Employment

Water resource conservation is a constantly changing job market. In this section one can find careers from a variety of employers in the private and public sector. Check back often to keep informed of new postings.

Water Quality-Related Job Postings

Senior Environmental Scientist

Employment Service: Apply To: Jobs@skellyloy.com

Skelly and Loy is seeking a senior environmental scientist to join our Hunt Valley, Maryland team. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with natural resources and environmental planning expertise in the Mid-Atlantic region (Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia). The selected candidate will provide technical support for a diversity of professional services including, but not limited to, ecosystem restoration, low impact development (LID), environmental site design (ESD) and stormwater management, water quality monitoring, natural resources studies, permitting, agency coordination, compliance and expert testimony; technical training and meeting facilitations, and support efforts associated with NEPA/MEPA planning and the TMDL/NPDES program. The position will also involve providing environmental compliance monitoring/inspection services for major design/build projects and as owner representation.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in biology, natural resources, environmental or planning discipline and a minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional technical experience with one or more complex or large-scale projects

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Serve as technical lead on several environmental/engineering projects of major scope or several projects of limited scope

- Lead, organize and participate in client and agency meetings, public meetings, field work, and site visits

- Provide technical direction and oversight to staff scientists for technical activities

- Review and approve technical work performed

- Participate in and/or manage the develop of technical scope and costs for proposals and presentations

- Service/participation on technical committees, organizations and/or academic institutions

REQUIRED SKILLS

- Experience and knowledge in the EPA Chesapeake Bay TMDL/NPDES requirements

- Expert level knowledge of local, state and federal permitting regulations and NEPA/MEPA procedures

- Provide technical direction and mentorship to project-level staff for technical activities

- Ability to participate in overnight and/or extended out-of-town project assignments within the region

- Project management and client relations skills

DESIRED SKILLS

- Service/participation on technical committees, organizations and/or academic institutions

- Knowledge in agriculture and development offsets credit generating opportunities

- Established client relationships in the public and private sectors within the Mid-Atlantic region

- Excellent communication and writing skills including grant preparation

SKELLY AND LOY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Apply to:

Jobs@skellyloy.com or

Skelly and Loy, Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
449 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17111

If assistance is needed to apply for this position, please contact Human Resources at 717-232-0593.

NOTE: To be considered for the position, the job title must be referenced in the correspondence.

2/26/2015

Junior Water Resources Engineer

Employment Service: Apply To: Jobs@skellyloy.com

The ideal candidate is experienced and knowledgeable in is ecosystem restoration, low impact development (LID), environmental site design (ESD), stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, permitting and plan review, and construction oversight and inspection for both public and private clients within the Mid-Atlantic region.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in civil/water resources/environmental engineering or biological systems engineering or a closely related field with a minimum of five (5) years of technical experience in a water resources or environmental engineering practice area

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Participate technically on water resources projects including site assessments and documentation, conceptual designs, construction documents, specifications/cost estimates, construction bid support and construction inspection using sound ecological principles

- Assist senior management with client and project management including deliverables, schedules and financial performance

- Assist senior management with business development, technical proposals and presentations and the development of scopes and price proposals

- Service/participation on technical committees, organizations and/or academic institutions

REQUIRED SKILLS

- Active Professional Engineer (PE) license in Maryland or Pennsylvania or Engineer In Training (E.I.T) with the ability to obtain PE within the next 12 months

- Broad experience and knowledge in watershed, ecological restoration, geomorphology, stream assessment and restoration design, stream engineering and modeling

- Technical experience and working knowledge should include: H&H modeling and analysis using a variety of models including TR-55, TR-20, GISHydro, HEC-RAS, Hydraflow Hydrographs, Flowmaster, CulvertMaster, and RiverMorph; and experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation V8i Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

- Ability to participate in overnight and/or extended out-of-town project assignments within the region

DESIRED SKILLS

- Permitting experience in the Mid-Atlantic region Stream restoration/fluvial geomorphology (Rosgen stream training or similar, sediment transport)

Competitive Salary is offered.

SKELLY AND LOY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Apply to: Jobs@skellyloy.com or

Skelly and Loy, Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
449 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17111

If assistance is needed to apply for this position, please contact Human Resources at 717-232-0593.

NOTE: To be considered for the position, the job title must be referenced in the correspondence.

