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Title:  Environmental Engineer VII

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  9241
Department:  Environmental Conservation
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28 - $35.01
Overview

The Public Drinking Water Program is seeking a supervisor for the Engineering Section. This position will oversee a team of two Professional Engineers; all three positions will be responsible for reviewing construction permit applications, preliminary engineering reports, and providing technical assistance to public drinking water systems. This position will dictate the workload for the rest of the engineering team. The ideal candidate will be a Vermont-registered Professional Engineer with documented experience in public water supply, sanitary engineering, and the Drinking Water or Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund process. The position is expected to be or quickly become the State's technical expert in public water system engineering in Vermont. The candidate must have strong technical and writing skills, excellent communication skills, and have the ability to continue the efforts of the program to expedite and streamline existing processes. Limited field work will be required, but the majority of the time working will be in an office setting.

Who May Apply

This position, Environmental Engineer VII (Job Requisition #9241), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact bryan.redmond@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary for which private means of transportation must be available. Fieldwork may involve exposure to chemicals, gases, hazardous liquid and solid waste, and construction sites during all weather conditions; and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in environmental, sanitary, water resources, chemical, civil or air pollution engineering AND four (4) years or more of professional experience in environmental, sanitary, water resources, chemical, civil or air pollution engineering.

OR

Bachelor's degree in environmental, sanitary, chemical, water resources, civil or mechanical engineering AND six (6) years or more of professional experience in environmental, sanitary, water resources, chemical, civil or air pollution engineering.

OR

Bachelor's degree in any field of engineering AND seven (7) years of more of professional experience in environmental, sanitary, water resources, chemical, civil or air pollution engineering.

OR

One (1) year or more of experience as an Environmental Engineer VI or two (2) years or more as an Environmental Engineer V.

OR

Registration as a Professional Engineer in Vermont, by written examination, in the fields of civil, civil/sanitary, environmental or sanitary engineering AND six (6) years or more of professional experience in environmental, sanitary, water resources, chemical, civil or air pollution engineering.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.