a recommended legislative program.
9) Consulting with federal, state, and local governmental officials on administrative policy in rendering technical and financial planning assistance.
10) Preparing resource management plans, and coordinates these functional components developed by state and federal agencies and by local governmental units.
11) Conducting meetings and field trips representing the agency in contacts with the public; local, state, and federal governments; civic and business groups; and other special interest groups.



Desired Qualifications:

Experience in flood hazard reduction programs and/or be a Certified Floodplain Manager.
Experience working for a local, state, federal or tribal resource management agency in a planning, program management, policy, or regulatory capacity.



Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:

Must possess a valid driver's license.
Comments: Please do NOT include your salary history. Wage/salary depends on qualifications or rules of promotion, if applicable.

This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be September 26, 2019. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before September 25, 2019. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.
How To Apply: Online application
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/16/2019

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

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

Minimum qualifications and job requirements:

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

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

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

A valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record.

Preference would be given to applicants with following skills and experience:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Past municipal experience, especially development review work.

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



Qualifications:
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How To Apply: Online-only
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 10/13/2019

Position Title:
Hazard Mitigation Specialist
Employer: Maryland Emergency Management Agency
Address: 5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136
Contact Person: Kristi Metzger
Phone Number: 410-517-3615
Job Location: Reisterstown, MD
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Regular daytime work hours, with the possibility for 12 hours shifts in support of consequence management activities
Pay Range: $46,477.00 - $60,183/year with potential for growth to $74,191.00/year
Benefits: Click Here
Job Description: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

Coordinating with Maryland local jurisdictions to solicit, review, submit, and monitor hazard mitigation projects throughout the entire grant process to include pre-award, implementation, closeout, and post-award
Providing technical assistance and subject matter expertise to develop, maintain, implement, and update local and State hazard mitigation plans
Compiling and ensuring accuracy of subrecipient quarterly progress reports and any other reporting required by funding sources
Monitoring grant-funded mitigation projects, including but not limited to, conducting site visits, verifying eligibility of reimbursements, and ensuring subrecipients are in compliance with 2 CFR 200 and all applicable grant program requirements
Conducting educational outreach to inform stakeholders on mitigation best practices, risk reduction, community preparedness and resiliency, long-term recovery, resources, and funding availability
Supporting the development of policies and strategies to further mitigation efforts
Support the Agencys statewide activities by participating as Agency representative on internal and external stakeholder workgroups, as directed by supervisor
Emergency and Disaster response and recovery operations as needed and/or assigned by agency Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, Directors, or Consequence Management Personnel
Qualifications: Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.

Notes:

1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
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How To Apply: Click Here
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 9/26/2019

Position Title:
Regional Floodplain Manager
Employer: State of Vermont
Address: 1 National Life Drive, Main 2
Montpelier, Vermont 05620
Contact Person: Rob Evans
Phone Number: 802.490.6152
Job Location: Rutland Vermont
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: M-F
Pay Range: $51,500 - $65,873 annual
Benefits: Health, Retirement, Vacation and Sick Leave
Job Description: The Department of Environmental Conservation is currently seeking a Regional Floodplain Manager in the River Corridor and Floodplain Protection section of the Vermont Rivers Program. The Regional Floodplain Manager will provide regulatory support and technical assistance to individuals, municipalities, consultants, and agencies of state and federal government regarding development proposals in river corridors and floodplains in southwestern Vermont. While this position is permanently located in the Rutland regional office, the successful candidate will report to Montpelier during their probationary period which is typically their first 6 months in the position.

The Regional Floodplain Manager supports multiple regulatory jurisdictions including the State Flood Hazard Area and River Corridor Rule, municipal land use permitting, and Act 250/Section 248. The position requires working both independently and collaboratively to evaluate development proposals for regulatory compliance and recommend alternatives to minimize conflicts between river/floodplain dynamics and human investments. This position also frequently works with Regional Planning Commissions in assisting municipalities with planning and zoning approaches and updates for flood hazard areas. This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, and must work well with the public and include education in each interaction. Work at this level differs from lower level analysts in the complexity of projects; degree of independence, responsibility, and accountability; level of expertise and breadth of knowledge required. Work is performed under the direction of a higher-level technical superior
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, or an environmental or natural resources field AND four (4) years or more at a professional level in a natural resources field.
OR
Master's degree or higher in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, or an environmental or natural resources field AND two (2) years or more at a professional level in a natural resources field.
OR
One (1) year or more of experience as an Environmental Analyst IV or two (2) years or more as an Environmental Analyst III.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with a strong combination of the following: working knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program; experience reviewing and analyzing site plans, grading plans, and related engineering and surveying schematics; knowledge of riverine hydrology/hydraulics and fluvial geomorphology; experience or familiarity with the local planning & zoning process. Certified Floodplain Manager a plus, but not required
Comments: Requisition ID 2495
How To Apply: Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 9/23/2019

