Civil - Environmental, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Join the Center for Watershed Protection team and use your skills to make a real difference in watershed practices across the nation. We are looking for a creative individual with the capability to perform and manage a wide range of technical projects, including stormwater practice design and implementation, watershed protection and restoration plans, stormwater and watershed research, and writing of innovative stormwater guidance manuals. The ideal candidate will have 0-4 years’ experience in the watershed protection and stormwater management fields. Experience in delivering on-the-ground stormwater management and watershed restoration solutions is a plus. The individual must demonstrate an ability to effectively manage multiple projects from conception to completion while working in a fast-paced team environment. TheCenter’s watershed projects are both technical and geographically diverse, and may include such tasks as:
Developing concepts and engineering designs for innovative systems of structural and non-structural stormwater practices to improve water quality in urban, suburban, and rural watersheds.
Writing national and state guidance manuals to build more effective local storm water programs and design more effective stormwater practices.
Reviewing local and state codes to improve water resources protection. Develop regulatory language and compliance tools for stormwater management.
Working with local governments to develop watershed plans to protect sensitive resources in rural and suburban watersheds.
Conducting literature reviews and research; write technical reports for both technical and lay audiences.
Teaching your watershed skills to others at conferences, presentations, and workshops.
Benefits: The Center offers the opportunity to work on a diverse range of watershed protection and restoration projects as part of a dedicated team with a national reputation for developing innovative solutions to challenging watershed problems. Add to that a casual dress code, work-from-home privileges, and fun colleagues. And, of course, the Center offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Medical and dental insurance for domestic partners and families
Short and long term disability insurance
Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
401k and employer-contributed retirement plans
Paid time off for vacations and holidays
Credit union membership
How to Apply: Interested in joining us? Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in working for the Center, salary requirements, and availability, along with a current resume and a short (less than 5 pages) technical writing sample by April 14, 2017. The Center for Watershed Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualifications: Bachelors in civil or environmental engineering or related field, Masters preferred. Strong writing and speaking skills essential, with demonstrated ability to translate complex engineering and science concepts into clear and understandable terms. Some out-of town travel is expected. Additional desirable skills and experience include:
Stormwater BMP Design Experience
Familiarity with CAD Software
Experience with Design-Bid-Build (and perhaps Design-Build) Process
Experience with Plan Review/Environmental Permitting Process
Stormwater Management Program Planning and knowledge of NPDES Stormwater Regulations Knowledge of stormwater regulations and design criteria and standards General Watershed/Site Assessment
Stream Corridor Assessments
Water Quality Sampling and Analysis
Project management experience Experience working with local or state governments Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic theory and modeling GIS experience Research experience
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
The Center for Watershed Protection works to protect, restore, and enhance our streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and bays. We create viable solutions and partnerships for responsible land and water management so that every community has clean water and healthy natural resources to sustain diverse life.
At the Center for Watershed Protection, we want everybody to know that an integrated watershed ...approach is the key to ensuring a future of fresh, clean water, healthy natural resources, and ultimately, life on earth. Since 1992, the Center for Watershed Protection has been working in numerous communities to provide the solutions for clean water and healthy natural resources. Our work is based on sound scientific research and guided by a passion for advancing the state-of-the art, ensuring practitioners have the right tools, and promoting the widespread implementation of the most effective watershed management techniques.