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Jobmart is a free service to members of IAFSM. If you would like to post a position, send complete information to IAFSM@illinoisfloods.org. The information should include how to obtain an application and detailed job description (e.g., contact person, phone/fax numbers, URL) and must include an expiration date.


LAKE COUNTY STORMWATER MANAGEMENT COMMISSION
WATER RESOURCE PROFESSIONAL

Salary Range: $63,800 - $81,900 depending on qualifications

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.

Job Description: 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.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary, excellent benefit package, and is committed to being an employer of choice.
Job Location:Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: 63,800.00 –81,900.00 USD
Applications: Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2016. Apply for this position on the Lake County Website. Include a current resume, references and salary history with your application. https://lakecountyil.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?version=1

ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A BACKGROUND SCREENING.

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: pwerner@lakecountyil.gov

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2016

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Posted 6/23/16, Expires 8/1/16


CIVIL ENGINEER - PROJECT MANAGER
Peoria, IL

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering and architectural firm that offers our valued clients over 450 employees located in a nationwide network of offices. We are also one of the nation’s leaders in sustainable design initiatives. Farnsworth Group is an employee-owned company with a rich 100-year history that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We have the following position available:

Civil Engineer - Project Manager
Peoria, IL

We have an immediate opening in our Peoria IL office for an experienced Civil Engineer within our Land Development Section. Qualified candidates will be part of a dynamic, fast-paced Land Development team in the planning, study, design and management of a variety of land and site development projects in Central Illinois. Job duties include management, planning, study, design, coordination, permitting, and construction administration of private and public development projects.

Specific Requirements include:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum.
  • Licensure: Professional Engineer (PE) in IL, or ability to acquire within 90 days of hire.
  • Minimum of 8 years of land development engineering experience.
  • Experience with site and subdivision planning and design, grading and drainage, permitting, and construction administration.
  • Ability to manage projects and junior staff to profitable project completion.
  • Civil 3D and storm water / detention modeling & design experience a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • Medical/Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time-off Benefits

For immediate consideration please:

Please Apply Online by clicking on the following link:

Apply Here

or visit the Farnsworth Group website at www.f-w.com and click on the careers link.

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

Job Flyer

Posted 6/21/16, Expires 7/21/16


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
(Infrastructure Branch Director)
Federal Emergency Management Agency

1 vacancy in the following location: Chicago, IL

Work Schedule is Full Time - Temporary - Not to Exceed 4 Years

Salary Range: $59,155.00 to $63,476.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: AD-0089-03/03

Promotion Potential: 03

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: All U.S. citizens
For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here

This announcement will close at 11:59 pm EST on June 20, 2016 OR at 11:59 pm EST on the date the 200th application is received, whichever comes first.

Control Number: 441029100

Job Announcement Number: FEMA-16-JMW-109721-IMAT

APPLY HERE

Posted 6/16/16, Expires 6/20/16


ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES        #4989
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CAREER OPPORTUNITY BID NOTICE

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following positions:

Position Title:  Senior Public Service Administrator, Opt. 8E         Monthly Salary Range:   $4295 - $12128   

Position Location: Office of Water Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL (Sangamon County)

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 1-hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off

Description of Duties:

Subject to administrative review by the Manager of the Division of Water Resource Management and is responsible for administering the Division’s Floodway Construction and Public Waters regulatory programs as mandated by the Rivers, Lakes and Streams Act, coordinating these programs with the National Flood Insurance Program, and assisting in administering the Division’s Dam Safety and Levee Safety programs for the ninety-six (96) downstate counties. Implements and enforces the Floodway Construction and Public Waters regulatory programs; coordinates with the National Flood Insurance Program, and provides assistance to the Dam Safety and Levee Safety programs and field inspection functions.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Requires four years of progressively responsible administrative and project management experience. Requires possession of valid Illinois Certification as a Registered Professional Engineer. Certification as a floodplain manager preferred. Must have detailed knowledge regarding hydrologic and hydraulic engineering and related current computer applications. Requires possession of a valid driver’s license.

