PROGRAM MANAGER III
Water Supply Program
|Department||MDE - Water and Science Administration (WSA)|
|Date Opened||8/21/2019 1:50:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/4/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$63,925-$83,364 w/progression to $102,634. State salary guidelines apply to MD state employees.|
|HR Analyst||Tammy Lewis|
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) is seeking to hire a Program Manger III position within the Water & Science Administration/Water Supply Program.
This is a position specific recruitment for MDE. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Department of the Environment
Water & Science Administration/Water Supply Program
1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore MD 21230
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is to serve as the Deputy Administrator responsible for the day to day operations of the Water Supply Program. The mission of the Program is to ensure that Maryland’s public drinking water systems provide safe and adequate water to the users in Maryland, and that appropriate usage, planning, and conservation policies of Maryland’s water resources are implemented.
As the Deputy, the selected applicant is responsible for providing technical support and guidance on diverse activities of the Water Supply Program including activities associated with public health protection, water resource management, water system safety and security, and grant management. The Water Supply Program consists of four divisions, with more than 50 professional staff of engineers, geologists, environmental specialists, sanitarians, and other skilled professional and administrative staff. This position may also require the selected candidate to represent the department on various technical and regulatory committees and communicate the department’s perspective to a diverse audience including public, local governments, environmental groups, utilities, legislatures, and other stakeholders. This position is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority
EDUCATION: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university that includes 30 credits in engineering, biological, environmental, physical sciences, law or other appropriate technical education.
EXPERIENCE: Five years of experience supervising a professional staff in an environmental field or experience as an environmental project manager including assigning tasks, setting priorities, and reviewing work products.
NOTES: (1) Professional or scientific experience related to natural resources, environment or public health may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for education. (2) Registration as a Professional Engineer may be substituted for the required education. (3) One additional year of experience in professional scientific, natural resources, or environmental or public health may be substituted for the 30 specialized academic credits.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:
- Three years of experience involving regulations with drinking water including implementation of the Safe Drinking Water Act;
- Knowledge of water system capacity, operation, treatment, sources and familiarity with Maryland hydrogeology and aquifers;
- Knowledge of water issues facing communities in Maryland based on geography and geology of the State; Broad knowledge of water security and issues facing water suppliers including the available State and federal funding sources;
- Experience in budget management and tracking of various State and Federal sources of funding;
- Registration as a Professional Engineer in Maryland or any other States with the ability to obtain Maryland’s registration within six month of employment;
- Additional experience/degree in geology, hydrogeology, finance or law is preferred.
It is STRONGLY preferred that you apply online. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit a paper application & supplemental questionnaire, (if applicable) via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and reference number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the state application.
Completed applications, required documentation, transcripts, and any required addendums may be mailed to:
Tammy Lewis, Manager, Recruitment & Examination Unit
The MD State Application Form can be found online
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