Job Duties

The Northern Regional Office seeks a qualified candidate to support the Water Permit, Planning, and Monitoring department and is responsible for protecting water quality by preparing VPDES and VPA wastewater permits in accordance with the Clean Water Act and the Virginia State Water Control Board regulations. The position reviews wastewater permit applications for administrative, technical, and regulatory completeness and, with good water quality science and engineering, prepares timely permits in accordance with applicable regulations and agency practices. The position, as needed, participates in compliance inspections, pollution response, guidance development, and assistance with public inquiries.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of water quality science and wastewater treatment;
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations;
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments;
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply complex policies, guidelines, and regulations.
  • Ability to read and evaluate applications and engineering analyses, permits, and related correspondence.
  • Ability to work independently and with others to meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of PC/database operations and information technology software.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with a diverse audience

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental engineering and/or natural science or a combination of work experience and education demonstrating an equivalent technical background.