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Posted: 6/5/2014 9:07:12 AM
Name of Company: Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems
Location: Apopka, Florida, USA
Position: Lake Management Biologist
Start Date: 6/16/2014
Job Duties: SUMMARY The Lake and Pond Management Biologist will be responsible for working with our customers to ensure they have the correct solutions to our customer’s lake and pond challenges. Solutions include aeration, fountains and chemical injection systems to combat phosphorus loading issues.

• Design and size lake aeration systems, fountains and chemical dosing systems.
• Installation of lake aeration systems, fountains and chemical dosing systems.
• Water quality analysis
• Coordinating and attending industry tradeshows
• Preparing presentations and speaking at technical conferences and internal training seminars.
• Safe operation of boats and related watercraft
• Answer phones and provide technical assistance with product applications to both customers and co-workers.
• Maintain and help create a work environment that shows concern for people as much as for property, promoting the growth of each individual to the level of her/his capability.
• Maintain in good order all records and files assigned to this department and the safekeeping of its records, including electronic data, financial and legal documents and proprietary information.
• Provide specific product knowledge to customers and co-workers and act as a customer liaison and internal customer advocate.
• Provide accurate price quotes for products including shipping in a timely manner and consistent with our sales strategy. • Maintain records for each project, including the formal proposal, quotes, sales orders, contracts and subcontracts
• Coordinate with the company legal department for all contracts and proposals.
• Coordinate with the accounting department and customers for project invoices and contracts.
• Assure adherence to directives provided by strategic deployment of initiatives.
• Responsible for practicing and maintaining Lean strategies.
• Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: BS Degree in related field of Limnology, Biology and/or Animal Sciences and/or 5+ years of experience Strong background in limnology and aquatic biology
• Understanding of aluminum sulfate dosing
• Strong computer skills including Excel
• Analytical skills
• Negotiating skills
• Planning and developing
• Metric and data driven
• Goal oriented
• Highly organized
• Strong sense of urgency
• Cross functional experience
Preferred Qualifications: LANGUAGE SKILLS Able to communicate effectively in the English language. Bilingual (Spanish/English a plus)
Salary:
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Posted: 6/5/2014
Name of Company: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
Location: Lothian, MD
Position: Summer Camp Director/Environmental Educator Position
Start Date: 6/20/2014
Job Duties: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary seeks a summer camp director to oversee two science day camps (ages 10-13), co-lead a high school camp and assist with education programs. The camp director will work with the Education Coordinator and other staff to plan camp activities, lead camps, work with counselors-in-training, and assist with public programs. 40 hours per week; some weekend and evening hours are required. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary is a 1,600 acre nature preserve and ecological field station located on the Patuxent River estuary in Maryland. The Sanctuary is operated by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks. The Sanctuary is also a member of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Maryland. A large, healthy freshwater tidal wetland—one of the largest wetlands of this type on the East Coast—is contained within the Sanctuary. Citizen science is a key objective of many Sanctuary programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Works with naturalists in planning sessions to develop field ecology and environmental education experiences for grades K-12, including summer camp.
* Develops instructional materials and activities for use in education programs.
* Leads instructional activities and programs.
Minimum Qualifications:
* A college degree in environmental science, the biological sciences, or education
 * Experience working as an environmental educator or science teacher.
* Knowledge of estuaries, wetlands, and Chesapeake Bay science and natural history, as well as local environmental issues
* Ability to exercise patience, courtesy and tact and use judgment in working with students, teachers, fellow employees, parents, volunteers and the general public.
* Physically fit. Must be able to help launch and paddle canoes, walk several miles, and camp out
* Must have current First Aid and CPR certification. Canoe Safety certification is a plus.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: STIPEND: $3,600 + Participation in a one-week teacher professional development workshop
How to Apply: HOW TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Elaine Friebele, Education Coordinator (rpfrie00@aacounty.org), Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian, MD 20711 FOR MORE INFORMATION: (410) 741-9330; www.jugbay.org
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Posted: 6/5/2014 11:42:48 AM
Name of Company: Ecosystem Planning and Restoration, LLC
Location: Houston, TX
Position: Environmental Specialist
Start Date:
Job Duties: Ecosystem Planning and Restoration, LLC, (EPR) has an open position for a full-time Environmental Specialist in our Houston, TX office. EPR specializes in ecosystem restoration and mitigation, environmental studies, permitting, and watershed studies. We are a growing firm with East Coast and Gulf Coast locations, and are actively looking for motivated, high quality individuals to help build our business.
Minimum Qualifications: Qualified Environmental Specialist candidates will hold a four-year degree related to their profession and have at least 4 years direct experience in ecosystem restoration and mitigation projects, environmental permitting, delineation of jurisdictional waters, and/or environmental field assessments. Experience should include wetland and stream delineations, field data collection, development of all phases of environmental permitting, NEPA/SEPA compliance, endangered species investigations, and detailed vegetation assessments. Plant identification experience is a plus.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will be self-motivated, be able to show detailed experience working on a wide variety of environmental projects, work well in a team setting, and have the ability to travel periodically. Duties will include working with project managers and other technical staff to assist with environmental projects.
Salary:
How to Apply: Benefits include health insurance, 401K with company match, employee bonus plan, vacation and sick leave, and continuing education training. Salary commensurate with experience and abilities. Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Mr. Sonny Kaiser, 350 N. Sam Houston Parkway East, Suite 290, Houston, TX 77060 skaiser@eprusa.net www.eprusa.net
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Posted: 6/5/2014 11:38:37 AM
Name of Company: Coastal Resources
Location: Annapolis, MD
Position: Environmental Scientist
Start Date:
Job Duties: Environmental Scientist with 3-5 years of experience in wetland assessment, permitting, and NEPA documentation. Position requires rigorous field work in all weather conditions, technical writing, task management, and a high level of teamwork in a fast-paced work environment.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: B.S. in Environmental Science or related field, with pertinent course work in applied sciences such as ecology, botany, and natural resource management/regulations. M.S. preferred. At least 3-years applied field experience in wetland delineation and at least 6 months to a year of delineating as the technical lead. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Self-starter with demonstrated time and task management skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: Competitive salary and benefits package. EEO. Email cover letter, resume and references to PamF@coastal-resources.net
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Posted: 6/5/2014 11:37:36 AM
Name of Company: Coastal Resources
Location: Annapolis, MD
Position: Water Resources Engineer
Start Date:
Job Duties: Water Resources Engineer to work in our Annapolis office on various environmental and transportation projects. Work will primarily focus on water resources engineering (hydrology and hydraulics, floodplain analyses, stream restoration, stormwater management and sediment control) pertaining to transportation infrastructure, NPDES and environmental restoration projects. Proficiency with MicroStation or AutoCAD required. Knowledge of HEC-RAS, HY-8, TR-55, TR-20, and GISHydro required. The successful candidate will be capable of working effectively in both the office and field and should be skilled in coordinating with clients, including federal, state and local agencies. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dependable, self-starting team player who is organized and able to work effectively under tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications:
-B.S. degree in Civil, Environmental or Agricultural Engineering required Maryland P.E. required
-5-8 years of experience in the design and/or review of water resources projects
-Must have the ability to interface with all levels of personnel and management
-Must have the ability to thrive in a team environment
-Must have the ability to train and mentor less experienced staff
-Must be willing to perform a wide range tasks
-Excellent oral and written communication skills required
-Familiarity with Sediment & Stormwater permitting required
-Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Preferred Qualifications:
-Design and evaluate Low-Impact Development (LID) Environmental Site Design (ESD) practices
-Perform NPDES BMP site searches for stormwater management retrofits
-Prepare SWM reports, plans, specifications and estimates for construction and grant applications
-Stream classification/geomorphology and assessment
-Stream restoration using natural channel design and threshold channel design
-Develop water budgets for wetland mitigation sites and report results
-Perform design and analyses of drainage ditches and linings, ponds, culverts and energy-dissipating devices
-Design storm drain systems including developing inlet spacing; storm drain calculations; and pipe profiles
-Erosion & Sediment Control permitting and design, including phased construction
-Prepare milestone submittals including plans, specifications and estimates for planning and construction
-Develop existing and proposed hydrology and hydraulics
Salary:
How to Apply: Competitive salary and benefits package. EEO. Email cover letter, resume and references to Pamf@coastal-resources.net
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Posted: 6/5/2014 11:35:25 AM
Name of Company: Coastal Resources
Location: Annapolis, MD
Position: Stream Restoration Specialist
Start Date:
Job Duties: Coastal Resources is currently seeking a Stream Restoration Specialist to work in our Annapolis office on various environmental and transportation projects. Work will primarily focus on providing geomorphic assessments of stream channels, and natural channel designs for stream restoration projects in the Mid-Atlantic region. The successful candidate will be capable of working effectively in both the office and field. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dependable, self-starting team player who is organized and able to work effectively under tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications:
-4-6 years of field-based stream experience, including geomorphic assessments
-B.S. or B.A. degree required with a major in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geoscience, or a similar field
-Experience with processing and analyzing geomorphic data, and writing reports
-Must have the ability to interface with all levels of personnel and management
-Must have the ability to thrive in a team environment
-Must be willing to perform a wide range of tasks
-Excellent oral and written communication skills required
-Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Preferred Qualifications:
-M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geoscience, or a similar field
-Experience with stream and wetland mitigation site identification
-Experience with preparing reports, plans, specifications and estimates for stream restoration projects
-Experience with coordinating with clients, including federal, state and local agencies
-Rosgen or other stream restoration training
-Familiar with watershed assessment protocols such as Maryland DNR Stream Corridor Assessments or the Center for Watershed Protection protocols
-Familiar with Chesapeake Bay TMDL requirements
-Familiar with Maryland Erosion & Sediment Control regulations
-Experience with leading field teams and managing projects
Salary:
How to Apply: Competitive salary and benefits package. EEO. Email cover letter, resume and references to Pamf@coastal-resources.net
Deadline:
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Posted: 6/5/2014 11:31:52 AM
Name of Company: Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF)
Location: Accokeek, MD
Position: Bridging the Watershed Coordinator
Start Date:
Job Duties: The Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF), a leading environmental education organization in the greater Washington, DC metro area is seeking an experienced, Program Coordinator for the Bridging the Watershed (BTW) program. BTW is an outreach education program for grades 6-12, of the Alice Ferguson Foundation, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and area schools, designed to promote student academic achievement, personal connections with the natural world, lifelong civic engagement, and environmental stewardship through hands-on curriculum-based outdoor studies in national parks and public lands. The individual is responsible for day-to-day operations and logistics of this middle and high school education program. This position supervises field educators and coordinates existing BTW programs and curricula. The BTW coordinator must efficiently collaborate with other coordinators and the education staff within the Alice Ferguson Foundation. This position reports to the Education Manager. The coordinator works to create and maintain relationships with parks, school systems, and other organizations as it relates to program needs for the BTW program. The Program Coordinator oversees the implementation of student evaluation and data and works with other AFF staff to ensure accurate data entry. The coordinator also serves as a field educator teaching students in national parks. The BTW Program Coordinator inventories and monitors field science equipment used by students. The successful candidate demonstrates flexibility, maturity, and a good track record of delegating tasks and supervising staff. Reliable transportation is a must. The Bridging the Watershed Coordinator is a full-time, permanent position with benefits and works within the greater Washington, DC metro area with an office at the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s main office in Accokeek, MD.
