Stormwater Careers

Current Stormwater openings:

Washington State

Hood Canal Coordinating Council Is Hiring

POSITION: Salmon Recovery Specialist

SUMMARY: This position is posted as a regular, full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position. Strong candidates who desire fewer hours (minimum 0.50 FTE, 20 hours per week) will also be considered (compensation package would be adjusted as appropriate). Please indicate in your cover letter if you are interested in a part-time position and the number of hours desired.
The Salmon Recovery Specialist will report to the Executive Director.
Note: HCCC currently has two job announcements posted, with some overlapping skills and responsibilities. Please look at both the Salmon Recovery Specialist and the Watershed Project Coordinator position descriptions and apply to the one for which you feel you are best suited. 

SALARY RANGE: $26.00 - $31.00 hourly

DEPARTMENT: Hood Canal Coordinating Council

LOCATION: Poulsbo, WA


CLOSING: 12/9/2018


Hood Canal Coordinating Council Is Hiring

POSITION: Watershed Project Coordinator

SUMMARY: This position is posted as a regular, full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position. Strong candidates who desire fewer hours (minimum 0.50 FTE, 20 hours per week) will also be considered (compensation package would be adjusted as appropriate). Please indicate in your cover letter if you are interested in a part-time position and the number of hours desired.
The Watershed Project Coordinator will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Watershed Program Coordinator.
Note: HCCC currently has two job announcements posted, with some overlapping skills and responsibilities. Please look at both the Watershed Project Coordinator and the Salmon Recovery Specialist position descriptions and apply to the one for which you feel you are best suited. 

SALARY RANGE: $24.90 - $26.00 hourly

DEPARTMENT: Hood Canal Coordinating Council

LOCATION: Poulsbo, WA


CLOSING: 12/9/2018


Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 4)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology has an exciting opportunity for an environmental professional looking to be a part of our Water Quality Program in Vancouver, WA. If you want to join a team working to protect, restore, and enhance Washington's waters, this may be the job for you.
The Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 4) position serves as a senior environmental specialist, ensuring that construction sites comply with water quality requirements. 
We are looking for applicants who want to combine their strong communication skills with technical knowledge in order to work collaboratively with private industry, other government agencies, tribes, and the public to achieve Ecology's mission of protecting, preserving, and enhancing Washington's environment for future generations.
As an agency, we invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.

SALARY RANGE: $50,004.00 - $65,580.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Clark County - Vancouver, WA


CLOSING: Continuous 


City of Kirkland Is Hiring

POSITION: Surface Water Program Supervisor

SUMMARY: The Surface Water Program Supervisor supervises a professional staff of engineers, planners, scientists, education/outreach specialists, and other surface water program staff to address the City's surface water management goals for water quality improvement, infrastructure maintenance, flood reduction, and aquatic habitat protection. Manages the implementation of the City's NPDES permit to ensure compliance with federal and State regulations, and administers Kirkland Municipal Code sections relating to surface water management. Responsible for achieving the surface water management group's work program. Assists with surface water management policy analysis, development, and interpretation. Oversees projects and programs within the work group. 

SALARY RANGE: $7,752.00 - $10,002.00 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Kirkland, WA


CLOSING: Continuous 


Thurston County Is Hiring

POSITION: Water Resources Division Manager

SUMMARY: The Thurston County Public Works Department, located in Olympia, Washington, is seeking an experienced Water Resources Division Manager. This position is a direct report to the Public Works Director and responsible for the overall management of the Water Resources Division which consists of the Storm and Surface Water Utility, the Noxious Weed and Lake District Management programs, three water utilities, and four sewer utilities.
The Water Resources Division Manager is also involved in the management of stormwater and water resource programs; flood programs watershed planning, capital facilities planning , project identification, studies, design, construction, and operations and maintenance. Provides administrative oversight of the Thurston County Drainage Design and Erosion Control Manual; implements the requirements of the state issued municipal stormwater permit and the Environmental Monitoring Program. 

SALARY RANGE: $6,997.00 - $9,329.00 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: CPED/Water Resources

LOCATION: Clark County - Vancouver, WA


CLOSING: 11/12/2018 11:59 PM Pacific


Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 4)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology has an exciting opportunity for an environmental professional looking to be a part of our Water Quality Program in Vancouver, WA. If you want to join a team working to protect, restore, and enhance Washington's waters, this may be the job for you.
The Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 4) position serves as a senior environmental specialist, ensuring that construction sites comply with water quality requirements.
We are looking for applicants who want to combine their strong communications skills with technical knowledge in order to work collaboratively with private industry, other government agencies, tribes, and the public to achieve Ecology's mission of protecting, preserving and enhancing Washington's environment for future generations.
As an agency, we invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.

