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    Program Manager II

    Program Manager II – Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $63,439 – $105,241

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced Program Management professional to manage a compliance, inspection and enforcement program to ensure that stormwater management (SWM) facilities are functioning properly in accordance with State and local laws. The position will primarily focus on the maintenance of privately owned stormwater management facilities. The position resides in the Stormwater Facility Maintenance Section within the Watershed Management Operations Division.

    The successful candidate will be responsible to manage all aspects of the privately owned SWM facility inspection and compliance program to ensure that the facilities are functioning properly to protect water quality, and comply with State and local stormwater management laws and regulations. Duties will include supervising inspection and support staff, overseeing a successful compliance program, ensuring appropriate and accurate field inspection documentation, developing unit policies and procedures, and assisting in tracking and reporting program progress indicators.

    Key responsibilities include:

    1. Manage the Department of Environmental Protection’s Stormwater Management Inspection and Compliance program to ensure that all privately owned and operated SWM facilities under County jurisdiction are maintained and functioning properly and comply with State and local stormwater management laws and regulations and the County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4 permit). Oversee a successful compliance program through coordination with County and State agencies, DEP inspection and engineering staff, property owners and their representatives, and the County Attorney’s Office.

    2. Manage a compliance and enforcement program including development of compliance policies and procedures, complaint tracking and resolution, and issuance of enforcement notices and actions. Assist in the research of property ownership, easements and covenants, and maintenance agreement issues. Provide outreach and education to property owners and their representatives to achieve voluntary compliance wherever possible and practical.

    3. Develop inspection procedures and protocols. Assess unit effectiveness and make recommendations for improved efficiencies. Develop and track program metrics, including compliance rate, and number of enforcement actions. Ensure QA/QC of field reports and database entries.

    4. Coordinate with the Dept. of Permitting Services on SWM design and construction issues which effect proper maintenance and functioning of SWM facilities. Coordinate data sharing activities with County agencies for mutual support of drainage infrastructure. Participate in DEP/DPS/DOT policy coordination committees.

    5. Manage assigned consultant contract and tasks. Review and approve consultant products.

    The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge of storm water management systems, principles and theory, maintenance requirements and practices, field inspection practices, and knowledge of federal, state and county stormwater management laws. Knowledge of construction practices and ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications are essential. Knowledge of civil, environmental, structural or geotechnical engineering would be beneficial. This position will also participate in emergency response associated with dam safety during weather events. Knowledge of dam construction and safety protocols is a plus.

    The candidate should have experience managing technical and non-technical staff performing field operations, and the ability to interact with the public, staff within DEP and other governmental agencies, contractors, elected officials and/or their staff on SWM facility inspection and maintenance complaints, facility transfer issues, enforcement actions and other related technical issues.

    The candidate should have knowledge of contracting procedures; program development, implementation, management and evaluation; as well as knowledge of data management, database systems and applications, including Geographical Information Systems.

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple, and often conflicting, priorities, and have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to deal tactfully, effectively, and equitably with the public.

    This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, conduct site visits for inspections/investigations, and perform other work at locations outside the office.

    This position involves field work, including walking long distances over uneven terrain, climbing ladders, and the ability to lift 50 pounds. The position may also be required to work in adverse weather conditions during severe weather events as required to inspect and monitor dams and water impoundments.

    Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience: Thorough five (5) years professional experience in environmental programs related to stormwater quality and stormwater management inspection programs. Supervisory experience is required.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

    LICENSE: If required by the position of assignment, possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply,  please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html  and then click on “Apply Now.”
    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
    Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC28842

    This Recruitment closes December 5, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs* on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Senior Planning Specialist – Stormwater Restoration

    Senior Planning Specialist – Stormwater Restoration (Grade 25)
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $63,439 – $105,241

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced Senior Planning Specialist to oversee the planning and coordination activities of stormwater management and stream restoration projects for Montgomery County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requirements. The position resides in the Restoration Section of the Division of Watershed Management Capital Projects.

    The position supervises the planning staff and is the technical lead managing the planning and coordination activities for watershed restoration and stormwater management capital projects throughout Montgomery County. Primary responsibilities include supervision of Planning Specialist staff, contract management, budgeting, securing and managing grant funding, supporting MS4 permit compliance, stream restoration maintenance and providing public coordination for watershed restoration and planning activities. The successful candidate must have the technical experience to understand the design and construction components of the restoration work and engaging residents, community leaders, and public officials.

