North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s primary mission is to protect North Carolina's environment and advance an all-of-the-above energy strategy that fits North Carolina’s needs.

A collaborative stewardship among the citizens, government regulators and the business community will maintain and enhance North Carolina's environment and natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of everyone living in or visiting our great state.

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Morehead City, NC, USA
Aug 09, 2018
Full time
The Marine Biologist I will serve as a member of the License and Statistics Section of the Division of Marine Fisheries and will work within the North Carolina Trip Ticket Program.  This position will be the lead biologist for commercial fishery quota monitoring responsibilities for the License and Statistics Section and will be responsible for maintaining and implementing data quality controls and verification with quota monitoring and trip tickets.  This position will also be the lead liaison for seafood dealers who use the trip ticket software program to submit their trip ticket data. This position will be responsible for training port agents and seafood dealers on how to use the software program, for conducting on-site software installations, customer service calls for the software program, and resolving data import issues.  This position will also be responsible for entering data into the eel pot monitoring database and assisting with the metadata database.  This position will also be required to conduct analysis of trip ticket and quota monitoring data and to complete data requests for commercial fishermen, seafood dealers, and other biologists within the Division of Marine Fisheries.  This position will also be reviewing reports, writing reports and correspondences, and maintaining standard operating procedures. A successful candidate must possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written form and verbally to the public and employees and be able to establish effective working relationships with staff, internal customers, and the public.     For additional information about the Division of Marine Fisheries, visit: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/home . 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, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.   1).  Demonstrated knowledge of commercial fisheries and fisheries management. 2).  Experience with statistical programming software packages. 3).  Experience programming and interpreting SAS code. 4).  Significant experience using Microsoft Office products primarily Excel and Word.   A skills test will be administered to all interviewed candidates.   Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Bachelor's degree in wildlife or fisheries management, marine biology, zoology or biology from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in wildlife or fisheries management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Some positions require coursework in forestry. Supplemental and Contact Information To apply for this position, please click APPLY link above. All relevant experience   must   be included in the work experience section of the application to receive proper credit. Any information on an attachment or omitted from the application form will   not   be considered for qualifying credit. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the state application. Persons eligible for veteran preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214. DEQ uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about this posting, please contact: Pam Winslow at 252-808-8003 or  pamela.winslow@ncdenr.gov . Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Aug 04, 2018
Full time
Position Information: The primary purpose of this position is to provide a detailed technical engineering review of all new, modified and renewed non-discharge systems, which shall include a detailed engineering review of plans, specifications and calculations, as well as, soil evaluations, agronomic evaluations, and hydrogeologic reports.  These applications shall include wastewater irrigation, single-family residence irrigation, high-rate infiltration, closed-loop recycle, residuals management, and reclaimed water systems permitted under the 15A NCAC 02T and 02U rules.  This engineer will be responsible for the development of the requirements that the regulated community must follow to protect water quality and the environment.  The program requires the engineer to be knowledgeable on operations as diverse as: physical, chemical, and biological treatment of wastewater; stabilization of residuals through chemical and biological treatment; and disposal of treated effluent through irrigation and infiltration.  This position must evaluate facilities to ensure appropriate treatment of the waste prior to disposal or reuse. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies **To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application. Any information omitted from the application, 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, the minimum education and experience requirements and work experience that demonstrates the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Professional Knowledge: 1. Working knowledge of the design, operations, management, inspection, or permitting of wastewater treatment facilities as demonstrated through past work experience or education. 2.  Working knowledge of engineering, hydrology, hydraulics, and wastewater processes and operations,  as it applies to water quality and wastewater treatment facilities as demonstrated through past work experience or education. 3. Knowledge of or ability to learn environmental law (e.g., Code of Federal Regulations, NC General Statutes, State Administrative Code, etc.) Program/Project Management   : 4.Excellent organizational and time management skills. Engineering Review, Decision Making, and Analysis: 5. Experience managing to manage projects for completeness, compatibility, and/or compliance with engineering principals, design needs, standards, and regulatory requirements. Communication: 6. Experience communicating effectively in both written (technical and general) and oral form, and capable of maintaining courtesy and self-discipline in difficult or unfamiliar situations. Interviewed candidates may be required to take a skills assessment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Beaufort County, NC, USA
Jul 20, 2018
Full time
Description of Work Salary Grade GN06 - Recruitment range $31,200 - $35,000 For current State employees, please note that as of June 1, 2018, promotional priority and salary administration will be made based on the new Statewide NC Classification System. Follow this link to view the Classification and System Project The Marine Fisheries Technician will assist the Pamlico District biological staff in extensive field sampling (on and off the water, in a variety of weather conditions), data coding and verification, and compilation of datasets related to the monitoring and assessment of finfish and crustaceans. The Technician will record, compile, submit, and verify biological data taken from fishery-independent and dependent sampling programs. Data is collected using a variety of gears, including, but not limited to seines, trawls, gill nets and dredges. Duties include: measuring, weighing, and identifying specimens; obtaining ageing structures, diet samples, and staging reproductive condition; tagging shrimp, crabs, and fish. Other duties include: operate and maintain outboard motors, boats, trailers, trucks and other sampling equipment, construction and repair of sampling equipment, lifting heavy cartons of fish, computer use, and working independently and with others. This position may work late evening and early morning hours and some overnight travel is required, including overnight stay aboard research and/or commercial vessels.   For additional information about the Division of Marine Fisheries, visit: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/home . 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, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Knowledge of marine and estuarine fish, crustacean, and mollusk biology and identification, and biological sampling techniques. Knowledge of recreational and commercial fisheries and associated fishing gears. Experience operating and trailering boats. Experience constructing and maintaining sampling gear and equipment. Experience navigating in open water using GPS, compass, and other navigation aids during day and night hours. Experience using MS Word and Excel. A valid driver's license is required. A skills test will be administered to all interviewed applicants. Applicants who were born after January 1, 1988 must be in compliance with the requirements for boating safety education, General Statute 75A-16.2.   Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Associate's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com