Serve as the SC Nonpoint Source Coordinator working to promote nonpoint source reduction activities.
Administer and coordinate the SC Nonpoint Source Management Program and Section 319 Grant Program and the State Revolving Fund Set Aside Grant for Source Water Protection following EPA regulations and guidelines. This will include overseeing implementation of the Nonpoint Source Management Plan's goals and objectives; developing and implementing the Annual 319 workplan; managing both grant solicitations; administering and managing the grant awards process; providing technical assistance to grant recipients; coordinating with EPA, other states, Bureau of Water staff, the Watershed program staff and the 319 Grant Administrator; serving as the SC Grants Reporting and Tracking System (GRTS) point of contact; providing input on nonpoint source monitoring activities; documenting success stories, and submitting all reports and materials to EPA as required. Position requires in-state and out-of-state travel and occasional evening and weekend work.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
A high school diploma and experience in environmental health programs or radiological health. A bachelor's degree in the natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering or a related technical field may be substituted for the required work experience.
A master's degree in the natural or physical sciences or related technical field; or a bachelor's degree in the natural or physical sciences or related technical field and one year of environmental experience; or an associate degree and three years of environmental experience; or a high school diploma and five years of environmental experience. Institutions of higher learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Prefer programmatic experience and knowledge related to nonpoint source management and/or water quality management, watersheds, water quality monitoring and assessment, best management practices, and/or other water resource sciences. Experience preferred in managing grant programs and/or developing and implementing overarching programmatic plans including associated report preparation. Experience with tracking financial resources is desirable. Prefer proficiency with Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) software. Desktop publishing software experience and GIS experience is desirable.
Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, including negotiating skills, and be able to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and speaking (formally and informally). Must have experience with effectively managing multiple projects and multiple deadlines and organizing and preparing numerous reports with limited supervision. Must be able to organize and coordinate meetings. Must be able to successfully initiate and complete highly detailed projects and/or programs. Must be able to accurately interpret and follow grant guidance and grant management practices. Must have the ability to successfully manage and ensure compliance with federal funding schedules and be able to create multiple required reports to meet specific reporting schedules. Must have the ability to successfully communicate, coordinate and negotiate with cooperators and EPA. Must be able to work successfully and enthusiastically as a member of a team. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license or be able to obtain one.
Closing Date/Time:Sun. 04/09/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time
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