    The position requires strong interdisciplinary background and experience in the following areas:

    • Evaluating watershed conditions affecting the ecological health of local streams
    • Watershed planning and identifying alternatives for stormwater management, stream restoration, Green Infrastructure (GI), Environmental Site Design (ESD) and Low Impact Development (LID) opportunities
    • MS4 compliance, implementation and reporting
    • Public education and outreach during the project design and construction phases
    • Executing and processing project related easements and right of access agreements
    • Budget development and management
    • Grant writing and management
    • Project management and contract administration
    • Geographic Information System (GIS)
    • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
    • Working effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment and collaborate effectively with County agencies and external stakeholders
    • Staff supervision and mentorship

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate should also have demonstrated ability to deal tactfully, effectively, and equitably with the public.

    The work involves field work and physical effort such as occasional standing for long periods and/or walking long distances over rough and uneven terrain, constructions sites, and occasional stooping, bending, reaching and climbing at construction sites.

    The position may also be required to work in adverse weather conditions during severe weather events as required to inspect and monitor dams.

    This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, conduct public outreach, field visits, and perform other work at locations outside the office.

    Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience: Thorough five (5) years experience in watershed management and planning, including implementation activities related to the evaluation of watershed restoration alternatives such as stormwater management, green infrastructure or stream restoration projects.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, or related environmental field.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.

    License: Possession of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence when required for job-related duties.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html
    and then click on “Apply Now.”  Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.  Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC28142

    This Recruitment Closes November 20, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs* on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Engineer III

    Engineer III – Watershed Management Capital Projects Division
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $63,439 – $105,241

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced Engineer to provide construction engineering support. The position resides in the Watershed Restoration and Stormwater Management Construction Section of the Division of Watershed Management Capital Projects.

    The position provides construction engineering services support in ongoing efforts to comply with Montgomery County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Discharge Permit (MS4) as it relates to the planning and implementation of stormwater facility and stream restoration funded through the Capital Improvements Program (CIP) in the Department of Environmental Protection. Duties include: engineering and construction contract management and review of capital project construction cost, schedule and quality control. The position is responsible for specific projects including new and retrofits stormwater management ponds, Environmental Site Design (ESD) and Low Impact Development (LID) projects, stormwater facilities, stream restoration and other environmental restoration.

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, visit sites for field investigations, conducting surveys, and/or observing or inspecting construction, and performing other work at locations outside the office.

    Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the design, construction, and contract management of stormwater management, ESD, and stream restoration projects.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil or Water Resources Engineering, or related field. Registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for the degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, provided such combination includes at least sixty (60) accredited semester hours (or an equivalent amount of accredited professional training) in engineering or related courses appropriate to the assigned position.

    License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence or the ability to perform work at locations outside of the office.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html and then click on “Apply Now.”
    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
    Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC27822

    This Recruitment Open Until Filled

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,  which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*  on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Senior Planning Specialist – MS4 Permit Coordinator

    Senior Planning Specialist – MS4 Permit Coordinator (Grade 25)
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $62,195 – $103,177

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced professional to be responsible for implementation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) compliance. The position resides in the Watershed Planning & Monitoring Section within the Watershed Management Operations Division. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, and has leadership that embraces the value of people and the environment, Montgomery County DEP is a good fit.

    The position is responsible for performing complex professional and administrative work in implementing, and coordinating the County’s MS4 Permit; works with the Section Chief and other DEP staff to maintain compliance with MS4 Permit and TMDLs to achieve the County’s permit requirements. Implementation of MS4 permit includes data compilation, progress tracking, preparation of the annual report, Watershed Implementation Plan reporting, and other state and local reporting. TMDL Compliance tracking includes evaluating and documenting progress toward meeting all applicable stormwater waste load allocations included in EPA approved TMDLs.

    In addition, the position will serve as the Department Liaison for the Water Quality Advisory Group, which provides recommendations to the County Executive and the County Council on water quality management goals and policies, program priorities, and funding. The position may also serve as DEP representative or alternate for several committees, including committees organized by Council of Government and other interjurisdictional committees.

    The position will be responsible for supervising staff that supports MS4 implementation.

