Environmental Program Consultant

  • North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
  • 512 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC, United States
  • Mar 28, 2017
Full time Communication/Public Outreach Environmental Science/Engineering GIS Water Quality

Job Description

This position exists within the Public Water Supply Section.  The successful candidate will support objectives of the NC Drinking Water Protection Program, which provides products and services to help protect the state's nearly 9,000 sources of public drinking water.  This position may initiate activities that include: developing guidance materials, refining technical reports, processing water quality data, providing input at meetings and forums, facilitating stakeholder interaction, and developing presentations for conferences.  Routine interaction with a wide variety of environmental professionals, state agencies and local officials is expected. 
 
The purpose of this position is to accomplish the following tasks:
 

  • Manage the Source Water Assessment Program, and refine GIS-based applications to assess and publish susceptibility results.
  • Provide leadership to support activities of the NC Source Water Collaborative.
  • Assist with rule-making, rule-revision and/or rule implementation.
  • Develop guidance materials and provide outreach to the regulated community.
  • Identify and implement new program initiatives to promote and support local drinking water protection activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form.  Any information omitted from the application form will not be considered for qualifying credit.  Information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. **

Qualified applicants must possess and the application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:
 
1. Participation in processes related to rule-making, rule-revision and/or rule implementation;
2. Environmental program management, with preferred focus in an area related to the protection of natural resources;
3. Ability to plan and conduct meetings to deliver presentations, identify consensus recommendations and/or compile input from technical stakeholder groups;
4. Ability to use technical or scientific data to evaluate and identify solutions to problems;
5. Interaction with a diverse variety of state/federal agencies and external contacts;
6. Use of GIS technology and associated software to process geospatial data;
7. Ability to effectively communicate in written and oral format with a variety of individuals and organizations;
8.  Ability to occasionally travel overnight; and
9.  Valid driver's license. 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  A skill assessment will be administered as part of the interview process.

Closing 4/10/2017 5:00 PM Eastern

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Sector

Government- State/Provincial

Salary

Recruitment Range: $59,238-$60,000