Stormwater Careers


Current Stormwater openings:

Washington State

City Of Tukwila Is Hiring

POSITION: Stormwater Maintenance & Operations Specialist

SUMMARY: The Surface Water Program provides for engineering studies, preliminary engineering, construction, and maintenance of public surface water and drainage facilities to include control and monitoring of storm and surface water quantity and quality in the City's sewer and surface water conveyance systems. The Green River Basin management agreement and the Green River levees are also included in this program. The costs of operating and maintaining the system are included with the capital projects necessary for system improvements.

The Sewer & Surface Water Division is seeking two (2) dynamic team players in the division to perform specialized work in the installation, repair and maintenance of the City's surface water and related systems including: City pump stations, water quality structures, catch basins, manholes and pipes. Additionally, this position maintains City grounds including: mowing and trimming grass, pruning shrubs and removing debris when necessary; repairs sidewalks, streets and lawns as necessary following utility system work, and operates a variety of equipment including: a forklift, vactor truck, dump truck and trailer, loader, backhoe, excavator, pipe line video inspection equipment, pipe threading device, jackhammer, air compressor and hand and small power tools in accomplishing work assignments. The Stormwater Maintenance and Operations Specialist operates equipment which requires a Class-A Commercial Driver's License with Tank Endorsement that must be obtain by entry.

SALARY RANGE: $5,077.00 - $6,174.00 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Tukwila, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


City of Bellevue Is Hiring

POSITION: Regulatory Compliance Supervisor

SUMMARY: The City of Bellevue Utilities Department has an exciting opportunity to fill a vacancy on our Water Quality and Regulatory Compliance Team. This position will serve as the managing supervisor of the Water Quality and Regulatory Compliance team and will oversee all activities performed by the workgroup.


The Water Quality and Regulatory Compliance team is responsible for coordinating Water, Wastewater and Storm water compliance as well as performing field inspections and investigations.

The Regulatory Compliance Programs include:

  • Surface Water Quality Private Drainage Inspection (PDI) and Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE)
  • Drinking Water Quality Regulatory Compliance and Cross-Connection
  • Wastewater Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Compliance
  • Education and Outreach & the Bellevue Stream Team

This position supervises and leads the daily activities and related resources of the Regulatory Compliance Section within the Utilities Operations and Maintenance Division; the Supervisor plans annual accomplishments and manages section personnel working in programs specific to operating and maintaining regulatory compliance for the Water, Sewer and Stormwater systems. This position leads the annual reporting under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Stormwater Phase 2 Permit, Department of Health reporting for the Water system and coordinates environmental permitting and monitoring for Bellevue Utilities. This position reports to the Regulatory Compliance and Surface Water Manager and is a part of the Utilities Leadership Team.

SALARY RANGE: $84,124.56 - $116,069.16 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Utilities

LOCATION: Bellevue, WA


CLOSING: 8/21/2019 5:00 PM PST


Dept. Of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: General Permit Coordinator (Environmental Planner 2)

SUMMARY: Our Water Quality Program is looking to hire a General Permit Coordinator in our General Permits Unit at our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA

This position develops, coordinates, and facilitates planning processes for the development of the program's approximate 23 general permits and regulations by assuring timely document development and review through public notice, stakeholder groups and internal review.

We are looking for a candidate that possesses strong organizational, communications, and customer service (internal and external) skills in order to assist permit writers in maintaining their permit schedules and complying with public process requirements.

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: $48,792.00 - $64,008.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


Seattle EPA/ORISE Is Hiring

POSITION: Post Graduate EPA Internship

SUMMARY: The mission of EPA Region 10 (Pacific NW & Alaska) is to restore, maintain, and enhance the overall quality of the Region 10's water resources in order to protect the health and diversity of the environment for present and future generations. 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 will learn about other water quality programs in the Office of Water and Watersheds including water quality standards, groundwater, wetlands, 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 and an interest in public policy. Preferred skills include experience or familiarity with databases, R, Excel, ACCESS, GIS and/or modeling; knowledge of Clean Water Act Programs and nonpoint source pollution; interest, knowledge and/or experience with environmental policy, law and regulations; and strong oral and written communication skills

The online applications will be reviewed when they are complete (includes résumé, two professional references, and transcript). The desired start date is Fall 2019.

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: Unknown 

DEPARTMENT: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

LOCATION: Seattle, WA


CLOSING: 9/9/2019 3:00 PM EST


Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater Policy Coordinator (Environmental Planner 2) (Part-Time)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is looking for a Pharmaceuticals in Wastewater Policy Coordinator (Environmental Planner 2) in the Water Quality Program in our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA.

Pharmaceuticals discharged to the environment in wastewater may threaten the health of humans, the Southern Resident Killer Whales, their prey, and other aquatic species.

The Water Quality Program has been tasked with convening discussions, identifying priorities, determining source control approaches, and recommending wastewater treatment methods to reduce pharmaceuticals in wastewater. 

This position, located in the Program Development Section of the Water Quality Program, supports this effort by coordinating and facilitating the process for the development of a plan to identify, prioritize, and address pharmaceuticals and other chemicals of emerging concern (CECs) in wastewater.

This is a new position at Ecology, and is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the protection of Southern Resident Killer Whales and our Puget Sound while taking advantage of a flexible, part time (30 hour per week) schedule.

SALARY RANGE: $23.37 - $30.66 Hourly

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA


CLOSING: Continuous



Skagit County Is Hiring

POSITION: Compliance & Technical Unit Supervisor (WMS Band 1)

SUMMARY: The Water Quality Program at the Department of Ecology is looking for a supervisor for our Compliance and Technical Assistance Unit in our Northwest Regional Office. Our Compliance and Technical Assistance Unit focuses on regulating stormwater discharges from municipalities, industries and construction sites across 7 counties in northwest Washington.

This position leads a team of around 10 staff in implementing stormwater and other general water quality permit activities, such as field inspections, technical assistance, enforcement, and outreach activities.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent people skills and experience with stormwater management and environmental enforcement. As a leader in our program, we are looking for someone who has experience coaching and mentoring staff and new hires.

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: $74,302 - $93,516 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: King County - Bellevue, WA


CLOSING: Continuous



Lake Stevens, WA Is Hiring

POSITION: Engineering Technician-Surface Water

SUMMARY: This is a skilled technical position with an emphasis on performing daily operations and inspections of storm/drainage facilities, industrial waste facilities, grease traps/grease interceptors and erosion/sediment control measures in compliance with various federal, state and local regulations. The incumbent is part of a collaborative work team that is responsive to inquiries from the public, contractors, consultants, engineering professionals, and staff.

Work is characterized by a independent, routine, and sometimes specialized duties associated with inspection of facilities, such as retention/detention ponds, underground storage tanks, bioswales, flow control structures, manholes, catch basins, conveyance systems, industrial waste connections to sewer, and surface water programs to comply with federal and state environmental regulations, including the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, NPDES, and the Puget Sound Water Quality Management Plan; facilitates compliance with the city's Comprehensive Plan; deals with storm water related inquiries and issues; coordinates with stakeholders related to surface water matters. Performs support for engineering studies associated with surface water. Requires the ability to make decisions within job responsibilities and take responsibility for such decisions.

Work is performed with limited supervision. The supervisor sets the overall objectives and resources available; once the incumbent gains proficiency in assigned tasks, more independence and discretion are expected in handling projects and priorities. The incumbent and the supervisor work together to develop deadlines, projects, and determine work to be completed. The incumbent is responsible for the work, plans and carries out the assignments, resolves most conflicts that arise, coordinates work with others, and interprets policies on own initiative in terms of established objectives and technical judgement. The incumbent keeps the supervisor informed of progress, potentially controversial matters, or far reaching implications. Work is reviewed in terms of feasibility, compatibility with other work, or effectiveness of results.

SALARY RANGE: $5,272.66 - $6,671.65 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Lake Stevens, WA


CLOSING: Continuous (First review 7/1/2019) 


City of Des Moines Is Hiring

POSITION: Civil Engineer 1

SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Engineering Services Manager or the Surface Water Manager, the Civil Engineer I assists in the implementation of programs and projects in the Planning, Building and Public Works Department. Duties include approval of private drainage and/or transportation plans; investigation and engineering analysis of citizen concerns; administration and management of public capital improvement design and construction projects; preparation of plans, specifications and estimates application for funding assistance through federal, state and local programs; and coordination of work with skilled and/or clerical employees. The employee works within the framework of established City codes and departmental policies. Work is reviewed by the Engineering Services Manager or Surface Water Manager through evaluation of work programs, reports and work results.

SALARY RANGE: $77,676 - $94,428 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

LOCATION: Des Moines, WA

APPLY HERE: Civil Engineer 1

CLOSING: Continuous (First review 8/18/2019) 



Dept. Of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 3)

SUMMARY: The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to support healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures state waters can support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.



The Construction Stormwater Inspector conducts investigations to identify construction stormwater discharges. This work includes:

  • -Responding to and investigating environmental complaints related to construction stormwater
  • -Inspecting construction sites for compliance with the Construction Stormwater General Permit
  • -Developing watershed-based inspection regimes, using GIS, water quality impairment data, and other geospatial tools to prioritize sensitive waterbodies to protect from stormwater pollution
  • -Working with higher level environmental staff to negotiate enforcement actions and other complex agreements
  • -Communicating and building relationships with non-complying entities in order to work toward voluntary compliance
  • -Developing partnerships with municipalities, businesses, and interest groups in order to identify and respond to environmental issues
  • -Being a part of team of water quality professionals working to identify new and innovative means and methods of reducing stormwater pollution
  • -Contributing to policy and GIS tool development with the Southwest region's construction stormwater team
  • -Coordinating watershed cleanup actions (e.g. TMDLs) with Ecology's TMDL leads, Municipal Stormwater Permit planners, and water quality assessment staff

SALARY RANGE: $45,288 - $59,436 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA


CLOSING: Continuous (First review July 2, 2019)


Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 3)

SUMMARY: This Construction Stormwater Inspector works under general direction of the Watershed Resources Unit Supervisor to conduct investigations to identify construction stormwater discharges within the Southwest Region, and bring permittees into compliance with the construction stormwater permit. This includes:
  • -Inspection of construction sites for compliance with the Construction Stormwater General Permit and delivering technical assistance.
  • -Responding to and investigating construction stormwater complaints.
  • -Working with higher-level environmental staff in negotiating enforcement actions, contaminated sites, and other types of complex agreements.
  • -Communicating and building relationships with non-complying entities in order to work toward achieving voluntary compliance.
  • -Recommending actions and procedures necessary to bring dischargers into compliance, including the use of formal and informal enforcement actions.
  • -Developing partnerships with municipalities, businesses, and interest groups in order to identify and respond to environmental issues.
  • -Representing the agency as environmental specialist in enforcement actions, hearings, and legal proceedings. Providing testimony in cases involving the approval, denial, or conditioning of permits; the imposition of civil penalties.

SALARY RANGE: $43,968 - $57,708 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA


CLOSING: Continuous (First review July 1, 2019)


Dept. of ecology Is Hiring

POSITION: Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 4)

SUMMARY: The mission of the Water Quality Program is to protect and restore Washington's waters to sustain healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures that state waters support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.

Some of the key work activities of the Construction Stormwater Inspector position are:
  • -Conducts investigations for the identification of construction stormwater discharges within the Southwest Region.
  • -Responds to and investigates construction stormwater complaints in cooperation with other programs.
  • -Communicates with non-complying entities to achieve voluntary compliance.
  • -Recommends actions and procedures necessary to bring dischargers into compliance, including the use of formal and informal enforcement actions.
  • -Responds to highly complex inquiries for technical assistance requiring an advanced scientific knowledge of topics such as contaminated stormwater construction sites.
  • -Represents the program in the area of construction stormwater.
  • -Provides scientific and technical consultation to other agency staff and local and federal agencies on the environmental impacts of various activities.
  • -Develops partnerships with communities, businesses, and interest groups in order to identify and respond to environmental issues affecting the common interest.
  • -Represents the agency as a senior environmental section specialist in enforcement actions, hearings, and legal proceedings.