Minimum Qualifications:
-BA/BS in environmental science, environmental studies, education, natural sciences, natural resources/parks, or closely related field or significant related work experience
-At least 2 years of experience working in environmental education
-Proven experience in coordinating group logistics, programs, and scheduling
-Currently certified in adult First Aid/CPR (or willing to be certified)
-Subject to criminal background/fingerprinting check due to working with minors
-Comfort in working in natural, outdoor settings under varying weather conditions
-Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: To apply, email cover letter and resume to HR@fergusonfoundation.org. This announcement will remain active until the position is filled.
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Posted: 6/5/2014 11:29:28 AM
Name of Company: Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF)
Location: Maryland
Position: Job Opportunities The Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) is an environmental educational organization on the Potomac River, focused on connecting people to the natural world, sustainable agricultural practices and the cultural heritage of their local watershed through education, stewardship and advocacy. As a leader of watershed stewardship, it models innovative practices, outreach, partnerships, programs and events that are replicated nationally. Communications Coordinator Bridging the Watershed Coordinator Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) Educator Communications Coordinator
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Job Duties: The Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) seeks a dynamic, proven communications professional to coordinate the Foundation’s website content, social media presence, media relations, publications, and other outreach materials. AFF is an environmental educational non-profit focused on connecting people to the natural world, sustainable agricultural practices and the cultural heritage of their local watershed through education, stewardship and advocacy in the Washington DC metro region. The Communications Coordinator will integrate and coordinate all of AFF’s communication platforms with consistent messaging and branding by utilizing the Foundation’s website, social media channels, and print publications. The incumbent will also coordinate all media relations and outreach for AFF programs and events and execute an annual communications plan to strategically ensure the Foundation’s mission and initiatives are well understood and widely known. Coordination with partners on key initiative such as the Foundation’s Litter Prevention Public Service Campaign, Litter Enforcement Month, and a web-based platform for mapping citizen science data will be a key component of the job will be managing the Trash Network, an online volunteer database and data collection tool.
Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates will be self-starters with a demonstrated ability to create and post online content; draft and layout basic printed materials including outreach material, advertisements, activities, newsletters and annual reports; and a proven track record in media relations. A strong commitment to the environment and an understanding of the importance of communication as it relates to fundraising is a plus. Excellent oral, written, and solid relationship building skills are essential. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite are required. Experience working with HTML, a WordPress website, and Constant Contact is desired. Applicants should have a relevant Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 2-4 years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: To apply, email cover letter and resume to HR@fergusonfoundation.org. Applications will be accepted until June 13, 2014.
Deadline: 6/13/2014
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Posted: 6/1/2014
Name of Company: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Division, Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau
Location: New Hampshire
Position: Program Specialist II Position #42199
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Job Duties: The ideal candidate should be self-motivated with good communication (oral & written) and database skills (software, such as, Word®, Excel® and Oracle®). Strong technical ability in environmental sample analyses and experience with laboratory quality assurance/quality control practices is needed. This position requires training in analytical method assessments, flexibility in adapting to a variety of working conditions. Preference will be given to candidates with background or experience in environmental sample preparation & analysis (organics, metals, inorganics, radiochemistry, or toxicity testing). Knowledge of Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act and/or SW-846 analytical methods is necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for this position is a bachelor's degree with a major in environmental, biological, chemical or physical science field and three years of professional or paraprofessional experience in a state, federal or ISO 17025 accredited or certified environmental, biological, chemical or physical science laboratory with responsibility for program implementation, direct service delivery, planning or program evaluation. Education and experience may be interchanged as appropriate.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $38,434.50 - $45,220.50
How to Apply: For appointment consideration, Program Specialist II applicants must successfully participate in a structured interview measuring possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities identified as necessary for satisfactory job performance by this class specification. For further information on the responsibilities for this position, contact George (Bill) Hall, Lab Scientist IV at (603) 271-2998 or George.Hall@des.nh.gov.
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 9:59:08 AM
Name of Company: State of Hawai'i
Location: State of Hawaii Executive Branch
Position: AQUATIC BIOLOGIST III
Start Date:
Job Duties: Independently performs a limited range of professional fishery assignments; conducts underwater surveys of fishes; may direct the work of lower level personnel in limited projects or phases of major projects; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in marine biology, freshwater biology, ecology, zoology or a related biological science and which included a minimum of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in such courses as fisheries biology, ichthyology, limnology, biological oceanography, marine or freshwater ecology, invertebrate ecology or similar courses applicable to the field of aquatic biology.