Position Title:
Hydrologist Level II
Employer: Taney Engineering
Address: 6030 S. Jones Blvd
Contact Person: Jody Mudano
Phone Number: 7023628844
Job Location: Las Vegas
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday - Fridays
Pay Range:
Benefits: Medical, dental, Vision, STD/LTD, PTO, Holiday, flexible schedules
Job Description: Taney Engineering is looking for a talented individual to join the team! We are currently seeking qualified applicants for a Hydrologist level II to join the Las Vegas, NV office.

Taney Engineering has been serving in the AEC industry in Las Vegas and other municipalities for 18 years. Our diverse portfolio includes projects for residential, commercial, industrial and semi-public projects.

We are driven professionals that work together in a collaborative environment and understand the value that each person contributes to the success of a project. While working here you will be surrounded by positive staff and have opportunities for career advancement.

Responsibilities

The primary duties of this position include preparation of Hydrology and Hydrologic reports. Three years of increasing technical engineering experience in hydrology for a civil engineering firm is requested to qualify for a Level II position. Candidate would have solid experience in hydrologic/hydraulic analysis in land development and the creation of hydrology reports with the ability to perform the necessary tasks without constant supervision.
Qualifications: Successful candidates would have:

Knowledge of the principles of hydrology.

Knowledge of design and construction theory and engineering design standards.

Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, codes, department policies.

Ability to perform journey level hydrology engineering work.

Ability to interpret and apply state and local policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability to understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications.

Ability to deal tactfully with clients, engineers, and fellow team members.

Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, MS Word and Excel.

Experience with of the following Hydrology software: HEC-1, HEC-Ras, Flowmaster, Flo-2D (or similar), HY-8 & WSPG

Education / Experience

Required: BS in Civil Engineering with 3 years of experience in water resources or relate field.

Candidates with an E.I. working towards P.E. is a plus.

Candidates with local experience is a plus.

Comments: Working Conditions:

This job operates in a professional engineering office environment and outdoor for site visits.

Work Hours

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Occasionally the employee may need to work overtime as deemed necessary.

Taney Engineering offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, EAP, 100% paid life insurances, 401K matching, PTO, paid holidays and flexible schedules.
How To Apply:
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 10/4/2019

Position Title:
Geospatial Analyst (3-5+yrs)
Employer: Texas A&M Extension Service
Address: Houston, TX
Contact Person: mljones@tamu.edu
Phone Number:
Job Location: Houston, TX
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Regular Business hours
Pay Range: Commensurate with professional experience
Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, generous health insurance, retirement savings options
Job Description: What's Happening-
The 2019 Texas state legislative session budgeted $6.8M in funding for Texas A&M Extension Service to assist communities with resiliency planning and disaster recovery. Our planning team in Houston, as part of that larger effort, is seeking to hire a geospatial analyst as we expand our innovative participatory GIS program (CHARM) and related planning projects. The planning team is housed within the Texas Community & Watershed Partners (TCWP) program, a small, independent(ly minded) office of 12 staff in Houston, TX. The analyst and other new hires will be working as part of an existing team on a range of planning projects in partnership with community stakeholders, elected leadership, state agencies, and federal programs.

Position Background-
We are seeking a GIS professional who thrives on applying GIS to real world, community challenges. The hire will be a key member of the GIS team, the engine of our CHARM program. CHARM is an interactive, GIS-based, sim-city style platform for helping non-planners understand development options, risks to their community, and planning strategies. The recipe for our programs success is a mix of highly methodical data handling and a knack for translating complex technical data for non-technical users. This approach allows us to spin-up highly localized and detailed CHARM decision-support models for community leaders across Texas and beyond.