SALARY RANGE: $51,000 - $66,888 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Clark County - Vancouver, WA


CLOSING: Continuous (First review July 1, 2019)


Lake Stevens Is Hiring

POSITION: Engineering Technician - Surface Water

SUMMARY: This is a skilled technical position with an emphasis on performing daily operations and inspections of storm/drainage facilities, industrial waste facilities, grease traps/grease interceptors and erosion/sediment control measures in compliance with various federal, state and local regulations. The incumbent is part of a collaborative work team that is responsive to inquiries from the public, contractors, consultants, engineering professionals, and staff.

Work is characterized by a independent, routine, and sometimes specialized duties associated with inspection of facilities, such as retention/detention ponds, underground storage tanks, bioswales, flow control structures, manholes, catch basins, conveyance systems, industrial waste connections to sewer, and surface water programs to comply with federal and state environmental regulations, including the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, NPDES, and the Puget Sound Water Quality Management Plan; facilitates compliance with the city's Comprehensive Plan; deals with storm water related inquiries and issues; coordinates with stakeholders related to surface water matters. Performs support for engineering studies associated with surface water. Requires the ability to make decisions within job responsibilities and take responsibility for such decisions.

Work is performed with limited supervision. The supervisor sets the overall objectives and resources available; once the incumbent gains proficiency in assigned tasks, more independence and discretion are expected in handling projects and priorities. The incumbent and the supervisor work together to develop deadlines, projects, and determine work to be completed. The incumbent is responsible for the work, plans and carries out the assignments, resolves most conflicts that arise, coordinates work with others, and interprets policies on own initiative in terms of established objectives and technical judgement. The incumbent keeps the supervisor informed of progress, potentially controversial matters, or far reaching implications. Work is reviewed in terms of feasibility, compatibility with other work, or effectiveness of results.

SALARY RANGE: $5,272.66 - $6,671.65 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Lake Stevens, WA


CLOSING: Continuous (First review July 1, 2019)



Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance Is Hiring

POSITION:  Flood Sensor Field Test & Deployment Intern

SUMMARY: The Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance (SVPA) is a small, grass roots nonprofit dedicated to protecting the viability of the farms, residents and businesses in the beautiful and productive Snoqualmie River Valley. The Snoqualmie River is one of the Northwest's largest unregulated river systems near an urban area, and is also home to some of the richest agricultural soils in the country. Farmers, residents, rural businesses and commuters need more localized tools for predicting when the river will overtop at various locations, closing roads and inundating fields. Currently there is only one USGS gage within a 32-mile reach (Snoqualmie at Carnation). The SVPA is working on a project to deploy up to 20 low-cost automated gages, mostly on private lands, to provide real time data during flood events and for longitudinal trend analysis.

The SVPA has tested a variety of technologies and installations, and plans to roll out the project valley-wide by October 1, 2019. Some evaluation and comparison of installation and device technology is needed this summer. This position is a unique opportunity for a field scientist interested in instrumentation and environmental monitoring to design, implement, and report on a side-by-side test between two specific technologies under consideration by the team.

SALARY RANGE: $15 - $19 Hourly

DEPARTMENT: SVPA

LOCATION: Carnation, WA

APPLY HERE: Send cover letter and resume to Cynthia Krass

CLOSING: Continuous


Dept. of Ecology Is Hiring

POSITION:  Construction Stormwater Inspector (Environmental Specialist 3)

SUMMARY: The Department of Ecology is looking for a Construction Stormwater Inspector to join our Water Quality Program in Lacey, WA. This position inspects construction sites to ensure they are meeting water quality requirements

We are looking for applicants who want to combine their passion for environmental protection with strong communication skills in order 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. 

To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and check us out on LinkedInTwitterFacebookInstagram or our blog.

SALARY RANGE: $43,968.00 - $57,708.00 Annually 

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Thurston County - Lacey, WA


CLOSING: Continuous




Kitsap County Is Hiring

POSITION:  Engineer 2 - Stormwater Design Retrofit/Supervisor

SUMMARY: The Stormwater Division Retrofit Engineer position performs a variety of professional field and office civil engineering work assignments which require the application of standard engineering principles in the planning, design, and construction of stormwater facilities. Duties include responsibility for design, permitting, project estimating, and project management, and involve coordinating the work of consultants or engineering and maintenance staff as it relates to assigned projects. This position supervises the work of the Stormwater Division Retrofit Engineering Design Team.

