|Department||Water Resources Board|
|Date Opened||10/4/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/25/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Full or Part Time||
The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is seeking to fill an Environmental Program Specialist position in its Planning and Management Division, Hazard Mitigation Section. Under supervision, the selected applicant will be responsible for administrative, customer service, and technical field work related to the rules governing the administration of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) throughout the State of Oklahoma.
Specific Location of Work:
3800 North Classen Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
Description of Skills and Work Duties:
Strong analytical, management, and application of geographical data skills are required. Experience with ESRI GIS products is preferred, but not required. Experience with geo-database development, hazards modeling, and data acquisition is preferred but not required.
Extensive field work, organizing and presenting at community meetings, and professional conferences with extended day and overnight travel is required.
Examples of job duties include, but are not limited to the following:
*Assist with conducting FEMA-prescribed Community Assistance Visits/Contacts (CAVs/CACs) and other duties related to the Community Assistance Program – State Support Services Element (CAP-SSSE) activities in the Floodplain Management Program.
*Map and analyze data as they relate to various natural hazards (flood, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, mudslides, brush fires, hailstorms, etc.). Use statistical and mapping software to prepare reports and associated mapping. Develop and maintain knowledge of specific data bases relevant to a statewide flood risk program.
*Assist with FEMA’s Cooperating Technical Partner and RiskMAP Program, which identifies and funds floodplain mapping projects throughout the State.
*Assist in responding to records request, preparing for and presenting educational training sessions in support of Floodplain Management and Dam Safety Program outreach and accreditation program.
For additional information regarding work duties please contact Yohanes Sugeng at email@example.com
OWRB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Positions in this family are responsible for planning, supervising and performing technical and professional work in an environmental quality, environmental management or environmental health protection program. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations, reviewing and approving federal grants, providing consultative services, and ensuring compliance with environmental laws. Specialty areas may include biology, health, geology, hydrology, and environmental science.
The Environmental Programs Specialist job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities in a training status to build their skills in conducting investigations, performing basic professional analysis, and interpreting state and federal laws. In this role they will perform tasks involved in the evaluation of inspection and survey data, preparing technical records and reports, and assisting in making recommendations concerning remedial actions to correct environmental or water problems.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree with at least 24 semester hours in a physical, natural, or biological science, chemistry, geology, hydrology, physical geography, epidemiology, environmental science, environmental health or civil, agricultural, environmental, geological or chemical engineering.
All interested applicants must upload a copy of their resume and transcript to their application submission.
Scores based on: 100% Written Test
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.