    The applicant should have a strong understanding of urban water quality challenges, stormwater pollution policy, NPDES MS4 permits, TMDLs, green infrastructure technology, monitoring and data analysis, experience working with large project teams (including contractors and consultants) and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of citizens, businesses, environmental groups and other stakeholders. The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to deal tactfully, effectively, and equitably with people.

    This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license from applicant’s state of residence, and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, including attending meetings in Baltimore, Prince George’s County, Annapolis, and Washington D.C.

    Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience: Thorough (five (5) years) experience in watershed management and implementation of MS4 Permit requirements.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences, Water Resource Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or Natural Resources disciplines.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.

    License: Possession of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence when required for job-related duties.
    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html and then click on “Apply Now.” Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category. Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC25138

    This Recruitment Closes May 24, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
    which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*
    on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Program Manager I – Partnership Development

    Program Manager I – Partnership Development
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $56,669 – $93,863

    This position is part of the outreach team of the Office of Sustainability in the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), focusing on developing partnerships to support DEP’s programs related to a wide range of environmental topics, including energy efficiency and renewable energy, tree and forest protection and enhancement, waste reduction and pollution prevention, sustainable business practices, and other sustainability topics. The selected individual will develop direct relationships with residential organizations, business groups, non-profit entities, and others to identify partners in the development, delivery, and utilization of DEP’s sustainability-related activities. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities.

    Key responsibilities include:

    1. Identifying appropriate audiences to target for potential partnership opportunities, focusing on both partners that can help DEP deliver programs (including grant providers) and those that utilize DEP’s programs and services.

    2. Communicating in-person or electronically with the identified partners to understand their capabilities and/or needs.

    3. Working with other outreach staff and technical program managers to (a) utilize the potential support the partner can provide or (b) tailor program offerings or outreach and education materials to address the needs of the partner.

    Candidates must have experience communicating to, and fostering partnerships, with groups and organizations of different types. Experience in environmental programs and a passion for environmental issues, while not a requirement, is a plus. Candidates must have excellent oral, written, and presentation-based communication experience, including the ability to present complex and technical concepts to a general audience.

    This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office. Occasional weekend and evening work may be required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience: Considerable (3 years) of professional experience in partnership development activities.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html and then click on “Apply Now.”
    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
    Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC24654

    This Recruitment Closes April 13, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs* on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Engineer III – Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program

    Engineer III – Watershed Management Operations Division
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $62,195 – $103,177

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced individual to provide project management, and engineering support and evaluation of stormwater facilities under the responsibility of Montgomery County. The position resides in the Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program Section of the Division of Watershed Management Operations.

    This position supports the implementation of the County’s MS4 permit as it relates to the stormwater facility inspection and maintenance program. Responsibilities of this position include providing project management of capital improvement projects, and engineering support and evaluation of maintenance and repair of stormwater facilities under the responsibility of Montgomery County. Types of capital improvement projects may include: designing repair, replacement, and retrofit of stormwater ponds and dams, dredging, and slip-lining maintenance projects, and dam safety improvement projects. Project management responsibilities include oversight of concept development, management of project budget and schedule, design and construction quality control, applying for regulatory permits, and coordinating with other public agencies, engineering consultants, and the public. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide engineering review of maintenance and repair inspection reports, and formulate the maintenance work orders defining the repairs and/or maintenance required for that stormwater facility. The individual will be expected to provide engineering support to construction inspectors, stormwater inspectors, program manager, senior engineer, or other staff.

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Registration as a Professional Engineer is preferred.

    This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, visit sites for field investigations, conducting surveys, and/or observing or inspecting construction, and performing other work at locations outside the office.

    The work involves physical effort such as occasional standing for long periods and/or walking over rough and uneven constructions sites, and occasional stooping, bending, reaching and climbing at construction sites.

    Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    This position may be under-filled at the Engineer II level, Grade 22, with a salary range of $54,094 to $89,524. There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to an Engineer III.

    If Position Filled at the Engineer III, Grade 25 Level:

    Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience related to the design and construction of stormwater management facilities and contract management.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil or Water Resources Engineering, or related field. Registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for the degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, provided such combination includes at least sixty (60) accredited semester hours (or an equivalent amount of accredited professional training) in engineering or related courses appropriate to the assigned position.

    License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence.

    If Position Filled at the Engineer II, Grade 22 Level:

    Experience: One (1) year of experience in the design and construction of stormwater management facilities and contract management.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil or Water Resources Engineering, or related field. Registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for the degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, provided such combination includes at least sixty (60) accredited semester hours (or an equivalent amount of accredited professional training) in engineering or related courses appropriate to the assigned position.

    License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html and then click on “Apply Now.” Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category. Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC24466

    This Recruitment Closes April 4, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs* on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Program Manager I – Stormwater Facility Inspection Program

    Program Manager I – Stormwater Facility Inspection Program
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $56,669 – $93,863

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced Program Manager professional to manage the triennial inspection program for stormwater management facilities. The position resides in the Stormwater Facility Maintenance Section within the Watershed Management Operations Division.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for management of triennial inspection program of all stormwater management facilities, as required by the County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination system permit (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit. The Program Manager will manage and release maintenance work orders, notify property owners, conduct asset inventory data management, analysis and reporting. The work will involve scheduling, releasing, and evaluating work orders for inspection and maintenance, monitoring inspection contractor performance, and notifying residents and businesses of the inspections being performed on the stormwater management facilities. This position will supervise an Office Services Coordinator and other contractual staff.

    Key responsibilities include:

    1. Managing the County’s triennial preventative maintenance inspection program for stormwater management facilities, including maintaining preventative maintenance schedules, releasing work orders, monitoring contractor performance for compliance with contract specifications, reviewing and evaluating inspection results, performing field QA/QC, producing inspection reports, and developing and reviewing inspection policies and procedures. Reviewing construction plans and as-built plans on-site with the inspection contractor to verify type and location of SWM facilities as required.

    2. Coordinating triennial inspections with maintenance work. Provide support for release of maintenance work orders, work with County inspection staff to review triennial inspection results in order to prioritize repairs. Evaluate and analyze results of pre-inspection data to better determine efficient underground facility preventative maintenance schedules.

    3. Performing strategic program analysis and evaluation of triennial inspection work and maintenance on public and private stormwater management facilities and produce quarterly reports.

    4. Investigating citizens’ complaints and/or correspondence. In coordination with program management staff, resolve complaints, and provide customer service assistance via e-mail, telephone and/or letters with property owners, homeowner associations, etc.

    5. Supervising an Office Services Coordinator and other contractual staff augmentation, including assigning and reviewing work and performing personnel evaluations.

    6. Serve as liaison between the County’s Inspection Contractor and the inspection staff.

    7. Review and approve invoices from the County’s Inspection Contractor.

    The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge of storm water management systems, principles and theory, maintenance requirements, inspection practices, knowledge of federal, state and county stormwater management laws, and reading and interpreting construction plans and specifications is a plus. The candidate should also have knowledge of contracting procedures, program development, implementation, management and evaluation, as well as knowledge of data management, database systems and applications, including Geographical Information Systems.

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate should also have demonstrated ability to deal tactfully, effectively, and equitably with the public.

    This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, conduct inspections/investigations, and perform other work at locations outside the office.

    This position involves field work, including walking long distances over uneven terrain, climbing ladders, and the ability to lift 50 pounds. The position may also be required to work in adverse weather conditions during severe weather events as required to inspect and monitor dams.

    Occasional evening or weekend work is required.

    As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Experience: Considerable (3 years) of experience in the planning and support of environmental programs related to stormwater management.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or University with a Bachelor’s degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html and then click on “Apply Now.” Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category. Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC24352

    This Recruitment Closes March 6, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs* on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Program Manager II – Water Quality Protection Charge

    Program Manager II – Water Quality Protection Charge
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $62,195 – $103,177
     
    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced Program Manager professional to manage the Water Quality Protection Charge.  The position resides in the Water Quality Protection Charge and Technology Services Section within the Director’s Office of the Department.

    The position will be responsible for providing program management for the Water Quality Protection Charge (WQPC), the main funding source for meeting the requirements for water quality improvement under the permit issued by Maryland Department of the Environment. This position will formulate the budget for the program in coordination with DEP Divisions, assess the implementation of the program, facilitate coordination with other County agencies that rely on WQPC funds, develop communication materials for target audiences and identify information technology needs to enhance the efficiency of the Department’s implementation of the program.  Evaluate and provide recommendations to the DEP Director (or their designee) on WQPC credit applications and appeals.

