Stormwater Program Coordinator

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
WI, United States
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The Department of Natural Resources excels at protecting and managing Wisconsin’s natural resources while supporting the economy and the well-being of the citizenry. Within DNR, the Stormwater Runoff Section works in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to prevent stormwater runoff from washing harmful pollutants into local surface waters such as streams, rivers, lakes, or coastal waters.

To help achieve our mission, we are seeking knowledgeable candidates with strong leadership skills to join our team as the next Stormwater Program Coordinator. The successful candidate may choose to be based at any DNR facility contingent upon space availability and managerial approval. Interviews are tentatively scheduled to begin the week of November 16.

We offer a team-orientated atmosphere and a focus on work-life balance, flexible working schedules for most positions, and the ability to flex hours with supervisor approval. Our benefits include excellent health insurance options, ample leave time, a business casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote wellness.

Don't miss this opportunity to play a key role in controlling stormwater pollution and maintaining clean water in Wisconsin.

Position Summary:   
The Stormwater Program Coordinator directs the statewide stormwater permit program with a focus on the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) construction site and industrial stormwater permit programs. This position develops and oversees policies and operational strategies for consistent, efficient and effective implementation of the permits in accordance with the federal Clean Water Act and applicable state statutes and administrative codes.

In addition, the position develops informational materials and provides training and outreach to internal and external audiences. This position is responsible for ongoing, high-level and complex interaction and collaboration with a wide variety of external and internal customers and audiences, such as multi-disciplinary program experts, regional staff, DNR management, DNR attorneys, stormwater program staff of other states, and USEPA.

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Special Notes:   
The selected candidate must meet the requirements for traveling and operating a State vehicle, including the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Wisconsin driver's license.

The selected candidate will be required to pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

DNR does not sponsor work visas. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.

Applicants must possess the following required qualification to be eligible for this position:
  •  Experience preparing or reviewing permit materials related to stormwater or wastewater

Best-qualified candidates will also possess the following preferred qualifications:
  •  Experience related to technical standards for Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination
     System (WPDES) or comparable permitting program in another state
  •  Experience developing or revising policies and procedures or administrative codes/rules
  •  Experience leading development or revision of policies or administrative codes/rules
  •  Project management experience in a leadership role
  •  Experience developing and presenting technical training programs

It’s critically important that your application materials clearly describe your experience related to the stated criteria so that the job experts who will evaluate your application materials are able to make an accurate judgment regarding your qualifications. Applicants who do not possess or clearly identify the required qualifications will be ineligible to continue in the selection process.

How To Apply:   
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