Environmental Engineer

  • Indian Health Service
  • Ashland County, WI, USA
  • Feb 08, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Summary

Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Northern Plains Region, Bemidji Area, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, Rhinelander District, Ashland Field Office, Ashland WI. The purpose of this position is to perform engineering duties in the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction.

The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-BJ-10136590-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered

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Responsibilities

  • Develops plans and specifications for sanitation facilities construction, including overseeing the work of other engineers, technicians, and support staff.
  • Conducts field investigations related to the operation of existing sanitation facilities and proposed construction projects.
  • Provides technical direction to professionals and scheduling of work assignments.
  • Establishes and maintains liaisons with state and local government agencies, Tribal officials, EPA regional staff, and contractors.

Travel Required

50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Closes 02/22/2018

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$61,218 to $79,586 per year Pay scale & grade GS 11