ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

Location
Augusta, Maine
Salary
$50,523.20 - $68,120.00 (includes 11% salary adjustment)
Posted
May 06, 2022
Closes
Jun 05, 2022
Position Type
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

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HOW TO APPLY:  Candidates interested in this position need to complete and submit an online State of Maine Application, along with a detailed Resume and Cover Letter http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/index.shtml#dep

 

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY:

May 23, 2022

 

Direct Hire Application forms are available at http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/application.shtml or by calling the NRSC Personnel Office at (207) 624-6370.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct Hire Career Opportunity Bulletin

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
 Office Located at 28 Tyson Dr., Augusta ME

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER


Opening Date:

April 25, 2022

Closing Date:

May 23, 2022

Location:

Augusta, Portland, or Bangor

Position #:

08300-2107

Position Type:

Permanent Full Time

Class Code:

6321

Grade/Salary:

24    $50,523.20 - $68,120.00 (includes 11% salary adjustment)

 

         

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for providing professional engineering expertise to the stormwater engineering team in the Bureau of Land Resources (BLR). The team is primarily responsible for the implementation of the DEP’s “Stormwater Management Rules (Chapter 500)” and reviews land development projects requiring DEP permits. This position will review the stormwater management plans and systems proposed for the construction and post-construction phases of the projects. The position will routinely interact with the applicants, their representatives, and BLR project managers. The position will update the stormwater, erosion and sediment control (ESC) best management practices manuals, create and deliver new training, education, and outreach materials in collaboration with the Nonpoint Source Training Center. This position will oversee the stormwater compliance activities which include updating the existing operating procedures, inspection of the construction sites for ESC and the stormwater control measures built under DEP permits. The physical work location of this position will be based out of one of the DEP offices in Augusta, Bangor, or Portland, with the opportunity to telework consistent with DEP policy. BLR will provide professional development opportunities for the position. The successful candidate will work under the limited supervision of the team leader, a senior environmental engineer.

 

For job specifics, please contact Kerem Gungor at 207-830-1002.

 

Other job duties include:

  • Conducting project reviews in a timely fashion;
  • Creating, implementing, or utilizing tools to improve BLR stormwater workflows and assess the watershed-scale impact of the stormwater regulations;
  • Providing training and conducting workshops;
  • Overseeing the work of the assistant environmental engineers in the team; and
  • Participating in Chapter 500 rulemaking efforts.

 

Preference will be given to candidates with skills and/or experience in:

  • Excellent time management and communication skills, as well as experience working within tight timelines;
  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices pertaining to the management of stormwater (e.g., stormwater modeling, computer aided design and drafting);
  • Knowledge of Chapter 500 and applicable State environmental laws and rules;
  • Experience in creating or reviewing stormwater management plans, including low impact development or green infrastructure techniques;
  • Experience in geographic information systems; and
  • Experience in evaluating stormwater problems in the field and communicating solutions to the stakeholders.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelors Degree in Environmental, Civil, Sanitary, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering and four (4) years of engineering experience. Related experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.

 

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Registration as a Professional Engineer by the Maine State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.  (These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class.)

 

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including: 

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave. 
  • Health Insurance Coverage– The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.  
  • Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements
  • Dental Insurance– The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value). 
  • Retirement Plan– The State of Maine contributes at least 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.  
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement– Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense. 
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts– Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses. 
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness– The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office
  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.  
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation– Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions. 
  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request