Clean Water Act Manager

State of Indiana

Edinburgh, IN, USA 🇺🇸

Date Posted:  Nov 15, 2021

Requisition ID:  286555

Location: Edinburgh, IN, US, 46124

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

About the Adjutant General’s Office (AGO):
The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields – from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers – looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency-specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.

Salary Information:

This position will normally start at $38,688.00 annually, but is commensurate with experience.

About the Job:

You will serve as the Clean Water Act Program Manager and will beresponsible for compliance with the Clean Water Act (CWA).  You will serve as a specialist in environmental science with a focus on water resources.  You will perform field, laboratory, and office duties described in INARNG’s Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan and IDEM’s Storm Water Quality Manual.  You will serve as a resource person for INARNG staff, the National Guard Bureau –  Army National Guard, and the public as an environmental scientist. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

  • Interprets laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines within area of assignment as they pertain to the Indiana Army National Guard (INARNG).
  • Responsible for guiding agency’s compliance with Clean Water Act through research, surveys, outreach, and evaluation of INARNG impact on water resources on or near INARNG facilities.
  • Develops and coordinates programs and work plans that maintain compliance and compliments military mission requirements.
  • Provides leadership to bring all parties together to resolve problems, and maintain work and project schedules.
  • Oversees and conducts QA/QC on all water quality permits associated with INARNG properties or actions.
  • Consults with contractors concerning projects with an emphasis on permit condition implementation and compliance.
  • Develops, maintains, manages, and updates computer data systems that store and analyze information for National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) projects and/or contracts.
  • Serves as the INARNG point of contact for developing the Storm Water Quality Management Plan (SWQMP) and practices outlining the budget, priorities, goals, and implementation timeline and strategies that to improve water quality.
  • Direct coordinate with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, and other federal, state, interstate, and local agencies.
  • Develops and executes a rolling 5-year budget plan for Clean Water Act compliance.
  • Works on special projects and assignments that are focused on improving program processes, customer service, permits and compliance with other directorates.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You’ll Need for Success:

  • ​​​​​Five (5) years of work experience in an environmental or environmental public health field or accredited college training in a related field. 
  • Knowledge and skill typically acquired through a graduate education in natural, physical, biological, or environmental science, or a Baccalaureate degree in similar area plus considerable experience in a related area.
  • Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI) or equivalent professional certification showing advanced knowledge of construction storm water best management practices.
  • Must be able to use Global Positioning System (GPS) to navigate and collect field data and transfer the data to Geographic Information System (GIS) for analysis and use by multiple users.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of point source pollution prevention strategies.
  • Broad knowledge of point and non-point source pollution remediation strategies.
  • Thorough knowledge of the physical sciences (chemistry, biology, physics) as they relate to water quality management.
  • Ability to conduct water quality monitoring, water sampling, and traverse rough terrain while carrying equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state regulations as they apply to program area and the ability to apply this knowledge in a variety of conditions and situations.
  • Extensive knowledge of the organization, function, and programs of the IDEM and EPA.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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