By joining us, you will work as part of a team to shape and improve the CHARM platform though the use of new data sets, new mapping exercises, and new analytical tools. The hire must be able to balance individual work with team based collaboration. The hire may be required to supervise junior staff and interns. The hire will bring highly skilled working experience with multi-phased GIS projects, together with a creative mind-set about analysis and cartographic solutions for improving the user experience. The annual salary is commensurate with applicants qualifications and years of experience. Hires must be able to occasionally travel overnight for project work. Position is full time, and benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, generous medical insurance package, and retirement program options.
Qualifications: -We expect you to be skilled in advanced ArcGIS tools and methods, to use scripts to streamline workflows, and to have advanced knowledge of geodatabases.

-Any experience with CommunityViz software is valued but not required.

-Youll be working with GIS data sets of all types, at all scales.

-Hires must be able to quickly interpret data formats, attributes, and their properties to support the development of new GIS-based decision-support tools.

-Knowledge of data source methods, projections, scale, domains, and definitions is requisite.

-Be highly organized in all aspects of GIS work.

-Any subject matter background in natural hazards, hydrology, urban planning, and natural resources is highly beneficial and preferred.

-Strong communication and writing skills are expected.

-GISP credentials are valued.

-Ideally, the candidate will have a masters degree in geography, planning, natural resources, or allied discipline.

-We are seeking a candidate with 5 or more years experience; a minimum of 3 years experience required.
Comments: This is a full time exempt position.
First application review September 16, open until filled. Below date is a tentative deadline.
How To Apply: apply online
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 10/1/2019

Position Title:
Planner IV+/ Program Coordinator
Employer: Texas A&M Extension Service
Address: Houston, TX
Contact Person: mljones@tamu.edu
Phone Number:
Job Location: Houston, TX
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Regular Business hours
Pay Range: Commensurate with professional experience
Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, generous health insurance, retirement savings options
Job Description: What's Happening-
The 2019 Texas state legislative session budgeted $6.8M in funding for Texas A&M Extension Service to assist communities with resiliency planning and disaster recovery. Our planning team in Houston, as part of that larger effort, is seeking to hire a planner as we expand our innovative participatory GIS program (CHARM) and planning projects. Flood risk and mitigation is a huge part of our community work.The planning team is housed within the Texas Community & Watershed Partners (TCWP) program, a small, independent(ly minded) office of 12 staff in Houston, TX. The planner and other new hires will be working as part of an existing team on a range of planning projects in partnership with community stakeholders, elected leadership, state agencies, and federal programs.

Position Background-
This position is for people with a passion for improving community well-being through engagement and a strong, long-term professional interest in public planning. Our planning outfit is focused on how communities grow, use land, reduce risks, and sustain their natural resources. We believe that deep public participation and collaboration technologies are critical to connecting the dots on multiple levels and addressing wider goals for resiliency, sustainability, and quality of life. We are seeking people who thrive on working with others to make a difference on these fronts. Stakeholder management, community dialogue and facilitation are among the valued soft skills for this position. The hire will work as a member of the planning team to steer projects to success, sustain a fun and productive team culture, and see to it that the programs goals are achieved. The annual salary is commensurate with applicants qualifications and years of experience. Benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, generous medical insurance package, and retirement program options.
Qualifications: -A specific planning specialty is not required, but backgrounds in comprehensive planning, land use, natural resource management, or hazards is highly beneficial.

-Candidates will have demonstrated knowledge and technical skills in planning methods, analyses, and research.

-Effective skills in writing, communication, and public engagement are non-negotiable requirements for hiring.

-Experience with project development, budget development and grant writing is welcomed.

-Candidates should be highly comfortable with public presentations and facilitating public meetings and committees.

-Basic GIS experience is a strong plus.

-Hires must be able to travel overnight for project work and planning meetings.

-The hire may be required to supervise junior staff and interns.

-AICP and CFM certifications are valued.

-The ideal candidate will have a masters degree in urban planning or allied discipline.

-Ideally we are seeking 5-8 years of experience, with progressively advancing work responsibilities, including staff supervision. A minimum of 4 or more years of relevant planning experience is required.
Comments: This is a full time exempt position.
First application review September 16, open until filled. Below date is a tentative deadline.
How To Apply: apply online
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 10/1/2019

Position Title:
Engineering Associate
Employer: City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Portland, OR
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $33.58 - $45.01
Benefits:
Job Description: THE POSITION:
Start your Engineering career with the City of Portland as an Engineering Associate! Experience a variety of projects impacting the City while still having the work life balance that you need. Engineering Associates perform routine to intermediate engineering design and construction project management or developer/building plan reviews.

