Environmental Management Division Manager

Recruitment #24-7131A-001


The Division Manager provides enhanced guidance and direction of environmental management programs for the City of Dayton with emphasis on ensuring that the water supply is protected from present and future environmental hazards. Reporting to the Water Financial Officer or Deputy Director of Water, the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day activities in the Environmental Management Division including, but not limited to the following principal accountabilities:

  • To evaluate and assess development issues from an environmental perspective. 
  • To assure compliance with the EPA regulatory requirements and the Well Field Protection Ordinance. 
  • To enforce well field protection programs. 
  • To provide staff support and act as a liaison with the Environmental Advisory Board, the Ohio EPA, the County Combined Health District and other regulatory agencies. 
  • To adequately represent the interests of the City with regard to regional and state environmental planning and management activities. 
  • To serve as the chief environmental officer for the department and assist other City departments when appropriate. 
  • To assist in planning and policy-making processes regarding environmental protection and then to enforce and monitor the plans.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Health, Engineering, or a related discipline WITH 5 years of experience in an environmental protection or health-related field AND 2 years of supervisory/management experience.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Background Check

A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.

Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing

Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer