This position is responsible for administering the statutory requirements of IC 14-26-2, IC 14-26-5, IC 14-28-1, IC 14-29-1, IC 14-29-3 and IC 14-29-4. The position serves primarily as a permit application reviewer as well as providing overall administrative and technical support to ensure compliance of the federal, state, and local floodplain management programs. To do so, the incumbent is responsible to perform advanced technical work and hydraulic and hydrologic computations for the purpose of evaluating permit applications for construction in and along waterways and lakes.
The position is also responsible to conduct field inspections to determine and delineate the Division’s jurisdiction and assess a site to apply the appropriate regulatory rules. In addition, this position is responsible for determining and providing floodplain information as guidance for safe floodplain management, constructing in a flood zone, assessing flood insurance rates, emergency disaster response, and meeting state, federal, and local community laws associated with minimizing the flood risk.
- Serves primarily as a permit application reviewer and administers the construction permit programs for Indiana’s waterways and lakes. I
- Determines and provides floodplain information as guidance for safe floodplain management, constructing in a flood zone, assessing flood insurance rates, emergency disaster response, and meeting state, federal, and local community laws associated with minimizing the flood risk
- Acts as “single-point-of-contact” on permit applications and floodplain information requests, performs advanced technical work and hydraulic and hydrologic computations
- Conducts field inspections to determine the Division’s regulatory jurisdiction on the public freshwater lakes
- Assists in a federally funded initiative to update the floodplain mapping statewide
- Works on a multi-disciplined team of engineering, environmental,and planning professionals, coordinates with other state, federal, and local agencies
- Utilizes fundamental hydraulic and hydrology principles in assessing floodwater impacts
- Conducts public hearings, and disseminates information to the general public, county officials, and private consulting firms about the permitting authority, best management practices for floodplain development, and associated Department programs and policies
- Five (5) years work experience in an environmental or environmental public health field or accredited college training in a related field.
- Four year degree from an accredited university or college in the areas of geography, natural resources management, environmental science, public health, or planning.
- Ability to effectively present and express facts and findings both orally and in writing.
- Ability to organize work and reference materials in an efficient and effective manner.
- Basic understanding of computers including Microsoft Office programs.
- A valid driver’s license.
- A practical knowledge of reading topographic maps and interpreting various scales, basic principles and practices of natural resource management and construction is helpful.
The Division of Water offers a well developed training program for this position and offers a progressive, technological office environment that utilizes a fully, integrated database software that is interfaced with interactive GIS functions, collaboration tools, digital based imaging capabilities, and electronic document and imaging management tools.
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