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001LS2 - Environmental Manager 2

Date Posted:  Aug 16, 2019
Requisition ID:  13476
Location: 

Greenfield, IN, US, 46140

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.  Starts at $38,688 but is commensurate with experience.

Summary/Objective:

This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing environmental documents in accordance with the
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The primary
responsibility of this position is to prepare environmental documents for transportation projects in
accordance with the NEPA. Responsibilities also include review of consultant prepared NEPA
documentation, waters determinations, and wetland delineations. The position performs multiple
environmental related tasks to support delivery of the Capital Program.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

 Prepares and reviews environmental documents for transportation projects in accordance with
NEPA, and obtains environmental clearance for transportation;
 Attends field checks and identifies environmental concerns during early project development
which may influence project decision-making;
 Responsible for the development and coordination of environmental related reports;
 Coordinates with INDOT’s Cultural Resources and Ecology/Permitting Sections to insure
transportation projects comply with the National Historic Preservation Act and regulatory agency
requirements;
 Provides technical assistance and investigation for other District departments, cities, and counties
and outside agencies (e.g., city engineers and planners, scientists and the general public) to
assure adherence and compliance to state and federal laws, policies and regulations;
 Responsible for preparing and applying for permits;
 Prepares waters determinations and wetland delineations to facilitate project permitting;
 Tracks project work status and reports to the Environmental Scoping Manager on project status
and progress;
 Researches and evaluates projects and programs for development and implementation of
transportation projects, collects and analyzes data and compiles reports, researches local, state
and federal laws, processes application for permits, analyzes present programs for process
improvement and assists in evaluation of Consultant proposals;
 Researches sources and prepares in-house environmental documents, and reviews and
evaluates environmental documents from consultants, counties, cities and villages in areas of
hazardous waste, endangered species, wetlands, water quality, air quality, biological
assessments, environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, categorical
exclusions 4 (f), 6 (f), and 106 documents;
 Utilizes computer to research, store data and prepare reports;
 Performs field data collection including taking measurements, photographs, waters
determinations, wetland delineations, and operation of portable GIS units;
 Prepares environmental red flag analysis for use in planning transportation projects;
 Serves as an environmental resource person for the District;
 Provides environmental documentation for property and excess right-of-way disposal and
evacuation, as well as for District Maintenance projects;
 Prepares correspondence, develops program status reports, time estimates for completing
environmental requirements, and cost estimates for completing environmental phases of projects;
 Performs other job related duties as required.
 Prepares and reviews data and maintains records or reports related to assigned area/projects,
initiates and/or responds to inquiries concerning regulations for assigned area or requests for
information
 Provides technical assistance and works cooperatively with other involved parties as necessary;
 Serves as expert witness when necessary;
 Makes recommendations for Corrective action
 Represents the District on environmental matters at meetings with the public, other agencies
and/or interdepartmentally;
 Prepares and reviews resources data pertinent to assigned activities;
 Attends training sessions and seminars;
 Assists in conducting special studies or programs/projects; and,
 Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
 Bachelor's degree in chemistry, physics, biology, environmental scienc

Preferred Experience:

 Bachelor's degree in chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science, natural resources, geology,
hydrogeology or related field;
 Three (3) years training or three (3) years of experience in a position involving engineering,
chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science, geology, hydrogeology, earth science, urban and
regional planning, other comparable physical or health science field, mathematics, history, or
archaeology which included responsibility for determining the environmental impacts of infrastructure
projects and preparing appropriate NEPA documentation;
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to produce clear, concise
technical reports and coordination letters to explain transportation projects to INDOT staff, regulatory
agencies, local, state and federal officials, and the public, are required;
 Excellent understanding of the NEPA process as it relates to transportation projects;
 Must thoroughly understand the INDOT Categorical Exclusion Manual, the Procedure Manual for
Environmental Studies, the Waterways Permit Manual, and other guidance documents relevant to the
position;
 Must become INDOT certified to prepare NEPA documentation within one (1) year;
 Must possess and maintain a valid Indiana driver’s license; and,
 Excellent computer skills are required, as this position requires the use of Microsoft Office, GIS,
Adobe, and several other software applications.
 

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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