Local recruitment: Environmental Program Manager II - Water

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

Georgetown, DE, USA 🇺🇸

Opening Date12/20/2022 12:00:00 AM
Closing Date1/3/2023 11:59:00 PM
Type of RecruitmentOpen Competitive
SalaryYearly: $58,392.00/Min
Salary PlanM37
Pay Grade18
Shift Hours8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Employment TypeActual Vacancy
Employment TermRegular
AgencyDNREC/Div of Water – Resource Protection Section
Location(s)Sussex Suites:
(21309 Berlin Road, Georgetown, Delaware, 19947)
Contact NameDNREC Applicant Services
Contact Phone302-739-9901
Telework EligibleYes

Introduction

DNREC works to keep our waters clean and plentiful. It studies and finds ways to manage water as a functional part of the landscape, looking at individual watersheds and drainage areas.

Click here for more information about the Division of Water.

Summary Statement

This position resides in the Division of Water and serves as the Resource Protection Section Manager responsible for providing managerial support for protection of Delaware’s water resources with focus areas including monitoring and evaluating groundwater conditions, grant management, standardizing Division wide business processes, as well as leading the Division’s inspection, compliance, and enforcement actions. This position will also serve as Office Manager of the Georgetown Field Office.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Plans, coordinates and oversees program implementation.
     
  • Provides technical direction and oversight for subordinates.
     
  • Recommends and drafts laws, rules and regulations applicable to assigned program areas.
     
  • Drafts grant applications and budget proposals; may participate in other specialized fiscal activities.
     
  • Manages staff personnel matters such as training, performance evaluation, hiring interviews, and making hiring recommendations.
     
  • Plans, coordinates and conducts meetings and workshops with other agencies and the private sector.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Program Manager II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field. 
  2. Six months experience in environmental/natural resources program administration which includes overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of environmental/natural resource programs and services; establishes program objectives; plan short and long range program goals; develop and implement program policies and procedures and ensures compliance and funding requirements. Provides advice to other agency organizational units through consultation. 
  3. Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
  4. Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  5. Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.

Additional Posting Information

The State of Delaware recognizes the value of telework and flexible working schedules. This position is eligible for Telework and Alternative Work Schedules according to the State of Delaware’s Alternative Work Arrangement Policy. More information will be shared at the time of interview. 

Conditions Of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver’s license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 


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DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development