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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following position:
Position Title: Executive II         Monthly Salary Range: $4,873-$7,392                              
Position Location: Office of Water Resources, 2050 West Stearns Road, Bartlett, IL 60103 (DuPage County)
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm, 1-hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off

Description of Duties
Under general direction of the Statewide Programs Manager, organizes, plans, executes, controls and evaluates the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) coordination in the state with emphasis on the major metropolitan area of the six northeastern Illinois counties; assists, monitors and advises local communities in their floodplain management efforts to assure compliance with state and federal regulations and continued eligibility to participate in the NFIP; trains local officials in knowledge required for their floodplain management programs. Determines priorities for floodplain studies based on evaluation of changing hydrologic and land use conditions. Review hydrologic studies. Assists with post flood response and recovery efforts when significant flooding occurs. Reviews local government floodplain management ordinances for compliance with minimum standards of state (17 Ill. Adm. Code parts 3700 and 3708) and federal (44CFR part 50) requirements. Occasional travel is required.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with course work in public administration. Requires two years of responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization; requires knowledge of and experience in land use or similar regulatory program. (Experience in floodplain management regulations at the state or local government level is preferred.) Requires ability to organize and prioritize workload and operate in an independent atmosphere. Requires strong oral and written communication skills; requires ability to read and interpret maps and other graphic and tabular data such as hydrologic studies. Requires ability to utilize word processing and spreadsheet computer programs. Requires a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) license.

Where to Apply: Paul Osman, CFM, Office of Water Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 (217) 782-4428
  Name: Address: Phone:

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 and Bid Form 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: April 18, 2017 LAST DATE TO APPLY: May 1, 2017


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Posted 4/20/17, Expires 5/20/17

McHenry County, Illinois
Water Resources Engineer

Employment Duration: Full time
Pay Range: $54,657/year + depending on qualifications
Shift: First Shift
Department: Planning and Development
Location: McHenry County Government Center
Job Code:  
Number of openings: 1


Under general supervision, the Water Resources Engineer assists property owners and contractors obtain stormwater management permits; reviews engineering plans and other permit submittals; and conducts field inspections for compliance with County, State and Federal regulations and laws. The Water Resources Engineer reports to the Water Resources Manager/Stormwater Chief Engineer.


  • Assists property owners, contractors, and the public with questions regarding drainage and stormwater management, including providing assistance with filing stormwater management permit applications.
  • Reviews engineering plans and permit submittals for compliance with County, State and Federal regulations regarding stormwater management, floodplain management, and wetland protection.
  • Conducts inspections and monitors construction projects for compliance with approved plans and applicable regulations.
  • Participates in preparation of the County’s MS4 NPDES annual permit application and report.
  • Assists with the County’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System program.
  • Assist with the review and update of the Stormwater Management Ordinance, policies, procedures, and forms to ensure better management of water resources and improve customer service.
  • Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • One year of related experience


  • Professional Engineer License or an Engineer in Training (E.I.T) or the ability to obtain within one year of employment.
  • Certified Flood Manager (CFM) preferred, but not required.
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) or similar certification preferred, but not required.
  • Unrestricted Class D Illinois Driver’s License.

Knowledge of:

  • Stormwater management principles and stormwater engineering design.
  • Floodplain and wetland regulations
  • Plan review (i.e. quantity take-offs, reading blueprints, etc).
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic calculations.
  • Geographic Information System mapping.

Skill in:

  • Preparing clear written review letters and reports; utilizing word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Communicating clearly and effectively orally in individual and group settings.
  • Interpreting ordinances and regulations.

Mental and Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and regulations.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to communicate complex engineering terminology to the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret technical instructions.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, handle, reach with hands and arms, lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and talk or hear.


  • Work is performed in an office environment with quiet working conditions.
  • Field work is performed in heavy construction environment with moderately loud operating equipment being used during inspections, surveys, etc.

To apply please visit our website at www.co.mchenry.il.us and click Employment.

No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or disability. Please submit your application online.

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Posted 3/24/17, Expires 4/24/17

FEMA Reservist (Intermittent) Careers

Reservist Careers at FEMA
FEMA is seeking talented men and women who are eager to assist disaster survivors as Reservist employees. In this role, you will have the opportunity to travel, receive training and build your professional network. Are you or someone you know looking for a rewarding intermittent work opportunity to assist disaster survivors when they are most in need? Then send your resume to fema-reservist-hiring-initiative@fema.dhs.gov. Please indicate the specific Reservist job opportunity (see below and reverse) of interest to you in the subject line of your email.

FEMA Cadres Available Positions
Disaster Survivor Assistance Disaster Survivor Assistance Specialist
Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Specialist
Hazard Mitigation 406 Specialist (Cost Analysis)
Insurance Specialist
Individual Assistance Applicant Services Program Specialist
Information Technology Communications Unit Leader
Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Specialist
Logistics Logistics Specialist (Warehouse Manager) Logistics Systems Specialist (Database Manager)
Public Assistance Public Assistance Project Specialist
Public Assistance Resource Specialist


Have This Experience or Skillset? Consider These Vacancies:
Writing press releases or developing media talking points.

Ability to parse media reports and improve communications.
  • IntergovernmentalAffairsSpecialist (External Affairs)
  • Media Relations Specialist (External Affairs)
  • Program Liaison Specialist (External Affairs)
Passion for customer service.

Desire to assist survivors as an emergency manager.

Computer savvy.
  • Applicant Services Program Specialist (Individual Assistance)
  • Disaster Survivor Assistance Specialist
  • Public Assistance Project Specialist
  • PublicAssistanceResourceSpecialist
Floodplain management experience.

Flood insurance subject matter expert.

Disaster incidents cost analysis.
  • Floodplain Specialist (Hazard Mitigation)
  • Hazard Mitigation 406 Specialist (Cost Analysis)
  • Insurance Specialist (HazardMitigation)
Facilities management.

Office set-up and break-down.

System inventory and supply reconciliation.

Courier experience.
  • Logistics Specialist (Warehouse Manager)
Generating regular analytical reports.

Tracking personnel equipment in databases.
  • Logistics Systems Specialist (Database Manager)
Information Technology Systems.

Installing or maintaining information networks.

Voice and data information systems management.
  • Communications Unit Leader (Information Technology)
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Information Technology Specialist

Send Your Resume

If you are interested in intermittent work and have experience in any of the positions listed above, send your resume to fema-reservist-hiring-initiative@fema.dhs.gov. Please indicate the specific Reservist job opportunity of interest to you in the subject line of your email.

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Posted 1/25/17, Expires 2/25/17


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