    The duties and responsibilities assigned to this position include:

    Daily management of billing data and annual generation of tax data. This includes reviewing digitized geographic information system data, researching state property tax records to assign WQPC classifications, as well as QA/QC of billing data.

    Processing applications of credit, hardship exemptions, appeals, and grants programs. This includes tracking each application to apply to the annual billing, process grant applications and submit data for financial reimbursements by Department of Finance. Tracking, drafting, and ensuring responses are completed within the requirements of the law. This will include interfacing with property owners directly.

    Program outreach and coordination including DOT, DPS, and MNCPPC to increase efficiencies in fund expenditures. Provide data analysis in support of program improvements.

    In coordination with DEP Watershed Division Directors, the CIP and WQPC senior financial and budget specialists, and other county agencies that receive WQPC funds, assist with development of the 6-year funding profile and budget request.

    Assessment of the implementation of the WQPC Program including benchmarking with other jurisdictions, implementation of the QA/QC program, and assurance of separations of functions between documentation and approval functions. Work with the IT Section Manager to identify enhancements to assist with efficient program implementation.

    The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge and experience in:

    Developing methods and procedures for program controls.
    Laws, rules, and regulations that govern the stormwater management and WQPC programs.
    Analytical techniques to conduct studies, to analyze findings, and to make recommendations concerning effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of assigned program(s).
    GIS data editing and processing.
    Leading meetings with County staff to develop input to public policy, planning decision-making, program modification and funding.

    The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to deal tactfully, effectively, and equitably with people and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, and occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required, especially during tax billing season.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience:  Thorough five (5) years professional experience in program management that includes directly planning, evaluating, and implementing laws and regulations.

    Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

    Equivalency:  An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html and then click on “Apply Now.”  Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category. Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC24205

    This Recruitment Closes February 22, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs* on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

  • New Job Announcement
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    Program Manager II – Pesticide & Pollution Reduction Programs

    Program Manager II – Pesticide & Pollution Reduction Programs
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $62,195 – $103,177
     
    This position will be part of the Office of Sustainability in the Division of Environmental Policy & Compliance in the Department of Environmental Protection. As a member of the Office of Sustainability, this position will work within a team of environmental professionals focused on providing information and programs related to a broad range of sustainability topics to residents and businesses in Montgomery County.

    This position is responsible for the implementation of pesticide and pollution reduction programs, with a priority of overseeing the Department’s implementation of the Montgomery County Lawn Care Law. Key responsibilities include:

    Implementing various provisions of the Lawn Care Law affecting homeowners, businesses, property managers, retailers, lawn care providers and others.
    Delivering outreach and education programs related to the Lawn Care Law and pollution reduction, including information on organic lawn care practices.
    Developing partnerships with businesses, non-profit organizations, homeowner associations, and other groups to collaborate on Lawn Care Law and other pollution reduction activities.
    Developing website content and other outreach materials related to the Lawn Care Law and other pollution reduction activities.
    Managing budgets and contracts related to the Lawn Care Law and other pollution reduction programs.
    Coordinating Lawn Care Law related issues with the other public entities affected by the law, including Montgomery Parks, the Department of General Services, and the Department of Transportation.

    The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in effectively managing a comprehensive environmental or related public policy program (from planning through implementation and evaluation), particularly a program emphasizing broad scale behavior change. A core component of this position will be facilitating effective outreach to, and engagement with, audiences with diverse interests.  Experience with pesticide or pollution prevention programs and/or organic landscaping practices is a plus, but not a requirement.  This position will need to work well in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, including some evenings and weekends.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Experience:  Thorough five (5) years professional experience in the implementation of environmental programs that involve extensive community engagement and outreach.

    Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

    Equivalency:  An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.

    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html and then click on “Apply Now.”

    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category. Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC24120

    This Recruitment Closes February 15, 2017

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs* on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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    Posted 1 year ago

    Program Manager II – Water Quality Protection Charge

    Program Manager II – Water Quality Protection Charge
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $61,886 – $102,664

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an experienced Program Manager professional to manage the Water Quality Protection Charge. The position resides in the Water Quality Protection Charge and Technology Services Section within the Director’s Office of the Department.

