NATURAL RESOURCES PLANNER III
Limited to applicants willing to work on the Eastern Shore of MD
|Department||MDE - Water and Science Administration (WSA)|
|Date Opened||4/12/2019 08:47:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||4/26/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$45,123-$58,430 w/progression to $72,030. State salary guidelines apply to State Employees|
|HR Analyst||Tammy Lewis|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Department of the Environment
Water Management Administration
Wetlands & Waterways Program/Nontidal Wetlands Division
201 Baptist Street, Salisbury MD 21801
Main Purpose of Job
The mission of the Water Management Administration of the Maryland Department of the Environment is to restore and maintain the quality of the State's ground and surface waters, protect wetland habitats and manage the utilization of Maryland's mineral resources throughout the State.
This position functions as a nontidal wetland reviewer of projects proposing to impact nontidal wetlands and/or the nontidal wetland buffer. The incumbent of this position reviews applications for projects located across the State.
The position is guided by the requirements and mandates established in the Nontidal Wetlands Protection Act and Nontidal Wetlands Regulations and the Water Quality Certification requirements of the Water Quality Regulations. In this capacity, the incumbent prepares permit decisions, represents the Department in a variety of forums; provides guidance to consultants and applicants on nontidal wetland policies, regulations and procedures; and, coordinates with other government agencies, other levels of government and the general public. The incumbent of this position will be required to drive a state vehicle. Employees are required to maintain a valid driver's license in the State of Maryland with no more than 5 points on their current driving record in order to drive a state vehicle. Employees in the position must be willing to accept employment on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Site visits may be conducted in all kinds of inclement weather in waterways. Site visits may also include walking on uneven terrain such as traversing steep slopes and stream banks that may result in falling. Exposure exists to insect bites/stings, poisonous plants, chiggers, "seed" ticks, snakes, and wild and domesticated animals. The incumbent may be exposed to tick bites which are hazardous due to the potential for Lyme Disease or other diseases. During cold weather months protective clothing is required on land and on the water. When necessary, rain gear, and waterproof boots are required as well as protective bug sprays.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:
- GIS Experience;
- Project Management Experience;
- Ability to work efficiently, independently, and able to review assembled multi-disciplinary information as it pertains to rendering a permitting decision for proposed impacts to wetlands, waterways, and their functions/values on the Eastern Shore of Maryland;
- Environmental field experience, preferably on the Atlantic Coastal Plain (e.g., performing wetland delineation and/or site assessment, familiarity with soils, plants, and hydrology characteristics of the region).
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
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 employment 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., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire
The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:
Tammy Lewis, Recruitment and Examination Division
Office of Human Resources, MDE Reference Number: 19-002309-0002
1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230
If you 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.410-537-3130/email: email@example.com/Fax:410-537-3966
PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
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