Where to apply: Loren Wobig, P.E. One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 217-782-9130
  Name Address Phone

(*SEE NOTE)
Bargaining unit employees interested in bidding for this position should complete a Bid Form, attach it to an application, and submit it directly to the name and address listed above. Bid Forms may be obtained at any Department of Natural Resources facility. Employees wishing to transfer must submit a Transfer Request before the last date to apply, listed below.

*NOTE: In addition, employees who are interested in a promotion into this position must have a promotional grade. If you do not already have a promotional grade for this title, complete a Promotional Examination Application(CMS100B) and sent it directly to the Examining Division, 500 William G. Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706. In order to be considered for this vacancy, the CMS100B must be mailed to the Examining Division no later than the date listed below as the last day to apply.

The Department of Natural Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical stature and/or any non-merit factor in admission, treatment or employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217/785-0067.

DATE POSTED:     June 13, 2016     LAST DATE TO APPLY:     June 24, 2016    

DNR-12 01/97

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Posted 6/15/16, Expires 6/24/16


SR. CIVIL ENGINEER
Champaign, IL

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering and architectural firm with offices and employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Farnsworth Group is an employee-owned company with a rich 100-year history that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We are always looking for exceptional and talented employees who are passionate about their craft and the solutions we provide to our clients. We have the following position available:

Sr. Civil Engineer
Champaign, IL

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced Civil Engineer to join our team in our Champaign, IL office. Qualified candidates will work with municipalities and other clients to plan, design and manage the construction of water, storm water and other civil engineering projects. Other duties include: developing and mentoring staff, attending council/board meetings, communicating with clients, organizing and performing projects from inception to completion, preparation of project proposals and assisting with business development efforts.

Specific Requirements include:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • 10 – 20 years of civil engineering experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Experience working with local, state government and special district organizations
  • Ability to effectively manage clients and participate in and lead business development activities
  • Strong team player that can manage and contribute to several projects simultaneously
  • Proven leadership skills with engineering staff and organizations

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • Medical/Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time-off Benefits

For immediate consideration please:

Please Apply Online by clicking on the following link:

Apply Here

or visit the Farnsworth Group website at www.f-w.com and click on the careers link.

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

Job Flyer

Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16


ENGINEER - CIVIL / MUNICIPAL
Tinley Park, IL

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering and architectural firm with offices and employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Farnsworth Group is an employee-owned company with a rich 100-year history that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program, in addition to excellent career development opportunities. We are always looking for exceptional and talented employees who are passionate about their craft and the solutions we provide to our clients. We have the following position available:

Engineer - Civil / Municipal
Tinley Park, IL

We have an immediate opening in Tinley Park, IL for a mid-senior level professional engineer to complement our existing staff of talented professionals. Qualified candidates will work with municipalities and other clients to plan, design and manage the construction of water/wastewater, storm water and other civil engineering projects. Other duties include: attending council/board meetings, communicating with clients, organizing and performing projects from inception to completion, preparation of project proposals and assisting with business development efforts.

Specific Requirements include:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • 5-15 years of water/wastewater/civil engineering experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Experience working with local, state government and special district organizations
  • Excellent project management, communication and organization skills
  • Enthusiasm for business development
  • Experience working with local and state government organizations

Specific Project Experience Preferred:

  • Water treatment and distribution system design
  • Wastewater treatment and collection system design
  • Pump station and piping layout
  • Water and sewer system modeling
  • Construction observation/inspection and/or resident engineering

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • Medical/Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time-off Benefits

For immediate consideration please visit the Farnsworth Group website at www.f-w.com and click on the careers link.

