Environmental Engineer II
Department of Health
Salary: $4,271/per month
Closing Date: January 13, 2014
Position Number: 3011856
Requisition Number: None
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Date Posted to Web: December 16, 2013
Requires a bachelor’s degree from an ABET-accredited Environmental, Civil, Mining or other related engineering program and one year of related experience. Individuals should have effective written and oral communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Preference will be given to individuals with experience in storm water, erosion and sediment control, oil, gas or coal industries, wastewater treatment and permit writing. Applicants must have valid driver’s license.
If unable to find qualified candidates, the department will consider under-filling the position as an Environmental Engineer I which requires a bachelor’s degree from an ABET-accredited Environmental, Civil, Mining or other related engineering field. December 2013 graduates are encouraged to apply.
A recruitment bonus of up to $8,500 is available for this position.
External applicants must submit the following documents:
- State of North Dakota Application for Employment Form (SFN 10950)
- Resume and cover letter
- College transcript, if applicable (copy or official version acceptable)
Applications may be downloaded from the North Dakota Department of Health website at http://www.ndhealth.gov/HumanResources/. Applications are also available at any Job Service North Dakota office or call 1.800.247.0981 (in-state) or 701.328.5000 (Bismarck). Applications must be received on or before the closing date to be considered. Please fill in all information requested on the application form, such as dates of employment, hours worked per week, credits earned, etc.
Mail completed applications and required forms to the North Dakota Department of Health, Human Resources Office, 600 East Boulevard Ave – Dept. 301, Bismarck, ND 58505-0200 or submit them online to DOHjobs@nd.gov.
The NDDoH Human Resource Division staff will score applications against the minimum qualifications, preferences listed on the job announcement and qualifying military service. After the scoring is completed, a certified list of eligible individuals and the applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to interview based on the final scores.
Applicants from the ND Department of Health must submit a State of North Dakota Application for Employment Form (SFN 10950) to Human Resources.
For more information about the position, contact Karl Rockeman, Division of Water Quality, at 701.328.5210. For assistance in the application or interview process, contact Dirk Wilke, Human Resources Director, at 701.328.2392 or TTY 800.366.6888.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorships will only be considered if funding is available.
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
The Division of Water Quality currently has an opening for an Environmental Engineer II, in the North Dakota Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NDPDES) permit program. The primary function of the permit program is managing and administering a regulatory program for discharges of wastewater and storm water aimed at safeguarding public health and environmental quality of rivers, lakes and streams in North Dakota.
This position will require the performance of duties and tasks associated with the mining and extraction portion of the program. This position will handle discharges from coal mines, oil production facilities, power generation plants and pipelines. This position will conduct inspections of a variety of storm water sites, assist in technical evaluations of facilities, systems, operations or equipment according to established engineering standards to determine compliance with water quality protection laws, regulations and policies. Duties may also include permit application review and issuance, approval/denial of wastewater discharges, tracking permit compliance, conduct record reviews, wastewater inspections, compliance sampling, and follow through on complaints and water quality concerns.
Additional essential tasks include:
- Answer phones and respond to public inquiries
- Operation of computer
- Conduct training and public presentations
- Ability to compose or review public correspondence and technical reports
- Lifting and moving objects weighing up to 35 pounds
- Traversing over uneven terrain
- Working outdoors in inclement weather
- Being able to travel to project sites throughout the state
- Safe handling of small quantities of corrosive materials
- Working in the vicinity of hazardous materials or environments
- Collect environmental quality samples from lakes, streams, surface impoundments, industrial process or ground water wells
Statewide travel including overnight stays is required.
As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.