You may be assigned to small and large projects, applying technical engineering knowledge to the design, maintenance, improvement and construction of solutions to improve the City's infrastructure and support private development.

As an Engineering Associate with the City of Portland, you will perform work under the supervision of professional engineers who serve as resource experts and routinely review work in progress or upon completion for accuracy and quality.
Qualifications: TO QUALIFY:

The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
1. Knowledge of the theory, principles and practices associated with Civil Engineering design.
2. Knowledge of the principles and practices of project management such as contract administration and/or construction management.
3. Experience with computers and software pertaining to civil engineering. Please list specific software experience in your answer.
4. Experience deriving information from plans and maps.
5. Basic knowledge and ability to derive information from specifications, regulations, and/or codes.
6. Ability to interact effectively, problem solve, and partner with team members in a diverse workforce.

Applicants must also possess:
Ability to secure a State Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certification within nine months of hire.
Comments:
How To Apply: Apply through City of Portland website provided.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 9/30/2019

Position Title:
Water Resources Engineer
Employer: Widseth Smith Nolting & Assoc Inc
Address:
Contact Person: Jodi Stittsworth
Phone Number: 218-773-5628
Job Location: Alexandria MN
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: Water Resources Engineer
Based at Alexandria, MN

This position will allow you to work on many types of challenging water resources projects. You will work alongside a team of engineering professionals on projects all over Minnesota. If you have a passion for water resources and wat to make an impact contributing to a well-respected firm, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!
Your focus will be on:
Designing aspects of water resources on projects including but not limited to watershed district, open ditch repairs and improvements, culvert sizing, bridge hydraulics, rural and urban stormwater management and design.
Analyzing and assembling county, city and MNDOT Project Drainage deliverables.
Designing to reduce stormwater pollution in runoff.
Integrating, coordinating and utilizing in-house Aerial and GIS Services capabilities into design efforts.

To be considered for this position youll need to meet the following minimum qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering.
Hold professional licensure, or the ability to obtain within 1 year, in the state of Minnesota.
Experience and/or interest in hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of watersheds and river systems.
Experience in surface water modeling.

Widseth Smith Nolting provides work-life balance by offering competitive compensation, discretionary annual profit-sharing bonuses, health insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, paid time off and paid holidays. We encourage passion for learning to enhance your professional development opportunities throughout your career.

Qualifications:
Comments:
How To Apply: Online through Careers Page
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 9/26/2019

Position Title: Floodplain Specialist: GS-11
Employer: DHS/FEMA
Address: 500 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
Contact Person: Chad Ryerson
Phone Number: 2025916058
Job Location: Multiple
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Pay Range: $62,236.00 to $80,912.00 per year
Benefits: Federal Government Benefits
Job Description: This position is being announced under FEMA's Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery Employee (CORE) Program.

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

Key Requirements:
This position requires a Public Trust background investigation.
You must be a U.S. citizen or National to be considered for this position.
This position is 100% travel, and you will be required to travel up to, but not limited to 320+ days a year. When not deployed,
your duty station will be your residence of record (ROR).
Preference is that you have completed a BA or Masters degree program in related subject.
You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
Special Physical Requirements:
 Work is performed at a desk, walking, standing, bending, carrying light to medium objects, and in austere conditions.
 You must be able to walk, stand, and sit, for extended periods.
 You must be able to work in austere conditions and in undesirable locations.
 Work may take place in undesirable conditions that include exposure to excessive heat, unhealthy environments, and extended
hours.
 You must be able to stay in temporary housing when deployed if necessary.
 Housing accommodations may be limited and require stays in temporary structures without electricity.
Duties:
Review and implement Executive Orders 11988: Floodplains and 11990: Wetlands (though the 8-step review process); all
applicable environmental and historic preservation laws, regulations, additional executive orders, and policy for FEMA
funded activities.
Prepares National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents based on the applicable level of review.
Serves as a technical specialist on floodplains and wetlands, providing advice and assistance to FEMA program staff, state
emergency management staff, Tribal, state, local governments, and eligible private non-profit groups.
Performs technical project monitoring and evaluations to meet environmental and historic preservation responsibilities.
Analyze and apply a wide range of scientific and technical to environmental compliance review; specifically Executive Orders
11988: Floodplains and 11990: Wetlands.
Qualifications: This position requires a Public Trust background investigation.
You must be a U.S. citizen or National to be considered for this position.
This position is 100% travel, and you will be required to travel up to, but not limited to 320+ days a year. When not deployed,
your duty station will be your residence of record (ROR).
You must be a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)
Preference is that you have completed a BA or Masters degree program in related subject.
You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.
Comments: Materials to Submit
Resume
References
Cover Letter
Resume Tip: Make sure you look at key words in announcement and include in resume with
detailed description of related experience and dates.
Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees:
o To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/YY) of each deployment, along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment.
How to Submit
Floodplain Specialist Submit all materials to EHPCADRE@FEMA.DHS.GOV
o Incomplete submissions will not be considered
Indicate which position you are applying for
o You may apply for more than one position, but send separate email for each position you are applying for, along with identifying position in subject line.
How To Apply: See above
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 12/1/2019

Position Title: Water Resources Engineer
Employer: Bridge & Stream Enginering, Inc.
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Nationwide; Telecommuting
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: Dependent on Experience
Benefits:
Job Description: https://www.bridgeandstream.com/water-resources-engineer
Qualifications: https://www.bridgeandstream.com/water-resources-engineer
Comments:
How To Apply: email resume
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 10/7/2019

Position Title:
Stormwater/Flood Control Engineer
Employer: West Yost Associates
Address: 2020 Research Park Drive, Suite 100
Davis, CA 95618
Contact Person: Jennifer Pham
Phone Number: 530.792.3222
Job Location: Davis, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: West Yost is a consulting engineering firm that provides high-quality client services in stormwater drainage/treatment, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, low impact development, water quality best management practices, and aquatic habitat restoration and creation engineering support services. We also provide small to large scale flood control engineering services. Additionally, West Yost is a leader in water supply, water and wastewater treatment, groundwater, and recycled water engineering. Our professionals provide complete water engineering, science, and technology services from nine offices in California, Oregon, and Arizona.

Our staff include professionals in civil, mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering; water and wastewater treatment planning and design; geology, engineering geology, and hydrogeology; architecture; GIS; land surveying; control system cybersecurity; and construction management and inspection services.

DESCRIPTION

The Stormwater/Flood Control Engineer is responsible for engaging with clients and staff on technical issues associated with stormwater engineering services on projects ranging from drainage studies for small individual sites, through city-wide and regional stormwater master plans. Candidates should have a history of success winning, managing, and performing stormwater drainage/treatment, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, low impact development, water quality best management practices, aquatic habitat restoration and creation engineering support services (or at least several of these services).

Services may be provided for all phases of a project including planning, design, and engineering services during construction. This position also includes mentoring junior staff in the skills and practices necessary for success in these areas of responsibility.
Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors or masters degree in in Civil, Water Resources, and/or Environmental Engineering.
7+ years experience in civil engineering consulting or engineering management.
Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling experience using XPSWMM, HECHMS, HECRAS, EPA SWMM.
Ability to prepare well written master plans, studies, and technical memoranda that concisely communicate technical and non-technical analyses and conclusions.
Be connected in the Northern California Region to be able to successfully market clients and win competitive and sole source projects.
Experience with CAD and GIS.
PE licensure in the State of California or ability to obtain PE licensure within 6 months of hire. PE licensure in other states that the firm is actively practicing may also be considered.
Excellent writing and communication skills
Ability to prepare engineering calculations, compile plans, and organize basic designs.
Proven ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

West Yost Associates is and Equal Opportunity Employer, employee owned, and offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package.
Comments:
How To Apply:
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 11/5/2019

Position Title:
Mid-Level Water Resources/ Drainage Engineer
Employer: Kiewit - Englewood, CO
Address: Englewood, CO
Contact Person:
Phone Number: 7206930863
Job Location: Englewood
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits: Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days
Job Description: Position Summary:
Kiewit has an immediate opening for a dynamic Hydraulics/Hydrology Engineer in our growing Hydraulics Group based in Englewood, CO. The Drainage Engineer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis and design in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.