Specialized Experience: One year of progressively responsible professional work experience in fishery or aquatic biology which involved the management, conservation, development, utilization and protection of aquatic resources, and/or scientific research dealing with aquatic resources and environment.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply (click link below).

Special Requirements:
A. For some positions, applicants must possess Advanced Open Water Diver (SCUBA) certification or a higher level SCUBA certification (e.g. rescue diver certification, master diver certification, etc.). Applicants must also pass a medical examination to determine their physical fitness for SCUBA diving, prior to appointment. In addition, the employee must obtain scientific diver certification within the probation period.
B. For some positions, applicants must be able to lift and carry objects weighing 40 to 60 lbs. unassisted, and up to 150 lbs. assisted by another person and/or use of equipment (e.g. hoisting equipment, hand truck), with or without reasonable accommodation.
C. A valid driver's license is required for some positions. For these positions, a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment.
NOTE: The vacancy in Halawa to Kalihi requires Advanced Open Water Diver or higher level SCUBA certification, lifting & carrying and a valid driver's license. The vacancy in Downtown requires a valid driver's license.
The information provided above represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $3,651 to $4,109 per month
How to Apply: Apply online here
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Posted: 3/13/2014 9:55:43 AM
Name of Company: State of Hawai'i
Location: State of Hawaii Executive Branch
Position: AQUATIC BIOLOGIST IV
Start Date:
Job Duties: Independently performs the full range of fishery research and management activities; supervises lower level fishery workers as assigned; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in marine biology, freshwater biology, ecology, zoology or a related biological science and which included a minimum of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in such courses as fisheries biology, ichthyology, limnology, biological oceanography, marine or freshwater ecology, invertebrate ecology or similar courses applicable to the field of aquatic biology.

Specialized Experience: Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience in fishery or aquatic biology which involved the management, conservation, development, utilization and protection of aquatic resources, and/or scientific research dealing with aquatic resources and environment.

At least one year of the required experience must have been comparable to the next lower level (i.e. Aquatic Biologist III) in the State service. The Aquatic Biologist III independently performs a limited range of professional fishery assignments; conducts underwater surveys of fishes; may direct the work of lower level personnel in limited projects or phases of major projects.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply (click link below).

Special Requirements:
A. For some positions, applicants must possess Advanced Open Water Diver (SCUBA) certification or a higher level SCUBA certification (e.g. rescue diver certification, master diver certification, etc.). Applicants must also pass a medical examination to determine their physical fitness for SCUBA diving, prior to appointment. In addition, the employee must obtain scientific diver certification within the probation period.
B. For some positions, applicants must be able to lift and carry objects weighing 40 to 60 lbs. unassisted, and up to 150 lbs. assisted by another person and/or use of equipment (e.g. hoisting equipment, hand truck), with or without reasonable accommodation.
C. A valid driver's license is required for some positions. For these positions, a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment.
NOTE: The immediate vacancy in Halawa to Kalihi requires Advanced Open Water Diver (SCUBA) certification, lifting/carrying objects and a valid driver's license.

The information provided above represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: Apply online here
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:51:43 AM
Name of Company: Carver County - Public Health & Environment
Location: Chaska Government Center, MN
Position: Seasonal Water Resources Intern
Start Date:
Job Duties: Under the direction of the Planning & Water Management Manager, this position will focus on assisting with the County's Water Quality Monitoring program. Inspecting water bodies, and watercraft for aquatic invasives. Collect and transport water samples from automated sampling stations, take grab samples in streams, sampling lakes, sampling groundwater, macro-invertebrate sampling and provide routine maintenance of associated equipment.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Inspecting water bodies, and watercraft for aquatic invasive species.
• Collecting and transporting various water samples.
• Assist with implementation of education activities including components of the County and Local Cities' MS4 permit requirements.
• Enter data and prepare reports as required by the Water Management Plan, grant reporting, TMDL implementation, MS4 permits or other required submittals.
• Other duties of a like or comparable nature as assigned.
•Mainly work in the field and will have to travel to local sampling areas.
Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED.
• Enrolled in Environmental Studies, Earth Sciences, Biology, Geography, or related field.
• Valid driver's license or evidence of mobility for the performance of job duties.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $8.00 - $10.00 Hourly
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:47:09 AM
Name of Company: City of Olympia - Public Works
Location: Olympia, WA
Position: Water Resources Engineer
Start Date:
Job Duties:
About the Position
The Olympia Public Works Department seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Water Resources Engineer. The selected individual will be responsible for providing an advanced level of technical expertise, project management and program administration within the context of utility-based water resource management. The Engineer will lead multiple complex and sensitive projects as part of a work group providing integrated planning, engineering, and program development services for City water-related utilities. The Engineer’s work will focus on drinking water and wastewater. Key responsibilities will include engineering analysis, project feasibility and scoping, policy implementation, field crew technical support, regulatory review and capital program management. The position does not involve detailed project design or wastewater treatment facility management.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:
● Fulfill responsibilities for initiating, leading and completing a variety of activities relating to utility engineering, planning, policy, financial and technical functions.
● Lead complex studies involving drinking water and wastewater resource interactions with the built environment. Interact with and help support the storm and surface water program as needed.
● Manage emerging investigations, analysis, and preparation of documents and reports on planning and technical issues as needed.
● Prepare and present information to City leadership, committees, community groups, and private organizations on complex and intricate issues.
● Support City regulatory staff in the technical review of development proposals.
● Work with a small team of engineering, technical and planning staff that support City water-related utility responsibilities
● Respond to public inquiries.
● Punctual, regular and reliable attendance is essential for successful job performance.
Minimum Qualifications:
General Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
● Knowledge of current principles, practices, methods and techniques of civil engineering, transportation engineering, natural resource management, water resource engineering, environmental sciences or related disciplines.
● Knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, computer modeling, soils, chemistry and environmental sciences.
● Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to environmental, water resource or natural resource issues.
● Knowledge of current construction methods, processes, materials, costs and cost estimating.
● Knowledge of budget preparation.
● Knowledge of engineering standards, methods, and practices used in water and other natural resource protection efforts.
● Skill in the use of spreadsheets, graphics, databases, word processing, project management software and in the operation of various engineering specific computer programs, such as SewerCAD, WaterCAD, Arcview, VoloView, MS Project and standard Microsoft Office products.
● Ability to work from general written and verbal instructions.
● Ability to interpret engineering plans, survey notes and legal descriptions.
● Ability to communicate technical information effectively, using various media.
● Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
● Ability to perform research, analysis and advanced computer modeling on complex civil engineering, transportation, environmental or water resource issues, problems, and data.
● Ability to clearly and accurately summarize and portray research information for technical and non-technical audiences.
● Ability to create and present technical information in data or graphic format.
● Ability to accurately complete assigned projects within time lines.
● Ability to communicate with groups of varying levels of technical sophistication in a courteous, tactful manner.
● Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
● Ability to perform complex engineering computations either manually or with the aid of computer or calculator.
● Ability to work cooperatively, productively, effectively, and successfully with others in a public service dedicated, customer centered, team-oriented environment, where open communication is the norm.
● Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others.