SALARY RANGE: $67,724.80 - $95,680.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Port Orchard, WA


CLOSING: Continuous



The City of Everett Is Hiring

POSITION:  Stormwater Plans Reviewer (Associate Engineer PE)

SUMMARY:
The City of Everett is currently accepting applications for the appointive position of STORMWATER PLANS REVIEWER (ASSOCIATE ENGINEER PE) in the Public Works Department. Under the direction of the Surface Water Manager or other departmental supervisor, perform reviews and approvals of professional-level civil engineering site designs with an emphasis on stormwater conveyance and treatment as defined in state and local standards and permits. Review of the work is based on the ability to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Municipal Stormwater Permit, accurate and effective enforcement of standards and requirements and documentation thereof, and the promptness with which review deadlines are met. The specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: 
 Define stormwater-related conditions and requirements during Land Use permitting and SEPA review, define requirements for developers during pre-application meetings, and review and approve professionally engineered construction plans, specifications, and technical reports (stormwater site plans). 
 Conduct field reviews of projects to ensure correct design. Respond to issues and changes during construction. 
 Read and interpret engineering plans, specifications, and reports to ensure compliance with applicable codes. Review stormwater calculations and modeling results, perform drainage, infiltration, and treatment calculations and run WWHM and MGSFlood software. 
 Working understanding of Washington State Department of Ecology Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington. 
 Respond to drainage concerns and questions from both the general public and the development community. 
 Experience preparing stormwater development plans and reports is desired. Knowledge of soils and surface properties is preferred. 
 Perform related work and special projects as assigned.

SALARY RANGE: $6,638.00 - $8,631.00 Monthly

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Everett, 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. 

To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and check us out on LinkedInTwitterFacebookInstagram or our blog.

SALARY RANGE: $51,000.00 - $66,888.00 annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. of Ecology

LOCATION: Clark County - Vancouver, WA


CLOSING: Continuous



Department of ecology Is Hiring

POSITION:  Waste Management and Facility Transition Engineer (Environmental Engineer 3) (In-Training)

SUMMARY:The Nuclear Waste Program (NWP) is looking to hire a Waste Management and Facility Transition Engineer (Environmental Engineer 3) (In-Training). The position will be located in our office in Richland, WA.

The Waste Management and Facility Transition Engineer position performs professional environmental engineering work for the regulatory oversight and cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Facility in accordance with state and federal regulations and the Hanford Federal Facilities Agreement and Consent Order [Tri-Party Agreement (TPA)]. This position performs engineering and regulatory analysis and field compliance oversight of facilities, proposed permits, and cleanup actions/remedies prepared by the United States Department of Energy (USDOE) and its contractors and other facilities regulated by the Nuclear Waste Program. 

We are looking for engineers with strong people skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse team of technical professionals.

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: $68,580.00 - $90,000.00 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Dept. Of Ecology

LOCATION: Benton County - Richland, WA


CLOSING: Continuous



Kitsap County Is Hiring

POSITION:  Water Quality - Program Manager

SUMMARY: Manages and performs a variety of advanced and independent professional assignments and staff. The Water Quality Manager supervises the Education and Outreach Program and Water Quality Monitoring Program, as well as the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE), Source Control, and Spill Response Programs. This position also manages consultant contracts for program development projects, coordinates the Clean Water Kitsap (CWK)' program, performs grant writing and management, and leads the Municipal Stormwater NPDES permit reporting program.

Kitsap County Public Works has a unique opportunity to join the stormwater team as a Water Quality Manager. The ideal candidate will be experienced in stormwater management and have extensive experience in water quality, data analysis, public education and outreach.They will be a seasoned professional that has a successful track record for coaching, developing and empowering staff!