Key Duties & Responsibilities:
The candidate will be part of teams responsible for completing engineering assignments in support of heavy civil construction for Kiewit Construction Companies business including drainage design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (using various models and methods), and preparation of design plans, reports and technical memoranda. This will require a broad understanding from a national perspective of the following:

Hydrology
o Single-event and continuous rainfall modeling
o Watershed analysis, hydrograph and peak discharge development and routing
o Software experience includes: HEC1, HEC-HMS, SWMM/XP-SWMM, TR-55, SBUH and HSPF Method programs

Hydraulics
o Pavement drainage, culverts, storm systems, pump stations, pressure pipe, bridge sizing and scour, sediment transport, revetment design, and coastal considerations for highway drainage
o Understanding of the various FHWA hydraulic engineering circulars and design series
o Flood analysis and knowledge of the NFIP including CLOMR and LOMRs
o Stormwater quantity / quality calculations, NPDES compliance and erosion control requirements
o Software experience includes: HY-8, Culvert Master, HEC-RAS, HEC-GEORAS, Storm CAD, Civil Storm, Pond Pack, Flow Master, 2D experience helpful such as SRH-2D

Drainage Design
o Development of drainage plans, profiles, specifications and estimates for transportation and other water resources projects. This includes developing terrain and other design components via models such as Inroads, Arc-GIS and other pre and post processing software packages.
o Software experience includes: Micro Station, AutoCAD, Arc-GIS, Geopak and Inroads or similar 3D stormwater modeling preferred.

Qualifications: Experience Required:
BS or MS in Civil Engineering
5-10 years post-graduate experience.
Design experience or Design-Build project experience preferred
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and support project efforts
The candidate will possess strong project management skills including: scope development, schedule management and earned value management
The candidate will lead plan production, specifications, estimate and drainage design development and will be responsible / in charge of engineering work and will be the Engineer of Record for final design projects
Must have P.E./P.Eng
This position requires travel to project offices and work sites. Ability to travel 25% of the time
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments

Comments: Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

Our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, transit, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects.

We are an innovative team of design engineers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewits construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewits legacy of excellence.

On our team, youll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewits culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, youre ensuring a lifetime of success.
How To Apply:
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/17/2019

Position Title:
Senior Water Resources/ Drainage Engineer
Employer: Kiewit - Englewood, CO
Address: Englewood, CO
Contact Person: Dasha Emelianova
Phone Number: 7206930863
Job Location: Englewood, CO
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits: Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days
Job Description: Position Summary:
Kiewit has an immediate opening for a dynamic Hydraulics/Hydrology Engineer in our growing Hydraulics Group based in Englewood, CO. The Drainage Engineer will work on an interdisciplinary team including: geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, roadway engineers, estimators, schedulers and construction experts to perform engineering analysis and design in support of design-build pursuits and ongoing projects.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
The candidate will be part of teams responsible for completing engineering assignments in support of heavy civil construction for Kiewit Construction Companies business including drainage design, detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (using various models and methods), and preparation of design plans, reports and technical memoranda. This will require a broad understanding from a national perspective of the following:

Hydrology
o Single-event and continuous rainfall modeling
o Watershed analysis, hydrograph and peak discharge development and routing
o Software experience includes: HEC1, HEC-HMS, SWMM/XP-SWMM, TR-55, SBUH and HSPF Method programs

Hydraulics
o Pavement drainage, culverts, storm systems, pump stations, pressure pipe, bridge sizing and scour, sediment transport, revetment design, and coastal considerations for highway drainage
o Understanding of the various FHWA hydraulic engineering circulars and design series
o Flood analysis and knowledge of the NFIP including CLOMR and LOMRs
o Stormwater quantity / quality calculations, NPDES compliance and erosion control requirements
o Software experience includes: HY-8, Culvert Master, HEC-RAS, HEC-GEORAS, Storm CAD, Civil Storm, Pond Pack, Flow Master, 2D experience helpful such as SRH-2D

Drainage Design
o Development of drainage plans, profiles, specifications and estimates for transportation and other water resources projects. This includes developing terrain and other design components via models such as Inroads, Arc-GIS and other pre and post processing software packages.
o Software experience includes: Micro Station, AutoCAD, Arc-GIS, Geopak and Inroads or similar 3D stormwater modeling preferred.
Qualifications: Experience Required:
BS or MS in Civil Engineering
11+ years post-graduate experience.
Design experience or Design-Build project experience preferred
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and support project efforts.
The candidate will possess strong project management skills including: scope development, schedule management and earned value management.
The candidate will lead plan production, specifications, estimate and drainage design development and will be responsible / in charge of engineering work and will be the Engineer of Record for final design projects.
Must have P.E./P.Eng
This position requires travel to project offices and work sites. Ability to travel 50% of the time.
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.

Comments:
How To Apply:
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/17/2019





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