AGENCY PROJECT ENGINEER/ARCHITECT III
|Department||DNR - Watershed Services|
|Date Opened||12/12/2019 11:59:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||4/10/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$53,214.00 - $85,398.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Crystal Wilson|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake and Coastal Service is dedicated to Maryland's extraordinary coastal resources and strives to provide restoration science and services to meet water quality and habitat restoration needs. This is done by providing technical expertise, funding and on-the-ground project management. The MD DNR Chesapeake and Coastal Service is currently accepting applications to fill Agency Project Engineer/Architect III (Resiliency Restoration Specialist) position to provide technical assistance for coastal communities to identify immediate and long-term impacts of natural hazards. The specialist also would help local leaders and property owners to consider research-based strategies to reduce vulnerabilities, based on their particular ecosystems and infrastructure. This position will support the implementation of projects funded under the Shoreline Conservation Service and the Chesapeake and Coastal Service. Travel is required to field work sites around Maryland.
This position will serve as a project lead for wetland, shoreline, riparian, stormwater management and stream restoration projects undertaken and/or funded by the Department of Natural Resources. The primary purpose of this position will be to provide recommendations, guidance and technical assistance to staff in the development and review of resiliency projects. Tasks also involve with working with in-house surveying and construction crew to develop resiliency restoration plans for a variety of projects; and interface with private contractors, designers, and engineers in development and review of projects to fit restoration goals.
- Develop and oversee the implementation of on-the-ground projects that demonstrate sound scientific, technical and related research knowledge in order to improve restoration and resilience in coastal communities and natural resources.
- Provide coastal processes and coastal erosion control technical expertise and educational program support to shoreline property owners, local, state, and national elected and appointed officials, resource managers, extension educators, and the media.
- Serve as a recognized subject matter specialist in the area of coastal resilience, coastal climate adaptation, coastal flooding and hazard mitigation planning.
- Work collaboratively with community partners to develop enduring and empowering relationships for the proliferation of resilient practices in relevant sectors.
- Disseminate and translate science-based research to community members in a range of applicable formats.
- Provide training, technical assistance, and resources to community partners to increase their individual and collective capacity to sustain community-based resilience practices.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Two years of experience as a design and project manager engineer or architect for agency capital and operating construction, maintenance and system services projects.
1. Additional experience as an engineer or architect in the building construction field involving the design, construction or repair of building structures or system services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements may be substituted for the required education and experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Engineering and Architecture classifications or Engineering and Architecture specialty codes in the Architecture field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.