SALARY RANGE: $74,942.40 - $105,851.20 Annually

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

LOCATION: Kitsap County - Port Orchard, WA


CLOSING: Continuous


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


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



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



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:

IRL Council Is Hiring

POSITION: Special Projects Coordinator

SUMMARY: The Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRLNEP) is a non-regulatory, community-based program established to protect and restore the Indian River Lagoon. The IRLNEP is sponsored locally by the IRL Council and is governed by a Management Conference consisting of federal, state, county, city, private and non-profit stakeholders that work collaboratively and cooperatively to find solutions to the environmental problems challenging lagoon health. More information is available at www.onelagoon.org.

The Special Projects Coordinator will lead and support several essential activities of the IRLNEP: 1. Internal and external communications including meeting and event planning and coordination; 2. Project management; 3. Engagement and outreach programming; and 4: Special projects as assigned. The position reports directly to the Deputy Director/ Communications Director. 

SALARY RANGE: $45,000 base. Negotiable DOE

DEPARTMENT: IRLNEP

LOCATION: Sebastian, Indian River County, Florida

APPLY HERE: Applications must include a cover letter, detailed resume and 3 professional references. Email application to info@irlcouncil.org

CLOSING: Continuous (Anticipated start date: 10/01/2019)


Watershed Consulting Is Hiring

POSITION: Stormwater Engineer

SUMMARY: Watershed Consulting is seeking a full-time Stormwater Engineer for our busy Burlington office. The Stormwater Engineer will fill a critical role to support and manage all phases of civil engineering projects related to stormwater, water quality, and river management. Specific tasks include:
  • Stormwater Planning, Design, and Oversight (~50% time allocation) – Assist with and independently manage all aspects of stormwater improvement projects with emphasis on innovative urban and rural green stormwater infrastructure, agricultural and road-based erosion, filtration/infiltration systems, rainwater harvesting, continuous monitoring and adaptive control, and research-based projects. Support and lead teams to interpret water quality and quantity models, prepare concept plans and details, prepare final engineering documents, and oversee construction activities.

  • Stormwater Inspection and Permitting (~25% time allocation)– Perform stormwater system inspections and develop permitting applications for redevelopment and development projects in Vermont and New Hampshire.

  • Stream Restoration and Culvert Retrofit (~25% time allocation)– Lead and support team to develop plans and specifications for stream and floodplain restoration projects, and culvert retrofit or replacement to improve geomorphic and aquatic organism passage conditions.

SALARY RANGE: Competitive

DEPARTMENT: Engineering.

LOCATION: Burlington, VT


CLOSING: Continuous

EPA Is Hiring

POSITION: Postgraduate Researcher - Hypoxia Task Force

SUMMARYA postgraduate research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Water (OW) located in Washington, DC.


The selected participant will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through analysis and research with the Hypoxia Team, the Hypoxia Task Force and SERA-46 (a committee of research and extension specialists at land grant universities) in the Watershed Restoration, Assessment and Protection Division, within the Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds. 

The participant will be trained in opportunities for evaluating, improving and communicating results that track the progress of nutrient reduction efforts through varied metrics.

Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant may enhance his/her educational background by learning:
*       Communicate technical, scientific info to the public, stakeholders, partners, and HTF 
*       Translate complex info to decision-makers; inform policy with technical info and analysis 
*       Assess environmental and policy issues related to reducing nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in the Mississippi River Basin
*       Develop and use quantification tools and other indicators of progress
*       Develop and form partnerships with those striving toward similar goals
*       Agricultural science, monitoring and modeling efforts that can help strengthen efforts to reduce nutrients in the Mississippi River Basin
*       Municipal and industrial wastewater treatment reporting and compliance through EPA's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
*       EPA and Clean Water Act programs to protect water quality and manage water resources

The qualified candidate should have received a bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant field or be currently pursuing the degree and will reach completion by the appointment start date. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis. 

SALARY RANGE: Unknown

DEPARTMENT: U.S. EPA

LOCATION: Washington, D.C.

APPLY HERE: Postgraduate Researcher - Hypoxia Task Force

CLOSING: 9/3/2019 3:00 PM EST



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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For those of you 18-25 and/or Gulf War era II veterans, reservists and dependents who want to do field work such as restoration and monitoring as well as research and outreach, check out the link for a map of all open Washington Conservation Corps positions currently open. See http://www.ecy.wa.gov/wcc/memberpositions.html for more information about WCC including pay and benefits.