Experience/Education:
● Four year degree in an engineering field and three years of related experience required.
● Professional Engineer license preferred.

Special Requirements:
● Valid Washington State Driver's License required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $5,858.67 - $7,122.27 Monthly
How to Apply:
Apply on-line at:
http://olympiawa.gov/jobs. Submit a resume and cover letter by attaching them to your electronic application. The cover letter must be no more than two pages long and include specific examples of how you meet the Ideal Candidate Profile above. This position will remain open until filled. In order to be considered for the first round of interviews, please submit your application materials by 5 pm January 31, 2014. Only electronic applications are accepted.

Contact Information
If you have questions about the position and/or requirements, please contact Andy Haub, Interim Water Resources Director at 360.753.8475 or via email at ahaub@ci.olympia.wa.us
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:34:06 AM
Name of Company: Aurora Water
Location: Aurora, CO
Position: Water Conservation Specialist
Start Date:
Job Duties:
● Administers and develops the field team/customer service team.
● Promotes water conservation and educates customers on water conservation techniques and tips.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
● Administers field team/customer service program researches program alternatives.
● Develops standards, expectations and methodologies for residential indoor water audits and promotes efficiency within the field team.
● Coordinates meetings with homeowner associations, landscape contractors and the general citizenry in order to bring outdoor water systems into compliance.
● Schedules and coordinates work assignments for Program Specialist field staff.
● Reviews work activities, maintains records and prepares reports on conservation activities.
● Works with division supervisor to develop disciplinary guidelines for field staff.
● Completes special projects, provides training and instruction for water monitors in enforcement of the city’s Water Management Plan program guidelines.
● Prepares and makes presentations on a variety of educational and informational programs on water and water conservation.
● Develops calendar of activities
● Responds to water conservation and landscape conservation questions and inquiries
● Performs additional duties as assigned. This position is eligible for career progression.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in natural resources, education, or directly related field.

Experience: At least 1 year directly related experience including research and customer service. Prefer experience in water conservation or related field. A general knowledge of irrigation systems and water conservation programs and practices. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge: Knowledge of water conservation methodologies, Colorado or western water issues and teaching and educational training techniques preferred.

Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; prepare technical and non-technical documents; make public presentations to a wide variety of audiences; and develop promotional, informational, and educational programs. Multilingual preferred.

Skills: Strong interpersonal and communications skills. Must exhibit strong customer service skills. Proficient at Microsoft Office. Bilingual preferred but not required.

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required: Valid driver's license with good driving record. This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $39,160.16 - $64,614.57 Annually
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:20:02 AM
Name of Company: Department of Water Resources
Location: Gwinnett County, GA
Position: Division Director (Appointed)
Start Date:
Job Duties: This position holds an upper management classification and is responsible for managing a specific function or management group. Responsibilities include managing budgets, developing administrative and operational policies, procedures and programs necessary to conduct an effective oversight function and respond to regulatory and administrative requirements. Incumbents are considered the highest level in a business unit.
Minimum Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biology or closely related field;
● Eight years of progressively responsible experience, including two years experience as a manager;
● Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Knowledge and Skills
● Supervising and evaluating employees;
● Prioritizing and assigning work;
● Leadership and managerial principles;
● Developing, evaluating, recommending, and implementing programs, policies, processes and procedures;
● Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $77,405.00 Annually
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:15:30 AM
Name of Company: City of Olympia - Public Works
Location: Olympia, WA
Position: Director of Water Resources
Start Date:
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $7,408.27 - $9,006.40 Monthly
How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history directly to Marissa Karras by e-mail marissa@karrasconsulting.net or by fax 360-956-1348. This position will remain open until filled. In order to be considered for the first round of interviews, please submit your application materials by January 27, 2014.

Contact Information: If you have questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Marissa Karras at (360) 956-1336.
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:57:08 AM
Name of Company: San Diego International Airport
Location: San Diego International Airport, CA
Position: Environmental Affairs Intern
Start Date:
Job Duties: To assist in assigned departmental activities related to the operations of the particular department; the work assigned to the intern supplements the formal educational program of advanced college studies; duties may vary widely depending on the departmental needs.

The intern for the Environmental Affairs Department will spend their summer learning the ins and outs of what it takes to keep an Airport in compliance with environmental laws and regulations, through shadowing and hands on experience in the office and in the field.

Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to para-professional level work specific to the department's needs; the incumbents are required to exercise initiative in applying education and/or skills, work semi-independently, be resourceful and systematic in approach to various assignments and tasks; may be responsible for projects or be part of a project team.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC
Annual Stormwater Reporting: assist in preparation of stormwater reports by compiling data, analysis, report writing, proofing and editing. Stormwater Inspections: shadow staff during stormwater inspections. Construction Inspections: shadow staff during construction inspections and related meetings. Industrial Hygiene Inspections: shadow staff during industrial hygiene inspections and related meetings. Multi-Departmental and Multi-Jurisdictional Meetings: shadow staff as they attend meetings on various environmental topics. Dry Weather Stormwater Monitoring and Sampling: Work in the field and assist with monitoring and sampling activities. California Least Tern Tours: assist in coordination and conducting tours of the endangered California Least Tern nesting site on the airfield. E-Waste collection Events: assist in coordination and conducting on-site e-waste events. Green Flash E-Bulletin: research topics and draft educational bulletins on various environmental topics to be disseminated to employees. Additional Duties: support EAD staff on data tracking, reporting responsibilities, and other special projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Students currently enrolled in at least twelve (12) units at an accredited college may qualify.
2. Students in their final semester or quarter who need less than full- time enrollment to graduate with four (4) year degree need only be enrolled part-time in courses required for degree completion.
3. Educational major related to area of interest preferred.

***Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
Your application will not be considered without an attached copy of your transcript and writing sample (example: essay excerpt).

QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
1. Basic knowledge of a discipline that is considered valuable to the department.
2. Computer equipment and software applications related to assignments.

Ability to:
1. Maintain work related records and prepare reports using a computer.
2. Read and interpret typical business correspondence, reports and/or department policies.
3. Follow either written or oral instructions.
4. Work the schedule assigned.
5. Arrive and be ready for assignments on time.
6. Present ideas in a clear and effective manner.
7. Coordinate multiple activities.
8. Use initiative and judgment within established guidelines.
9. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
10.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work.
11.Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:54:40 AM
Name of Company: Southwest Florida Water Management District
Location: Tampa, FL
Position: Hydrologist 1
Start Date:
Job Duties: Professional-level technical, scientific, and administrative work using an understanding of natural and physical science in areas such as hydrology, geology, ecology and/or engineering. Conduct water use permitting and compliance activities. Gather, interpret, and utilize permittee water use, hydrologic or hydrogeologic data. Review and evaluate reports, permit applications, or other data for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with government rules and regulation.

