Stormwater Careers

Current Stormwater openings:

Washington State

Dept. Of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION:  Senior Stormwater Engineer (Environmental Engineer 5)

SUMMARY: Our Water Quality Program is looking to hire a Senior Stormwater Engineer at our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA

This position is responsible for planning, investigating, and proposing solutions to stormwater engineering problems to grant recipients and municipal permittees so that their stormwater projects are effectively implemented.

We are looking for creative problem-solvers who possess excellent people skills, with the capacity to grow their existing engineering expertise, and the ability to communicate technical decisions and recommendations to a diverse audience.

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 performance driven leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism, and accountability.

SALARY RANGE: $75,684.00 - $99,336.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


City of Issaquah Is Hiring

POSITION: Environmental Program Specialist

SUMMARY: This is a new position for the department designed to meet the needs of the City's expanding environmental programs. The focus of the work is on gathering data, performing inspections, providing education and outreach, responding to illicit discharges and connections, preparing reports, interfacing with the community, and performing research and analysis.

Work Environment:

Work involves both fieldwork and office work. Office work is performed indoors and requires sitting for long periods of time and operating a computer and other office equipment. Work can involve repetitive motions of the hands, wrists, and arms.

Field work involves walking over uneven terrain, stooping and kneeling to obtain samples, exposure to year-round outdoor elements, periodic exposure to hazardous waste and chemicals, and exposure to active construction site hazards. Work requires driving to perform site inspections and attend meetings. May require occasional lifting of up to 75 pounds.

First review of applications will take place on January 23, 2019.

SALARY RANGE: $69,298.32 - $88,387.92 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Public Works Engineering
LOCATION: Issaquah, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


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: $51,000.00 - $66,888.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Clark County - Vancouver, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


Clark Conservation District Is Hiring

POSITION: Resource Specialist

SUMMARY: The Resource Specialist assists property owners in Clark County to plan and apply natural resource conservation practices using the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) specifications as detailed in the Field Office Technical Guide. This position provides technical assistance to landowners to solve natural resource concerns using creativity, best practices, and establishing long-term relationships with these clients. The Resource Specialist will also work with other partner agencies, organizations, and individuals as necessary to deliver assistance to improve water quality, soil health, and endangered species recovery in a fast-growing county. This position reports directly to the Clark Conservation District Manager.
This position is part-time, 32 hours per week with the potential for full-time dependent on funding. CCD provides medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as leave (vacation, sick, and 11 paid holidays per year, all pro-rated based on full-time).

SALARY RANGE: $22 Hourly (base)

DEPARTMENT: CCD

LOCATION: Battle Ground, WA

APPLY HERE: Resource Specialist

CLOSING: Continuous


Gig Harbor Is Hiring

POSITION: Engineering Technician - Stormwater

SUMMARY: This is a professional and technical position in the engineering field of Public Works. The employee occupying this position is expected to perform complex duties, occasionally in the absence of clearly defined operating procedures, where independent judgment is required. Technical problems are assigned which may require extensive research or extensive knowledge of the assigned function. The incumbent will manage and implement the City’s NPDES Phase 2 Stormwater program with assistance from other members of the Public Works Department and assist in stormwater-related support services for other City departments. The incumbent will also be required to perform occasional field inspections and assist in answering technical questions over the phone and in person with engineers, contractors, and the general public. The incumbent will be able to develop an effective working relationship with employees, city officials, and other municipal and state agency officials.

Under the direct supervision of the City Engineer and general supervision of the Public Works Director, and within the framework of governing federal, state, and local laws and policies established by the City Council, the incumbent will accomplish tasks related to established Public Works and other City programs as well as tasks associated with general civil engineering. Incumbent is responsible for compliance with internal policies and procedures, quality of work, compatibility with city programs and policies and manner and effectiveness with which he/she interacts with City staff, elected officials and the general public.

SALARY RANGE: $4,894.00 - $6,115.00 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works - Engineering

LOCATION: Gig Harbor, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


Pierce County Is Hiring

POSITION: Water Quality Specialist 3

SUMMARY: This is a senior stormwater facility inspections position conducting work with an emphasis on NPDES stormwater permit required inspections, technical assistance, compliance tracking, investigation and reporting for stormwater facilities and potentially pollution generating businesses regulated by Pierce County. An employee in this class performs both office and field work and is responsible for maintaining complete facility files. The workload demands excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills. This position is responsible for providing technical assistance to the public on a full range of NPDES stormwater permit compliance, stormwater BMP implementation, and stormwater facility maintenance requirements. Senior level work includes leading projects, completing analysis and writing reports.

SALARY RANGE: $33.26 - $42.29 Hourly

DEPARTMENT: Planning and Public Works Dept.

LOCATION: Tacoma, WA


CLOSING: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Pacific


City of Lynnwood Is Hiring

POSITION: Engineering Tech - Environmental & Surface Water

SUMMARY: This position is for an Engineering Technician - Environmental and Surface Water for the City's Surface Water Management Division, which is in the Operations and Maintenance Department of Public Works. Individuals in this position provide support to higher staff but also perform limited independent duties as assigned. The duties include a variety of technical support functions related to surface water and environmental management, NPDES / Clean Water ACT compliance, GIS and mapping, public and private development, and site inspection under close supervision.

SALARY RANGE: $27.75 - $35.10 Hourly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works Dept.

