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REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE ENGINEER/ARCHITECT II

PROJECT MANAGER

Recruitment #18-004591-0004

Introduction

The This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).  This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only.  The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year.  Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Land and Materials Administration

Biosolids Division

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent of this position will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating engineering designs and specifications, operation and maintenance plans, Nutrient Management Plans (NMP), and other technical and scientific information required by the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) in support of Sewage Sludge Utilization Permit applications for compliance with State laws and regulations, and MDE procedures, policies, and guidelines to ensure the protection of public health and the environment. The incumbent will also prepare Sewage Sludge Utilization Permits.    

The incumbent of this position will perform site visits activities at wastewater treatment plants and sewage sludge utilization which may involve potential exposure to hazardous conditions such as offensive odors, gases, chemical, biological, or pathological hazards. In addition, natural biological hazards, such as ticks, rats, snakes, dogs and other wild animals may be encountered. During site visits protective equipment is required and may include steel toe shoes, goggles, gloves, mask, and helmet.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of engineering or architectural experience in pollution control, waste remediation, resource conservation, environmental protection, or public health and safety to ensure regulatory compliance with engineering or architectural standards, practices, principles and methods.

Notes:

1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with at least 20 credits in engineering and two years performing engineering or architectural work in pollution control, waste remediation, resource conservation, environmental protection, public health and safety, or related areas may be substituted for the engineering degree.

2. A Master’s degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.  

3. Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements may be substituted for the required education and experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Engineering and Architecture classifications or Engineering and Architecture specialty codes in the Environmental field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

Engineering degree in one of the following disciplines:

  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Environmental
  • Mechanical  

It is also preferred that the selected candidate has the following: 

  • Experience related to environmental regulations, environmental compliance, or environmental enforcement;
  • Experience related to the sewage sludge industry.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in twenty-four hours a day, and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached or carry an electronic device.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum /selective/preferred qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Applicants that meet the qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for consideration of an interview/selection.  Only those candidates that demonstrate, in their applications, the required qualifications will be deemed qualified and referred.  

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process.  The assessment will be a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of this position.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified and placed on the cert list for at least one year. This list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. 

Education credentials and experience verification will be completed by the Appointing Authority.  If you are scheduled to complete an education or licensing requirement within six months of the examination, you may participate in the examination process, if one is required.  Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences.

The MD Department of the Environment does not sponsor individuals in the application of the H-1B Visa.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply.  For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

It is STRONGLY preferred that you apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and reference number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the state application.

You may email required documentation, transcripts and addendums to Olivia.finley@maryland.gov or fax to 410-537-3966.

Olivia Finley, Recruitment and Examination Division

Office of Human Resources

MDE Reference Number:18-004591-0004

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

Office: 410-537-3105 Fax: 410-537-3966

The MD State Application Form can be found online.  

PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.