Duties/Responsibilities
● Evaluates Water Use Permit (WUP) applica­tions ranging from simple to moderately complex.
Answers questions and performs activities relating to permitting review and compliance, and other resource regulation activities.
● Evaluates WUP applications related to agricultural, recreation/aesthetic, public supply, mining/dewatering, and industrial/commercial activities.
● Reviews water allocation and projection methodologies related to agricultural, recreation/aesthetic, public supply, mining/dewatering, and industrial/commercial permits.
● Participates in Regulation Division projects and other District projects associated with regulation activities.
● Provides guidance, peer review and training to field and compliance technicians. Assists regulation, executive, and legal staff in preparing for Board presentations and legal hearings.
● Observes, investigates and evaluates site conditions and operations related to WUPs and WUP applications, and reports the findings to the Manager and other appropriate staff.
● Writes and reviews draft technical memorandum and procedures or other technical documents.
● Provides input and feedback on department business processes currently in place and assists in the development and establishment of new business processes.
● Participates in District emergency management activities and other departmental activities and performs other duties as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
● A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, physical science or engineering is required. A valid driver license is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
● College-level coursework in hydrology, geology, or water-resource related courses preferred.
● Experience with the District’s Agricultural Water Use Program (AGMOD) is preferred.
● Experience in using personal computer with various software including Microsof
Salary: $39,894.40 Annually
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:23:50 AM
Name of Company: City of Abilene - Public Works
Location: Abilene, Texas
Position: Division Administrator - Stormwater Services
Start Date:
Job Duties: Under general direction, plan, organize, and direct all activities of the Stormwater Services Division. Develop and implement long term programs and projects as well as direct policies. Provide for the development and enforcement of rules, regulations, and policies as they pertain to Stormwater and floodplain management and development.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff. Salary: $55,000.00+DOE/Q per year
Examples of Duties
● Administration and oversight of the Stormwater Utility Fee Program.
● Administration of the City’s floodplain requirements.
● Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the Division of Stormwater Services, both quality and quantity control.
● Plan the work, programs, and projects for the division; review personnel and organizational problems and needs as appropriate.
● Plan the development of new facilities and programs as well as improvements to existing facilities and programs.
● Serve as a Public Works Department team member, providing technical advice to the Director of Public Works.
● Develop division budget; maintain budgetary controls.
● Represent the division/department before the City Council, various boards and commissions and when called upon, before various public committees or organizations. Acts as a liaison between Keep Abilene Beautiful and the Director of Public Works.
● Direct and supervise the planning, preparation, construction and inspection of engineered Stormwater projects.
● Plan, develop, and conduct public participation programs, activities and meetings.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of:
● Principles, practices, and methods of Stormwater quantity and quality issues.
● Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to Stormwater and floodplain management.
● Public management and administration principles and practices.
● Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
● Principles and procedures of recordkeeping and reporting.
● Principles and practices used in dealing with the public.
● Principles of budget preparation and control.
● Various agencies associated with Stormwater and floodplain management.
Skill to:
● Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to:
● Interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
● Plan, schedule and supervise engineering, construction and maintenance work.
● Prepare and maintain accurate and complete reports and records.
● Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
● Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
● Delegate authority and responsibility.
● Schedule and program work on a long term basis.
● Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Supplemental Information
Experience:
● Five years of progressively responsible experience in civil or environmental engineering preferred; experience in public administration, preferably in a public works or environmental field. Three years of supervisory or lead worker experience is required.
Education/Training:
● A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, environmental engineering, public administration or a related field.
License or Certificate:
● Engineering License in the State of Texas is preferred.
● Possession of (or ability to obtain within 12 months) an ASFPM Floodplain Manager certification.
Special Requirements:
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
● Ability to work in a standard office environment.
● Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, and twist.
● Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
● Exposure to cold, heat, and outdoors.
● Ability to travel to different sites.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $55,000.00 Annually
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:21:10 AM
Name of Company: Trident Technical College
Location: Charleston County, SC
Position: Adjunct Environmental Technology Instructor
Start Date:
Job Duties: The Division of Science and Mathematics is seeking adjunct instructors to teach varying schedules at a variety of locations, including weekend classes, using technology in instruction, and using a variety of teaching methods.
Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a master’s degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering or a master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in these areas.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience is preferred.
Salary:
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:12:29 AM
Name of Company: County of Kaua‘i
Location: ihue, Kauai, Hawaii
Position: Chief of Water Resources and Planning
Start Date:
Job Duties: Provides administrative and technical direction over activities of the Water Resources and Planning Division, and serves as the principal engineering specialist in providing consultative services in technical research and long-range planning of projects for the Department of Water.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the filing date of their application, unless otherwise specified.
Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks. Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours per week is equivalent to six months of experience. In addition, hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours per week is equivalent to one year, not one and one-half years.
Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering and six (6) years of professional civil engineering experience, two (2) years of which shall have included administrative experience.
License Required: Possession of a certificate of registration as a professional engineer in the State of Hawaii; and a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of civil engineering, including engineering theory and precedent application; laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to water resources, water systems, and waterworks; principles and practices of administration, budget planning, and policy development.
Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct the work of engineering and technical staff; develop major engineering work programs; work effectively with governmental units and the general public; prepare and review administrative and technical reports; address public meetings or other groups.
Health and Physical Condition Requirements: Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $6,592.00 Monthly
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/12/2014 12:01:13 PM
Name of Company: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Position: Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Start Date:
Job Duties: This position is that of Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). GLERL conducts high-quality ecosystem research, modeling, and prediction and provides scientific leadership on important issues in the Great Lakes leading to new knowledge, tools, approaches, awareness and services. The research and development focuses on investigations to improve our understanding and prediction of biological, chemical, physical and hydrological processes occurring in natural systems. Special emphasis is placed on developing ecosystem forecasts that help resource managers make decisions based on the best available science. Assistance is provided to resource managers and others in obtaining and applying the information and services developed by the Laboratory.
The Director of GLERL is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the operation of the Laboratory: providing general guidance to scientific group leaders; exploring new and promising lines of research; appraising the progress of missions; administering resources in accordance with priorities; and authorizing and conducting negotiations with other agencies for compatible scientific investigations. The Director is also responsible for providing expert scientific and technical direction to the conceptual development, implementation, and management of an integrated, interdisciplinary, efficient, and effective science program. The Director works with stakeholders to ensure the laboratory’s research is responsive to identified national and agency needs for the study of atmospheric, climate and environmental problems and its products and tools inform decision making. The Director reviews, analyzes, and evaluates new and existing plans, programs, and proposals for research initiatives submitted by project leaders within GLERL.
The incumbent, acting under the general guidance of the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Laboratories and Cooperative Institutes, OAR, is responsible for all operational aspects of GLERL, including scientific direction, financial management, budget development and justification, personnel management, and contract administration. Based upon the expressed requirements and justification of program leaders and the objectives established by the OAR Assistant Administrator and the two Deputy Assistant Administrators, the GLERL Director allocates, controls, and directs funds annually to maintain high quality programs and to effectively track NOAA’s present and future research requirements. The Director also plays a vital role in securing non-base funding support for GLERL programs.
As Director, GLERL, the incumbent has full responsibility for the implementation and direction of the following essential organizational functions and duties:
● Defines and directs targeted monitoring and research on ecosystem processes critical to understanding ecosystem structure and function for managing water quality, fisheries, and other ecosystem services in the Great Lakes.
● Leads a program of integrated physical and ecological modeling and forecasting and ensures that GLERL models and predicts the effects of biological, chemical, physical, and human-induced changes on ecosystems and their components at several temporal and spatial scales of most relevance to Great Lakes, coastal, and marine decision-making.
● Manages and oversees GLERL’s development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of new satellite remote sensing products, observation platforms, and instrumentation to continuously improve year-round observational capabilities in the Great Lakes.
● Directs an integrated program of outreach, education, and communication with the public and external partners and stakeholders, including—as appropriate--Congress.
● Directs the financial, administrative services, program planning and evaluation, technical, contractual oversight, information technology services, and safety, environmental compliance, and quality assurance of the laboratory.
● Leads collaborations with other agencies of the Government, international communities, and academia, particularly NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research (CILER). Serves as the technical liaison for GLERL/OAR/NOAA among top level scientists of other agencies in meetings leading to the identification of significant national and international research projects, the establishment of objectives, and enabling GLERL’s active participation in these activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
● Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
● Occasional travel may be required.
● Payment of relocation may be authorized.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must possess all of the mandatory Executive Core Qualifications and Professional/Technical Qualifications listed. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in managing a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and each of the mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reader to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory ECQs and/or PTQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp

NOTE: Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the ECQs but must address all mandatory PTQs.

