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REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE ENGINEER/ARCHITECT II

** Contractual**

Recruitment #24-004591-0001

Introduction

The Maryland Department of the Environment is charged with protecting and preserving the State's air, water, and land resources and safeguarding the environmental health of all Maryland’s citizens. The Agency’s mission is to protect and restore the environment for the health and well-being of all Marylanders with a vision of healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities and ecosystems in Maryland.

If you are looking for an exciting career committed to helping the environment for all Marylanders, please apply to become part of MDE’s workforce.  MDE offers competitive pay, great benefits, opportunities to telework, as well as opportunities for advancement and professional growth – MDE offers you a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e., vacation, sick leave), state pension, and supplemental retirement options (i.e., 401k, 457b etc.). MDE headquarters facility offers free parking, a food court, and a gym.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Water and Science Administration 

Stormwater Dam Safety & Flood Management Program

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

The Regulatory and Compliance Engineer II position is in the flood management division and will be responsible for providing technical engineering assistance to the state NFIP Coordinator to complete the program functions. The incumbent in this position will also serve to resolve gaps within the State review processes for State projects by providing floodplain management reviews for State projects, along with other responsibilities of the flood management division.

The working conditions of this position may involve exposure to uncomfortable or unpleasant surroundings. Site visits may be conducted in all kinds of inclement weather. The working conditions of this position may involve exposure to hazardous conditions which may result in injury. Site visits usually involve walking on uneven terrain such as traversing steep slopes and stream banks that may result in falling. Work involves special physical demands such as lifting 50 pounds or more, climbing ladders, etc. Field visits may involve long walks up to approximately a mile and walking through areas with unseen holes. Work requires the use of protective equipment such as goggles, gloves, mask, etc. When going on site visits, protective gear is mandatory.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of engineering or architectural experience in pollution control, waste remediation, resource conservation, environmental protection, or public health and safety to ensure regulatory compliance with engineering or architectural standards, practices, principles and methods.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with at least 20 credit hours in engineering and two years performing engineering or architectural work in pollution control, waste, resource conservation, environmental protection, public health and safety, or related areas for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master’s degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a current Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements for the required education and experience.

4. 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 Environmental field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling;
  • Experience with ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS);
  • Experience with stormwater management, stormdrain, or stream restoration design and permitting;
  • Experience with the creation and/or adoption of FEMA floodplain maps;
  • Experience with permitting and enforcement of FEMA floodplain regulations and/or local floodplain ordinances.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in twenty-four hours a day, and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation.  The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as they relate to the requirements of this position.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.  Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable.  Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, and educational and work experiences.


For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to the interview).


Completed applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


All Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you applied.


BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to MDE, Recruitment and Selection Division, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore MD 21230. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.


If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to Shantasia Baker at Shantasia.Baker1@maryland.gov. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time. Please reference #24-004591-0001. 


For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Shantasia Baker at 410-537-3808.  If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.  


This is a position-specific position for the Maryland Department of the Environment. The resulting certified eligible list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.  

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-537-3130 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.


We thank our Veterans for their service to our country


People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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