SALARY RANGE: $50,004.00 - $65,580.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Clark County - Vancouver, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


Skagit County Is Hiring

POSITION: Section Manager - Surface Water Management

SUMMARY: Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Surface Water Management Section. Directly supervises the preparation and implementation of various plans and projects related to stormwater, flood hazard management, and salmon recovery activities within Skagit County. This position will support design and analysis for river and floodplain management projects and programs.

SALARY RANGE: $72,280.00 - $96,137.60 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Skagit County Public Works Department

LOCATION: Skagit County - Mount Vernon, WA


CLOSING: Continuous 


The Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Stormwater Grants Financial Specialist (Environmental Specialist 3)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is recruiting for a Stormwater Grants Financial Specialist (Environmental Specialist 3) in the Water Quality Program. The position provides support for the Water Quality Program by providing excellent technical and financial assistance to applicants and recipients of water quality grants and loans for stormwater and non-point improvement projects. This position is located in our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA.

We are looking for applicants who are well organized, possess excellent people skills and the ability to work with a diverse audience while handling competing priorities. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Basic stormwater management and grant management experience is highly desirable.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.

SALARY RANGE: $43,104 - $56,580 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA


CLOSING: October 3, 2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific


City of Federal Way Is Hiring

POSITION: Water Quality & NPDES Permit Program Coordinator

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Surface Water Manager, plan, organize and manage the daily activities of the Water Quality Section within the Surface Water Management Division. This position is responsible for developing and implementing water quality programs and projects, supervising assigned staff; obtaining funding from state and federal sources, managing the water quality section budget. Water Quality Program coordination and administration include: Surface Water Quality Monitoring, Nonpoint and Point Source Pollution Control, Water Quality Emergency Response, regional coordination and participation in surface water quality research, planning and technical review. The Water Quality Coordinator is also responsible for coordination of the City's NPDES Phase II permit, including management of permit implementation within City Departments and Public Works, annual submission of permit report, and tracking of permit compliance. This position will function as an enforcement official.

SALARY RANGE: $5,821 - $7,372/month

DEPARTMENT: Public Works Department

LOCATION: Federal Way, WA


CLOSING: October 19, 2018 at 5:00 PM

 
Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Senior Water Quality Inspector (Environmental Specialist 5)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is looking for a Senior Water Quality Inspector in our Water Quality Program. This position, located at our Northwest Regional Office in Bellevue, WA, is the program's expert in industrial stormwater permit implementation, compliance assurance, and refinement, with a focus on the Duwamish River. We are looking for applicants who are experts in the area of stormwater management at industrial and construction sites and have extensive experience working independently with permittees and other stakeholders to resolve complex water quality compliance issues. As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. 

SALARY RANGE: $57,984.00 - $76,092.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: King County – Bellvue, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


 WSDOT Is Hiring

POSITION: Stormwater Monitoring and Research Coordinator - Transportation Planning Specialist 4

SUMMARY: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Environmental Services Office (ESO) is currently seeking a Stormwater Monitoring and Research Coordinator to work out of our Tumwater, WA office. You will be responsible for the collection, management, and reporting of quality stormwater monitoring data to comply with WSDOT's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Stormwater Permit requirements, while meeting the objectives of ESO and the mission of the agency.

SALARY RANGE: $64,008.00 - $86,076.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Transportation

LOCATION: Thurston County – Tumwater, WA


CLOSING: 9/11/2018 11:59 PM Pacific


Department of ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Senior Water Quality Inspector (Environmental Specialist 5)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is looking for a Senior Water Quality Inspector in our Water Quality Program. This position, located at our Northwest Regional Office in Bellevue, WA, is the program's expert in industrial stormwater permit implementation, compliance assurance, and refinement, with a focus on the Duwamish River.

    We are looking for applicants who are experts in the area of storm water management at industrial and construction sites and have extensive experience working independently with permittees and other stakeholders to resolve complex water quality compliance issues.

SALARY RANGE: $57,984.00 - $76,092.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: King County – Bellevue, WA

APPLY HERE: Senior Water Quality Inspector (Environmental Specialist 5)

CLOSING: Continuous



Department of ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Puget Sound Nonpoint Pollution Implementation & Outreach Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology has an exciting opportunity for an environmental professional looking to be a part of our Water Quality Program in Lacey, WA. If you want to join a team working to protect, restore, and enhance Washington's waters, this may be the job for you.

The Puget Sound Nonpoint Pollution Implementation and Outreach Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) is a senior environmental specialist responsible for developing and implementing nonpoint pollution reduction strategies associated with large scale water quality improvement initiatives in the Puget Sound, such as the Puget Sound Nutrient Reduction Project. This position will also assist the Watershed Management Section in providing public outreach activities by building community relationships and serving as the section's web editor.

SALARY RANGE: $50,004.00 - $65,580.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Dept. of Ecology


CLOSING: Continuous


The EPA is seeking recent graduates with Masters degrees for Paid Internship

POSITION: Water Quality, Watershed Protection and Restoration Programs

SUMMARY: This opportunity will provide the participant with exposure to a broad range of technical and policy issues surrounding watershed protection and restoration programs. The participant will be trained in the various components of EPA's water quality programs, observe how the programs fit together to support EPA's water quality goals and reporting requirements, learn how EPA informs and engages with its broad range of stakeholders, and gain experience in program development and implementation.  The participant will learn about TMDLs (watershed restoration plans), the nonpoint source pollution control program (Clean Water Act 319), impaired and threatened waterbodies (Clean Water Act 303d list), and coastal nonpoint pollution control program (Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments, Section 6217). The participant also may learn about other water quality programs in the Office of Water and Watersheds including water quality standards, drinking water, water quality permits, watershed restoration and protection, tribal relations with respect to water quality.

Applicants should have received a master’s degree in environmental science, engineering, chemistry, biology or related degree within five years of the starting date, or completion of all requirements for the degree should be expected prior to the starting date.

The online applications will be reviewed when they are complete (includes résumé, two professional references, and transcript). The desired start date is September 2018.

This program is administered the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). For general information about the ORISE program, go to http://orise.orau.gov/epa/

SALARY RANGE:

DEPARTMENT:

LOCATION: Bellevue, WA

APPLY HERE: Internship

CLOSING: Sept, 2018

Dept. Of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Municipal Stormwater Permit Implementation Planner (Environmental Planner 3) 

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is looking for a Municipal Stormwater Permit Implementation Planner (Environmental Planner 3) in our Water Quality Program, located at our Northwest Regional Office in Bellevue, WA.

This position develops policies, procedures, and standards of adequacy for municipal stormwater permit-related policies and efforts.

We are looking for applicants with expertise in water quality-related planning and implementation, experience developing, planning, and coordinating stormwater programs, and the ability to communicate with a diverse stakeholder group.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or our blog.

SALARY RANGE: $51,504.00 - $67,584.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: King County - Bellevue, WA

APPLY HERE: Municipal Stormwater Permit Implementation Planner (Environmental Planner 3)

CLOSING: Continuous



Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Communications Manager - Water Quality Program (Communications Consultant 5) 

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is seeking an experienced communications strategist and media relations professional to join one of the most respected communications teams in state government.

We support agency leadership and lead strategic communications, public information and environmental outreach efforts. We develop and lead communications planning for high-profile, complex environmental issues affecting our entire state.

We're leaders when it comes to sharing information with news media, on the web and through social media. We're always looking for new ways to share our stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or our blog.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.
 
SALARY RANGE: $58,284.00 - $76,464.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA

APPLY HERE: Communications Manager - Water Quality Program (Communications Consultant 5)

CLOSING: Continuous



City Of Puyallup Is Hiring

POSITION: Civil Engineer - Journey Level

SUMMARY:
 The priority application date is June 13, 2018, and the posting may close upon receipt of a qualified pool of candidates. 

This position will provide professional and administrative work in the Stormwater section of the Office of the City Engineer. Employees in this classification are responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the work of their respective division. Careful attention to detail is required to ensure that projects are completed on time and that work meets professional engineering standards and federal/state requirements. Frequent and considerable contact is maintained with engineering consultants, contractors, state and federal agency representatives, Council members, division personnel, and the public. Work is performed primarily in an office setting with occasional visits to construction sites in the field.

