ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER I WATER MGT
Division Chief, Western Division
|Department||MDE - Water and Science Administration (WSA)|
|Date Opened||11/16/2023 09:59:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/30/2023 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$73,787.00 - $118,953.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Olivia Finley|
The Maryland Department of the Environment is charged with protecting and preserving the State's air, water, and land resources and safeguarding the environmental health of all Maryland’s citizens. The Agency’s mission is to protect and restore the environment for the health and well-being of all Marylanders with a vision of healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities and ecosystems in Maryland.
If you are looking for an exciting career committed to helping the environment for all Marylanders, please apply to become part of MDE’s workforce. MDE offers competitive pay, great benefits, opportunities to telework, as well as opportunities for advancement and professional growth – MDE offers you a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e., vacation, sick leave), state pension, and supplemental retirement options (i.e., 401k, 457b etc.). MDE headquarters facility offers free parking, a food court, and a gym.
Position open to permanent and contractual employees of the Maryland Department of the Environment only. This position is located at MDE's Frostburg and Hagerstown Field Offices.
Main Purpose of Job
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including 30 credit hours in engineering or the biological, environmental or physical sciences.
Experience: Three years of experience supervising a professional staff or as a project supervisor in the Water Management field of work.
1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in engineering, public administration or law as related to environmental health on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Applicants may substitute registration as an Environmental Sanitarian or as a Professional Engineer for the required education.
3. Applicants may substitute one additional year of experience in engineering, public administration or law related to environmental health for the 30 credit hours of required education.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher 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.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:
- Prior experience supervising technical and administrative personnel.
- Strong interpersonal, leadership, planning and organizational skills.
- Strong written and oral communication skills to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders, including permittees, environmental groups, the public, federal and local governments, and other State agencies.
- Technical experience applying State and federal laws and regulations, such as the Clean Water Act, NPDES permits, wetlands and waterway construction, water quality and other science-based permits, laws, and regulations.
- Experience with administrative, civil, and criminal legal processes and working with the Office of the Attorney General.
- Experience using ETS and ETS reporting to track activities.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS (Click ctrl+link to view all benefits)
PERSONAL LEAVE - New State employees are awarded six (6) personal leave days annually (prorated based on start date)
ANNUAL LEAVE - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year.
SICK LEAVE – fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year.
PARENTAL LEAVE – up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.
HOLIDAYS – State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year.