Water Resource Professional
Under general supervision, this position exercises considerable professional and technical judgment and initiative to develop watershed plans, implement watershed projects and manage grants. Both field and office work will be required. The successful candidate will lead multi-disciplinary teams of staff and consultants, and must have excellent initiative, project management, and communication and leadership skills. This position will represent SMC to elected officials, local governments, planning committees, the general public and state and federal agencies.
Minimum requirements:Bachelor’s degree in water resources, environmental studies, civil engineering or related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in stormwater management. Strong communication and organization skills are required. The candidate must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record, as local travel is required.
Desired skills & experience:The successful candidate will have professional training and experience in watershed-planning and project implementation including design and execution of best management practices for flood damage reduction, water quality improvement and natural resource protection. Specialized knowledge or experience in stormwater green infrastructure, stream restoration, wetlands science, grant writing, and geographic information systems (GIS) is desired, but not required.
Direct questions about this announcement or the position to: Patricia Werner, AICP, Planning Supervisor, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, 500 W. Winchester Rd., Suite 201, Libertyville, IL 60048; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is July 31, 2016.