SALARY RANGE: $79,032.00 - $101,160.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Office of the City Engineer

LOCATION: Puyallup, WA

APPLY HERE: Civil Engineer - Journey Level

CLOSING: Continuous



Department of Ecology is hiring

POSITION: Stormwater Compliance Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) 

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is recruiting for a Stormwater Compliance Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) in the Water Quality Program as part of our Northwest Region in Bellingham, WA. If you like working with a diverse audience of local businesses, contractors and environmental stewards, are a good communicator, and like working in a vibrant field office, this may be a great opportunity for you.

This position works out of Ecology's Bellingham Field Office serving as senior water quality inspector for Construction, Industrial, Sand and Gravel, and Boatyard Stormwater NPDES permits. This position ensures that permitted operators adhere to state permit regulations to protect water quality, primarily in Whatcom County.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. Our work ensures that state waterssupport beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.

SALARY RANGE: $49,020.00 - $64,296.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Whatcom County - Bellingham, WA

APPLY HERE: Stormwater Compliance Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)

CLOSING: Continuous



City Of Tumwater Is Hiring

POSITION: Water Resources Educator 

SUMMARY: This recruitment will be open until the position is filled. First review of applications will start June 15th.

Under general supervision develops, manages, or assists with stormwater and water resources projects including stream and habitat protection and enhancement, reduction of pollutant sources, water conservation, public education, involvement, and outreach.

Receives general direction and spot check supervision by superior. Supervision of employees in lower classifications and volunteers may be required.

SALARY RANGE: $4382.00 - 5342.00 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Tumwater, WA

APPLY HERE: Water Resources Educator

CLOSING: Continuous



The Department Of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Construction Stormwater General Permit Writer (Environmental Specialist 4) 

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is recruiting for a Construction Stormwater General Permit Writer (Environmental Specialist 4) in the Water Quality Program, located in our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA. 

This position has a direct impact protecting Washington's water to sustain healthy watersheds and communities through implementation of the Construction Stormwater General Permit (CSWGP), implementation of the CESCL Program, and contaminated construction site review. 

We are looking for applicants that are team oriented and can provide technical assistance both inside Ecology and to external stakeholders in a professional manner. Strong candidates will have a blend of skills and experience with developing and implementing regulations, engineering and communicating with s diverse audience. 

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Wsahington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.

SALARY RANGE: $49,020.00 - $64,296.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA
POSITION: Nonpoint Source Pollution and TMDL Policy Lead (Environmental Planner 4) 

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology has an exciting opportunity for an environmental professional looking to be a part of our Water Quality Program in Lacey, WA. If you want to join a team working to protect, restore, and enhance Washington's waters, this may be the job for you.

The Nonpoint Source Pollution and TMDL Policy Lead (Environmental Planner 4) is the senior planner responsible for the overall management of the federal Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Program, and providing policy support for the TMDL Program. In this position you will have the opportunity to help the state protect clean water by developing major policy initiatives which guide the implementation of the Nonpoint and TMDL programs.

We are looking for applicants who want to use their knowledge of the Clean Water Act and Washington's Water Quality laws to direct and implement policy changes to improve and protect water quality in Washington State.

As an agency, we invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.

SALARY RANGE: $56,844.00 - $74,604.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA
POSITION: Water Resources/Civil Engineering Intern

SUMMARY: Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees--16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multi-billion dollar company with local, client focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Tetra Tech is currently seeking an Engineering student intern for our Seattle, WA office to support water resources and civil engineering projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. The ideal candidate will possess education and a desire to gain applied experience in engineering and scientific methods and techniques related to water resources management.


SCHEDULE: Part-time

LOCATION: Seattle, WA

APPLY HERE: 

 https://tetratech.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=17800000282

CLOSING: Continuous



The Department Of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Municipal Stormwater Grant Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) (In-Training)

SUMMARY:The Department of Ecology is recruiting for a Municipal Stormwater Grant Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) (In-Training) in the Water Quality Program. This position provides guidance to grant and loan recipients in order to help with planning, construction, and implementation of environmental protection projects and is located in our Southwest Regional Office in Lacey, WA.

We are looking for applicants who want to combine communication and technical skills to work with our grant and loan partners to protect and restore waterbodies. By working with local governments to implement the agency's grant/loan programs, evaluate applications, and manage financial assistance contracts, this position plays an instrumental role in preventing stormwater pollution and protecting ground and surface waters. Work in this role frequently intersects with state water quality regulations and permits, engineering specifications, and application of the latest science on pollution prevention, providing dynamic, team-oriented work environment.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability. 

SALARY RANGE: $49,020.00 - $64,296.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA

APPLY HERE: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2046952/municipal-stormwater-grant-project-specialist-environmental-specialist-4-in-tr

CLOSING: Continuous



Washington State Department of Ecology

POSITION: Municipal Stormwater Permit Implementation Planner (Environmental Planner 3)

SUMMARY: This position serves as a senior analyst, developing policies, procedures, and standards of adequacy for municipal stormwater permit-related policies and efforts.
We are looking for applicants with expertise in water quality-related planning and implementation, experience developing, planning, and coordinating stormwater programs, and the ability to communicate with a diverse stakeholder group.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.

SALARY RANGE: $51,504.00 - $67,584.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: King County – Bellevue, WA

APPLY HERE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/1990353/municipal-stormwater-permit-implementation-planner-environmental-planner-3

CLOSING: Continuous


WA Department of Ecology Job Opportunity

POSITION: Municipal Stormwater Grant Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is recruiting for a Municipal Stormwater Grant Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) in the Water Quality Program. This position provides guidance to grant and loan recipients in order to help with planning, construction, and implementation of environmental protection projects and is located in their Northwest Regional Office in Bellevue, WA.

They are looking for applicants who want to combine communication and technical skills to work with their grant and loan partners. By working with local governments to implement the agency's grant and loan programs and manage financial assistance contracts, this position plays an instrumental role in preventing stormwater pollution and protecting ground and surface waters.

SALARY RANGE: $51,504.00 - $67,584.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: King County - Bellevue, WA

APPLY HERE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/1983977/municipal-stormwater-grant-project-specialist-environmental-specialist-4

CLOSING: Continuous


WA Department of Ecology Job Opportunity

POSITION: Municipal Stormwater Grant Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is recruiting for a Municipal Stormwater Grant Project Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) in the Water Quality Program. This position provides guidance to grant and loan recipients in order to help with planning, construction, and implementation of environmental protection projects and is located in their Southwest Regional Office in Lacey, WA.

They are looking for applicants who want to combine communication and technical skills to work with our grant and loan partners to protect and restore waterbodies. By working with local governments to implement the agency's grant/loan programs, evaluate applications, and manage financial assistance contracts, this position plays an instrumental role in preventing stormwater pollution and protecting ground and surface waters. Work in this role frequently intersects with state water quality regulations and permits, engineering specifications, and application of the latest science on pollution prevention, providing dynamic, team-oriented work environment.

SALARY RANGE: $49,020.00 - $64,296.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA

APPLY HERE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/1983553/municipal-stormwater-grant-project-specialist-environmental-specialist-4

CLOSING: Continuous



WA Department of Ecology Job Opportunity, hiring for two positions

POSITION: Stormwater Engineer (Environmental Engineer 2) 

SUMMARY: The Water Quality Program at the Department of Ecology is currently looking for two Stormwater Engineers in our Headquarters buidling in Lacey, WA. The Water Quality Program is responsible for regulating discharges of pollutants to surface and ground waters by writing and managing wastewater and stormwater discharge permits, enforcing water quality laws, developing water quality standards and identifying waterbodies that fail to meet those standards, and providing technical and financial assistance to appropriate entities to help them protect and restore Washington's waters. These positions support this work by providing engineering support and guidance related to stormwater grant projects.

As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. To learn more about our agency, check us out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog, or visit our website at www.ecy.wa.gov.  

SALARY RANGE: $56,844.00 - $74,604.00 Annually 

DEPARTMENT: Department of Ecology 

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA 

APPLY HERE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/1969633/stormwater-engineer-environmental-engineer-2-2-positions 

CLOSING: Continuous


Outside of Washington:

Anne Arundel County, MD Is Hiring

POSITION: Engineer II

SUMMARY: This posting will be used to fill a full-time, permanent position in the Engineering Division of the Department of Inspection and Permits.
This position is responsible for the review and approval of commercial and residential subdivisions, Preliminary Plans, Site Development Plans, grading permits, building permits, and major projects that support economic development.
The position is responsible for providing efficient, timely and realistic solutions to complex engineering issues in a fast-paced environment.
The Engineering II position is a full performance level of professional engineering work. At the Engineer II level, the employee is expected to perform a variety of engineering tasks independently and with minimal supervision,

SALARY RANGE: $57,358.00 - $102,415.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Inspections and Permits

LOCATION: Anne Arundel County, MD

APPLY HERE:  Engineer II

CLOSING: November 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST


Anne Arundel County, MD Is Hiring

POSITION: Engineer III

SUMMARY: This position will be used to fill a full-time, permanent Engineer III position within the Department of Inspections and Permits of Anne Arundel County Government.
This position is located in the Engineering Division of Inspections and Permits. The Engineering Division is responsible for the review and approval of commercial and residential subdivisions, Preliminary Plans, Site Development Plans, grading permits, building permits, and major projects that support economic development.
The position is responsible for providing efficient, timely and realistic solutions to complex engineering issues in a fast-paced environment.
The Engineering III position is a full performance level of professional engineering work. At the Engineer III level, the employee is expected to perform a variety of engineering tasks independently and with minimal supervision. 

SALARY RANGE: $61,772.00 - $110,292.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Inspections and Permits

LOCATION: Anne Arundel County, MD

APPLY HERE:  Engineer III

CLOSING: October 29, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST


Oakland CA Is Hiring

POSITION: Water Resource Control Engineer

SUMMARY: The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has an opening for a Water Resource Control Engineer in the Watershed Management Division. Under the close supervision of a Senior Water Resource Control Engineer, the incumbent will implement the Phase I NPDES municipal stormwater program throughout the region, including implementing key green infrastructure planning, inspection, and TMDL requirements. The incumbent will implement related programs, including responding to complaints and reports of illicit discharges, coordinating certain TMDL implementation activities, and coordinating key program elements region-wide across multiple municipal stormwater permits. Consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State and Regional Board's Strategic Plan, the incumbent is expected to be courteous and provide timely responses to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and to solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments.
 
SALARY RANGE: $5,098.00 - $9,548.00

DEPARTMENT: State Water Resources Control Board

LOCATION: Oakland, CA


CLOSING: October 29, 2018 


Montgomery County, MD Is Hiring

POSITION: Program Manager II

SUMMARY: DEP is seeking an experienced Program Manager with advanced knowledge of vegetated stormwater management practice design, construction, inspection, and maintenance to manage all aspects of DEP's maintenance program for environmental site design (ESD) practices on County owned and operated properties. A strong background in horticulture or landscape architecture related to stormwater management, and environmental site design (ESD) practices will be required. The successful candidate should have experience working with plants native to Maryland's piedmont area, experience designing planting specifications for ESD practices, and an understanding of Maryland's design specifications for ESD practices. The position resides in the Stormwater Facility Maintenance Section within the Watershed Management Operations Division.

SALARY RANGE: $63,439.00 - $105,241.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Montgomery County Government Department of Environmental Protection

LOCATION: Rockville, MD

APPLY HERE:  Program Manager II

CLOSING: November 7, 2018 


Stone Environmental Is Hiring

POSITION: Assistant Quality Assurance Manager

SUMMARY: The Assistant Quality Assurance Manager will develop an understanding of various corporate functions (both project and non-project) as needed to measure, maintain, and improve corporate quality. Design and implement quality system analysis and methodologies for all aspects of corporate services. Proficient in designing and conducting audit procedures for internal and client deliverables.

The Assistant Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for ensuring that overall corporate quality assurance/quality control goals are met in coordination with the QAM. One of the primary duties of the Assistant Quality Assurance Manager is maintaining compliance with 40 CFR Part 160, Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs). This person should also have an understanding of the quality standards under ISO 17025-2005 and TNI NELAC standards.

SALARY RANGE: TBD

DEPARTMENT: Stone Environmental Inc.

LOCATION: Montpelier, VT


CLOSING: Continuous 


Stone Environmental Is Hiring

POSITION: Water Resources Staff Scientist

SUMMARY: Stone Environmental, Inc. is seeking a talented, detail-oriented individual with a background in the physical sciences for a full-time, permanent staff-level position in our Water Resources Management service. The successful applicant will support a group of engaged professionals working on a rich variety of projects including stormwater and phosphorous management plans, local and state-wide stormwater policy, and wastewater feasibility studies for unsewered communities.

SALARY RANGE: TBD

DEPARTMENT: Stone Environmental Inc.

LOCATION: Montpelier, VT


CLOSING: Continuous 


               















  

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