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REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE ENGINEER/ARCHITECT SENIOR

Unit Lead

Recruitment #18-004593-0004

Introduction

The Water and Science Administration, Water Supply Program/Engineering & Technical Assistance Division  is recruiting for a Regulatory Compliance Engineer Senior. This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting cert list will be in effect for at least one year. 

This position is open to current permanent and contractual employees within the Maryland Department of the Environment.

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Water and Science Administration

Water Supply Program/ Engineering & Technical Assistance Division

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of this position is to lead and provide guidance to the Water Supply Program/Engineering & Technical Assistance Division Section staff. The incumbent in this position will be responsible for the performance of sanitary surveys, report preparation, water treatment evaluations and design review, and will provide technical assistance to community and non-community public water systems in the State of Maryland with the intent to secure safe, reliable, and adequate public water supply which complies with State and federal laws and regulations.

The incumbent of this position will inspect water treatment plants that may involve exposure to hazardous chemicals such chlorine and sodium hydroxide and commonly used chemicals and will be required to wear protective equipment such as goggles, gloves, mask during site inspections. The work to be perform will involve physical demands and the incumbent will have to climb ladders to access certain areas located in the water treatment plants, storage, or pumping areas.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Three years of engineering or architectural experience in pollution control, waste remediation, resource conservation, environmental protection, or public health and safety to ensure regulatory or quality compliance with engineering/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 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 up to one year of 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 educational requirement and one year of 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:

  • Experience working with public drinking water systems
  • Experience with design or design review of water treatment plants
  • Emergency response experience

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This position is open to current permanent and contractual employees within the Maryland Department of the Environment.

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 and 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 applicants who 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, Better, or 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. Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences. 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.

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. 

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:18-004593-0004

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

Office: 410-537-3105 

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.