Basic Educational Requirements:
A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
OR
B. Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Ideally the candidate should possess a doctoral degree or the equivalent level of education and experience with in-depth knowledge of physical, biological, or chemical sciences relevant to the Great Lakes.

Specialized Experience
Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year
How to Apply: See online at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363286800 Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. NOTE: ECQ and PTQ Documentation should be attached under "Writing Example One" and "Writing Example Two", respectively, once you have completed the online questionnaire. To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USA JOBS website at http://www.usajobs.gov. To begin, click the Apply Online button near the bottom of this screen and follow the prompts to register into your USA JOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USA JOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and click on "Application Status." Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue. If you have problems completing your on-line application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. For instructions on submitting your application in another format, please contact: DeJoun Taylor, Human Resource Assistant on 301-713-6333 or email at Dejoun.m.taylor@noaa.gov between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET no less than 24 hours before the posted announcement closing date.
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/12/2014 12:01:13 PM
Name of Company: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Position: Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Start Date:
Job Duties: This position is that of Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). GLERL conducts high-quality ecosystem research, modeling, and prediction and provides scientific leadership on important issues in the Great Lakes leading to new knowledge, tools, approaches, awareness and services. The research and development focuses on investigations to improve our understanding and prediction of biological, chemical, physical and hydrological processes occurring in natural systems. Special emphasis is placed on developing ecosystem forecasts that help resource managers make decisions based on the best available science. Assistance is provided to resource managers and others in obtaining and applying the information and services developed by the Laboratory. The Director of GLERL is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the operation of the Laboratory: providing general guidance to scientific group leaders; exploring new and promising lines of research; appraising the progress of missions; administering resources in accordance with priorities; and authorizing and conducting negotiations with other agencies for compatible scientific investigations. The Director is also responsible for providing expert scientific and technical direction to the conceptual development, implementation, and management of an integrated, interdisciplinary, efficient, and effective science program. The Director works with stakeholders to ensure the laboratory’s research is responsive to identified national and agency needs for the study of atmospheric, climate and environmental problems and its products and tools inform decision making. The Director reviews, analyzes, and evaluates new and existing plans, programs, and proposals for research initiatives submitted by project leaders within GLERL. The incumbent, acting under the general guidance of the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Laboratories and Cooperative Institutes, OAR, is responsible for all operational aspects of GLERL, including scientific direction, financial management, budget development and justification, personnel management, and contract administration. Based upon the expressed requirements and justification of program leaders and the objectives established by the OAR Assistant Administrator and the two Deputy Assistant Administrators, the GLERL Director allocates, controls, and directs funds annually to maintain high quality programs and to effectively track NOAA’s present and future research requirements. The Director also plays a vital role in securing non-base funding support for GLERL programs. As Director, GLERL, the incumbent has full responsibility for the implementation and direction of the following essential organizational functions and duties: -Defines and directs targeted monitoring and research on ecosystem processes critical to understanding ecosystem structure and function for managing water quality, fisheries, and other ecosystem services in the Great Lakes. -Leads a program of integrated physical and ecological modeling and forecasting and ensures that GLERL models and predicts the effects of biological, chemical, physical, and human-induced changes on ecosystems and their components at several temporal and spatial scales of most relevance to Great Lakes, coastal, and marine decision-making. -Manages and oversees GLERL’s development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of new satellite remote sensing products, observation platforms, and instrumentation to continuously improve year-round observational capabilities in the Great Lakes. -Directs an integrated program of outreach, education, and communication with the public and external partners and stakeholders, including—as appropriate--Congress. -Directs the financial, administrative services, program planning and evaluation, technical, contractual oversight, information technology services, and safety, environmental compliance, and quality assurance of the laboratory. -Leads collaborations with other agencies of the Government, international communities, and academia, particularly NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research (CILER). Serves as the technical liaison for GLERL/OAR/NOAA among top level scientists of other agencies in meetings leading to the identification of significant national and international research projects, the establishment of objectives, and enabling GLERL’s active participation in these activities.
Minimum Qualifications: -Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. -Occasional travel may be required. -Payment of relocation may be authorized. To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must possess all of the mandatory Executive Core Qualifications and Professional/Technical Qualifications listed. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in managing a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and each of the mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reader to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory ECQs and/or PTQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications athttp://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp. NOTE: Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the ECQs but must address all mandatory PTQs. Basic Educational Requirements: A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR B. Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Ideally the candidate should possess a doctoral degree or the equivalent level of education and experience with in-depth knowledge of physical, biological, or chemical sciences relevant to the Great Lakes. Specialized Experience Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year
How to Apply: See online at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363286800 Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. NOTE: ECQ and PTQ Documentation should be attached under "Writing Example One" and "Writing Example Two", respectively, once you have completed the online questionnaire. To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USA JOBS website at http://www.usajobs.gov. To begin, click the Apply Online button near the bottom of this screen and follow the prompts to register into your USA JOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USA JOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and click on "Application Status." Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue. If you have problems completing your on-line application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. For instructions on submitting your application in another format, please contact: DeJoun Taylor, Human Resource Assistant on 301-713-6333 or email at Dejoun.m.taylor@noaa.gov between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET no less than 24 hours before the posted announcement closing date.
Deadline: