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Department of Environmental Quality

1410 N Hilton
Boise, ID
83706

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Surface Water Program Manager

Analyst 4

Department of Environmental Quality

Open for Recruitment: May 16, 2017 - Open until further notice
Announcement # 07046089830
Salary Range: $24.50 - $28.89 -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Lewiston

DEQ is committed to protecting human health and preserving the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water for use and enjoyment today and in the future.

The Lewiston Regional Office is hiring a Surface Water Program Manager. This position implements the regional surface water program, develops budget requests, and manages allocated funds. This is a supervisory position for regional staff performing water quality and environmental monitoring, development and implementation of surface water and ground water quality management plans, authorization of environmental permits, review of activities for regulatory compliance of state environmental rules, complaint response, and technical assistance and public outreach. 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Guide, motivate, and develop a professional-level staff involved  in a variety of water programs
  • Supervision including staffing, training, managing, and evaluating staff
  • Strong personnel management skills, including the ability to assign personnel and delegate responsibilities with assurance and accountability
  • Manage regional water quality program
  • Coordinate with the program office to identify priority initiatives, negotiate budgets and performance measures, direct resources accordingly to achieve programmatic goals

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in the physical or biological sciences, Political Science, Business or Public Administration, Engineering, or related natural resources management field OR Education and/or experience equivalent to a typical four (4) year Bachelor’s degree. For example: Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty-four (24) semester hours in a subject required for the specific discipline, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; and/or experience performing routine duties such as planning, research, regulatory development and/or implementation of components of environmental programs or media for at least two (2) years can substitute for one (1) year of college. AND at least six (6) years of professional experience providing management, technical assistance, resource allocation, and policy interpretation to staff, special interest groups and the public.

OR

  • Possession of a Master's degree in any of the above fields AND at least four (4) years of professional experience providing technical assistance, allocating resources, managing and/or developing programs; and interpreting policy to staff, special interest groups and the public.
Specialty Minimum Qualifications (required for this position):
  • Water Quality (3014) - Considerable knowledge of Water Quality
  • Budgeting (0804) - Experience developing and monitoring a budget with responsibility for planning and preparing budget requests coupled with monitoring spending of an operations budget.
  • Supervision (5217A) – Good knowledge of supervisory practices

Exam: Checklist/Narrative. You will receive a score based on your answers. You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination. Exam results are available online when the review process is complete.

How to Apply: Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When completing or updating your online application information, all items in the Application Checklist must be complete or your application may not be referred to the hiring agency. Complete Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type, and select the following:

  • Department of Environmental Quality under "Agencies"
  • Full-time employment under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Lewiston under "Cities"

The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of drivers' license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.

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The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of drivers' license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

 

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OVERTIME NOTICE:
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.