2/26/2015

Watershed Restoration Assistant

Position # 120741University of Maryland Extension - St. Mary's County has an opening for a Watershed Restoration Assistant position (part-time - 20 hours per week). Person will coordinate program activities in watershed restoration and will work with county residents and volunteers to improve water quality of local streams.

Minimum Requirements: High School graduate; BS degree in Environmental Science, biology or related field preferred; experience working with volunteers preferred; teaching experience (formal or informal) preferred; good interpersonal skills; willing to work some evenings and weekends; and a valid Maryland driver's license. Additional position information available online

UM signed application, signed resume, names and addresses of three references are needed. Apply on linehttps://ejobs.umd.edu. For best consideration, apply by February 20, 2015.

2/19/2015

MDE Positions in Baltimore

MCET at the College of Southern Maryland has positions available supporting MDE in Baltimore. To submit applications please use this link to access all open positions.

https://csmd.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.welcome&category_id=15240&company_id=15554&version=1&startflag=1&parent=Benefited%20Positions&levelid1=15240

2/19/2015

Program Associate - Pisces Foundation

The Pisces Foundation seeks a Program Associate to work with its Water and Environmental Education programs.  This position reports to the Executive Director and will play an important role in a dynamic, growing philanthropy.  The Foundation will consider locating the position in either the San Francisco headquarters or our Washington, D.C. office.  Applications are due March 9, 2015. For more information and access to a full, printable job announcement, visit http://piscesfoundation.org/now-hiring-program-associate/.

The Pisces Foundation supports organizations working to advance environmental education; improve the stewardship of water resources; and reduce global climate change. We support environmental literacy because we believe it yields a range of important benefits to people and communities today—and is an indispensable building block of an environmentally sustainable future. We work to forge new approaches and solutions to protect water resources because the threats posed by increasing demand and pollution put at risk safe and sufficient water for people and the environment. And we support efforts to reduce global warming because without a stable climate our health, communities, and our economy are threatened by profound impacts www.piscesfoundation.org.

2/18/2015

Pollution Prevention Coordinator

District of Columbia Government
District Department of the Environment
Stormwater Management Division
Program Implementation Branch

Job Title:

Environmental Protection Specialist

Requisition Number:

JO-1502-1235

To Apply:  Go to http://careers.dc.gov/; search under Agency: Department of the Environment and locate Requisition Number: JO-1502-1235.  You must apply online. The First Screening Date is February 15, 2015.

Job Summary

Incumbent serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist in the Stormwater Management Division of the District Department of the Environment’s Natural Resources Administration.  The mission of the Stormwater Management Division is to manage the District of Columbia's municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit and, by doing so, protect its watersheds from stormwater pollution.

Incumbent develops training materials and provide instruction and compliance assistance for sister agencies, the private sector, and homeowners on stormwater management practices and pollution prevention. Responsibilities will include outreach and coordination with numerous stakeholders and measuring the level of understand and adoption of targeted behaviors.

Must have strong understanding of urban stormwater management practices, pollution prevention, effective training techniques, and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders.

2/9/2015

Spring Watershed Restoration Assistant

Chesapeake Bay Foundation is gearing up for spring restoration events and looking to hire a temporary MD Watershed Restoration Assistant between March and May.

The MD Watershed Restoration Assistant will assist with agricultural, reforestation and riparian restoration events and workshops (throughout Maryland and over the state line in PA and WVA).  They will be responsible for pre-event preparation and post-event organization and data entry, and working with adult and family volunteers at restoration events.

To view the entire job announcement and application instructions, please visit www.cbf.org/jobs or contact me directly.

Kristen Diggs
Associate Director of Human Resources

Chesapeake Bay Foundation
6 Herndon Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21403
443-482-2007 direct
443-482-2022 fax

2/9/2015

Senior Coastal Scientist

Versar, Inc., in Columbia, MD, is seeking to expand our coastal science and ecological consulting staff by filling a new position that is intended to increase the depth of expertise that we can offer to our diverse client base. Ideal candidates would have strong quantitative skills, work well as a member of a team, and enjoy technical and scientific challenges. Ability to lead major projects and market this service area is preferred.

Technical expertise and experience desired include: coastal science such as fisheries, habitat restoration, and climate change adaptation; statistical applications to natural resource and ecological problems; population, community or ecological programming and modeling; and, working with interdisciplinary groups of scientists on project applications in areas such as anthropogenic impacts to natural resources, and fisheries assessment and management. While most of the projects for which this position would provide support deal with coastal assessments or fisheries, individuals with expertise in modeling or statistical assessments of populations of other organisms (e.g., insects, wildlife) are likely to have the skills we are seeking.

Minimum requirements would be a Master’s or Doctorate degree and 5 years’ in a relevant discipline of environmental sciences, with coastal science or fisheries preferred. Applications from more experienced individuals are also welcome. Good oral and written communication skills are required, and extensive experience in technical writing is desirable. The ability to work on multiple projects in a multi-disciplinary team setting is necessary. Successful candidates must be flexible, self- starters, able to think on their feet, able to creatively solve problems and capable of good client interactions and development of new projects. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Versar’s Ecological Sciences Division has a national reputation for high quality ecological research in freshwater, estuarine, and terrestrial environments. The scope of project activity ranges from designing and implementing field studies to complex ecosystem and risk assessment modeling related to impact assessment and resource management. The Columbia office’s 35 professional staff work within an informal, interactive research atmosphere that provides opportunity for individual growth and advancement. Individuals will work closely with senior scientists and will have the opportunity to develop new projects while working on multiple, long-term, multi-year watershed projects. Projects are supported by an array of corporate resources including field sampling equipment, boats, biological laboratories, statistical analysis and GIS tools, and document production facilities. Versar employs approximately 700 professional and support personnel in locations throughout the United States. About 65 percent of the staff have degrees in science. Our staff are leaders in the environmental consulting industry - applying technology, science, and management skills to enhance the business performance of clients concerned with understanding environmental issues and minimizing environmental risk.

Additional information about Versar related to this opportunity may be found at our corporate web site (www.versar.com). Interested candidates should submit a resume through Versar’s corporate web site (www.versar.com) on the “Careers” page, referencing position number 14-0171.

1/28/2015

Environmental Analyst

Versar, Inc., in Columbia, MD, is seeking an experienced environmental scientist with strong data management and analysis skills, who works well as a member of a team, and enjoys technical and scientific challenges.

Technical training or experience desired include the following:
  • Data analysis and management (Microsoft Access and Excel, VBA, SQL)
  • Statistical applications to natural resource and ecological problems (SAS and R)
  • Additional quantitative skills (e.g., GIS analysis, Python)
  • Ability to update webpages
  • Background in natural resources
Typical projects this position would provide support to include a variety of fisheries, benthic, freshwater stream, watershed modeling, and water quality analyses.

Minimum requirements would be a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 3-5 years in a relevant discipline of the ecological sciences or statistics. Good oral and written communication skills are required, and extensive experience in technical writing is desirable. The ability to work on multiple projects in a multi-disciplinary team setting is necessary. Successful candidates must be flexible, self-starters, able to think on their feet, able to creatively solve problems and capable of good client interactions and development of new projects.

Versar’s Ecological Sciences Division has a national reputation for high quality research in freshwater, estuarine, marine, and terrestrial environments. The scope of project activity ranges from designing and implementing field studies to complex ecosystem and risk assessment modeling related to impact assessment and resource management. The Columbia office’s 35 professional staff work within an informal, interactive research atmosphere that provides opportunity for individual growth and advancement. Projects are supported by an array of corporate resources including field sampling equipment, boats, biological laboratories, statistical analysis and GIS tools, and document production facilities. Versar employs approximately 700 professional and support personnel in locations throughout the United States. About 65 percent of the staff have degrees in science. Our staff are leaders in the environmental consulting industry – applying technology, science, and management skills to enhance the business performance of clients concerned with understanding environmental issues and minimizing environmental risk.

Additional information about Versar related to this opportunity may be found at our corporate web site (www.versar.com). Interested candidates should submit a resume through Versar’s Career page www.versar.com/careers/index.html referencing Requisition # 14-0170 Environmental Analyst.

1/28/2015

Summer Internships at Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center in Environmental Education

The Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, located on Maryland's Eastern Shore in Grasonville, MD is currently accepting applications for our Environmental Education summer internship program.  Positions are available for undergraduate and recent graduates to work primarily with our summer camp.  See attached description of position.  This is an unpaid internship, however a stipend may be available.  High school students (16+) interested in volunteering with our summer camp programs may also contact me.  Please pass along this information to anyone you think would be a good fit!  More information on this internship and our summer camp programs can be found here: http://bayrestoration.org/camps/.  

Katherine Nelson
Education Manager
Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
410-827-6694

1/23/2015

Environmental Educator/Center Manager

The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum and Environmental Center (the Museum) is accepting applications for an opening as a part-time environmental educator/center manager of our new environmental center (21 hours per week). We are seeking an environmental professional and dedicated educator/interpreter with strong writing, organizational, and inter-personal skills and fund raising and grant writing experience. Contact Bruce Russell at barussell52@verizon.net for the job description and/or for more information.

1/22/2015

Seasonal Educators

Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region is currently hiring for seasonal educators. Please pass these job postings on to anyone you think would be a good fit! We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, and flexible educators that share our love for the environment and working with under served communities. 

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/NSjs9BKDsPbD/

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/tKfNxnDg66BD/ (maritime) 

1/22/2015

Program Coordinator

Young Organization Looking for multi-talented Program Coordinator, responsible for supporting SustainaFest and its leadership in planning, executing and implementing the organization's mission to include general public and student events and programs through performance of administrative, coordination and management duties.

SustainaFest is a 501(c)3 Maryland nonprofit established in 2012 with a mission to educate and engage people of all ages and interests to take action in their everyday lives to strengthen communities, improve the environment, and support local economies.  We use the power of cutting-edge film, awe-inspiring music, visionary speakers, social entrepreneurs, seasoned educators and innovative projects to spark dialogue, encourage innovations, and catalyze new solutions. We currently operate programs focused on accessing, educating and activating the general public (festivals and other events) and students (Student Sustainability Lab) in Maryland and throughout the region.

We are looking for an experienced Program Coordinator to join our team located in Annapolis, Maryland. Primary responsibilities include: Managing interns/volunteers, logistics planning for events, grant writing/fundraising, social media/email marketing, coordinating programs and projects within our participating schools throughout the region. The ideal candidate would possess: A Bachelors degree (preferably in a sustainability-related field), multi-tasking and organizational skills, ability to work independently and under tight deadlines, and have strong and polished oral and written communication skills.

For more information and application instructions, please view the full announcement here.

Learn more about SustainaFest here.

1/22/2015

Program Director

Blue Water Baltimore is currently accepting applications for a Program Director.  This is a full time position with benefits.

The Program Director will play a vital role in the organization, working with the Executive Director in shaping and implementing the strategic direction of the organization, and working with Program Managers to execute the day-to-day restoration activities to protect and restore Baltimore's streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay.

For more information or to apply, please visit Blue Water Baltimore's Employment webpage: http://www.bluewaterbaltimore.org/about/employment/

Applications are accepted online. 

1/22/2015

Jobs with the State of Maryland

Search what positions are available at http://www.jobaps.com/MD/.

1/21/2015

Senior Environmental Scientist

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Environmental Scientist for immediate employment in the Hunt Valley, MD office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Environmental Science. The incumbent will report to the Environmental Science Department Manager of the URS Hunt Valley Environmental and Transportation Planning Department. The Environmental Science Section is comprised of scientists, planners, and support staff and is responsible for conducting various types of environmental planning, permitting, TMDL, mitigation design, ecological studies, watershed studies, and NEPA documentation for roadways, aviation, transit systems, toll roads, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, and utility siting studies for local, state, federal, and private clients in Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Examples of projects include major transportation (roadway, transit, aviation) environmental impacts studies, wetland/stream mitigation design, watershed assessments, and water quality permitting. The successful candidate will serve as a task manager on various projects involving the preparation of CEs, EIS/RODs, EA/FONSIs, wetland/stream mitigation design, permitting, and compliance monitoring.

• Manage multi-disciplinary projects based on knowledge of environmental permitting processes including but not limited to NEPA, wetland/waterway permitting, Section 106, Section 4(f), MD Forest Conservation Act, and the Endangered Species Act (federal and state)
• Lead delineations of waters of the U.S. (including wetlands) in accordance with current regulatory requirements and guidelines; prepare supporting documentation; and conduct JDs
• Lead forest stand delineations, prepare forest conservation plans, and coordinate with local and State agencies as required 
• Lead stream assessments for restoration planning/monitoring studies and designs
• Prepare wetland delineation reports, functional assessments, mitigation plans, and environmental compliance/permitting documents
• Conduct stream, wetland, and wildlife habitat assessments
• Monitor wetland and stream projects
• Utilize GPS, ArcGIS, and Microsoft office for project data collection, analysis, and reporting
• Develop and manage a well-defined scope of work, budget, and schedule of deliverables
• Proposal preparation and presentations, prepare scopes of work and fee estimates, and make presentations to clients
• The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed above

• BA/BS in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, or related disciplines. 
• Minimum of 8 years professional experience in environmental science/planning, environmental permitting (Section 404/401,ESA, MD FCA, MD Critical Area Commission), NEPA documentation preparation (EIS, EA, CE), natural resource surveys and studies (including, but not limited to, wetland delineations and functional assessments, stream assessments, forest stand delineations, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveys), permit compliance monitoring, mitigation feasibility assessments, post-construction wetland/stream mitigation monitoring, and watershed studies. 
• Direct experience with FHWA, FTA, State, and local transportation planning and environmental processes in the Mid-Atlantic.
• Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), CE, CWB, and/or certified/professional wetland delineator certifications or demonstrated track to certification. MD DNR Qualified Professional certification.
• Demonstrated experience in the independent conduct of wetland delineations, surveys of Mid-Atlantic regional vascular flora (MD, VA, DC, PA), and regulatory permit application development and regulatory agency coordination required. 
• Strong project management and supervisory skills.
• Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to discuss projects with clients, regulatory agency staff, URS staff, and the public in meetings and at public events.
• Excellent writing skills and the ability to write concise and readable technical reports and documents.
• Must be highly self motivated with the ability to successfully multi-task, perform detail oriented work, work independently with minimum supervision, and demonstrate effective time management skills.
• Proven ability to prepare scopes of work, cost estimates, and assist with business development and proposal preparation.
• Skilled in use of ArcGIS, ArcPAD, Trimble GPS, and the suite of Microsoft Office platforms.
• Must be able to travel regularly and be in the field.
• Must have a valid driver's license.
• Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014. 

To apply, send resume & cover letter to:
AECOM
Inna Bellisario
Senior Recruiter
Inna.bellisario@aecom.com
D   (301) 820-3345
www.aecom.com

1/20/2015

Communications & Campaigns Manager

The Communications and Campaigns Manager will report to the Executive Director to implement Waterkeepers Chesapeake's Agricultural Transparency campaign, coordinate communications for the organization, and help to manage other organizational campaigns. We are looking for a well- rounded campaign generalist, capable of grassroots organizing, building partnerships, developing communications materials, communicating internally and externally, and with a committed passion for environmental advocacy.

Primary Responsibilities

This position will take the lead in implementing and managing our agricultural transparency communications campaign, which includes managing the campaign, coordinating communications, managing partnerships and supporting the development of the campaign's grassroots capacity. This campaign is focused on using innovative communications to reframe discussion and support policy objectives to promote pollution reductions from the agricultural sector. Additionally, this position will have primary responsibility for communications work and take a role in managing and coordinating other campaigns such as our Stormwater Initiative, Fossil Fuels & Fracking, and Clean Water Defense. 

Download full job description to apply.

12/16/2014

Deputy Director, Choose Clean Water Coalition

Looking for an inspiring job working with more than 200 clean water leaders from across the Mid-Atlantic region? Are you the kind of person that people consider the "glue" holding things together?  You're organized, dependable, detail-oriented, a self-starter, and willing to do the behind-the-scenes work. But you're not looking for a job where you sit at a desk all day long, you want to build lasting relationships by meeting with leaders across the region, helping them seize opportunities and overcome challenges to achieving clean water. Do you believe that the movement for clean water needs to embrace and involve people of all backgrounds and walks of life in order to be successful? Are you up for the challenge of helping our Coalition become more diverse? 

The Choose Clean Water Coalition Deputy Director is on-the-ground leader of the Choose Clean Water Coalition's public campaigns. The Deputy Director organizes and coordinates conservation organizations in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, West Virginia and the District of Columbia by guiding the work of key leaders in each state in support of Coalition policy goals.  The Deputy Director also plays a key role in developing campaign strategies, assisting in communications outreach, and contributing to the overall operation of the Coalition.  The Deputy Director leads the Coalition's diversity and environmental justice initiatives, while providing support on all of the Coalition's policy priorities.  Other duties include meeting with Coalition members across the watershed, leading Coalition member update calls, managing member information, and sharing responsibility for maintaining the Coalition's online presence with our Communication Manager.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://nwf.applicantpro.com/jobs/166398.html

12/9/2014

Abbott’s Mill Site Manager

Delaware Nature Society

Lead and manage Abbott's Mill Nature Center (AMNC) as one of the key sites where visitors connect with nature with unique, authentic hands-on experiences.  Implement the Delaware Nature Society's (DNS) strategic vision and goals working to integrate specific strategies and tactics that meet the needs of the community and targeted audience at Abbott's Mill Nature Center.  Oversees management of 473 acres of preserves and facilities.  Develops community and financial support.  Promotes Abbott’s Mill Nature Center as the face of Delaware Nature Society in Kent and Sussex counties.

View job description on our website:
http://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/DNS/About_Us/Employment/DNS/Employment.aspx?hkey=a679b4eb-ff78-4a87-b82a-3d5aad88b659#.VCla9PldXb0

Please email for more information or to send application to dnsinfo@delawarenaturesociety.org

9/29/2014

New job openings have been posted at http://www.usawaterquality.org/volunteer/Special/jobs.html.

9/24/2014

Water Resources Engineer

Versar is seeking a mid- to senior level Water Resources/Civil Engineer to join our Natural Resources team in Columbia, MD, in support of watershed projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.   Projects will involve development of integrated ecological restoration and engineering designs for stormwater management and stream restoration, which may vary from site-specific to watershed scales. We are looking for a hard-working and motivated individual with strong technical knowledge and experience in stormwater management, using Environmental Site Design (ESD) / Low Impact Development (LID) principles as well as stream restoration. Responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing stormwater management design and retrofit plans, using LID and ESD approaches
  • Assessment and design of stream restoration
  • Creating site-specific conceptual designs through construction documents
  • Contributing to watershed plans that result in pollutant load, particularly to meet TMDL goals
  • Preparing specifications and cost estimates
  • Conducting inspections of stormwater facilities and/or erosion and sediment controls
  • Contributing to watershed assessment and monitoring

Position Requirements

  • BS in water resources, environmental, or civil engineering
  • Stormwater management design experience, particularly with innovative LID & ESD approaches
  • Fluvial geomorphology and stream restoration experience
  • Experience with AutoCAD and GIS
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of statistics desired
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland (Virginia also desired)
  • Familiarity with Maryland (and Virginia) stormwater regulations and design requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years engineering experience

Applications are through Versar’s web site: www.versar.com/careers/index.html
See Requisition #14-0058, Water Resource Engineer

5/21/2014

Water Resources Engineer

Brown and Caldwell

Description
This position will provide project engineering, project management, and client service interaction on a variety of stormwater, environmental site design, and stream restoration projects. Work will include planning, designing, regulatory compliance and permitting on current and future projects in Maryland, Virginia and across the Mid-Atlantic Area.

  • Provide oversight and direction to engineering project teams
  • Assist with Engineering Management for current projects
  • Manage, lead and execute stormwater, low impact development and stream restoration design projects
  • Provide MS4 and other regulatory compliance, permit support and coordination with multiple agencies
  • Coordinate all aspects of stormwater projects including landscaping, design, and community interaction
  • Stormwater planning, condition assessment, detailed design and construction administration
  • Preparation of engineering reports, technical memorandum, specifications
  • Review shop drawings
  • Coordination and leadership of project team members and task leaders

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor´s degree in water resources, civil or environmental engineering
  • Experience with planning and designing stormwater BMP, low impact development, and retrofit projects
  • Experience planning and designing stream restoration projects
  • Watershed assessment and restoration planning
  • Work in home office (Beltsville, MD) and/or satellite office location (Rockville, MD)
  • 5-8 years of related experience
  • PE in Maryland or comparable qualifications
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Must be able to successfully manage and deliver on multiple tasks with competing priorities

Qualified applicants may apply through http://tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=BROWNCALDWELL&cws=1

Job Code 1689

5/7/2014

Environmental Educator

The James & Anne Robinson Nature Center, under the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, is hiring a temporary contingent Environmental Educator. The position will be 37.5 hours/week (Wed - Sun) and will last 6 months. Interested candidates should send completed applications to Katie Peet, kpeet@howardcountymd.gov.

For more information, please see the job announcement HERE. (pdf)

2/4/2014

Woody Stream

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2015 Board Meeting Schedule

Click on each date for an agenda as they are posted and links to presentations

  • January 20, 2015
    (10:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
    USGS, Catonsville, MD
  • April 14, 2015
    (10:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
    Tawes State Office Building, Annapolis, MD
  • July 14, 2015
    (10:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
    TBA
  • October 20, 2015
    (10:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
    Tawes State Office Building, Annapolis, MD

2014 Board Meeting Schedule

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