Maryland Department of Environment

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Maryland Department of Environment Baltimore, MD 21230, United States
Jun 13, 2017
Full time
Introduction This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment.  This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only.  Main Purpose Of Job The mission of the Water Management Administration of the Maryland Department of the Environment is to restore and maintain the quality of the State's ground and surface waters, protect wetland habitats and manage the utilization of Maryland's mineral resources throughout the State. This position functions as a nontidal wetland reviewer of projects proposing to impact nontidal wetlands and/or the nontidal wetland buffer. The incumbent of this position reviews applications for projects located across the State. The position is guided by the requirements and mandates established in the Nontidal Wetlands Protection Act and Nontidal Wetlands Regulations and the Water Quality Certification requirements of the Water Quality Regulations. In this capacity, the incumbent prepares permit decisions, represents the Department in a variety of forums; provides guidance to consultants and applicants on nontidal wetland policies, regulations and procedures; and, coordinates with other government agencies, other levels of government and the general public. This position will be assigned to the Baltimore Headquarters office, but will be assigned field work in Charles County. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in an environmental science or natural resources planning, management or development. Experience: Three years of experience in natural resources planning or applied environmental science. Notes: 1. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, engineering, physical geography, or the physical, chemical, biological sciences and one year of experience in natural resources planning or applied environmental science may be substituted for the required education. 2. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in natural resources planning, management, administration, development, environmental, urban or regional planning; resources economics or development; environmental system management; water or land resources planning and management; environmental landscape architecture; or the physical, biological, chemical or environmental sciences maybe substituted for up to three years of the required experience. 3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the  general natural resources management and biological sciences classifications or general natural resources management and biological sciences specialty codes in the general natural resources management and biological sciences field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.   DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following: GIS experience; Project management experience; Environmental field experience (e.g., performing wetland lineation and/or site assessments). FILING DEADLINE 6/30/2017 5:00:00 PM Please   let us know   when you land a job listed at  EnvironmentalCareer.com