    The position will be responsible for providing program management for the Water Quality Protection Charge (WQPC), the main funding source for meeting the requirements for water quality improvement under the permit issued by Maryland Department of the Environment. This position will formulate the budget for the program in coordination with DEP Divisions, assess the implementation of the program, facilitate coordination with other County agencies that rely on WQPC funds, develop communication materials for target audiences and identify information technology needs to enhance the efficiency of the Department’s implementation of the program. Evaluate and provide recommendations to the DEP Director (or their designee) on WQPC credit applications and appeals.

    The duties and responsibilities assigned to this position include:

    Daily management of billing data and annual generation of tax data. This includes reviewing digitized geographic information system data, researching state property tax records to assign WQPC classifications, as well as QA/QC of billing data.
    Processing applications of credit, hardship exemptions, appeals, and grants programs. This includes tracking each application to apply to the annual billing, process grant applications and submit data for financial reimbursements by Department of Finance. Tracking, drafting, and ensuring responses are completed within the requirements of the law. This will include interfacing with property owners directly.
    Program outreach and coordination including DOT, DPS, and MNCPPC to increase efficiencies in fund expenditures. Provide data analysis in support of program improvements.
    In coordination with DEP Watershed Division Directors, the CIP and WQPC senior financial and budget specialists, and other county agencies that receive WQPC funds, assist with development of the 6-year funding profile and budget request.
     Assessment of the implementation of the WQPC Program including benchmarking with other jurisdictions, implementation of the QA/QC program, and assurance of separations of functions between documentation and approval functions. Work with the IT Section Manager to identify enhancements to assist with efficient program implementation.

    The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge and experience in:

    Developing methods and procedures for program controls.
    Laws, rules, and regulations that govern the stormwater management and WQPC programs.
    Analytical techniques to conduct studies, to analyze findings, and to make recommendations concerning effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of assigned program(s).
    GIS data editing and processing.
    Leading meetings with County staff to develop input to public policy, planning decision-making, program modification and funding.

    The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to deal tactfully, effectively, and equitably with people and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, and occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required, especially during tax billing season.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Experience: Thorough five (5) years professional experience in program management that includes directly planning, evaluating, and implementing laws and regulations for the purpose of revenue generation.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.
    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
    please visit http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html
    and then click on “Apply Now.”
    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
    Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC23637

    This Recruitment Closes December 6, 2016

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
    which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the
    *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*
    on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information
    about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

  • New Job Announcement
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    Posted 1 year ago

    Planning Specialist III – Watershed Management Capital Projects

    Planning Specialist III – Watershed Management Capital Projects Division
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $56,387 – $93,396

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking a Planning Specialist to plan and coordinate projects in the area of stormwater management and stream restoration. The position resides in the Restoration Section of the Division of Watershed Management Capital Projects.

    The position supports a team of planners and engineers managing projects designed to improve the health of Montgomery County watersheds and meet Montgomery County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requirements. These projects include stormwater management retrofits, retrofitting existing neighborhoods with Environmental Site Design (ESD), and stream restoration projects on public and private land funded through the Capital Improvements Program (CIP).

    The position is responsible for planning and coordinating activities related to watershed restoration and stormwater management capital projects throughout Montgomery County. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities.

    The position requires strong interdisciplinary background and experience in the following areas:

    Evaluating watershed conditions affecting the ecological health of local streams
    Watershed planning and identifying alternatives for stormwater management, stream restoration, Environmental Site Design (ESD) and Low Impact Development (LID) opportunities
    Public education and outreach during the project design and construction phases
    Executing and processing project related easements and right of access agreements
    Grant writing and support
    Contract administration
    Geographic Information System (GIS)
    Working effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment

    The successful candidate must have the technical experience to understand the design and construction components of the restoration work and engaging residents, community leaders, and public officials.

    This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, and occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    This position may be under-filled at the Planning Specialist II level, Grade 21, with a salary range of $51,394 to $84,974. There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to a Planning Specialist III.

    If Position Filled at the Planning Specialist III, Grade 23 Level:
    Experience: Considerable (3 years) experience in watershed planning and implementation activities related to the evaluation of watershed restoration alternatives for stormwater runoff management, stream restoration, and public education and outreach.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or University with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Planning, Soil Science, Natural Resources Management, or related field.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.