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

Job Flyer

Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16


STORMWATER ADMINISTRATOR

Stormwater Administrator performs a wide variety of tasks involved in the management of stormwater including compliance with regulations, infrastructure, and development related services. This is a responsible, professional position that acts as the designated Stormwater and Flood Plain Ordinance Administrator and CRS Program Coordinator for the Village. Job duties include overseeing the National Flood Insurance Program requirements, NPDES permits and IDDE program; overseeing the work of environmental consultants; reviewing requests for credits and incentives for the Stormwater Utility, interpreting maps, plats, and legal descriptions; engineering elevation surveys; assisting the Village attorney with legal issues related to stormwater, floodplains, and wetlands; conducting technical research on stormwater issues; and preparing reports and recommendations.

Additional functions include, but are not limited to, frequent contacts with the public; acting as liaison to the Village Stormwater and Floodplain Oversight Committee; representing the Village with regulatory agencies and at a variety of meetings; performing administrative and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of:

  • Stormwater and water quality regulations;
  • Engineering design/review processes and procedures;
  • Site development and permitting processes, and municipal code enforcement procedures; and
  • Management/supervisory principles and practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering with technical courses in the principles of stormwater design and floodplain management.

Four to six years or progressively responsible experience in civil engineering with some experience in the regulation of stormwater and floodplain activities preferred.

Experience

Minimum of four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in civil engineering with some experience in the regulation of stormwater and floodplain activities preferred. Excellent customer skills are desirable.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid Illinois Class D Driver’s License
Registered Professional Engineering License
Certified Floodplain Manager preferred

Complete the online application at: http://www.publicjobline.com. Only online applications will be accepted.

Deadline date is June 16, 2016.

E.O.E.

About the Village of Downers Grove

The Village of Downers Grove, IL, population 48,867, is located 22 miles west of Chicago. Convenient access to Chicago via rail and several major expressways make Downers Grove a prime location to live, work and do business. Several major corporations have business operations in Downers Grove including Advocate Health Care, Dover Corporation, Pepperidge Farm, DeVry, Inc. and Sanford, maker of Sharpie and Paper Mate. Highly ranked schools were a top factor in Downers Grove being named one of the Top 10 Livable Cities for kids by Livability.com. Downers Grove has also been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Friendliest Towns.

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Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16


STORMWATER ADMINISTRATOR

The Village of Carol Stream seeks a qualified and motivated individual to perform a broad range of stormwater management functions including compliance with regulations, review and analysis of stormwater related submittals, and the investigation of complaints. Responsibilities include serving as the Village’s official Stormwater Administrator managing the Village’s MS4 permit, TMDL’s, Notice of Intent under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Stormwater Ordinance and preparation of various stormwater reports and studies. Reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, this position works directly with architects, contractors, builders and the public to explain requirements, ensure legal compliance, and diagnose and resolve stormwater related permitting and construction issues.

Qualified individuals must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field;
  • Minimum of four years of progressively responsible professional civil engineering experience including stormwater management, and at least one year in one of the following areas: professional engineering design, project management, public works, water resources engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field;
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain within one year;
  • Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends during disaster or emergency response operations;
  • Possession of a valid Illinois Vehicle Operators License;
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is desirable

The salary range for this position is $70,287 - $100,053. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package provided. Submit resume with cover letter via the Job Opportunities section of our website www.carolstream.org.

Interested candidates should submit requested information by June 21, 2016. EOE

Job Flyer

Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16


CIVIL ENGINEER / WATER RESOURCES ENGINEER

Job Description
This position requires independent work skills and the ability to communicate and collaborate with GHA staff as well as clients and outside agencies to achieve approval for designs, analysis and plans. This position requires field and office work.

