The incumbent will serve as an Environmental Protection Specialist in the Watershed Protection Division at the Department of Energy and Environment and be part of the newly created green infrastructure (GI) maintenance team, which oversees grants and contracts to train District residents to maintain GI and perform maintenance on all District owned and District installed stormwater infrastructure.  The incumbent will play a critical role leading the GI maintenance efforts that help the District keep its GI in optimal condition thereby keeping the city in compliance with its municipal separate storm sewer system permit requirements and Chesapeake Bay Program Agreements.  Applying for and reporting on federal grants is one component of this position. Training in and knowledge of hydrology, green infrastructure techniques, BMP maintenance, and watershed restoration, is desired.


At a CS-12 level, the position requires significant grants and contract management experience, including writing scopes of work, managing grants and contracts, reviewing and approving invoices, and reviewing and reporting on grant and contract deliverables. The incumbent should have experience managing all phases of green infrastructure maintenance including planning, assessment of facilities, solicitation development and selection, inter-agency coordination, repair or rehabilitation, inspection of work and payment of invoices. The position involves significant interaction with District landowners and engaging with the public to educate them about green infrastructure and to address complaints and concerns. A background in engineering, biology, environmental science, and/or ecology is desired.


This position requires one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the CS-11 grade level in the District of Columbia government.  Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position and has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.


Incumbent is required to possess a valid driver’s license.

Job ID: 14155

Pay Plan, Series and Grade: CS-0028-12

Salary Range: $82,326.00 – $105,339.00; based on funding