    If Position Filled at the Planning Specialist II, Grade 21 Level:
    Experience: Some two (2) years experience in watershed planning and implementation activities related to the evaluation of watershed restoration alternatives for stormwater runoff management, stream restoration, and public education and outreach.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Planning, Soil Science, Natural Resources Management, or related field

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.
    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
    please visit http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html
    and then click on “Apply Now.”
    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
    Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC23634

    This Recruitment Closes November 28, 2016

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
    which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the
    *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*
    on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information
    about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

  • New Job Announcement
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    Posted 1 year ago

    Engineer III – Watershed Management Capital Projects

    Engineer III – Watershed Management Capital Projects Division
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $61,886 to $102,664

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking an Engineer III to manage design projects in the area of stormwater management and stream restoration. The position resides in the Restoration Section of the Division of Watershed Management Capital Projects.

    The position is part of a team of planners and engineers managing projects designed to improve the health of Montgomery County watersheds and meet Montgomery County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requirements. These projects include stormwater management retrofits, Environmental Site Design (ESD), and stream restoration projects on public and private land funded through the Capital Improvements Program (CIP).

    The position serves as a project manager for the Watershed Restoration and Capital Projects, Planning and Design Section. The position requires strong technical background and experience in the following areas:

    Project management of assigned design tasks involving stream restoration, stormwater management retrofit, and ESD projects
    Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
    Reviewing plans, reports, specifications, schedules, budgets, cost proposals, contracts and estimates to ensure completeness and quality control
    Evaluating alternatives for stormwater management, green infrastructure, and stream restoration projects
    Coordination with permitting agencies and other County departments
    Working effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    This position requires the ability to visit construction sites, attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, and occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Experience: Three (3) years of experience in contract management, design, and/or construction of stormwater management ponds, Environmental Site Design (ESD) and stream restoration projects.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil or Water Resources Engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for the degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, provided such combination includes at least 60 accredited semester hours (or an equivalent amount of accredited professional training) in engineering or related courses appropriate to the assigned position.
    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
    please visit http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html
    and then click on “Apply Now.”
    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
    Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC23574

    This Recruitment Closes November 28, 2016

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
    which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the
    *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*
    on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information
    about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

  • New Job Announcement
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    Posted 1 year ago

    Senior Engineer – Watershed Management Capital Projects

    Senior Engineer – Watershed Management Capital Projects Division
    Montgomery County Government
    Department of Environmental Protection
    Rockville, Maryland

    Salary Range: $67,939 – $112,899

    The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities.  DEP is seeking an experienced Senior Engineer to manage multiple design projects in the area of stormwater management and stream restoration.  The position resides in the Restoration Section of the Division of Watershed Management Capital Projects.

    The position is part of a team of planners and engineers managing projects designed to improve the health of Montgomery County watersheds and meet Montgomery County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requirements.  These projects include stormwater management retrofits, retrofitting existing neighborhoods with Environmental Site Design (ESD), and stream restoration projects on public and private land funded through the Capital Improvements Program (CIP).

    The position serves as one of the technical leads for the Watershed Restoration and Capital Projects, Planning and Design Section.  The position requires strong technical background and experience in the following areas:

    Reviewing plans, specifications, schedules, budgets, cost proposals, contracts and estimates to ensure completeness and quality control
    Technical lead providing staff mentoring and coordination with engineering, planning, construction, and program management staff
    Project management of assigned design tasks
    Developing specifications and procedures
    Coordination with permitting agencies and other County departments
    Assisting with preparing and supporting CIP budget process
    Working effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    This position requires the ability to visit construction sites, attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, and occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Experience: Considerable (5 years) experience in contract management, design, and/or construction of stormwater management ponds, Environmental Site Design (ESD) and stream restoration projects.

    Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Civil or Water Resources Engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for the degree.

    Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, provided such combination includes at least 60 accredited semester hours (or an equivalent amount of accredited professional training) in engineering or related courses appropriate to the assigned position.
    We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
    please visit http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html
    and then click on “Apply Now.”
    Click “Search Jobs” and see the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
    Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

    The requisition number is IRC23576

    This Recruitment Closes December 5, 2016

    All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
    which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the
    *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*
    on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information
    about the County’s application requirements and process.

    EOE. M/F/H.

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