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Water Manager

Recruitment #22-003296-0001


The Maryland Military Department offers free parking for employees. This Agency works on a compressed work schedule 6:30 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday thru Friday.  This position is eligible for a Hybrid Telework schedule.  Come join a dynamic team of State employees that supports the Maryland National Guard, their mission and the other State employees of the Maryland Military Department.




5th Regiment Armory

29th Division St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The position of Clean Water Act/Safe Drinking Water Act Manager has Maryland Army National Guard (MDARNG) site statewide impact with responsibility for planning, directing, developing, implementing and promoting the activities of all aspects of Clean Water Act (CWA)/Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) at all MDARNG sites. The incumbent acts as a technical advisor to the Adjutant General of Maryland and the MDARNG in matters pertaining to environmental topics and as a statewide project manager of CWA/SDWA related topics. This incumbent works as the environmental assessment principle who provides an on-site assessment capability for Maryland Army National Guard installations and sites supported with Federal and State funds. Functions include monitoring Maryland Army National Guard Environmental Programs and insuring adherence to federal, state, NGB, local environmental laws, polices and regulatory guidance. This position also supervises environmental personnel.

The incumbent functions as the Environmental Point Of Contact (POC) for certain assigned MDARNG sites, as defined on the most current version of the MDARNG site Environmental POC map. The incumbent will provide oversight, technical advising and/or act as a liaison, facilitating communication between the site personnel or appropriate contact to the applicable environmental topics project manager in the case where the incumbent is not. 


The incumbent will function as the Statewide Project Manager or assist the Statewide Project Manager, ultimately responsible for all applicable MDARNG sites statewide, for compliance to federal, state, NGB, local environmental laws, policies, regulatory guidance. The incumbent will develop/ provide/ enter/ensure proper record keeping, submit required reporting, registrations and project funding budget requirements for the following topics listed below:

-Clean Water Act (including but not limited to all MS4 permits, Chesapeake Bay data call, NPDES, CZMA/Tidal management, sanitary and storm water permits)


-Safe Drinking Water Act (including but not limited to all drinking well water permits/ testing/reporting and PFAS testing/reporting)


      -Environmental Management System (EMS) and Environmental SOP


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of professional experience in research, analysis and evaluation of natural and human ecological or environmental resources.


1. Candidates may substitute possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the biological sciences, the physical sciences, the social sciences or the area of cultural resources for one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute possession of a Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in the biological sciences, the physical sciences, the social sciences or the area of cultural resources for two years of the required experience.

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


One year of experience analyzing water quality testing results for an organization

One year of experience conducting research 

One year of experience or knowledge of field surveys

One year of experience writing reports

One year of supervisory experience


Employees must be able to successfully complete an Agency and Federal background check.


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


Some positions in this classification are assigned duties which will require the applicants to be examined by a physician. After an offer of employment, applicants for such positions will be given a medical examination to certify the ability to perform the essential job functions.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the 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.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the closing date.



Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

MD Military Department

ATTN: Angela Stokes

29th Division St., Rm B10

Baltimore, MD 21201 Currently teleworking so email would be best accepted.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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


Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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

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