In addition, the candidate shall:

  • Assist in the development of plans, specifications and opinions of probable costs.
  • Design and analyze stormwater management facilities.
  • Address potential conflicts with existing infrastructure; performs physical site observations and assesses existing conditions.
  • Assist in the process of client change requests, change orders and implementation of approved contracts.
  • Assist in proposal production and implementing marketing initiatives.
  • Completes tasks and meets projects schedules.
  • Communicates with clients regarding project issues, holds and attends meetings.
  • Responsible for document preparation for regulatory agencies to obtain required permits.
  • Responsible for maintaining technical knowledge through completion of various training initiatives; attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, and attending in-house systems/management training.
  • Be proficient in AutoCAD/Civil 3D.
  • Be knowledgeable or proficient in the permitting and regulatory requirements of Lake County Stormwater Management Commission and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
  • Be knowledgeable or proficient in the permitting and regulatory requirements of IDNR-OWR, IDOT Hydraulics, City of Chicago, FEMA, and other Chicago collar county stormwater ordinances.

Required Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 4 to 7 years of direct civil engineering, municipal engineering or design experience.
  • Requires a Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain it within 12 months.
  • Requires certification as a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) or ability to obtain certification in 12 months.
  • Proficient with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, TR-20, StormCAD, SWMM, and GIS tools including HEC-GeoRAS, HEC-GeoHMS, etc. preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the following engineering design and office software:
    • AutoCAD
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision and as part of a larger team
  • Self-starting, detail-oriented individual, with organizational and interpersonal skills essential.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed oral instructions.
  • A strong work ethic with the desire to learn and achieve.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines.

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Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16


The Conservation Foundation (TCF) is one of the region’s oldest and largest not-for-profit land and watershed conservation organizations. Founded in 1972, TCF has helped preserve nearly 33,000 acres of open space, restored and cleaned miles of rivers and streams, and educated thousands of kids by engaging them in nature and the outdoors. Work is focused in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties to preserve and restore nature at the local level and to provide a reasoned voice for conservation in northeast Illinois.

TCF is a founding member of the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup (DRSCW). The DRSCW contracts professional staffing services through TCF. TCF will hire one FTE, dedicated 100% to the DRSCW. The DRSCW is a data-driven, forward-thinking, not-for-profit organization that analyzes and implements strategies to achieve Clean Water Act (CWA) goals in the DuPage River and Salt Creek Watersheds. The DRSCW is a coalition of publicly owned treatment works, local governments, citizen advocacy groups, and professional firms focused on meeting the designated use for aquatic life. In 2005, the DRSCW formed in response to Total Maximum Daily Load development in the program area, and is recognized by Illinois EPA and US EPA as a leader in watershed-based planning and implementation.

Position Title: Environmental Scientist/Engineer Status: Full Time
Project: DRSCW Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Watershed Protection Location: Naperville, Illinois
Travel: Local and regional travel required Schedule: Flexible Work Schedule
Compensation Package: $55,000 - $70,000 Benefits: Benefits Package Available

Environmental Scientist/Engineer will work with the DRSCW watershed management team and report to the Director of Watershed Protection. The Environmental Scientist/Engineer will work as part of a team to implement stream enhancement projects, basin assessment activities, nutrient removal planning, and nutrient trading programs. Additionally, the Environmental Scientist/Engineer may oversee core activities including a comprehensive monitoring program (aquatic life, physical habitat, dissolved oxygen, water column chemistry and sediment chemistry) and chloride management strategies.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS (MS preferred) in environmental engineering, earth sciences, data management or related area.
  • 4 plus years of professional experience in environmental consulting, water quality monitoring, wastewater management, stormwater management, watershed management or environmental project management.
  • Competence in ARC GIS.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and present complex data.
  • Experience and ability presenting technical matter to various audiences.
  • Familiarity with the Clean Water Act preferred.
  • Self-motivated.

Deadline to Apply:

  • July 11, 2016 12:00 PM (mid-day)

Please submit your professional qualifications to watersheds@theconservationfoundation.org.

The Conservation Foundation’s Mission: We preserve and restore natural areas and open space, protect rivers and watersheds, and promote stewardship of our environment.

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Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16

 

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