The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring a regional engineering manager for our Twin Falls Regional Office. This position provides compliance assistance to communities and industries that manage systems regulated by state drinking water and wastewater rules. This position is also responsible for managing technical staff and administering the Idaho Water Quality Standards.
DEQ is committed to protecting human health and the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water.
DEQ works closely and collaboratively with a wide range of public and private partners, including federal and state agencies; the Board of Environmental Quality; city, county, and tribal governments; businesses; community organizations; and Idaho citizens. These partnerships are critical to accomplishing our environmental and human health protection mission. The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.
Example of Duties:
Licensure: Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE); or be eligible for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12;
Valid driver's license.
Level I knowledge of: management practices.
Experience: supervising engineering staff; interpreting and applying federal, state, and local laws pertaining to a specific engineering discipline; evaluating engineering projects and making decisions relative to their merit; writing engineering reports and correspondence; reviewing and critiquing engineering analyses; making oral presentations to groups relative to the merits of engineering applications.
Specialty Minimum Qualifications (required for this position):
Desired Qualifications (not required to qualify for the position but additional points may be awarded to applicants who meet this criteria): Good knowledge of state and local government operations pertaining to water quality and engineering experience planning, designing, or reviewing engineering plans for water or wastewater facilities; providing engineering support for water or wastewater facilities or solid waste projects; working with a consulting engineer or a state or federal agency dealing with the areas above.
DEQ is a state department created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act to ensure clean air, water, and land in the state and protect Idaho citizens from the adverse health impacts of pollution.
As a regulatory agency, DEQ enforces various state environmental regulations and administers a number of federal environmental protection laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.
The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver's license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.
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