LOCATION: Lynnwood, WA


CLOSING: 12/16/2018 11:59 PM Pacific



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 managemnet goals for water quality improvemement, 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.

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

DEPARTMENT: City of Kirkland Public Works Dept.

LOCATION: Kirkland, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


City of Enumclaw Is Hiring

POSITION: Stormwater Program Manager

SUMMARY: The City of Enumclaw is searching for a highly motivated Stormwater Program Manager to join our Public Works team. This individual will have responsibility for the City's Stormwater Program administration and management functions. This position reports to the Public Works Director. The first review of applicants will be December 7, 2018. The position will remain open until filled and applications received after 4 am on December 6, 2018 will be reviewed when received if the position is still open. This is an immediate hire requirement for the City.

SALARY RANGE: $67,332.00 - $82,812.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: City of Enumclaw Public Works Dept.

LOCATION: Enumclaw, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


Dept. Of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Stormwater Inspector and Compliance/Enforcement Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is looking for a Stormwater Inspector and Compliance/Enforcement specialist in our Water Quality Program. This position is located at our Northwest Regional Office in Bellevue, WA.
We are looking for applicants who can communicate effectively with a wide audience, conduct complex investigations, and prepare enforcement documents in a clear and succinct manner.
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: $52,536.00 - $68,940.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: King County - Bellevue, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


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 


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 


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



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


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:

Purdue University Is Hiring

POSITION: Post-Doctoral Research Associate

SUMMARY: We are seeking at least one post-doctoral research associate to join collaborative, interdisciplinary, international projects. The first project is part of a large initiative, Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment (the Nexus Institute) and the position will involve coordination and collaboration with selected faculty and graduate students at the National University of Saint Augustine (UNSA), our partner institution in Arequipa, Peru (https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/arequipa-nexus/en/index.php). The second project is part of a separate large initiative, Inca Institute for a Sustainable and Resilient Cusco, a cooperative technical alliance between National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cuzco (UNSAAC) and Purdue University’s Discovery Park (http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~jsdukes/lab/INCA_climate.html).

Project 1: A Framework for Sustainable Water Management in the Arequipa Region

This post-doctoral research associate will work with Dr. Linda Prokopy from the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources in close collaboration with Dr. Zhao Ma from the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and Drs. Laura Bowling and Jane Frankenberger from the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. We will engage with stakeholders to find out what land use and water management decision-support tools and data would be useful to them. We will also develop a planning framework aimed at promoting socially, economically and ecologically sustainable agricultural and resource development in the region.

Project 2: Assessing Climate Needs in the Cusco Region

This post-doctoral research associate will work with Dr. Linda Prokopy from the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources in close collaboration with Dr. Jeff Dukes from the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources and Dr. Matt Huber from the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. We will interview diverse stakeholders throughout the Cusco region to understand their concerns about climate change, climate change impacts, and what types of information they need to become more resilient. For more information about this project, please see: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~jsdukes/lab/INCA_climate.html

Both post-doctoral research associate positions are for two years, given satisfactory progress in the first year. The selected post-doctoral research associates will also have opportunities for professional development on and off-campus. Preferred start date is March 1, 2019, but may be negotiated upon request.

SALARY RANGE: $47,500 

DEPARTMENT: Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

LOCATION: West Lafayette, IN

APPLY: Please submit the following in a single PDF file to Dr. Linda Prokopy via email: (1) cover letter describing your relevant experience and scholarly interests with a clear indication of your preference between the two projects; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) two examples of relevant publications or writing samples; and (4) contact information of three references. Please use the following subject for your email “Post-doc application for position X_First Name Last Name.”

CLOSING: Review of applications will start on February 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


Mapistry is Hiring

POSITION: Environmental Compliance Manager - Stormwater Focused

SUMMARY: We are seeking to add an environmental engineer with 2+ years of experience to our Environmental Services Team. As a member of the Environmental Services Team, you’ll work with your fellow team members to craft simple yet effective compliance programs for enterprise-level Environmental Managers. As part of the Environmental Services Team, you should enjoy operating in a collaborative and dynamic environment while being able to manage your own tasks and priorities. Your primary goal will be to assist industrial facilities across the U.S. in complying with the extensive set of environmental regulations related to stormwater, hazardous materials, and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC). Your solutions will directly impact the environment by making it easier and more affordable for industrial facilities to comply with regulations.

SALARY RANGE: Competitive 

DEPARTMENT: Environmental Services Team

LOCATION: Not Specified

APPLY HERE: Environmental Compliance Manager - Stormwater Focused

CLOSING: Continuous



Mapistry Is Hiring

POSITION: Senior Civil or Environmental Engineer

SUMMARY: We are seeking to add a mid- to senior-level civil or environmental engineer with stormwater BMP design experience to the team. As the team’s senior engineer, you should enjoy operating in a collaborative and dynamic environment and be able to manage your own tasks and priorities. Your primary goal will be to assist industrial facilities across the U.S. in complying with the extensive set of environmental regulations related to stormwater, hazardous materials, and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC). You’ll work with our Services team to craft simple yet effective compliance programs for enterprise Environmental Managers. Your solutions will directly impact the environment by making it easier and more affordable for industrial facilities to comply with regulations.

SALARY RANGE: Competitive 

DEPARTMENT: Environmental Services Team

LOCATION: Not Specified

APPLY HERESenior Civil or Environmental Engineer

CLOSING: Continuous

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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