Environmental Program Manager I

Recruitment #092619-MGCD01-400300

Introduction

 

The Division of Watershed Stewardship manages and protects the state’s soil, water and coastlines. It uses a comprehensive array of watershed-based programs to ensure proper stewardship of Delaware’s natural resources.

 

Click here for more information about the Division of Watershed Stewardship.

 

Summary Statement

This position will be responsible for administering enforcement statewide of the delegated federal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Construction General permit and the Sediment and Stormwater Regulations, coordination and delivery of training programs to regulated individuals and groups in the State, coordination of program efforts with our delegated agencies, and responding to stormwater concerns throughout the State.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for managing the Sediment and Stormwater Construction Reviewer positions which conduct construction reviews on all state and federal lands in Delaware.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Plans, coordinates and oversees program implementation.
     
  • Provides technical direction and oversight for subordinates.
     
  • Recommends and drafts laws, rules and regulations applicable to assigned program areas.
     
  • Drafts grant applications and budget proposals; may participate in other specialized fiscal activities.
     
  • Manages staff personnel matters such as training, performance evaluation, hiring interviews, and making hiring recommendations.
     
  • Plans, coordinates and conducts meetings and workshops with other agencies and the private sector.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Program Manager I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field.
  2. Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  3. Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
  4. One year experience in designing, planning, and overseeing the implementation of environmental/natural resources projects or program components while ensuring statewide or regional program goals are achieved.
  5. Knowledge of budget development which includes analyzing financial data and making long and short range plans and projections.
  6. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.